Are You a Christian?

Dharmadevi and I were speaking with my mother last week to wish her happy holidays. During our conversation she told us that she had dinner with her sister and one of their local parish priests. Over the course of dinner my mother shared proudly (as moms do!) about Dharmadevi and me and our involvement in Ananda. With all the talk about how we teach meditation and yoga, the priest asked my mom, “Are they Christian?” My mother didn’t know exactly … Read More

The Royal Road of the Cross

Let’s face it, this is an excruciatingly painful time period for the world. We can spout spiritual sayings, but they fall flat in the face of the depression we are now facing. Along with the pandemic, the economic fallout and consequent loss of jobs, confidence, and hope threaten our livelihood just as much if not more than the virus itself.  Is it any coincidence we are facing these tests during Holy Week leading up to Easter? What better time to … Read More