Kind Anger – How my sister, my son, my boyfriend and ayahuasca helped me to let go of anger

I’ve been angry all my life. Until recently. It started with being angry at my father for not loving my mother. One day he smashed my baby sister’s milk bottle against the wall, loudly shaming my mother for not being able to breastfeed her. My mother was protecting my sister by pulling her tightly to […]

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Ayahuasca – the Return of the Mothers

She looked like a female version of Yoda, old and wrinkled. She sat cross legged on a blanket, her back upright and fierce. In her ancient face I saw both the grief of generations and the playfulness of a little girl. She was absently eating sunflower seeds, spitting out the husks on the floor, not in the least bothered by what was coming. I was … Lees verder Ayahuasca – the Return of the Mothers

Liefde en ayahuasca in Peru

Begin vorig jaar werd ik gevraagd om in een healing centrum in Peru te komen werken. Het centrum was gevestigd in Pisac, een dorp in de ‘Sacred Valley’: een groene vallei, omringd door majestueuze bergen. De oude Inca-stad Cusco, de ontelbare ruïnes en de vele mysteries en legendes omhullen deze streek met magie. Sinds een jaar of 10 is hier een groeiende gemeenschap van spirituele … Lees verder Liefde en ayahuasca in Peru

Ayahuasca – when the veil between life and death is lifted

My two grandmothers were totally different. One was fat and cheerful, the other one thin and strict. I always wondered whom I would resemble most when I reached old age. When I was 16 my mother came to watch a theater show in which I played a queen. I was enveloped by, or actually squeezed into a far too tight black dress. I thought I … Lees verder Ayahuasca – when the veil between life and death is lifted