This day back in 2005 I was greatly honored by the women of the Inner Reflection fair trade collective in Pondicherry - I was working with the women making incense and candles for a few hours when suddenly I was pulled away - they wanted to make me over! Check out my new bangles, necklace and fresh jasmine flowers in my newly braided hair - with them looking on proudly! Language barrier was no issue, just seeing the look on their faces was enough :) what really got me though was when they anointed me with a series of meaningful bindis