In the Desert

In the Desert By Stephen Crane In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, “Is it good, friend?” “It is bitter—bitter,” he answered; “But I like it “Because it is bitter, “And because it is my heart.” I read a lot of analysis of this poem. Usually desert and heart referred as metaphors which I will not contest. However, I think message is much simpler in this poem. Creature and narrator are the same,… Read More

Early Morning Yoga Thoughts

Fighting against others is easy; fighting against your-self is hard. You lose either way. Why not just love yourself and others: then you both win  


This is my Haiku Families always Strangely hunting: Shiva give! Contentment’s Secrets

Grain Free Avocado Brownie

If you are a dessert lover, you know that finding a healthy and delicious one, which would be low in calories, is not an easy task. Traditional brownies are often high in inflammatory ingredients such as flour, processed sugar, and pasteurized hormone filled dairy, and thus raise blood sugar, and the levels of cortisol(stress hormone) and insulin (fat storage) and lead to weight gain, mood issues, and hormonal imbalances. On the other hand, the brownies we are suggesting today are rich in antioxidants, fiber, and healthy fats! This is due to the… Read More

A 1000 kisses deep

Well, that’s my story I admit it’s broken and it’s bleak But all the twisted pieces fit A 1000 kisses deep ~ Leonard Cohen