Vulva: A Sacred Miracle Portal

“I was there in the room…” On the evening of Global Hearts Day, I am about to perform on stage in front of an audience of around 500 people, a piece from Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues for the Dumaguete VDay event… Read More

A Whale of a Mystic Encounter

“‎Invite a dolphin or a whale to come along with you, They are great guides through the mystery.” ~ Rumi   Rumi’s quote rings so true for me. I have experienced a very real mysterious connection, joining a mystical experience I had at the Aboriginal birthing site at… Read More

Insight in Darkness

In the last blog that I posted titled “Reflections”, I ended by asking a very vital question: “Am I coming from a place of Fear or from a place of Love?”  I ponder and live in this question constantly. Upon returning to the Philippines in… Read More


“Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real,  and you’re just a reflection of him?” ~ Bill Waterson The word reflection was occasionally ruminating in my quiet thoughts throughout the day, eventually nudging me to open my small Collins Gem English Dictionary… Read More

Multiplication of Happiness

Note: This blog is written by guest writer Ra’z Salvarita. “Happiness multiplies to infinity.” Forward. Onward. June 2014 : One round circle – a mandala composed of more than 60 courageous souls – teachers and health workers identifying themselves as ‘survivors’ of the super typhoon… Read More

Sweet and Wild Nature

Overcast sky is a welcome change from the dry summer heat, and feeling a little frazzled of late, I decide to follow a nagging inner stirring to connect more intimately with the elements of nature – especially the ocean.  I find being near or in… Read More

Knot of Entanglement

I sit here at the breakfast table feeling at peace looking out at the gloomy overcast sky… A little sadness is welling up from deep within grabbing my attention, wanting to disturb this tranquil moment.  Disturbance seems to be the Flavour of the Month in my… Read More

Yes. And Yes. And Yes.

Living life in Dumaguete City for the last year and a half has certainly been a playground of learning, creating, practicing new skills and immersing in the smorgasbord of cultural arts. And all it took was for me to shout a resounding ‘Yes’ to ‘Life’… Read More

Seagull: The Key that Found Me

Fifteen years ago, God knocked on my door and unconsciously, I opened it and Love entered and penetrated me, if only for a brief moment in time. This happened at a time when I was feeling lost, alone, afraid, and without any direction or passion… Read More