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What We Seek | A Lifelong Journey Uncovers a Basic Truth

basic truth, home is in the heart, What We Seek, by Indira Abby Heijen

Photograph by April Valencia

After a lifetime of seeking meaning and conscious connection, I know my home is in my heart


If I look back at the trajectory of my path, I can see how my steps led me to where I am today.

I am approaching a milestone in my life. I will turn 65 at the end of the year. I am approaching the wisdom years of my life, the last quarter of this life, with this family, these friends, these lessons, and this particular karma.

As a teenager, I sought adventure and independence. It was the end of the 1960’s, the Age of Aquarius filled with mind-expanding experiences. I

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