Primitivism vs Simple Living

“Alexa, give me five minutes!” This command came easily from the lips of our two-and-a-half year old nephew who was told he needed to share his toy truck with his brother. “Alexa,” for those who don’t know, is a machine that utilizes artificial intelligence and voice recognition to do all sorts of things, including setting a timer. This story reminded me how clearly we have entered into Dwapara Yuga and how quickly the acceleration of technological advancements is happening. With … Read More

Return to Simplicity

Dharmadevi and I have been talking about a new class series for couples titled, “Tiny Home, Expansive Marriage – How to Grow Closer Literally and Figuratively.”  Where did we get this playful idea? Recently we put a tiny home on our Ananda Desert Retreat. The Ananda Desert Retreat also has a 3 bedroom house on 30 acres in the high desert for personal and group seclusions. We visit “Sunshine” (the name of the tiny home) as a getaway from the … Read More