Some people say they are not creative or expressive. But in actuality, they are expressing all the time. Perhaps not in the traditional way we know that to be, through an art form, music, writing, theatre and other forms. But being in physical is a form of expression. Our body is expressing on our behalf all the time. It expresses repressed emotions in the form of illness and imbalance. Same for our mind. And our life. Whatever we see around us in our environment, the people, the events in our personal lives, are all forms of expression, telling the story of our life. Continue reading
Today I gave a good burial to my long time friend, my android tablet. I did try to have it revived at my local carrier where I purchased it. But after quite a while in their recharger, the woman assisting me gave me the bad news. The device was a big part of my life. I took it with me to the coffee shop, worked on it, played on it. Watched Netflix and Amazon videos on it. But I knew it was on its last legs. It wasn’t performing very well, and the battery died quickly and had to be charged regularly. It seemed to have outlived its usefulness. Continue reading
Traditionally spirituality and sensuality were polar opposites. Spiritual practices for the most part didn’t involve the sensual nature of the physical body, and of life itself. In fact, the body was seen as impure, as base, and as something that just got in the way of being spiritual. It was seen as something to ‘transcend’. It seemed higher spiritual ideals did not include enjoying a sensual lifestyle! Of savoring life through all the physical senses.
Our journey to our enlightenment is as varied as is each of us…..each a unique ‘snowflake’ traveling a road that has twists and turns, detours and pitfalls, beautiful, expansive vistas as well as dreary, confining environments. But each experience was just a step closer to our enlightenment. Continue reading