No 4: To feel seen

The formalities that we use when we speak to each other, often leave us conversing like strangers. In the last few years, I’ve succumbed to bouts of loneliness. I’ve learnt that this form of loneliness doesn’t arise from my relationships with others, but the estrangement from my core self. Is this something that everyone feels at…

No 3: Presence

‘We can’t live in the now all the time, can we?’ I’ve heard so many people who straddle the spiritual and material world ask this question. Many of us may have touched the sense of freedom that comes from letting go of thoughts and feelings, but the idea of always being present can make us feel afraid of…

No 7: Devotion

Yesterday I spoke about how asking questions opens up a channel for us to receive messages from our intuition. I’m currently reading a book about Intuition, and the author, Amisha Ghadiali, encourages us to be open to synchronicities. Each morning, after meditating, I sift through the my notebook and choose at random which poem to…

No 6: Loving Calmly

Loving calmly You are coming towards me,From the soul’s dimension, Inside a world, collapsed,That parted too soon.  You are not particular, Or exact,  And yet you populateEvery crevice Every aspectOf the room. The space around my jumper,The scattered mountain of paper, The steady inhale, The crystal glass.

No 2: Longing

Wanting is different from longing. Our wants are deceptive things that bounce out of our consciousness as quickly as they arrive. They are akin to the kind of craving that seems so very important but then fades away, leaving no trail of its initial significance. We might want something to ease our momentary discomforts quickly, like a chocolate…