The Book of Life

A look at the conscious side of life. A reflection on how to live leaving room for the important things in life, those things that are not things.

Memories of 2016-07-01

At Will-I-Be, our days are digital, so it should be no surprise that we come across inspiring links all the time. With our Memories, we collect our best finds in one place and share them with you.

Sacred Giving, Sacred Receiving by Joseph Bruchac

For most Native American cultures, to be wealthy meant that one had lived well—carefully, with knowledge which had enabled the individual to hunt well, sew well, bring up children well, and if necessary, to fight well, depending on one’s responsibilities. To be wealthy meant that one had much good, enough to give away, to gain respect as a generous person

The Museum of Broken Relationships

The Museum of Broken Relationships is a museum in Zagreb, Croatia, and in Los Angeles since Jun 2016, dedicated to failed love relationships. Its exhibits include personal objects left over from former lovers, accompanied by brief descriptions.

Being Sensitive by Ana María Petryla

Being sensitive is feeling me, feeling you and feeling us and feeling everything around me, around you and around us, all day and every moment.

What Art Museums Should Be For

Here is a suggestion: the purpose of art is therapeutic. It is there to lend inspiration and consolation in relation to a number of the challenges of being human.

Epictetus, The Enchiridion

Never call yourself a philosopher, nor talk a great deal among the unlearned about theorems, but act conformably to them. Thus, at an entertainment, don’t talk how persons ought to eat, but eat as you ought. For remember that in this manner Socrates also universally avoided all ostentation. And when persons came to him and […]

The Horsemen

The Horsemen captures the traditions and values of the noble Almonte Horsemen. For over 500 years these men have annually driven over 1000 horses across the Spanish plains and to pastures new.

Sidewalk

A woman walks through life, confronts her changing body, and learns to love herself.

Guillermo Viglione – Despacio

Todo se ha acelerado. Internet, los avances tecnológicos, la economía, nuestras necesidades, aspiraciones y también nuestras obligaciones. Por fin, después de tanto correr, hemos descubierto a dónde íbamos. A ninguna parte.

The Innovation of Loneliness

Unwittingly, a gap was created between who we are, with our foibles and joys, and how we deferred show us to the world.

How the hacker philosophy can change your reality

Getting to know how the information or idea system works allows us to modify its uses and do things that we previously considered impossible.

Simplifying isn’t meant to leave your life empty, it’s meant to leave space in your life for what you really want to do. Know what those things are before you start.

Leo Babauta

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