Native State

How do you even begin to describe moments like this? When there is such silent pause that you don’t hear a single ticking of the clock, as if you are caught in the sweet web of eternity? The moment feels so ethereal. The words such as rest, retreat, relaxation, surrender fill your mind and you…

Silence of God

It’s a cool summer morning after the rain shower swept through. It brings me back to the day when I was just arriving at the cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountain at the monastery. Sudden rain storm was hailing on us. We had to wait out in the car for the rain to give us…

Retreat for the soul

If you were to tour inside my mind, I think it would resemble something like this small little cabin. My brain is compartmentalized in four sections. Once you enter the door of my mind, you will first walk into the communal space with a very inviting sofa sitting in the middle of the living room….