Ananda's Blog

April 17, 2020

“Grief and gratitude are kindred spirits, each pointing to the beauty of what is transient and given to us by grace.” (Patricia Campbell Carlson)

We’re living in a time of paradox. The pandemic has trespassed all national borders. Tragically, thousands have died, and m...

October 1, 2018

About a month ago I posted a blog called The Thread of Life, about a chain of islands off the coast of Maine. I’d been in Maine visiting my sister Susan and her family there. Susan’s husband, my brother-in-law George, has the intuitions of a native about the coast of Ma...

July 29, 2018

Today, although I didn’t mean to—and it was the furthest thing from my mind and intention—I hurt the soft and tender heart of a very dear friend.

Life gets busy, and we are so often focused elsewhere, and not on the quality of our precious relationships at each moment. S...

July 4, 2018

Have you heard it said these days that the secret to happiness is to lower your expectations? It makes sense, doesn’t it? We often put so much pressure on ourselves or each other, due to our unnecessary or overblown expectations.

But the other day I read a statement from...

May 29, 2018

My family and I were just visiting my mother, Edith, in Boca Raton, Florida to celebrate her 90th Birthday. As we honored her and celebrated her life, she declared that 90 is too old and that people shouldn't really live that long. Gaura Vani tried to bless her by sayin...

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