Scum Of The Earth!

By Sumitra Burton. My first thought upon waking when I was sick recently was, SCUM OF THE EARTH! It had been a way-too-short sleep in a series of similar nights due to being ill with a sinus infection, and I felt wretched. The words “scum of the earth” seemed to describe me in that…

ENOUGH

By Sumitra Burton. I’ve been thinking a lot about this idea of “enough” lately. What would it take to make me feel safe on the planet, to be able to relax and feel at ease with daily life? How much money would it take? How much food? When would I feel I have given…

Two Little Fussbudgets

By Sumitra Burton. This morning I was facilitated in an inquiry session where I was feeling “desperate” about needing to earn more money. Old, familiar story! There’s enough money for today, tomorrow and probably a couple of years. But what about after that? I need to earn more, to save more, to build a…

Longing For Love

By Sumitra Burton. While looking back over my life recently to see what kind of “credentials” I had gathered along the way, I recognized a core thread that has permeated my experience from the very beginning: a passionate longing for love. Somehow I had never been aware of it in quite this way before.…