poetry

Paris, France

I am lying on a firm mattress staring up at the teal blue Paris sky that someone in New York sees with different eyes. Unlike the Big Apple, not a sound of birds disrupting my gaze. But, in the distant, I hear the zip of an engine. But only one. I hear the beeps and… Continue reading Paris, France

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Dharma

Retreating From The External World

Withdrawing the senses, or pratyahara, is the fifth limb of Raja yoga that connects us to our Higher Self, or soul. Taking a break from social media, the news, music, and movies clears energy blockages in the mind, eyes, and ears. The upper chakras – crown, third eye, and throat – are the spiritual chakras… Continue reading Retreating From The External World

Spiritual Development

Moving On To Different Opportunities

I love serving as a healer. Although difficult at times, it is rewarding overall. Witnessing someone's transition from suffering to healed feels like coming in first in a relay race. Everyone cheers and celebrates the culmination of hard work. Like any race, it comes to an end. Champion runners move on to more challenging races,… Continue reading Moving On To Different Opportunities