Month: May 2009

goddess feature: saraswati, rocking the creativity

goddess feature: saraswati, rocking the creativity

Years ago in Santa Fe, my friend Navjit and I went to a gathering for Guru Karunamayi. New Mexico is to gurus what New York is to rock stars–they all pass through eventually. So catching a Hindi lecture on a Friday night and then heading to the club was par for the course. So there we were in our leather pants and Timberlands, gold eyeshadow and Betty Paige bangs… in lotus position…

birthday rituals

birthday rituals

# 9. If the previous year was an amazing one, scribble out the reasons and burn the page. I think every birthday needs to involve fire of some kind… And of course, you can do all of these rituals any ol’ day, like tomorrow. Because life is short and there is no one alive who is Youer than You.

meet someone exactly where they are

meet someone exactly where they are

People are where they are–despite our desire for them to be further along, more evolved, more fun, closer to our level, less intimidating, more relatable, easier to access, or simply more like us. If you take the desire for someone to be different out of the equation – you can meet them where they are. You can meet them in the real moment. You can meet them in their despair or their magnificence…