Me

It feels a bit like a monastery here. Lizards run away from me when I try to walk the path from the down-house to the upper-house, where the community-room, music-room and kitchen is. The intense smell of Linden penetrates my body. All nature is big here. It flows, as I flow. My day consists of meditation, eating – collected from the garden, cleaning and sleeping. I am not in the hotel anymore.

Food from the Garden

In two weeks it will be three years ago that I left for a landtrip and break from work and study for a couple of months. I hitchhiked to Mongolia, after that to Iran – and started cycling which made me ending up in Bulgaria with injuries in my knees. So if you want to know why Bulgaria, this is why Bulgaria. I kept making new plans for hitchhiking new continents, crossing the ocean by hitchhiking but every time when went into the plan-thinking, my body hurt. It kept telling me: Rein, you have to go inside. I shared a lot about meditation in my video’s and blogs while I didn’t truly know what meditation is. That’s no problem, I was on my way to where I am now. .

One month ago I stopped the hotel-project. Busy with helping people, I was avoiding going to the core of my restlessness. I will try to describe in some short sentences what it gives me now: Being one with everything, close to nature, being with people that have the same knowledge, drives and plans and a little amount of chemicals, sweets and electricity. I am diving, deeper and deeper. Going trough fears, embracing, living. The restlessness is fading away and I feel that I am going to a place that I didn’t visit for a long time.

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4 thoughts on “Me”

  1. Gestopt met hotelproject. Je was er hier nog vol over. Maar je moet natuurlijk wel in het reine (geen woordgrap) met jezelf blijven. Zoeken naar het geluk en zuiverheid. Ben benieuwd welke kant je opgaat. Groeten vanuit nu nog Geldermalsen. Over 6 weken vanuit Tiel.

  2. Hé Rein!

    Dat is even geleden. Ik heb niet alles meer gevolgd. Nu ik je ervaringen gelezen heb ik bewondering voor jouw gevoel die je laat zien. Heel veel wijsheid en geluk toe gewenst met jouw avontuur. Je bent een bijzonder mens!

    Groetjes,
    Gijsbert

    1. Ik denk dat we allemaal Ilse gewoon heel erg missen! Dat koppie staat natuurlijk voor altijd in onze ziel gebrand…

  3. Hello Rein. Thanks for the post, I enjoy bring updated on which direction is the stream of your life flowing.

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