Born On This Day: Chaka Khan

Are there words to describe Chaka Khan except superlatives? Like, magnificent; force of nature; the one and only; Empress of Funk; life-altering experience? Chaka has expressed many times that her voice is a gift from Creator. The love for music is so obvious in every note she sings. Love in every form is healing. LoveContinue reading “Born On This Day: Chaka Khan”

The Common, Reliable, Repeatable And Abundant

The most satisfying things are rarely highlights. They do not take enormous effort, anxiety, resources to obtain, and they are almost never scarce. On the contrary, many are repeatable experiences that make you feel good and ready to face life as it is. Excitement is overvalued. Almost everyone turns into an adrenaline junkie before anContinue reading “The Common, Reliable, Repeatable And Abundant”

Edible, Local Forests Belong To The World’s Forests

While the forests that are honoured on this day (International Day of Forests) are old growth forests, starting an edible forest in your urban environment, even growing a mini forest in a tiny yard, is a step towards engaging with forests and appreciating what they do for us. Almost no one can do big things sinceContinue reading “Edible, Local Forests Belong To The World’s Forests”

Born On This Day: Solomon Burke

The legendary Solomon Burke would have been 81 (or 85) on this day. He felt that the purpose of music and the purpose of his life was to broadcast the message of love. Here is his most iconic song that even the generation of our grandchildren will listen to. Because the “truth is shining rightContinue reading “Born On This Day: Solomon Burke”

Mornings With Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born on this day in 1685. (Or alternatively, on 31 March 1685.) His music is wonderful studying music. It makes the mind receptive, able to hold onto the subject you are learning about, find the essence of the topic or the most interesting angle and thesis that you want to present.Continue reading “Mornings With Bach”

March Equinox In 2019

Enter a marvy new season. Spring is here. At last. Happy Equinox. May positive surprises make you smile all season long. May good ideas come into your mind so you can manifest them. And, may your circle be supportive and fun and like family. I have said it before, I will say it again: thisContinue reading “March Equinox In 2019”

Spring, The Season Of Wood, Indoors

Houseplants are going through a massive growth spurt between now and May. Take cuttings now. The mother plant will renew itself fast and grow bushier and stronger, while the cuttings root almost as well as in winter. In a few weeks, you have more plants, extremely healthy looking plants if you decide to add theContinue reading “Spring, The Season Of Wood, Indoors”

New Moon In March, New Moon In Pisces: Align And Welcome The Good

Happy new moon, in Pisces. Approaching new moon, help your body rid itself off metabolic waste and dirt, and clean up your desk and your home. Cleaning with water is so much easier in the last week before new moon than during the rest of the month, and easiest on new moon. Why not goContinue reading “New Moon In March, New Moon In Pisces: Align And Welcome The Good”

Sun On Water

Do you knowthe music the lake makeswhen the sun of spring warms it? The snow that clung to the ice melts into water.Sun rays break the ice underwater into candles of ice.They rub and chime and clangin the meltwater, in the waves. This is the music the water makeswhen it changesfrom the frozen state toContinue reading “Sun On Water”

From Water To Wood, From Winter to Spring

A seasonal observation: Now that the snow and ice are melting on the surface of the earth that can not absorb it all at once, the notion that water – turning from its frozen state to liquid – is a metaphor for love waking up to itself doesn’t seem so far fetched at all. TheContinue reading “From Water To Wood, From Winter to Spring”

Closing The Gap

Finding an unexpected treasure is a wonderful surprise. But finding exactly what you want and that fits you to a T, that is mind blowing. Therefore, prepare for it. Prepare for the mind blowing experience? Yes, sir. Yes, ma’am. — That is what I am talking about! Guide your mind to the things that you want toContinue reading “Closing The Gap”

With Enough Information And Joy And Success

“We are literally in the last century of this epic struggle between violence + patriarchy and love + nonviolence + the feminine.” Vandana Shiva, at the Permaculture Convergence in Dec 2017 Thanks to my female ancestors and my peers who cultivated the best, tended to the best, and continued the best, despite the chaos andContinue reading “With Enough Information And Joy And Success”