What are we focusing on: connection or contribution?
Mar02

What are we focusing on: connection or contribution?

While practicing bhakti, we may sometimes become discouraged, thinking, “I can’t make any worthwhile contribution.” …

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Whose place are we seeking in devotion: ours or someone else’s?
Mar01

Whose place are we seeking in devotion: ours or someone else’s?

Suppose we see someone speaking Krishna’s message attractively and getting a lot of appreciation and glorification. …

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Present yourself in the present to the One who is always present
Mar15

Present yourself in the present to the One who is always present

We live in an uncertain world where sudden and severe changes can fill us with fear, even panic. If we get our sense of confidence…

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To feel small can be disempowering, to feel small in God’s presence is empowering
Mar07

To feel small can be disempowering, to feel small in God’s presence is empowering

Suppose we walk on the streets of a giant metropolis, surrounded by huge skyscrapers, thousands of passers-by and hundreds…

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Devotion is not just about bringing God into our life; it is also about letting God bring us into his life
Feb27

Devotion is not just about bringing God into our life; it is also about letting God bring us into his life

Most people nowadays are functionally nontheistic; they may not be explicitly atheistic, but they live as if God doesn’t…

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God takes our potential seriously, do we?
Feb24

God takes our potential seriously, do we?

Suppose a coach takes the potential of a budding cricketer seriously. That means even if the player goes through a bad patch,…

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