Cycles of Faith

The word Faith is often associated with strong belief and religion. For me, it long meant blindness, as in blind faith. A surrender to someone else’s vision rather than our own. But that is delusion …

Unintentional Devotion

Devotion is a word often associated with such ideas as ardent love, the path of the heart, bhakti yoga and some forms of prayer. It is often tinged with thoughts of idolatry and blind faith …

Waking Up – a poem

A budding lotus In a womb of luminous green Vibrant, happy, and comforting. The fresh white petals are so delicate And so fine, With clear drops of dew Forming and sliding down. The gentle petals …

Passion and the pot holder

Ran into this quote today in a completely different context – a design newsletter. But it seemed apropos in this context as well. “Technique alone is never enough. You have to have passion. Technique alone …

The Gita

“Even a little study of the Bhagavad Gita, like a drop of the flow of nectar, is sufficient for enlightenment.” — Shankaracharya, Bhaja Govindam 20 The Bhagavad Gita translates as The Song of God. It …