Don’t let our desire to use something for Krishna become greater than our desire for Krishna
Mar14

Don’t let our desire to use something for Krishna become greater than our desire for Krishna

While driving to meet someone special, suppose we get a desire to offer them a special gift. But we get so caught in searching…

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The world sees outside-in; God sees inside-out
Jun21

The world sees outside-in; God sees inside-out

The world often judges us by our actions. Even if we have the best of intentions, if our actions don’t work out right, the…

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Devotion is more a function of intention than of action
Jan01

Devotion is more a function of intention than of action

The world sees us outside in. It rates us by our clothes, phones and cars. Such a rating pattern often sentences us to insecurity and inferiority, especially when we are stuck, by factors beyond our control, with unimpressive externals.

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No rite can make us right with God – we need to make our heart right
Sep27

No rite can make us right with God – we need to make our heart right

Some people reduce religion down to a set of rituals, “If you just do the rites right, God will be pleased with you.” Such…

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The idea that choosing God costs nothing reduces God to nothing
Apr04

The idea that choosing God costs nothing reduces God to nothing

Some people argue, “God is so great and so accommodating that he will love us, no matter what we do.” Yes, the point of …

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Devotion’s simplicity is the refuge for the empty-handed, not the subterfuge for the close-fisted
Dec07

Devotion’s simplicity is the refuge for the empty-handed, not the subterfuge for the close-fisted

The empty-handed refers to those who have very little material resources. So, when they come to Krishna, they come with …

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