A Thing is a Thing

I remember a wise man telling me once: "Kai, you must let a thing be a thing. One thing cannot be another." It took me quite some time to understand what he meant, until today while submitting applications for jobs. As I looked at my resume, I realized that it reeked of artist, livewire, soul-identified human and does-as-she-please. And I …

Every Great Courtesan

He told me, "I've met all kinds of women -- women with advanced careers and rigorous professional lives, women who specialize in pleasing men, but you are different. You live in your soul." Yes, I thought. I guess I do. Compassion washed over me as I began truly listening to him. It was only then I noticed …

Change(is)

"A rigorous shake-up is healthy for relationships; any reminder of the impermanence of everything awakens what had once fallen asleep, OR reveals that which has died." - Someone Somewhere This blog post on Paulo Coelho's site is so perfect for this time of year. We all go through changes -- periods of breaking down and …