Beauty in Diversity

A symphony cannot be understood through the pitter-patter of one drum, it takes many different instruments to communicate the creator’s song. Diversity is the tool that allows us to see with eyes that experience other realms of possibility. From the way we use our hands, to the expressions on our face, our hopes, our fears, …

That Time I Got Left on the Side of the Road

I looked out into the dark and there was only traffic speeding by. I didn’t quite understand what I was seeing. I looked further up the street and saw a parked lorry similar to the one I had just hid behind to take a pee. I thought, “Oh, is the bus in front of that …

A Night (…er Weekend) on the Town

So we decided to have a “guys” weekend. No, not Vegas. To Rishikesh! It is as picturesque in person as countless books have led us to believe. We immediately set out for the hills, hiking along the Ganges into the beautiful wilderness all around. On our walk, we decided to relearn what we knew very well: …

Your Tropical Paradise Comes With Calluses

Amma’s Indian Tour Recap:  A cook’s perspective Eleven buses, three big rigs, twenty cars, one ambulance, and one camper.  That is how many vehicles it takes to haul all the necessities, including volunteer staff, for an Amma tour in India. While all who come for the programs are immersed in the bliss of Amma’s embrace, …