Blog 45 Spring

“Don’t call me lover Stop thinking ’bout it, thinking ’bout it I’m not the others We could keep it simple as La di da di da We could keep it simple as Don’t call me lover Stop thinking ’bout it, thinking ’bout it” – Melody Gardot and Sting As within so without: celebrating spring by …

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Entry 34 Rituals

October: Festive times ringing in in one part of the world that was and still is home to me. Remembering times of gathering with family and friends, street food that those days were simpler and so tasty, the strong scented garlands of white tuberose and rose petals that adorned all temples, heady incense perfume that …

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Entry 30 Sand dunes

Walk the path. And when you can’t anymore; Walk another step, and another. Growth is uncomfortable and precious. And time – a single grain of sand. Of all the light there is, the one we don’t see is the brightest of all.   Photo by: thewanderingambivert   Swakopmund, Namibia

Entry 28 Waves

White stars rise and fall in an instance, as foamy pillowy waves crash and recede. I hear the beating of the ocean’s heart – steady and constant, loud and silent. Each moment slides into the next, pouring light and wonder into my throbbing heart. Like a lover’s kiss that is slow and intense; Moving, dancing, …

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Week 20 Trees

Every tree has a different sound. There are the waterfall trees where the wind rushes through like water over stone – gurgling, rippling, happy and smooth. Then, there are the wind chime ones. The ones that ring like hollow bamboo tubes hanging outside the door on a windy summer night – slightly forlorn and beautifully …

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Week 19 Fire

Image courtesy: Isha, Sadhguru     The heart is on fire and like wildfire itself burns up everything it touches. Everything that there was and everything that there will be suspended between moments. Hanging on a single thread- fragile and vulnerable. There is no urgency, no rush to get anywhere, to achieve anything. Observe the …

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Week 18 Pain

It begins with a sharp pain in the left breast, before it spreads throughout the chest and then to the back, throat, legs, arms. Until you are breathless, although you can hear and feel your heart beat at an amazing rate, as if it will burst from its rib cage. And you are surprised that …

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Week 17 Trust

Trust. Such a magnificent attribute and yet so heavily mistreated, misunderstood, abused in so many forms. Mostly, in relationships the key element that creates destruction is trust or the lack of it. With an atmosphere of trust, all need for monitoring, surveilling and all the ugly aspects that demean human worthiness vanish. In this secured …

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