The Uncomfortable Truth

Sometimes, it can take years and years of your life before you can begin to see how deluded you have been about yourself, the people in your life and the world around you. And one fine day it all flashes across your inner eye and has you so disconcerted you would rather not look at... Continue Reading →



Shruti had always sought freedom, though she had never been conscious of it. She had come out of one sphere of involvement after the other over her 35 years of life. She could stick with no obligation for long. People had often called her irresponsible and an escapist. But it had never quite made sense... Continue Reading →


Some places feel like home. Abhaya had never found hers. As she stared absent mindedly at the people passing by on the busy railway platform, she wondered if some people lacked the capacity to experience belongingness anywhere in the world. Was there something missing in her? Probably, she thought. The train that had brought her... Continue Reading →


There is something about the junction between destruction of the old and creation of the new that is very appealing to me. I am very fond of new beginnings, of dawn, though I am very poor at sustaining anything. Does new birth follow every death, I wonder? What is it about the space between death... Continue Reading →


Like the parched lands look heavenward Yearning to see the first signs of rain I look long and hard into the night, O Lord, Hoping you will once more take mercy on me And let me love thee like I could not before © Dona Wording

The Experience of Life

Experience anything only once and experience it so fully that you need never repeat the experience again - go beyond it once and for all. An experience that needs repetition has not been lived fully so far. Have you loved? Have you lived? Have you laughed and have you suffered? Not unless you are done... Continue Reading →

On the Purpose of Education

Knowledge is sought for its own sake and not for anything other than itself such as for getting work or for being a better citizen. What is the point of learning so much in schools if at the end of the day one is going to keep it all aside and continue with the stupidities... Continue Reading →

Have You Known

Have you known light in a face lit up by your sight Fullness in one who over the brim was filled with joy Have you known devotion in one who touched your feet And life in one whose spirit was like the ocean waves at night My Lord, has not thy heart known love In... Continue Reading →

Making Space for Your Highest Love

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically to say "no" to other things. And the way to do that is having a bigger "yes" burning inside. The enemy of the "best" is often the "good". - Stephen Covey Even though it may feel nicer to have... Continue Reading →

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