Pages from My Journal

by Ramaa

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June 13, 2020

About a year ago, in the spring of 2019, my dear friend Laurie Goldstein invited me to join a group of people going to Montgomery, Alabama, to visit the sites dedicated to the history of racial discrimination. Laurie has long been a strong advocate for racial justice and I was...

March 15, 2020

I woke up this morning to a little video on WhatsApp sent to me by a dear friend in India which claimed that a “vaccine and a cure” to the Coronavirus had been found and that the world’s problems had found a solution. Happy and grateful that our prayers had been answered, I hea...

February 13, 2020

As Valentine’s Day arrives and newbies to love and friendship are celebrating the joy and beauty in those gifts, many of us who have been here living and loving for longer than them move on to a different part of the journey -  the more challenging part, where that love is no l...

November 25, 2019

As the world pauses to say thanks in a few days, I pause to revisit my evolving relationship with Thankfulness.

First off, I must confess it was not natural for me. I was not born one of those positive people who wake up in the morning feeling thankful for another day. In fact,...

May 30, 2019

I woke up early on Memorial Day prepared to work and then remembered it was a holiday. Memorial Day signals the onset of warmer days, the end of another school year and, for me, an easier summer schedule at the studio. Then a few moments later, it hit me: it was Memorial Day, 2...

April 2, 2019

I recently came across this quote and ever since, I have been returning to it from time to time wanting to peel back the layers of meaning behind its words and take it all in.

Providence is the faith that nothing can prevent us from fulfilling the ultimate meaning of our existen...

February 13, 2019

Many of us seek love - to have and to hold it forever and ever. People struggle with the ups and downs in that journey but do not always understand the complexities within this beautiful emotion.

There are two experiences of love. One is the love that we receive in relationship...

March 8, 2018

The story of the three little pigs is a well known one, but here is a quick recap: 

Mother pig raises three little piglets and as and when they are ready sets them off to start their lives. The first one builds a house from hay and is settling in when the big bad wolf stops by....

January 23, 2018

One day soon after 9/11, in the midst of my heartache, and in response to my fervently asking why, I was given a vision- an image that popped into my head spontaneously during my meditation. I saw a battle field with many terrifying faces busy destroying one another. But in the...

December 20, 2017

A few days ago I was reading somewhere that there has been a global trend these days to put up Christmas trees upside-down. There have been many reactions to this change, some of them against it, but I found it to be fascinating. A big part of me wondered if it is a metaphor fo...

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