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    Posted: 22 weeks 1 day ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    HOW CAN WE USE OUR SORROW, PAIN OR GREAT LIFE REVERSES TO INVOKE GOD'S GRACE THAT IS HIDDEN BEHIND IT: To be human is to experience pain, betrayal, disappointment, and various kinds of suffering. We may ask, "Why me?" To which I would reply, "Why not you?" We all have our litany lists of wrongs done to us or to those we love. What do we do with this list? One natural tendency is that we would rather avoid pain than to experience happiness, so in the face of pain, violence, or loss, we tend to...
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    Posted: 22 weeks 3 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    Poems share what we feel during a particular time or mood of the day from a breeze on our face. We can label it as good or harsh, bitter cold or stimulating, scented or a repelling stench. We give wings to our experience using word pictures to communicate the magic of connecting to the possibilities of the spirit. We can invest life in our words the nuances and flavors of being what’s ordinarily inexpressible incredible beyond reason. Though to some our subject, is ordinary, usual, every day....
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    Posted: 22 weeks 5 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    THE PAST CAN BE A GOOD PLACE TO LEARN, BUT IT'S A LOUSY PLACE TO LIVE: One of the reasons I share my past growing up and my various struggles on account of it, is to show that we have to make peace with our history so we can move on, often through some type of healing, forgiveness, or various kinds of personal work, often with professional help. In spite of how horrendous our past might be, it doesn't have to define us or have negative power over our lives. There are two extremes, one is to...
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    Posted: 23 weeks 18 hours ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    MAY WE BE BLESSED TO MEDITATE ON, UNDERSTAND, APPRECIATE, AND APPLY TO OUR LIVES, THE UNPARALLELED MERCY OF SHRI KRISHNA CHAITANYA MAHAPRABHU, THE KIRTAN AVATAR, ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS APPEARANCE IN THE WORLD: For me, on appearances day of any incarnation of God, or great devotee, I question myself on how much I appreciate their special teaching and gifts to the world. Today, I am thinking of both the beauty and insanity of being in the material world, and what it would be like to have...
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    Posted: 23 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    TO REALIZE OUR SPIRITUAL SELVES AS TOTAL GIVERS--HOW MUCH DO YOU GIVE, AND HOW MUCH DO YOU HOLD BACK?: Although Krishna, or God, is the Supreme Enjoyer, he is also the Supreme Giver, which we should take note of, and pray to put into practice in our lives. Krishna naturally and effortlessly sustains, supports, and maintains the infinite universes and the souls who populate them ,even as he is the owner of everything and is meant to be served. As part of him, we are also by nature givers, but...
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