beauty

October 29, 2020

TRUTH

The one who surrenders  everything, including himself, and the one who finds  nothing, including himself, discover the same Truth. from “Writing on Water” by Sri Mooji — Morning walk to Sinagoga, morning meditation on the nature of truth. Let go of all to find all. Namasté,

October 26, 2020

SUNRISE

All this [world] is conjured by magic;It’s only the water of a desert mirage. Beyond all differences, beyond all forms,Truly, there is only Shiva alone. from “Song of the Advadhut” by Swami Abhayananda Namasté, Photos: Sun rising this morning in Ponta do Sol from my perch on the rocks by the sea :) Namasté.

October 26, 2020

A Restful Week

So very thankful for a restful week (last week) with dear friends in Cha D’Igreja at beautiful Casa no Caminho / Haus Am Weg (link to my previous post about this wonderful place here)! Resting in a hammock was my vibe all week! (Obrigada dear Diane for the photo haha ;) The week before had – Read More –

August 28, 2020

HAUS AM WEG

Sometimes I forget how energizing and inspiring it is to take a little getaway! A change of pace and scenery, even if it’s not so far away, can be such a wonderful source of creativity! I am so thankful to my dear friends Diane and Marcus for welcoming me to their beautiful hotel property, Haus – Read More –

August 1, 2020

PUPPY LOVE

Today, I was blessed with the unexpected gift of love from two sweet pups during my morning walk down to the sea! The experience reminded me of our connectedness to all…in the Oneness that is. I was so glad to alter my original plans and play for these pups for an hour. What a divine – Read More –

June 29, 2019

BACK ON MY ISLAND!

I have been back on my island of Santo Antao for almost a month now (!!), but it just feels like I’m starting to catch my breath! What a wonderful whirlwind it’s been as I’ve traveled around the world continually for the past year! I am still processing all of my incredible adventures, and feeling – Read More –

April 16, 2019

AUSTIN, I LOVE YOU!

Being in Austin, Texas—my hometown!—is always a joy. Having the opportunity to spend time with my family is a beautiful gift. Recently, I was overjoyed to spend many days with my beautiful and incredible grandparents, while we attended the phenomenal LBJ Presidential Summit on Race in America. The discussions were expansive, and the speakers were – Read More –

March 2, 2019

SHE DID THAT!

It was my sincere honor to be present in Houston, Texas for the She Did That! event celebrating African-American women entrepreneurs this past week. I met so many incredible women, and I loved being surrounded by such incredible Art at the amazing Houston Museum of African-American Culture (HMAAC)! That my books could be among such – Read More –

November 16, 2018

OSAKA

When traveling to Kyoto, it just makes sense to visit Osaka (or vice versa). They are not that far apart (maybe an hour by train), but the cities feel worlds apart. I was staying in the business district in Osaka, so the energy definitely felt focused and determined. In Kyoto, the old city, the feeling – Read More –

November 16, 2018

FUSHIMI INARI

Visiting Fushimi Inari in Kyoto was another surreal moment during my whirlwind visit to Japan (4 cities –Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Yokohama–in 5 days!). I had seen pictures of the thousands of torii (Shinto gates that symbolize that everything on the other side of them is holy) at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto…and I’d dreamed of one – Read More –

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