I was thinking about the cycle of suffering we go through, blaming our behaviour on our childhood. Can a little thought experiment free us from resentment?
My new tattoo and the eightfold path
Two years ago in a Nepalese lake town, I got a lotus flower tattooed on my left wrist. Finally, I got my other wrist tattooed with the dharma wheel.
Do you know grace or does it know you?
For many grace has religious connotations, a dusted word used at church and nowhere else.
“Anything exposed to light becomes light.”
The journey to self-discovery isn't linear; it's a constant back-and-forth. Awakening, whatever that means, is not a one-time event.
What on earth is my life?!
At 27 years old, I should really know what my career is like. Now, I am just about to change it AGAIN.
The self as what we cannot bear to contain
Who am I? Am I accomplishing all that I am meant to be? Questions like these are what keep many awake at night.
Failure leads to deeper lessons for me
Why do we forget lessons we have learned already? Why am I intend on making the same mistakes again? A reflection on the knowing that comes with failure.
Hope is a form of planning
I admire active hope, that first glimmer of knowing that there must be more out there. That if we can dream it, it must be possible to achieve.
How to let go or the lost conduit to source
We have all suffered heartbreak, and we all carry around scars. How come it takes so long to heal, and what does it say about our spiritual wellness?
We do not question electricity
While I understand the technicality of the Internet, I do not understand it practically.And yet, here I am using it every day all day.