What we feed ourselves with at GRAINOFGOLD


God’s hall of fame

Your name may not appear down here,
In this world’s hall of fame,
In fact you may be so unknown,
That no one knows your name!
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Not to play

[...] the only winning move is not to play.

from the movie War Games, 1993

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, God, and know my heart;
test me and know my anxious thoughts. More »

Thoughts/ mind

We are what we think. More »

Watch your thoughts

Watch your thoughts for they become words, More »

Just/ unjust

Lao Tzu became very famous, a wise man, and he was without doubt one of the wisest men ever. The emperor of China asked him very humbly to become his chief of the supreme court, because nobody could guide the country’s laws better than he could. More »

Two witnesses

Of the two witnesses, hold the principal one.

- Lojong (Tibetan Buddhist meditation practices of Mind Training) Slogan # 20
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Gefangen/ Imprisoned

Dein Kerker bist Du selbst, More »

Actually different


Actually I’m quite different. But I so rarely have time to show it.
- Ödön von Horvath in his play “Zur schönen Aussicht”, 1926

The laughing heart

your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out. More »