Daan Uijterwaal

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Are a Peaceful, Simple Life Really the Key to Joy & Happiness?

One of the new disciples sat down for his meditation. His cushion wasn’t as comfortable as usual. The air he was breathing in was hot, and his robes were making this meditation feel like he was in a sauna.

Minutes passed before he felt the urge to move around. His…

We Don’t Live an Abundant Life, We are an Abundant Life

The sun is almost setting. Jil and Marco are still in the forest. The howling of wolves and the hooting of owls make the forest feel spooky. Jil and Marco don’t seem to notice this. All they heard were their voices. The two of them had been friends for a…

The Key to Mastering Your Craft in Life

“Master,” The student asks. The student’s writing class had just finished. He stayed behind because he wanted to ask his master one more question. One that had been bothering him for a long time.

“Yes, what can I do for you?” The master writer said. “I wanted to ask you…

Is There a Key to Success and Riches that we can Acquire?

“Finally some rest,” James thinks to himself. He takes off his backpack and sits down on the bench in the park. His glossy shoes shine bright in the afternoon sun. Ducks are happily quacking in the pond. …

How You Can Find Out Who You are

It was somewhere in the middle of august when Elijah took the first steps on his journey. Winter was closing in on Elijah. A few months had passed and he had not found what he set out to find yet. He thought he was somewhere in the Middle East, but…

He looked at a picture of his deceased wife, and smiled.

“Son, please know this. Your time is ending, whether you like it or not. You have two options, either to fall in love with the way your life is right now and make the most of it. …

Do You Live By the Same Advice?

In my teenage years, I’ve dealt with a lot of pressure. The pressure that was put on me by myself, and the people around me. It has shaped who I am right now. …

Success Might Not Be Determined by Achievements but by Adopting This Mindset

Drip by drip her coffee poured into her cup. Its surface seemed to dance as each drop merged with it. Marilyn held her journal in one hand as she grabbed the cup of coffee with the other. It was raining outside as she sat underneath the porch. …

A Moral Story To See the Abundance in Your Life

It’s the end of the season. The fields that were filled with potatoes, corn, and wheat a few days ago, are now empty. Every crop was harvested. John put away his tractor and went home.

It had been a long day. He got up at around 4 in the morning…

Rising From the Darkest Parts of Your Life

Julia opened the door to her new small house in a small town in Italy. She had bought the house a few months back. She was desperate for change. The nights didn’t seem to end. The days were short. Her life felt heavy and dark. She didn’t feel at home…

Daan Uijterwaal

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