Mothering & Fathering

Hoping for a man, mature enough to have a child with me and parenting the child. Conscious childbearing is this phase of my life.

tabllamp in progress

Coiled Hand-built Stoneware Table-lamp in progress

I’ve been living in Delhi the last couple of months. Back at my parents house. My home.

Last year during my visit here, I called myself “a guest in my parents house”
All of us are guests on this planet anyway.

I’ve experienced mothering myself. And I’ve also fathered myself. Mothered and fathered myself in the spiritual sense (the feminine and male aspects) and  in the sense of living/working/taking care of myself. This was part of my long working career and also my long spiritual journey.

Lately I’ve mothered and fathered my parents as well. They are elder people and tend to get sick on occasion. And like I mentioned before, I’m back living in Delhi.

I realize in this line of thinking, perhaps an interpretation of having relationships (male – female relationships) is this – a lot of us are completing that need to be mothered or fathered by each other. And on occasion we ask each other, “you still want more from me?” (Sarcastically)

And on occasion I’ve also experienced just turning into children and playing!

It’s an endless infinite journey.
Mothering and Fathering. And part of it is accepting coming to a place in life when one chooses to have a child. Not from need but from conscious choice.

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Traditions & Technology : An Ode to the Matka

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The Matka 
(Traditional Indian vessel for storing water)
coiled, handbuilt
Electric Fired, Stoneware

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The dying ancient
Traditions
No longer kept secret.

In this new world
All dimensions and planes
Of existence
Open.

This Earth
This Clay
Being Human.

We are Artists
Creating
Life.

Parallel Realities

Parallel Realities1 Parallel Realities2

Do you think
You have become royalty?

Being decisive
about the ever-changing,
Nature of life?

We create
Parallel Realities
Through the state of our mind
This is the Truth
Breakfree!

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There are so many parallel realities.
Which one do you associate with most.
That’s what defines your sense of reality.

And it’s amazing how this choice of what Truth is for us in this moment is constantly changing our own history and future.