Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fair weather friends

I think that faith is a lot like friendship. There are many cases where this is true, but never more than when life is difficult. Say you’ve got a friend, somebody who is a lot of fun, but you never … Continue reading

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Question:

“Why have you chosen Hindusim?” People ask me this question from time to time, and I never quite know what to respond. I suppose the best analogy is to have a favorite color, but you don’t know what to call … Continue reading

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Interesting read

I’ve been slogging through a very brainy yet very interesting book, and I thought I’d share: The Many Colors of Hinduism: A Thematic-Historical Introduction It’s an interesting perspective – it looks at the history of the vast collection of practices … Continue reading

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Small reassurances

Today was another of those “I want to go to the temple but I’m too shy” days, which included a hastily-formed plan with a friend (said plan proved too hasty and fell through, but nobody was upset), some extra devotion … Continue reading

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Nope.

No matter how much I understand about dharma and karma and all the mystery of any faith, I will never understand why we kill each other because we look different on the outside. If I do nothing else in my … Continue reading

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Not too shabby.

There are times of frustration when I have no idea what to do, and then there are times when I’m just enjoying the moment, without worrying about what I did or what I’m going to do, or what people will … Continue reading

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Not what I meant.

I had some time to mull over that last post (I really should know by now not to post things either a. just because and b. at 11:30 at night, when I’m not really mentally present), and came to some … Continue reading

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