You Are a Miracle

You Are a Miracle

Mystics and philosophers have to write in extremes. Emphasize the black from the white. They have to exaggerate in order to invoke deep change. In a way shock your system. In the old days, Zen masters would slap the face of their ‘about-to-be awakened’...
All And Nothing

All And Nothing

Enlightenment. Samadhi. Nirvana. Satori. Kaivalya. All but names describing the one magnificent reality. A realization at the depth of soul. The all encompassing state of being, containing all and expressed within everything. For generations, the mystical, the...
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...

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