Seeking pleasure is a main ingredient of the human condition. We long for the good feels and when we find them, we do all that we can to keep them going, at whatever the cost. Think of the relationship you stayed in far past its expiration date. The memories of belonging and togetherness and love... Continue Reading →

Begin Again at the Beginning

This morning, I was on Facebook, and noticed myself perusing a couple of my friends' pages, looking at what they've been up to. Now I've come to realize that there are a few, specific friends who I compare myself to. As if everything they do points to everything it is that I'm not doing. And... Continue Reading →

Pointing Fingers

In moments of deep frustration, When my mind and body get agitated and impatient, I notice the thoughts that arise, The thoughts that will lead to my demise. She isn't doing her job right. It's her fault. Says one voice. They didn't design this tool right. It's their fault. Says another. When is this going... Continue Reading →

Living in Prayer

I pray and pray for my awakened heart to be liberated on behalf of all beings. And then, each moment, it is in movement, in action, that this prayer comes to life. See, a prayer is like a sweet whisper into the ear of the divine. A prayer is us telling our secret, our deepest... Continue Reading →

Come Closer, Loneliness

I woke up with loneliness in my eyes, in my heart. My immediate thoughts pulled me towards getting rid of the loneliness. To stop living alone, to see friends, to call someone. And the more these thoughts escalated, the more I pushed away the loneliness. Pushed it far away, looked at it as an unwanted... Continue Reading →

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