• sacred Apu

    Fluid like water

    The call of the Feminine--In this crisis, we have the opportunity to learn, to grow in awareness, to stay open rather than contract, to utilize our gifts and to discover our humble place in the web of life.

  • Healing this taboo

    Hello dear ones, I am sorry I have been absent from this space for so long.  It’s been more than a year since I wrote to you last. How I longed to connect this way with you but found myself in a whirlwind of life events that altered my life and required every bit of energy. Somehow I channeled this…

  • The Voice of the Feminine in 2018

    The year 2017 was a year of transformation in my life including the deepening of my healing path blessed with love and partnership. All unfolded in the midst of the collective shadow surfacing, affecting our nation’s environmental, social, and political landscape. I pray to stay rooted and open, to feel both the joys and sorrows of living, to let the…

  • The call of the wild – jungle in my home

    Hello dear ones, In this fast pace world, many of us craving slower, more mindful living. Often called the Art of Slow Living, I like to see it as the call of the Wild, the call of the Sacred, the call of the Feminine.  It is entering a deeper field of energy. Nothing changes, yet your experience of life gets…

  • On doors, aliveness, and letting life in

      How do you greet life, dear ones? What do you invite into the intimacy of your home to nourish your soul? It feels wonderful to be greeted with care, attention, and love. Our whole being is able to exhale more deeply. I’ve been meditating on ways in which we let life in and out. What marks this passage in…

  • On the edge of the wild. The alchemy of plants

    Hello beautiful ones, To balance my intense work in architecture these days and hence my more infrequent writings, I live now on the edge of the wild–where I find myself recharging, recalibrating, regenerating in a space of stillness and subtle flow. I moved to a beautiful place in Marin, surrounded by plants and animals bringing magic into my life. My home…

  • feminine space

    The sensual spiritual bathroom

    The bathroom can be the most neglected space in the house, evoking feelings of guilt, shame or plain fear. We often respond to this triggered emotions by over sanitizing this space; making it cold, sterile, bare, silenced, desacralized. Our dwellings seem to hide the bathroom or seek to subdue its design as we disconnect from body and soul. This is…