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into the darkness

April 21, 2012


I felt that I was making real strides in my life by writing and questioning and going deeper. I had begun to penetrate the facade. I was quite proud of myself… Little did I know what was in store. On April 1, April Fool’s Day (seems quite significant for some elusive reason), I typed out […]

Living with Clenched Fists

April 21, 2012


I find within myself a growing uneasiness about the world I live in. Things are not adding up. We say one thing and do another. The systems and organizations that we create tend to destroy themselves, or act like destruction is their purpose in life. When I learn to go beyond just seeing (things on […]

through the facade

April 21, 2012


Suppose… just suppose that life might not be so much about “what’s right” and “what’s wrong” as it is about “what is in the heart”, learning to listen to what life is telling us, and living according to the light we have been given? Suppose… just suppose that there is more to life than what […]

real love

February 19, 2009


  “I would not sing you to sleep But I would press my lips to your ear And hope the terror in my heart stirs you.” (Poem: “Lullaby” by Reetika Vazirani) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This poem is disturbing. Most of us don’t like to be disturbed. So we avoid things that stir us. This poem haunts me […]


May 10, 2006


How can we say we are a Christian nation . . . and yet the poor keep getting poorer and the rich keep getting richer? This is an outrage. How can we see ourselves as a model nation for the world . . . and yet not see that we are destroying the natural resources of […]