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Modern-Day Idols

Seeing the Nepalese people pay tribute to idols was part of everyday life when we lived in that land. Men and women alike placed dishes containing cooked rice or pieces of fresh fruit such as bananas, guavas and papayas before stone-carved deities. They laid marigolds at the idols’ feet, and they sprinkled red powder on… [ read more ]

Illogical Behavior

People are a fascinating species, really. Sometimes they do the most illogical things and then wonder why they run into trouble. The other day I heard about an unmarried couple who knelt by a bed and asked God to bless their relationship moments before they crawled into the sack together. Like, what’s with that? How… [ read more ]