Only Tested Love Is Blessed

About six years ago Dharmadevi and I had the very good fortune to meet our dear friend and gurubai, Tracey. Tracey blends heartfelt commitment to life and bright intelligence together into a united stream of faith and love for God. She is an inspiring person because she has walked through some very difficult experiences and yet her joy and love for God have only grown deeper.  As Swami Kriyananda says in a song, “Only tested love is blessed.” That sums … Read More

Death Is Immaterial

I was dumbfounded. Four years ago Dharmadevi invited her mother to join us on a pilgrimage to India. Why was I taken aback? Jackie, Dharmadevi’s mom, was in the middle of battling cancer. At the time she seemed to me like the last person that could handle a trip to India. Divine Mother, of course, laughs at our logic. Dharmadevi had an intuitive feeling that it would be a blessing for her mom and us to have her join our … Read More