"You will never be completely at home again. Because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people

in more than one place"

                   - Spirit Sience

13 Jul 2017

Sometimes we are more important in someone else's life than we can imagine.

I thought I was doing my part. After all, I have always been a dedicated teacher and have always cared about the learning process of my students. I normally spare no efforts in keeping them interested in the subject. But, for reasons beyond my control, the students in that particular class, in one of Rio’s many favelas, were not engaging, no matter how much dedication I would put into it. 

I did not think there was much I could do about my student’s emotional struggles, psychological traumas or their poverty related problems. They were many and I was just the teacher. Besides, they were almost adults. What could I do b...

10 Mar 2017

Act One: A matter of obsession

I was at the second-hand shop one Saturday morning perusing discarded books for lack of having nothing better to do. Much to my delight, I found a large one with the  title of  ‘Scotland, a Photographic Journey’ on it. Excellent, I thought, this would keep my obsession with all things Scottish going for a while. When I went to pay for it, I met up with an elderly lady who was also holding a book. We both looked simultaneously at what each was holding and smiled knowingly. A 'Scotland aficionados’ moment followed. Carol was born in Aberdeen just after the war to a Scottish naval officer and a Kiwi mother. She admitted to having "a bit of an obsession with all thi...

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"When you talk to strangers, you're  making beautiful

interruptions into the expected narrative of your

daily life - and theirs"

- Kio Stark

"If we experience a strong emotional response to a

person or a situation we are meeting a part of ourselves residing in the shadows,

awaiting integration"

- C. Page

Every encounter is an un-

expected story of love and transformation.  If we remain 

the same before and after, that

means we haven't loved enough. For any heart  that opens to the sparkles of  love opens in truth

to its own alchemist. Go

and love harder this time.

-Megha Venketasamy

"Serendipity has chance and happiness. We get chance

every single day the minute

that we wake up. Happiness

is something that we choose through the chances that

we decide to take."
— Terry McBride

"You will never be completely

at home again. Because part

of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price

you pay for the richness of l

oving and knowing people

in more than one place"

     - Spirit Science

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