Counting Stars

“Always hold this truth to your heart: whether you are the artist, the mathematician, the entrepreneur or the gardener running your hands through the earth, nurture your curiosity, do not box yourself in; read, write, stargaze, solve, travel, illustrate, compose — explore. There are an infinite number of worlds  on this earth, you need only to…

Come Into my World

Come into my world And you’ll find me Chasing my demons Fighting my shadows, You’ll see the soul That is just a memory Of what it used to be. You’ll see the eyes That lie like no other Of a truth that shivers With past reverberations, You’ll see a heart Martyred a long time ago…

Moms aren’t Gentlemen

  “I don’t know — maybe the world has two different kinds of people, and for one kind the world is this completely logical, rice pudding place, and for the other it’s all a hit-or-miss macaroni gratin.” Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Prologue I sit next to my son, while he scoops up heaps of […]

Flying Without Wings

I think of rivers, of tides. Forests and water gushing out. Rain and lightening. Rocks and shadows. All of these are in me. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore In many ways, freedom is often misunderstood as something that is controlled by an external source in our lives — a person, a situation, a condition,…

Secret Conversations

Whatever it is you are seeking, won’t come in the form you are expecting. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore Every now and then, you come to those crossroads – that fork in the narrow, meandering, unpredictable, forest trail of your being. A walk that began as an aimless journey and a hopeless quest for…

10 Ways to Feel Inspired

“I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something.“ Haruki Murakami The most challenging facet of doing something creative for a living is the constant thirst for inspiration….