Huiwen Wu

Love Thy Neighbour | Huiwen Wu

We can only love ourselves for who we are, when we love ourselves for who we are not. (an interpretation of Love Thy Neighbour as Thyself)    

Fish’s Search For Meaning | Huiwen Wu

If you are a fish, and you are trying to plant a tree, because you believe that by planting the tree you will make the world a better place, you are wrong.  

The Battle Worth Fighting For | Huiwen Wu

What is it like to take the red pill? You ask. It is – Finding peace in chaos; Finding stillness in movements; Finding hope in despair; Finding light in darkness; Finding certainty in the uncertain; Finding forgiveness in the unforgivable; Finding virtue in wickedness; Finding unity in differences; Finding strength in pessimism; Finding comfort outside […]

The Ostrich Strategy | Huiwen Wu

The Secret on how to lead a mediocre life: The Ostrich Strategy Take a look around, if there is no one in the room whom you aspire to become in 10 years, keep doing whatever you are doing and looking forward to the weekend (or your next vacation).   ************************ Something I learned from my […]

True or False | Huiwen Wu

One of the major work in our spiritual journey is to discern true from false. That was the sin of Adam. When the snake approached Adam and Eve, he spoke the truth. He told them that they could eat the fruit from the tree of knowledge, the good and the evil. And it’s true. But […]

On Going Extreme | Huiwen Wu

Going extreme is oftentimes an easy way out. In Hebrew, the word me’od means ‘very’, but it also looks like the word mot, which means ‘death’. Whenever we become extreme, we are out of balance and we bring chaos into our lives. This is also true for spirituality. It is very easy to go completely […]

The Secret of Judging | Huiwen Wu

Oftentimes when we say that we are judging someone, we think that we are doing something wrong. But we need to judge. Every sentence is a judgment. Inevitable, we are judging every second in our lives. The question is – how to do the right judgment. The Sages reveal the secret: remove the space. Remove […]

True Transformation | Huiwen Wu

It is very difficult to do what we already knew is the right thing to do. You can change things around you, but it is very difficult to change yourself. You can change yourself, but this is not true transformation. True transformation is very hard work. If you want to check your spirit, if you […]

Huiwen Wu

I was miserable. I thought it was because of the company, the people, the incentive system – all flawed. I was struggling. I wanted changes. I tried, in many ways. One day, I finally told my boss that I wanted to quit. After that, they changed my job title, content, salary. So I stayed. But […]

David Sanchez

My background is in chemistry. For many years, I had been working as a consultant, providing trainings on health and safety to companies and to their workers in Spain. Then I decided to move to Chicago. I didn’t have anything there, but I wanted to start a new life, to learn a new language, and […]