• Özlem Özkan

20210118


Lead your life with your heart.

Don’t forget that you are human with all your imperfections.

Spread yourself around the universe in a way that is authentically you and never stop being yourself.

Wherever you can find yourself, follow it: at your spiritual place, at home, in your classroom, at work, with your friends.

Lean on that strength of your inner self.


(From The Student: Reflections of the Heart and Mind)

  • Özlem Özkan

20210117


Sunday.

I walked into the forest.

Normally, I label things during my walk.

This is a huge tree, a beautiful bird, a blue sky, and so on.


This time it was different.

I didn’t label anything.

I observed.

Yes, only observed.


Because I knew the labels I attach to my experience couldn’t really define my actual experience.


  • Özlem Özkan

20210116


When we are present, we don’t only make ourselves accept all there is. We also give our presence to others, which then also accept all there is.