Who is Ganesh?

November 8, 2015
Ganesh looks like a cute happy elephant, but he's more than that.  The elephant-headed deity is one of the most revered gods in Hinduism. We saw him all over India, and...

Is the Pope still relevant?

September 21, 2015
I was raised Catholic, although the religion never resonated for me. I'm no longer Catholic or even Christian, even though I think Jesus was a great man. That is, if...

Dead or alive, it’s all the same

June 24, 2015
My spiritual journey has been going on a long time...a very long time. After decades of exploration, I ended up with a belief structure that's not particularly...

Consistent in one thing: my inconsistency

May 16, 2015
A few years ago I made a confession about a deep secret I'd held, one that I acted on only in the privacy of my office. Just me and my computer.  Here it is: I'm not...

Living in fear

January 11, 2015
"Don't let the terrorists win." How often have we heard that in the past 15 years?  A lot. We're told not to succumb to fear because if we do, "the terrorists will...

Doing unto others

September 8, 2014
The Golden Rule--doing unto others as you would have them do to you-- is a major tenet of Christianity. It is quoted all the time. But how often is it practiced?...

If we don’t look, we won’t see

August 29, 2014
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. ~Rainier Maria Rilke We know a lot, it's true, but we don't know everything. Even though we act like we...

Pray that peace take root in our troubled world

August 12, 2014
Pray for Peace I must interrupt regularly scheduled programming because the world has gone mad once again and terrorists of all flavors are running rampant, many in the...

Genius. Just … genius.

May 15, 2014
Who among us hasn't wanted to dress Jesus? For the price of just a few lattes, you can. This fabulous magnetic Jesus comes with a complete wardrobe — Jesus as surfer...

Birth after death

April 27, 2014
I first encountered the Bhagavad Gita in my freshmen religion class, when it was part of our assigned reading. I can't say it made any impact then, but once I got to...

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