How to Be an Ally (For Religious Liberals)

This is an edited version of my article “How to Be an Ally” published on Sikhnet May 29th, 2020 As a member of several “liberal” religious communities, I am both happy and disappointed with what I’ve seen over the last two weeks. In some communities, the response to current events has been swift and actionContinue reading “How to Be an Ally (For Religious Liberals)”

Welcome

“Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, andContinue reading “Welcome”

My Visit to the Theravada Buddhist Temple

This is an account of my visit to the Buddhist temple back in February. Except for a few tweaks, everything below is recorded as it is written in my journal. The style of writing is very informal, but effectively gets my thoughts across. I also acknowledge that there is much diversity of thought within religious systems/communities.Continue reading “My Visit to the Theravada Buddhist Temple”

“Religion for Atheists” by Alain de Botton (Book Review)

There are plenty of books out there for those who despise all aspects of religion and would rather it be completely wiped off the face of the Earth. And unfortunately, even this certain group of people don’t represent the views of all within the secular community, their voices are often the ones most heard. ButContinue reading ““Religion for Atheists” by Alain de Botton (Book Review)”

“Humility – A Spiritual Journey” by Bhupinder Singh (Book Review)

Humility has always been a subject of confusion and contradiction for me. If I were to be approached by a random stranger on the street and asked what my take on humility was, I would have said, “Being humble means lying about how capable you really are because apparently religion thinks that beating down onContinue reading ““Humility – A Spiritual Journey” by Bhupinder Singh (Book Review)”