Don’t just talk about the other – talk with the other
Apr16

Don’t just talk about the other – talk with the other

The other refers to any person whom we consider as distant from, even hostile to, us. Talking about the other means talking…

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Choose words that make the heart soar, not sore
Mar21

Choose words that make the heart soar, not sore

The human heart is very sensitive to words. Few things can dishearten an inspired heart as much as callous or critical words.…

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Speak not “to reveal the truth about others,” but to realize the truth about yourself
Mar04

Speak not “to reveal the truth about others,” but to realize the truth about yourself

Gossipers often act as if they are doing a valuable social service by “revealing the truth about others.” However, …

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When self-righteousness obscures rightness…

When we share Gita wisdom with others, we sometimes find them arguing for the sake of arguing, holding on to positions that…

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Let our words be like windows, not walls

Words are indispensable tools for communicating our ideas and feelings with others. These verbal tools have become increasingly…

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Memorizing scripture doesn’t burden the head – it unburdens the heart

The Bhagavad-gita (17.15) recommends regular recitation of scriptures as a means to discipline our power of speech. Such…

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