Ant (part 2)

Ant (part 2)

When you start a spiritual path, you don’t really realize what you’re getting into. The path is like a carnivorous plant that lures us in with the promise of a fragrant feast. Before we realize what’s really going on, we find ourselves trapped. The more we fight, the...
Ant (part 1)

Ant (part 1)

Last summer, on account of coconut water spilled on the floor, ants invaded our home. We are generally averse to killing any living creature, and this extends even down to the insect world (minus mosquitoes. Everyone has his limit). When I came home to find critters...
Forest Fire

Forest Fire

  When Saint Augustine was asked to define time, he replied, “If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it, I do not know.” I often feel the same way about faith. I would certainly describe myself a person of faith. But it’s difficult to provide...
Crutches

Crutches

I recently stumbled upon a youtube mix that included the mantra “Waheguru” sung to the melody Bach’s Prelude in C (start at 39:06). It got into my head and I began singing it in the shower, but I realized that I had no idea what Waheguru actually...
Dusty Lamp

Dusty Lamp

Friends: I am currently working on a new book, so my posting schedule this summer will be a little erratic. I hope to generate something new for the blog at least once every three weeks, but we will see where the journey takes me. I’m excited to explore and...