Parvati and Feminine Expression 

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Parvati – Hindu goddess of fertility, love, and devotion. I’ve been connecting with the energy of Parvati consciously for about 2 years now. I got this bronze depiction a year ago from Manoj Chalom. He probably never guessed she’d end up in a picture like this! haha. But I wanted something to poignantly express the […]

Integration or disintegration?

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How integrated is your life? How often do you interact with people from other ethnic,  economic,  and religious backgrounds? How often do you put yourself in situations where you are the minority? Isn’t it time we all become citizens of the world? As the world continues to shrink via technology that reflects our already, always […]

Challenge programmed racial superiority 

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The programming is hideous and unless we take this on as individuals we are in tacit support of the collective problem. I ask daily, sometimes with weeping,  to be cleansed of any remnant of programming – conscious,  subconscious,  or unconscious –  that I am in any way superior to anyone else on this planet because […]

Authenticity or Approval

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For the most part… Boys are socialized to find their value in being brave, girls in being good. Bravery tends to cultivate a sense of power and worthiness from within. Whereas being good implies you’ve done the right thing in someone else’s eyes – perhaps at the expense of your self-connection. Oprah Winfrey in all […]

What’s in a name?

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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” quipped Shakespeare via his lovelorn character Juliet. This may be true for a rose, but I dare say, in my experience, not for a pussy. And as for smell, smell is a topic for a whole other […]