When seemingly senseless things happen, feelings of confusion and helplessness are prevalent. As a culture, it is important to grieve. It is also vital to use the events as a catalyst for action. A clear mission can help us move forward. Just as there was a cycle of evolution and revolution in ...
There's a line I love from the wonderful movie The Peaceful Warrior: "Sometimes you have to lose your mind before you come to your senses." Movement can take us out of our mind, and help engage our senses in a way that can be elusive through stillness.
It seems that she doesn't even need to complete a circle, as you wrote in your journal days before India. Unlike the tree Love travels back at each moment to her original form. To a primal time before the transformation she underwent to be a tool or a symbol of human passion.
Don’t bring yourself to India, find yourself here. Too many times I’ve seen those who come here and intend, plan, determine, or vow. It’s a waste of time. Let your Indian self be found here, and let your western self highlight it: don’t try and westernize everything. Just flow.