05Jul/13

Is your love healthy or toxic?

A lot of the world’s problems come about because so many have lost sight of the basic humanity that binds us all together as a human family.

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We have become so disconnected that in our search for "the one true love" we forget that all life is worthy of our love. We are like a person dying of thirst, who thinks not of swimming, but only of one precious drink of water.

Our need for love lies at the very foundation of our existence

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29Jun/13
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Welcome to the family

I was a very happy man. My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year, and so we decided to get married.

There was only one little thing bothering me…It was her beautiful younger sister. My prospective sister-in-law was twenty-two, wore very tight miniskirts, and generally was bra-less.

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She would regularly bend down when she was near me, and I always got more than a nice view.. It had to be deliberate

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22Jun/13

Gods and Goddesses

The tragedy of Buddhism and of Christianity is that we have turned their founders into Gods.

Despite the Buddha’s warnings against dogma, rites and rituals and despite his teaching that the Source of all life, energy and consciousness is beyond form and concept, the Buddhists light incense, bow before his statue and pray for his intercession in their affairs.

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Christians claim that Yeshua

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15Jun/13

Tips for text message dating…

The path of love is wrought with thorns and heart rending pain. Finding true love is never easy. Eons seem to pass by without an end to the search. In today’s fast paced erratic life, people no longer have time or the inclination to mingle and socialize with members of the opposite sex. This is where adult chat lines come into the picture, an ideal option for busy young professionals.

Over the years, online dating industry has witnessed exponent growth. It is considered as a universal matchmaking tool with the potential to bring together people from diverse backgrounds and geographic distribution. Many men find it difficult to interact with beautiful girls face to face, with the

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08Jun/13

Oddly enough

A Saturday night not very long ago. I went out for an evening in Hillcrest with my friend Sheri. She and I work together; we like each other but don’t yet know each other that well. So this was sort of a move in that direction, getting to be better friends.

We got a sidewalk table at A Taste of Thai on University Avenue, beautiful day close to sunset, good cooking smells. We tucked into our food and conversation with equal enthusiasm.

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"This is such a cool town," I told her. "Last fall when I shaved my hair off, I was a spectacle everywhere

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01Jun/13
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How to Break the Cycle of Racism

The results of racism are everywhere: unemployment, police brutality, inadequate education, unacceptable housing – the list goes on. While the work to treat these symptoms of racism must continue, it is also essential to look at the causes of racism and take action to remove them.

Whether you’re working within a community organization or have made a commitment to do anti-racism work on your own, you need to define the terms:

Prejudice: an emotional commitment to ignorance

Power: control over economic and social institutions

Racism: race prejudice plus power

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Looking at these

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