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? Continue reading What if we DID choose our parents?
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. Continue reading My new tattoo and the eightfold path
For many grace has religious connotations, a dusted word used at church and nowhere else. Continue reading Do you know grace or does it know you?
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. Continue reading “Anything exposed to light becomes light.”
Who am I? Am I accomplishing all that I am meant to be?
Questions like these are what keep many awake at night. Continue reading The self as what we cannot bear to contain
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. Continue reading Failure leads to deeper lessons for me
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? Continue reading How to let go or the lost conduit to source
If your plans have fallen through because of the pandemic, welcome to the club! Not the only one by far, I feel hesitant and lost. Continue reading Uncertain futures and rising plans
What we are looking for is where we are looking from.If we wait for the outside world to praise us, we will forever remain a follower. Continue reading No outside validation – gratitude for all things
If people get personal satisfaction out of selfless acts, they can’t be selfless anymore. Somehow, pretending seems dirtier than not being altruistic. Continue reading If selflessness is selfish, is it still worth doing?
Fear is a human reaction to being isolated from others and having lost faith. How can we reconnect to a higher power than ourselves? Continue reading Faith and fear are mutually exclusive
I was using public transport for the first time in weeks, and although deserted, I still encountered people in the same train carriage as me. My beloved London was quiet now, and the absence of people struck all the more … Continue reading A love letter to London during the lockdown
We’re so used to doubting anything unscientific, we have forgotten to doubt our doubt. Continue reading Everyone has Faith – prove me wrong
Enough is Enough – London marches for solidarity, climate justice and the right to peaceful protest with Extinction Rebellion
This Saturday, climate protesters gathered on the streets of London to launch Extinction Rebellion’s 2020 climate strategy. Along with various other activist and faith groups, grandparents joined students, doctors and farmers for the right to peaceful protest. Continue reading Enough is Enough – London marches for solidarity, climate justice and the right to peaceful protest with Extinction Rebellion