January 15, 2013

Nataraj, the Dancing Shiva

Nataraj is the dancing form of Lord Shiva. Usually you see this depicted in bronze as the god Shiva dancing in a circle of flames with his foot crushing a demon […]

December 20, 2011

Bismillah

I’ve been haunted by the song “Bismillah” since I heard it several weeks ago. The word “Bismillah” comes from the Islamic traditio […]

September 13, 2011

Fresh Tracks 8

What to say about this summer, except I’ll never forget it — and our family now has a new angel in Heaven. I’ve returned to Oregon for awhile, […]