Tag Archives: love

The Prison of Memory

Every morning I take the dogs for their walk through our neighborhood in Irvine, California. It’s the most peaceful hour of my day, as I stroll through the tree lined streets, birds chirping, tranquil blue skies overhead punctuated with an … Continue reading

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What Dogs can teach us about God

 They say everyone we come across in our lifetimes has something to teach us. But what about animals? They too are reflections of the same Divine Atma and don’t come into our lives by accident. I used to think my … Continue reading

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The Only One You Can Change…

“If the people we love won’t change for our sake, does that mean that we are not loved enough?” An intense discussion today about getting those around us to behave the way we want them to. It simply isn’t going … Continue reading

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Travel Companions

As parents we have already agreed that it’s our duty to guide our children. But when it comes to adults, whether parents, in laws, spouses, siblings, friends, is it our duty to guide and correct? This week we wondered how … Continue reading

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Does God Have a Gender Bias?

Do you have to be born as a man to attain self-realization? Are women by their very gender still at least an entire incarnation away from achieving the ultimate goal? A disturbing thought if you are a woman, but one … Continue reading

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Zero Expectations

What can we expect from those we love? Don’t they owe us anything at all? In that case, why get married, why have families, why not just live alone? A valid question from one of our members this week. The … Continue reading

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