Free to be Captivated

Free to be Captivated

If freedom would mean ceasing to feel, to care, to be sensitive to another I’d rather be held captive. If freedom would mean I couldn’t cry for the loss of a lover, I’d rather be enslaved by the pangs of my love. If to be free means to detach,...
The Wounded Healer

The Wounded Healer

Painting Credit: Mark Henson More often than not, I hear the term the ‘Wounded Healer’ used in negative connotations. The term was coined by psychologist Carl Jung in an attempt to describe a phenomenon where physicians, healers and the like choose their...
Clearly Transparent

Clearly Transparent

For a long period of time, almost 14 years, I devoted myself to a rigorous regime of spiritual practice. I lived in an ashram and studied and practiced the different flavors of spiritual traditions under the ever-judging eye of a supposedly enlightened guru. If there...
I can’t say I’m sensitive no longer.

I can’t say I’m sensitive no longer.

I can’t say I’m sensitive no longer. As my pain doesn’t run through my senses. My pleasure, even though sensational, isn’t just a sensual experience. My pain is flowing like rivers to the sea. My pleasure is gushing through the veins of my...
For the Love of Arrogance

For the Love of Arrogance

ar·ro·gance An insulting way of thinking or behaving that comes from believing that you are better, smarter, or more important than other people. An attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions. I often hear...

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