Empty Pond

My dear friend swung by to transfer the last koi fish into his boot yesterday evening. Since it was the last fish out of the pond, there was no use left in retaining the water or to have the pump/filter running. Together, we switched it off after which he took the pump/filter with him as…

Haunting Eclipse

You are like that shadow haunting me day and night. An object capable of bringing me to the heights of a happy dream or the pits of a nightmare. Just because of your appearance with your whims and fancy denying my whims and fancy suppressing what is to be arghhh…. the struggle. Yet you are…

Simple Loving

Loving is really that simple. Just loving, effortlessly. It is only when beliefs and concepts start creeping in, that it makes the experience of loving a little harder hence propelling people to behave pretty strangely towards each other.  As if to stay away, it is possible to deny what is there; as if to stay…

Inquiring into Thoughts

Some may argue that we are being pulled to the past or future by thoughts and that, thoughts are impersonal. It is true. But can they surface in your consciousness if they are not part of your being? And yes, all of us, if not most of us, seem to be carrying the same stuffs. What I meant by saying they…

Conditional Goals

I had the privilege to be given a stage two weeks ago to stand in for a friend to conduct a sharing on thoughts. They were a bunch of university students. Noticing that the crowd was able to grasp what I was sharing on how reality actually works for each of us; similarly and differentiatedly;…

Save Yourself

You have to save yourself from so many good-intentioned people, do-gooders, who are constantly advising you to be this, to be that. Listen to them, thank them. They don’t mean any harm — but harm is what happens. You just listen to your own heart. That is your only teacher. ~ Osho ~