Governed by…

When you hear the word “to govern”, many of you will instantly think about our rulers, our governments or the people who have authority over us, the leaders of this world. You might think about several other people, groups or organisations having power over us : the bankers, our employers, even our teachers and parents. Other words will possibly flash into your mind aswell : … Lees verder Governed by…

The mysterious technique of the cat

The Mysterious Technique of the Cat  Neko no Myōjutsu by Issai Chozanshi (1659-1741) There was once a swordsman called Shōken. In Shōken’s house, there was a large rat. The rat boldly ran around in the house in plain day, so Shōken attempted to catch it by closing off the room it was in and sending in his cat. Unfortunately, the rat ran straight at the cat, … Lees verder The mysterious technique of the cat

Words…

“Your mouth can spit venom or it can mend a broken soul”   Words can heal, words can hurt ! They speak of beauty or speak of dirt. They are used to uplift or to break down, make you smile or make you frown ! Words can speak of enslavement or liberation, of expansion or limitation. They conceive what’s good or what’s bad, leave you … Lees verder Words…