About Me  

I'm joining Service Space because ... it creates the best platform for inner transformation which is the only way for true outer change

A good day to me is when ... I am mindful and observe

My hero in life is ...www.servicespace.org

My favorite book is ...The 40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

One thing I'm grateful for is ... I am serving and laughing!!!!


Joserra Gonzalez: A Re-Love-ution Blooms In Spain

May 17, 2017, 3 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Joserra Gonzalez: A Re-Love-ution Blooms In SpainReflection questions: Our guest this week is working toward the blooming of a "Re-Love-ution" involving a societal paradigm shift and renaissance of compassion and generosity.  Are you seeing the opening cracks of a societal shift?  How do you stand in that crack -- holding the paradoxes of the old while tilling the field of the new?

Rajni Bakshi: A Teller Of Stories Of Modern-Day

May 10, 2017, 4 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Rajni Bakshi: A Teller Of Stories Of Modern-Day GandhiansReflection questions: Our guest this week has been chronicling grass-roots social movements for decades, with a focus on efforts to construct self-reliant local economies. She has explored the promise of such "bottom-up" movements in the face of market constraints.  How have you been able to organize sustainable local service efforts without getting diverted by the demands of the market?

Robert Bengston: Art And Inspiration: What Would Love

May 03, 2017 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Robert Bengston: Art And Inspiration: What Would Love Do?Reflection questions: Our guest believes that a new story in our world is emerging, and that art can inspire people to pause, reflect, and create new realities based on collaboration and altruism.  "New thoughts create new realities and so the programming that we’ve had ... about separation and survival of the fittest and all of these things that are now proving to now be not completely true" are subject to re-imagination. How are you co-creating new realities in your world?

William Rosenzweig : Business Lessons From A Quiet

Apr 26, 2017, 1 comments This week's Awakin Call guest: 'William Rosenzweig : Business Lessons From A Quiet GardenerReflection questions: Our guest this week is a business leader and gardener who "sees the world as a system of interdependent parts -- where healthy, sustaining relationships are essential to the vitality of the whole. ‘A real gardener is not a person who cultivates flowers, but a person who cultivates the soil.’"  What "soil" and sustaining ecosystems are you cultivating -- or can you begin to cultivate -- in your life or work?

Thu Nguyen: Resourcefulness, Resilience & The Art Of

Apr 19, 2017, 3 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Thu Nguyen: Resourcefulness, Resilience & The Art Of LivingReflection questions: Our guest this week says that when she hit a kind of rock bottom in her life and realized she needed to change, the right people appeared.  "It's like you open your eyes to a different subset of stories and resources on your newsfeed and more importantly, you realize that you're not alone."  When have the right people appeared in your life?  What made them the right people at the time?

Doug Powers: Cultivating And Teaching Freedom

Apr 13, 2017, 1 comments, 3 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Doug Powers: Cultivating And Teaching FreedomReflection questions: Our guest this week has been on a lifelong quest to cultivate freedom, and to help others in that quest through teaching. He has come to the belief that true freedom is not the freedom to act on one's desires, but freedom from the mind's habit patterns that bind us to those desires. What is the freedom you seek, and in what circumstances do you feel like you're in bondage?

Alfred Tolle: Cultivating And Connecting Conscious

Apr 05, 2017, 4 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Alfred Tolle: Cultivating And Connecting Conscious LeadersReflection questions: Our guest this week is a successful businessman and Zen practitioner aiming to bridge the spiritual and material worlds in order to connect and support individuals and organizations to build a global movement of collective wisdom.  "I think the world is at a stage where we need to use our happiness as a positivity to do something for others," he has said.  How do you bring your personal practices aimed at fostering happiness into the outer world? 

Luc Reynaud: Music As A Force Of Love

Mar 29, 2017 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Luc Reynaud: Music As A Force Of LoveReflection questions: Our guest this week is a singer-songwriter who creates by "letting life take the lead," and by trying to stay "broad, awake and open to be a conduit for the miraculous things that can unfold through you ... the threads that are weaving you to create a bigger picture you cannot see." What is your relationship to things you cannot see, and that are beyond the mind's reach? What practices help you anchor

Anthony Chavez (Grandson Of Cesar Chavez!)

Mar 24, 2017, 5 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Anthony Chavez (Grandson Of Cesar Chavez!) Nipun and I are excited to be hosting the conversation, and here's a photo of little Anthony supporting his grandpa as they rally in support of farmer's rights.  In recent years, Anthony has also been a travel companion to a famous Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl Rast, and he is living into a great bridge between service, activism and spirituality.  Join us, as Anthony shares stories that span the two elders of his life and his most recent work with youth.

Scott Elias: Designing Companies That Are Loved

Mar 15, 2017, 2 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Scott Elias: Designing Companies That Are LovedReflection questions: Our guest this week is a serial entrepreneur and visionary passionate about the role of business in making a better world. He believes that although business has long been among the most powerful agents for man's progress, business thinking is stuck in an increasingly obsolete view of the world. How can business make the leap to a networked, interconnected, and interdependent world to foster mutually rewarding relationships? What is the new way to sustainably grow profitable companies?