A smile to Remember / Ein Lächeln zum Erinnern / Um sorriso para Lembrar / Una sonrisa para Recordar

Most people think that we smile because we feel happy, but it can go the other way as well: we feel happy because we smile. Now, it is hard to say which came first, the smile or happiness that it yields. Considering a smile causes happiness, and the feeling of being happy causes us to ...

Do not go gentle into that Goodnight / Geh nicht sanft in diese gute Nacht / Não seja gentil com essa boa Noite / No vayas gentilmente a esa buena Noche

Do not go gentle into that good night, -Old age should burn and rave at close of day; -Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Though wise men at their end know dark is right, -Because their words had forked no lightning they -Do not go gentle into that good night. - Good men, the ...

Tragedies of ordinary Life / Tragödien des gewöhnlichen Lebens / Tragédias da vida Ordinaria / Tragedias de la vida Ordinaria

The secret of living an extraordinary life is to take control of your mind, since this alone will determine whether you live in a suffering state or a beautiful state. In the end, it is all about the power of decisions. Your life is shaped not by your conditions, but by your decisions. Commit to being ...

2012-11-20 Ponta Pirambu, Brazil / Baby, you’re the One / Baby, Du bist Diejenige / Bebê, você é a Única / Bebe, tu eres Ela

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It is difficult to figure out if the guy you are with is truly in Love with you or simply enjoys your company. But while men may be mysterious in the ways of Love, there are certain signs that reveal his feelings beyond the shadow of a doubt. He thinks you are 'The One'. It is ...

The present turns into a Memory / Die Gegenwart wird zur Erinnerung / O presente se transforma em uma Memória / El presente se convierte en una Memoria

Once in a while you look up, and watch as the present turns into a memory, as if some future 'You' is already looking back on it. Memory is your past and future. To know who you are as a person, you need to have some idea of who you have been. For better or worse, your ...

My private Hell / Meine private Hölle / Meu inferno Privado / Mi infierno Privado

Hate is among the most powerful of Human emotions - it has caused great sorrow and suffering. There is ample evidence in historical records, art, and artifacts, that hate has very deep roots within humanity and that it stands tall, often pushing aside its counterparts, Love and hope. It is archetypal in nature, suggesting a biological and/or ...

2013-08-27 Natal, Brazil / Wishful Thinking / Wunschdenken / Pensamento Desejoso / Pensamiento Deseoso

How can you tell between Love and wishful thinking. Desire feeds your mind, your body and your soul. You think about the other person all the time. You anticipate with excitement your time together. The other occupies you and your mind. You may give yourself over completely to this newly discovered relationship. The feelings are euphoric and ...

Fire and Ice / Feuer und Eis / Fogo e Gelo / Fuego y Hielo

An ancient indian clan known as the Hopi tribe, which is still 18,327 strong, has described how the apocalypse will arrive. The tribe claims that we now live in the Fourth World after the previous three were destroyed by fire and ice. Fire and ice are equally potent to destroy the World. Fire evidently means passion ...

Look Up / Schau nach Oben / Olhe para Cima / Ojo hacia Arriba

A spoken word film for an online generation. ‘Look Up’ is a lesson taught to us through a Love story, in a World where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone. I do not want you to stop using social media or smartphones. It is ...

Call it Grace / Nenn es Gnade / Chame isso de Graça / Llámalo Gracia

What is grace? I know until you ask me; when you ask me, I do not know. - Grace strikes you when you are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes you when you walk through the dark valley of a meaningless and empty life. Grace offers the possibility of sudden transformation - an awakening, similar to ...

The Blind Men and the Elephant / Die Blinden und der Elefant / Os Cegos e o Elefante / Los Ciegos y el Elefante

We know something, but not everything. Our World is full of confusion. Humans have a tendency to project their partial experiences as the whole truth, ignore other people's partial experiences. You should always consider that you may be partially right and may have only partial information. Your subjective experience can be true, but your experience is ...

The truth of the Friend / Die Wahrheit des Freundes / A verdade do Amigo / La verdad del Amigo

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty - and frightened. Don't open the door to the study - and begin reading. Take down the dulcimer. - Let the beauty we love be what we do. - There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. - Would you like to have revealed to you - the truth ...

In memory of my Friend / In Erinnerung an meinen Freund / Em memória do meu Amigo / En memoria de mi Amigo

As you go through the five stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance, memories of the good times you spent together may bring a smile to your face. He was loved by everyone, but was alone lately in his life. What I regret is that he was alone, at the end. I regret not ...

Be here Now / Sei hier Jetzt / Esteja aqui Agora / Estar aquí Ahora

Be here now. Don’t anticipate, don’t yearn for things of the past. Let the past go with forgiveness and let the future go with no anticipation. Each of us contains a being that doesn’t die and a being that does die. Everything must change except the soul. Your preparation for dying is done by identifying with your soul, not your ego. Identify with ...

On Children / Über Kinder / Sobre Crianças / Sobre Niños

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their ...

My soul is from Elswhere / Meine Seele ist von Anderswo / Minha alma é de outro Lado / Mi alma es de otra Parte

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All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from and what I'm supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, And I intend to end up there. This drunkenness started in some other tavern. When I get back to that place, I'll be completely sober. ...

Free like a Bird / Frei wie ein Vogel / Livre como um Pássaro / Libre como un Pájaro

Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes - Once upon a time, there was a bird. He was adorned with two perfect wings and with glossy, colorful, marvelous feathers. One day, a woman saw this bird and fell in Love with him. She invited the bird to fly with her, and the two travelled across the sky in perfect harmony. She admired ...

Deep Listening / Tiefes Zuhören / Escuta Profunda / Escuchando Profundamente

What is deep listening? Sema is a greeting from the secret ones inside the heart, a letter. The branches of your intelligence grow new leaves in the wind of this listening. The body reaches a peace. Rooster sound comes, reminding you of your Love for dawn. The reed flute and the singer's lips. The knack of how spirit breathes into us becomes as simple and ordinary ...

Touch down in Flight / Landen im Flug / Aterragem Voando / Aterrizar Volando

A landay is a two-line poem passed mouth to mouth, ear to ear, among Pashtun people for at least 1,000 years. A landay has very few rules. It must have 22 syllables, with nine in the first line and 13 in the second. It must end in the sound ‘ma’ or ‘na’. It must take on one of five subjects: meena, love; jang, war; ...