My parents gave me the ingredients. But I choose at what temp and for how long it cooks.
I love using my Libra-inspired love of symmetry to edit the photos and videos that I make. My whole life, I’ve used this skill AGAINST myself. Perfectionism. Orthorexia. Fear of not fitting in. Now I’m channeling my gifts to produce beauty; instead of subjugating beauty to harsh judgment. I’m on the road the healing, y’all.
9/2 - My Parent’s Would-Be 37th AnniversaryWishing my mom continued health and successWishing my dad continued peace and eternal rest (1941-2006)…………. A Poem To the people who brought me lifeTo the people who watered me as a tiny sapling—tirelessly, endlessly, till I knew how to stand on my ownTo the people who guarded me from … Continue reading To My Parents on Their Anniversary
First of all, my hubby is the kindest. I'm so blessed to have found him. He has such a sweet heart and is so sensitive. Reminded me of my dad. Does he criticize me more than my dad? Ya! But what can we do. We've been living together for 6 years and raising a kid … Continue reading I Didn’t Always Go for Assholes
There is a teaching I learned first in the name of the Ba'al Shem Tov. Then years later I heard it again in the name of another teacher/master of a different faith. The teaching goes like this: When we see faults in others, it is really our own faults we are seeing in them. Like, … Continue reading In Others, We See Ourselves
https://youtube.com/shorts/8-rd798P2K8?feature=share Baby giddy as she puts on glasses for the first time and can only now see her mother clearly. Maybe this is what spiritual enlightenment is like. When we get the right perspective on life, we CAN be truly happy Maybe now we’re just not seeing LIFE as it supposed to be seen But … Continue reading Spiritual Glasses
When you wake up in the wee hours of the morning with memories of your father doing laundry and/or watching CNN at 3 amWhen your 3 yo daughter cries to you the previous day she doesn’t want to go to school When you cuddle her so tight And you can tell afterwards that helped her … Continue reading Holding Space
Yes, as per previous post, a lot of aspects of social media are like junk food. Superficial feel-goods, without much deep nourishment to the soul. But is that always the case? Is that the only side of the coin? No. I feel connected to people with similar interests and passions to mine who I've found … Continue reading Social Media is NOT like Junk Food
Social media is like junk food. The likes, loves, and haha emojis I get feel like they are feeding my sense of self. But they are only doing so on a very superficial level. They are not giving me actual care and nourishment. Much like empty-calorie, low nutrient-density food.
They say bilingual children start speaking later but when they do, they speak with fuller, richer language. Or similarly how quiet toddlers that speak later at times start off speaking with full sentences. I feel like I am multilingual in a sense. I speak academic, I speak 9-5 job life. But I also speak spirituality … Continue reading Multilingual Soul Speak