Tag Archives: letting go

Touching Feet

Nipun and I walked together down a brick path at the retreat center. “See that man over there making brooms?” Nipun said. I saw an elderly gentleman with greying hair and kind eyes.  He was dressed in white as he … Continue reading

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Yes

I’ve always been cautious.  I save for rainy days.  I drive the speed limit.  Going outside without sunscreen is about as daring as I want to get.  Sometimes when I’m feeling really bold I refuse to floss. Yet, one day, … Continue reading

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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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