Gumbo pot- Reflections

I am writing this post as a reflection of my thoughts on some current global events / issues and some reading/listening that I have engaged in. This post is perhaps a continuation of my recent post on Feminism and what it means to be a Feminist. I was reading/ listening to: Women’s bodies, Women’s wisdom… Continue reading Gumbo pot- Reflections

My take on what it means to be a Feminist

Feminism doesn’t ask you to be a man hater Feminism doesn’t ask you to use coercion or domination as a means of influence Feminism doesn’t ask to be expressed in obnoxious and disrespectful ways Feminism doesn’t ask you to only care about women and women’s rights Are you a feminist simply by being born a… Continue reading My take on what it means to be a Feminist

Solitude

It is often when we are alone that our faith gets stronger It is often when we are alone that our fears crawl out into the open It is often when we are alone that we are silent It is often when we are alone that we do take a deep listen.   Being by… Continue reading Solitude

‘I’ ness to ‘We’ ness

‘We’ ness i.e. Inter-dependence is a stage where I believe I am today and I still am a work in progress. For most of my 20’s I have been independent in terms of earning money and making life choices based on what I deemed was right for me. Although it sounds great I believe while… Continue reading ‘I’ ness to ‘We’ ness

Fly Away!

Free as a bird who knows the strength of her wings I fly in the open sky My wings are lighter and stronger by the burdens I chose to carry and alight A solitary journey it is or I thought it was that I have travelled so far My fellow travelers only hidden in the… Continue reading Fly Away!

My Spirit wants to dance…

My Spirit wants to dance……but she will have to wait My Spirit wants to dance. She knows the best rhythm and beat that would make her dance but is shying away from it. She dances on other beats too but does not shine in them. If it was only for these beats, she would have… Continue reading My Spirit wants to dance…