Both Avatar movies are visual masterpieces. But they are more than mere entertainment. They serve as a remembrance of our connection to Nature. They also recount our past placing a mirror in front of us. They tell an old story set in the future and dare us to watch it from another perspective.
Someone I love hurt me, deeply hurt me.
I thank that someone for he is my mirror. He cut me open and the light got inside.
All this light, it whispered to me.
It reminded me of the bargain we stroke a long time ago,
In another time, in another state, in another space.
It seemed so simple, didn’t it?
You had a dream when you were little and the only plan was to follow it. It was going to come true eventually because in stories… dreams always do.
The film Venom (2018), based on the character of Marvel Comics, hints at the concept of the pain-body introduced by spiritual master Eckhart Tolle in his world-renowned book The Power of Now.
I used to believe love was enough, I used to believe that if someone loved you then it would work out. That if someone loved you and you loved them it would all be alright, that you would be able to overcome anything. I recently realised this is not true because love is not enough..
I used to get defensive when I heard variations of “Check Your Privilege”. When people have thrown this at me with resentment in their voice, I couldn’t help but feel a bit attacked. I used to get upset by it. After all, I can’t even control or take credit for some of my privileges…
Those moments when pain strikes can feel overwhelming. This is my 5-step guide to cope with those moments when I feel the pangs of grief in my heart.
What the COVID-19 virus has helped in making more evident than any other event that we have had in the last centuries is that WE ARE ALL ONE.