Originally posted on Joyous Woman! with Sukhvinder Sircar:
Art: Natalia Tajera She’s accessing a joyous inner conversation. She’s speaking to herself differently now. She thought she was a victim to an external oppressor, but it’s been more dangerous than that. She’s realising she had internalized all her oppressors from childhood. They’re still busy controlling & disciplining her as her inner voice. These voices create self-reproach when she’s just resting on the couch, reading a book, sitting in the garden, taking a nap ~ saying to her ‘don’t waste your time’. She’s been so programmed into being useful & productive that’ free’… Continue reading Becoming her own Mother
Just yesterday on the flight I met some new friends who I had been wanting to connect more deeply with for a while. I had met thru GD. And I asked them some version of this question which Rajesh would often ask me not so much in his speaking but by being who he was: Can you totally commit to the ending of the self? And he would say, the ‘I’ doesn’t know what it means to be committed. So can you watch what comes in the way of this total commitment.. without condemning or justifying it.. (condemning/justifying etc. is … Continue reading Are you committed to the ending?
There are some words which take you to a place beyond words. There is some wisdom that you feel like visiting again and again and each time deeper layers are revealed. A few such pieces I share below.. <strong>to drink at the pool… </strong> “You will reach a point where the heart tells itself what to do…Try to be mindful, and let things take their natural course. Then your mind will become still in any surroundings, like a clear forest pool. All kinds of wonderful, rare animals will come to drink at the pool, and you will clearly see the … Continue reading A few favorite ‘seeings’ … of clarity, love and beauty