Tag Archives: Humbling

The Light from Within: A Letter

  “My friend, do not lose yourself in blinding faith. Find yourself through sparks of insight. You will then advance toward the soothing flame of enlightenment. “Life, at all levels of abstraction, can be visualized as Chakras, or circles of … Continue reading

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Another ‘Swing of the Pendulum’

Prophetic. Arrogant, offensive, but prescient. He said it, and did it. Take a deep breath…the name calling, nasty, divisive, financially irresponsible outsider did it. But just how did he do it? Friends call me up to commiserate.  Some are very … Continue reading

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To India – My Origins

A while since my last bit of writing. “…since I last wrote” would be much shorter and to the delight of the late William J. Strunk Jr., of ‘The Elements of Style’ fame, but could convey alternate meanings and make … Continue reading

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Moon Landing: Fake or Falcon True?

  Every so often, one comes across someone alluding to the moon landings as Virtual Reality, or just plain fake. Bugs me no end. Why, you ask? It’s the straw with which such folks prop up their sagging, desiccated camel of … Continue reading

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Fostering Violence and Fundamentalism

An excerpt from Humbling and Humility “If there is to be peace in the world, there must first be peace in the heart.” – Lao Tzu Sid strove to justify the state’s approach. “It used to be different in the … Continue reading

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Review: Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman My rating: 4 of 5 stars A detailed, enlightening account of the struggle for voting rights in America. I’d wondered about the inordinate reduction in … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift

‘Humbling and Humility’ (HnH), a multicultural narrative of betrayal, empathy, and a father’s love, is on a Kindle Countdown sale June 12th through Father’s Day, June 19th, 2016. BLURB: “Humbling and Humility” is an intense, detailed narrative of an Indian-American father … Continue reading

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