Have you ever been able to craft something without having resources left over? Somehow, there is always more than one can discard without guilt, and yet its usually a little less than what the next creative endeavour demands. So off we go to add to our materials, only to find the cycle repeating itself at … Continue reading A Continual Work In Progress
When we remember That death could be round the corner Conflicts fade away. Love becomes more important. Forgiveness and apology Come easier and are more urgent, The chaff quickly separates from the grain. When we remember That life could yet be long Whatever is ongoing may extend Then our backbone straightens Our silence learns to … Continue reading Poems: When We Remember
Few amongst us have not struggled with 'letting go'. Though it be the natural order of things, whether it be people, beliefs, emotions, recurring thoughts or simply objects - many of us have a hard time in allowing things to come and go. At the request of a client, I am writing this post specifically … Continue reading Clearings To Help Declutter And Stop Hoarding
When faced with a trying situation, ‘surrender’ is a common enough piece of spiritual advise that we give to ourselves or others. However, unless we have clarity on what this means to us, there is a danger of it being reduced to a meaningless cliche or a means of running from that which is inviting our … Continue reading What Does Surrender Mean To You?
We blink in and out of existence Ephemeral and unreal. How one shows up can change Every moment, fresh and malleable. Like the dance of shadows Cast by playful fingers Filtering clear sight Becoming a rabbit, or eagle Just as easily. With each breath We decide. Whether to be trapped As a singular … Continue reading Poems: Light And Shadows
Values are not what we talk about. They are how we live. They determine why we make and live the choices we eventually do. Quite often, we don’t live what we advocate. We may express certain preferences and ethics in our self-talk and external debates. But when it comes to walking the talk, these may … Continue reading What Values Do You Live By?
‘Tools For Empaths’ is the most highly viewed and shared post on my blog. It seems that many of us(myself included) often feel that we are at the effect of other’s energies. However, nothing is a constant and nobody is one thing all the time. It is only fair to examine the other side of … Continue reading How Are You Affecting Others? – 16 Things You May Want To Stop Doing
"I love you, Not only for what you are, But for what I am When I am with you." Roy Croft's incredibly beautiful and profound poem goes on to describe one of the most loving and honest ways of relating that one can imagine. Love in itself requires no particular guidelines or conditions to exist. … Continue reading Who Do You Become In Your Closest Relationships?
Today is the fifth anniversary of this blog, which I started writing on Sameer’s 6th death anniversary. In my first post, "Light House", describing a mysterious happening after his passing, I wrote: “Death is an unarguable inevitability. And there will be questions and emotions when a loved one moves on. However, those who stay behind … Continue reading 5th Blog Anniversary – List of Select Posts
I was seated at an old wooden table, in one of the proverbial, European open, road-side cafes. The evening was now dark, chilly and breezy, with persistent, musical sounding rain. Equipped with only a light jacket, I was happy for this warm, sheltered space. My apartment was at least a thirty-minute walk across the windy … Continue reading Don’t Let The Language Barrier Keep You Home.