Urban Wild, By The Canal

Urban Wild, By The Canal

I always write about the sea because, well, I just really love it. But today I was going over some of my old photos, from both Venice and back home in Sofia, Bulgaria, and started reminiscing about how much I love canals too. Particularly, how Venice was a love at...
On Sacredness and Humanness

On Sacredness and Humanness

What I love about this drawing by Leonardo da Vinci called La Scapigliatta (1508) is that there is a certain sense of humility and purity in her image. The messy hair and faint loose lines remind us that the sacredness of our being isn’t about being perfect as...
Ways to Live in Purity

Ways to Live in Purity

Purity, like devotion, may sometimes be regarded as a grand unattainable thing – high minded, even abstract. But the essence of purity, and its practice, is something we can find in our ordinary day, and in our ordinary gestures; and as you read along, dear...
Riverwalking

Riverwalking

I recently came across the book Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water written by naturalist and eco-philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore, which features twenty essays invoking a wide range of different waters and terrains. Each river essay she begins writing alongside...
The Venus Consciousness

The Venus Consciousness

The divine resides in the heart. In my essay What The Snow Queen Knows, we saw what happens when a human heart freezes; how despair and disconnection can make us feel alone in a shiny fortress; how when we lose our tenderness, we ultimately lose our heart; and how we...
The Secret Threads

The Secret Threads

Once when I was a little girl, we were renovating the flooring in our house and I gathered the leftover parquet pieces; I glued them together so that I’d make furniture for my dollhouse. My dollhouse was an empty cupboard in my room. Limits make you creative,...
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