Tag: Hinduism

Introducing the Array of Faith Podcast

Introducing the Array of Faith Podcast

With so little hope, it feels like a good time to share a little light.  Announcing the “Array of Faith” podcast, where we shed light on the beauty in our numerous religious and spiritual differences. Listen. Subscribe. Review. Let us know what you think! As a professor of world 

When Your Dreams Do Come True: Reflections on Five Years as an Author

When Your Dreams Do Come True: Reflections on Five Years as an Author

I’m speechless. Well, sort of. Y’all know that can’t be totally true, because it’s hard to get me to shut up. But today, October 1, 2018, five years after the release of my interfaith memoir Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of a How a Christian Minister Married 

Unexpected Sanga: Stumbling into Deep Community

Unexpected Sanga: Stumbling into Deep Community

I was certain we’d hate each other. Many writers experience a push-pull of introversion and ego, of wanting to “see” the world in order to convey it, and longing to convey to the reader what they see. Some of us are envious when the other 

Born Dying: Conversations from a Death Cafe

Born Dying: Conversations from a Death Cafe

“Imagine attending a meet-up with friends at your local coffee shop. You might catch up on a hobby, discuss parenting, or share life hacks on your work-life balance. Instead, you talk about dying.” –Born Dying: Conversations from a Death Cafe  Do you talk about death 

Happy Birthday, Saffron Cross!

This Thursday, October 1, Saffron Cross will turn 2! I can’t believe it’s been two years since the launch of our interfaith story! The past 730 days have brought us so much joy. We’ve connected with others who’ve shared similar experiences, as well as those who wanted 

When Monks Say “I Do”

“This discipline and posture toward the spiritual, which appears to the decaffeinated as annoying, stems from his five-year tenure as a devout Hindu monk who lived in the Redwoods of Northern California.” –-from “When Monks Say “I Do”: Confessions of a Former Monastic’s Wife, on