About Me: ======= My friends consider me to be honest, insightful, ambitious, kind, caring and even tempered. I enjoy good company, great conversation, a well made movie (especially good art and sundance types) , all kinds of music, fellowship with fellow believers, undertaking mission-trips to needy communities, outdoor activities (camping, hiking) , physical fitness (weights/running/biking) , non-fictional reading, toastmasters (public speaking) , cooking (Indian cuisine is my specialty) , learning and experiencing new things and travel . Some of the things that I am passionate about at this point in my life are: --Living life with a god-given purpose and using my talents to the utmost capacity--Next, cultivating friendships and relationships --Next, living each day with a deep sense of curiosity about life and people and soaking in everything during the day with passion - ie, being in the moment - learning from the day - soaking in the sounds, new experiences and then reflecting on it; also, taking measured risks on a daily basis in different areas of my life. ----Finally, I am also passionate about growing each day in all areas of my life and learning and experiencing new things - spiritual (above) , mental (reading) , physical ( staying fit) , social (relationships) , financial (making the best use of my talents) , learning new things/talents (surfing, Thai cooking, piano, guitar, fishing, starting a winery) , outdoors (camping, hiking) and travel (new places) . What I am looking for: ================ I am looking for someone who has a solid spiritual framework, is generous and caring, generous with positive affirmations of encouragement, expresses love freely and is committed to personal growth (spiritiual, mental, physical, social) . Ideally, she should have some life goals, is a good communicator, is honest and is willing to devote time to nurture a relationship.