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Untouchable

We stayed at The Environmental Sanitation Institute in Gujarat.  This institute is part of the legacy of Ishwar Patel, a man who followed Gandhian principles to improve the lives of scavengers and untouchables. “As a volunteer for Gandhiji’s constructive movement, … Continue reading

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Holy

The pilgrimage began in the planning, the lack of preparation, and the plane.  It continued in the car from airport to ashram, where I said to my traveling companions, “You had me at Nasrudin….” It was 5:00 am and we … Continue reading

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Absolute

I told the backstory of my first trip to India because the blending of joy and sorrow shaped my worldview.  After I returned, people in our church said, “You’ve changed.  Something happened in India.” India felt like a memory, like a … Continue reading

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