Today I unpacked the harmonium. For years, nine to be exact, I chanted with a harmonium daily. I would sit in meditation and chant along with the flowing verses of the Guru Gita or other Sanskrit chants. The music would dance around me like the smoke billowing off the incense stick on the alter. ButContinue reading “Let It Go… Bitches!”
I guess it’s part of getting older. We realize all the things we so fervently believed in when we were younger are not entirely true. We haven’t heard the whole story. And the complete picture is more nuanced than we believed. When I was younger, I had a firm fix on what was “Right” andContinue reading “Living in the Gray…”
I recently had a conversation with a friend. She – unlike my parents who have said something like this to me for years – was finally able to get through to me an idea that I have never before been able to truly take in. It’s about comparison. She pointed out to me how much of my life I spend evaluating others – and by extension, myself.
Why do I need to feel so damn special? Why does that need keep arising with in me? Maybe… just maybe it’s because something deep within me is asking me to connect with something so much more than what I see around me…
When nearly everything you thought you knew and trusted about the world gets pulled away – like a child’s play things kept too close to the shore that get dragged out to sea – how do you continue on?