The Pirogue Wisdom

Men and women are often stretched between two needs and cravings. The need for the Pirogue, which is the life journey, the travel far from the Ego Self, and ultimately the need for the destruction of the limited self as it is known. On the other side is the need of the Tree, of being rooted, of knowing our identity, our center, who we are.

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Guillaume Gauthereau
Allowing Pain to be the Teacher

It is through the pain, that the greatest lessons are learned. You can find this truth in all ancient scriptures from the Hebrew Bible to the Bhagavad Gita. From the Heroes journey of Ulysses to the one of Siddhārtha Gautama. From the life of St Francis of Assisi to the one of Nelson Mandela.

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Guillaume Gauthereau
The Power of the Drum

I am ending my time in Bali. 2 months of magical, painful, joyful release and growth, deepening faith, and expanding Love to unknown territories of my heart. I got this new drum to mark with a sacred symbol this very powerful time here. An octagonal cow drum.

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Guillaume Gauthereau
The choice of Love over Fear

I have been on the edge of the precipice so many times in my life. Having reached a growth pic but knowing another great adventure was ahead. Yet it always came with deep fears of letting go of the known, the familiar, what I often called "the safe".

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Guillaume Gauthereau
Honoring our brokenness

In a world where we can witness the brokenness with our hearts the trauma humanity carries, it often feels very overwhelming to “feel it all”. It is hard to not fall into either despair or savior behavior, or for some it is even easier to feel nothing as their own pain is unbearable.

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Guillaume Gauthereau
Your beautiful Naked Truth

I cannot remember when was the time that I felt it was not ok anymore to be naked. The time when as a baby or young child it was ok to walk on the beaches of Corsica, feeling free and whole to just be. The time when I was a pure reflection of Nature. Wild. Naked. Whole. Free.

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Guillaume Gauthereau