Flow Friday ~ Acharanga Sutra 4.32

Flow Friday ~ Acharanga Sutra 4.32

I have always been solitary; I belong to none else; I behold no one whom I can say I belong to nor do I behold one whom I can designate as mine. The path of worldliness is nothing but disaster. Who, whose, and where are one's kith and kin? Who, whose, and where are strangers, [...]

Wish Wednesday ~ What you want vs. what you think you want

Wish Wednesday ~ What you want vs. what you think you want

Most of the things we "want" in life are actually expectations placed upon us by others. You may truly believe you want something without realizing that you are actually trying to please others or make your ego look better. It takes a lot of self-examination, as well as confidence in your own desires, to know [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kali

Mythology Monday ~ Kali

One of my favorite dieties is the Hindu goddess Kali. Misunderstood goddess The ancient Hindu goddess Kali represents death, darkness, and total chaos. Incredibly complex, she is the most misunderstood of all goddesses -- it is said that fully understanding Kali is equivalent to transcending fear. Themes of Kali include creation and destruction; violence and [...]

LOVE ~ a short story

When him & I got together, there were many reactions… People were angry. People were judgmental. And people gossiped. I knew that deep down, it was either because they were envious or could not understand. Envious, that two people could have so much passion for each other. Envious of all we had to risk in [...]

DESPERATION

DESPERATION

Desperation can be a good thing. I used to be so worried about "bothering people." It was my greatest fear. I never want to make things difficult for others, or come across as annoying. I used to think it was one of the worst things in the world, to come across as desperate. But I've [...]