Joy

Debs India Blog - 2019 Oct 31 - Joy

Joy is bubbling this morning as we start the bus journey to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal. We stopped into this coffee bar. The young man serving us was playing loud Bollywood music. We couldn’t help ourselves…

Beginner’s Mind

Debs India Blog - 2019 Oct 31 - Jaipur

On our first full day, I woke feeling rested and grateful to be back in India, exploring new territory. Approaching each day with a beginner’s mind, repeating many times during the day when asked a question, “I don’t know….”

Diwali

Debs India Blog - 2019 Oct 27 - Diwali_billboard

Today is Diwali, the celebration of light and the destruction of the dark forces. Flowers, henna, small gifts, and a delicious dinner were joyfully shared with us. We’re off tomorrow for a walk with the children of the street…

Sunset

Debs India Blog - 2018 Nov 29 - Waiting

The sun has set on my travels. Time to return to the western world, hopefully with an Indian mindset – slowly, slowly. Seven airports successfully managed – no small feat for those that know me…

Full of Love

Debs India Blog - 2018 Nov 25 - Anthonys Family - Full of Love

Our last Sunday here in Thekkady. Anthony from Chrisses Hotel, who is one of many staff that support us here, invited us to his Catholic Church for a festive celebration for children. We, of course, rode in a jeep…

Daily Ritual

Debs India Blog - 2018 Nov 16 - Practice

We have journeyed through our first week together since arriving in Thekkady. Three days of silence helped us to establish communion with ourselves and our tribe. Breaking the fast of silence…

Cochin and Thekkady

Debs India Blog - 2018 Nov 10 - Cochin and Thekkady

After three weeks on my own, I was so filled with joy to greet my friends. They arrived safely around 5:30 am after the driver drove in circles for a bit. Bonnie knew where to turn, but the driver persisted…