Trust Your Heart

My good friend Leah just broke up with her marrying-material still-in-love boyfriend of many years. She took unpaid leave from a safe and well paying job, and will soon be leaving for a year (at least that’s the plan for now) to volunteer somewhere in Africa, work for the UN, or do that thing they […] Continue reading

Friendships Go On

What is it really that makes us friends? Is it long-term exposure to one another, our backgrounds, characters, where we come from, what we do for each other, or maybe when our souls connect? When you put people together in the same place and time, affections can grow and familiarity soar to the point of […] Continue reading

Cold, Isn’t It?

A lady in front of me buying her train ticket yesterday morning says to the ticket man, “Cold, isn’t it?” He mumbles something in response, takes her money, gives her a ticket and off she goes. It is my turn. Gosh, it is cold. I decide on the spot that I want to be more […] Continue reading

Support Belief

The other day I received a phone call from my friend Linda. She was at work. As she said hello, I could tell she was on the verge of crying. I asked what’s wrong thinking something happened at work. She told me that her husband, James, has been very upset with her over a misunderstanding they […] Continue reading

Seeing is Believing

Today, I attended a spiritual gathering at a friend’s place.  We took turns reading and commenting on Krsna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, which tells the story of Krishna’s life from Srimad-Bhagavatam, the summit of the ancient Vedas from India.  I was able to listen and speak about the power of belief and learn […] Continue reading