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Lets freeze the world for a moment

Lets freeze the world for a moment

Something is wrong

It is a challenging time for all of us and I am still left with an underlying feeling "something is not right" and every time I take the time to go deeper into this I come to new insights.

I see a lot of people starting up online courses, meetings and webinars, I see what it can bring, but I don't feel it myself. If one of my clients reaches out, I am available but so far I have not 'shown' myself, but I asked a number of people who have followed the year training if I could put them in a list of people that are available for healing and coaching because yes we can be there for each other… when I read  Dirk De Wachter's article I finally felt the call to do something… only that call was short-lived, I was triggered somewhere but if I am very honest … I don't feel it.

Back to the garden


So I took the time to retreat to my garden, I know I am a happy person because I can retreat to my garden.

Sunday morning April 5 I installed myself very early because I wanted to catch the morning song of the birds. Our garden is an oasis for birds, so you can really enjoy their singing in the morning and evening.

There I lay down, looking, waiting, thinking, ... until I got cold and thought 'I'm waiting for the sun to warm me up' and then something happened ... I repeated the words' I'm waiting for the sun to warm me up ', I thought, why don't I warm myself up, why am I waiting for the sun to warm me up ... the words' I'm waiting for ...' mainly stick ... What are we waiting for? I saw the link to the weather forecast that promised us 20 ° degrees and I saw in the media… .20 ° degrees, BBQ time… everyone to the store to buy meat to BBQ in their garden with the family , then write a nice message together in the garden or street, waiting for the helicopter of the Tour of Flanders to fly over and the feeling 'we are doing well' because 'that's how we connect' it sounds in the media ... we hang out white cloths, go out at 8 o’clock to clap our hands, we are going to plant vegetable gardens,… Dirk de Wachter writes an article about how important it is to reach out, so we are now also reaching out…

What is happening here? And yes I admit it can be heartwarming and yet ...what are we waiting for ... until the media comes up with a new idea or a solution? Until the media tells us what we can do or cannot do? What are we waiting for? To be rescued?

How did it get this far I think to myself? As if we are preprogrammed… the media knows how to bring it and most of us are following it blindly…. How did it get to this point, how deeply this is printed in our DNA… to what extent do we really think for ourselves, to what extent is our longing ours … how far should the patronizing of society go. The 5G story also pops up ... where do we let our attention being drawn to ...
I must have been sitting quite still because I was caught by surprise when a bird just flies past my face and indeed I notice that nature is full of life around me, as if I don't exist ... I wonder for a moment, because we have been living here since 2012 but I have never felt so connected in my garden ... as if 'I' no longer exist, so that I have become part of my garden ... I repeat my thoughts ... I cease to exist as a result of which I have become part of my garden ... and I thought 'yes'… that's completely right ... we have to stop existing and stop existing I mean the 'little ones' that keep things going ... the little ones that are docile in what the media chews on us ... the little ones that are in survival modus (and I'm writing this without judgment, it's a pure observation of what's happening)…

I see often people pointing at each other and I think 'why' why should there now be pointed with the finger at the people who still had a lockdown party or a big marriage and why should it now be said how many people they have killed by doing this… Why is the media playing this game of guilt? For me this is a connection people in a very peculiar way if you ask me. What is the media actually doing? What are we actually doing? To what extent do we maintain things? To what extent do we allow ourselves to be divided? To what extent do we let things come to us and swallow them instead of deciding for ourselves where we focus our attention on.

Take a look at the evolution of the last 150 years… there was no TV, no internet, no infinite input, and yet things did arise…


Real Lockdown
We're in lock down… but are we really in lock down? How would it be like to be in a real lockdown… How would it be to really freeze the world for a moment… How would it be like to step out of any kind of relationship… nurse / sick person, social worker/needy, news reporter / news seeker, employer / employee , woman / man, 5G in favorite, 5G opponent, ... what would it be like to stop being who we are for a moment… all connections gone…

What would happen if the individual could stand on their own for a moment, take a breath in who he or she is, look around for a while, do nothing, take a moment to reflect on what, how, who, ... and then reconnect…. … Because that’s what we will do, we will always reconnect.

A new start from within, from who we really are and not who we have become, entangled in so many relationships, obligations, must, can, want ... well it sounds simple when I write it but it would take a lot of courage to really make the world to shut down (with all its consequences) so that everyone and everything can stand still for a moment, come to themselves, come to life and reconnect from there ... reconnect ...


I've been looking up for a while and I'm starting to see the energy around the trees ... yep, if you look long enough you can see the growth potential of the tree, try it.
I notice that the nature around me suddenly sounds very loud and I laugh, wow I thought that nature was silent ... I listen carefully and because of this I notice that there is something going on everywhere, a cacophony of sounds and I think but just now it was quiet and suddenly it becomes quiet ... huh? I start to play with this fact and feel like the conductor of nature until I suddenly realize that nature is just who it is, in its full regalia. I am the one who decides to what extent I want to hear or see nature, I am the one who filters ...

Do we really need to be flooded with videos and webinars to help us understand and provide us with tools, or can we trust ourselves and the others that we are capable. How would it be if we all sacrificed 1 day of our lives to sit somewhere in our garden or in a park… if only to notice how much we are hooked on our mobile phone, our PC / laptop, on our TV… how much we are addicted to input…

if people have the courage to pull away from everything and everyone for a moment ... in my opinion things could change ... you could even see your partner, child, colleague, employer in a new light and revalue because if you sit there on your own in nature without scattering then there comes a time when you start looking with new eyes. Just reach out to ourselves ... how would that be like? Get away from the worldly symbiosis that we have all created… how would that be like?

I think to myself… I have to write all this down and I walk to the house, take my laptop and walk back out… barely a few minutes I sit there and I see my battery shrink from 35% to 3% in no time… I smile and I think that after everything I just went through I immediately reach for my laptop… .I run into Wim on my way back in and briefly tell him my insights and I say… my feeling of we have to shut down the world that I have long for a long time, become clear, we now have to  do just do nothing, we have to create clarity especially for ourselves so that we can be there when the moment is there, so that we do not start over on loose sand but from a solid foundation ... yes he says like the heron ... it can sit very long until its moment is there… .what are you doing I ask as I think 'he is my Merlin'? I felled a tree, nice huh ... can I sculpt it later and you can see the bark there? Can we use to paint ... Bark, paint? Opportunities arise when we have a moment to stand still….


I go back to my place and sit still, staring, enjoying the life around me, finally I see my garden through my own eyes and not through the eyes of others, people often call it the garden of Eden but it's like I see my garden for the first time ... an oasis created by Patrick, the previous owner who had a vision many years ago and planted a lot of trees, trees that have doubled in size since we live here ... I have to call him and thank him for this… The quieter I get the more I see it emerge and I realize this is the state from which a good storyteller makes a story, this is the state from which a good book / film originates… going back to the essence of something or somebody and create from there.

What would it be like if all the people who now have to make important decisions, listen to each other and then press pause… away from the multitude of thoughts and ideas to let the solution, new idea come from out of simplicity, silence.

How would it be like to go back to our essence, because we created this together so we can recreate this together…… what do we have to lose… 1 day of the rest of our lives… call me a fool but I am still dreaming…