At some time or the other We all encounter a hollowness A nagging, deep-rooted need Which we describe differently And like most things lost In translation We begin to believe: 'I need someone to love me To have someone who belongs to me To whom I matter most And can count on for eternity.' But … Continue reading Poems: Healing The Void Within
The re-evaluation and reconfiguration of relationships (and the implicit and explicit agreements governing them) seem to be a matter of priority and urgency for a lot of people right now. In recent weeks, the subject of boundaries has come up frequently in my client sessions. Consequently, I thought I would offer here a collection of the clearings that … Continue reading Clearings to Help In Drawing Healthy Boundaries.
With over 170 offerings at last count, this blog now has a host of practices, clearings, essays and poems that can serve inner work. As per their individual needs, I regularly recommend specific, relevant articles for self-study and practice to my clients. However, I was wondering how to make this reservoir more accessible and useful … Continue reading New at Serene Reflection: Explore The Archives
All around us, we are seeing the unveiling of secrets and the exposure of what has been suppressed or denied for years. How women have been treated was rather obvious, but is perhaps being questioned far more than it has been for decades. Whether it be the fallout of the American political drama, the rape … Continue reading Healing The Feminine and Restoring Yin Yang Balance With Self Awareness.
"The test of a first-rate intelligence,” said writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, “is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” Those on the path of self-inquiry often grapple with reconciling concepts of nonduality('not-two'/advaita) with the experience of individuality. Study of various religious and … Continue reading Notes For The Highly Sensitive Empath
I will probably continue to share more clearings, but at the moment I feel that this one concise clearing addresses the crux of any emotional difficulty we are facing. All our troubles start and end with our identification with a limited self. Anything and everything that happens, we habitually and compulsively weave into a narrative. We keep … Continue reading What Meaning Have You Given To This One Thing?
They say, love yourself. And one wonders why There is such little genuine affection For the one we live as. How is it possible? When we have never met Never studied our own reflection Letting our eyes rest? Have you ever asked yourself What truly interests you? What brings you alive, Makes you feel, deep, … Continue reading Poems: An Elusive Love