Posts tagged "religion"

How to Live in Interfaith Harmony

This is not a clinical how to. If you’re struggling with interfaith issues in your relationship or friendship or life, I’d suggest talking with your pastor, priest, rabbi or a counselor.  If you want to know the Ferny How To Guide to Life, keep reading. 1. Seek cultural advice from willing mentors, like my friend... Read more »

Tests I've Failed

I passed the CPA exam. I passed the New York bar exam. I passed the New Jersey bar exam. But, I failed another test, recently. It was more like a pop quiz. It happened like this. The lesson: I’m not an extremely religious person but I like going to church on Sunday.  I particularly like... Read more »

Like Tim Tebow: Do you pray at work?

Someone once told me they never pray – ever – and I was shocked.  I couldn’t help but think how lonely and scary the world must be for someone who never talks to G0d. I pray all day. I pray when I get up in the morning – nothing formal but if something is on... Read more »
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The Dalai Lama is coming! The Dalai Lama is coming! The Dalai Lama is coming to Chicago! MY OWN 6 DAYS WITH THE DL ...

July 2008, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania I was sitting next to a Buddhist nun with a Starbucks coffee and a day planner.  Her head was freshly shaven and she was in orange robes and sandals.  I suddenly felt self-conscious of my own Coach sandals and took my feet out to cover the label with my toes. Apparently,... Read more »

Waking up at 6AM on Sunday...

I feel like he is saying here “Please, keep it simple.” and not being able to fall back to sleep stinks! But, I like going to church at 7AM because ~1/ there’s no music2/ there’s no singing3/ and it’s over in 40 minutes. This might sound unChristian but sometimes I wonder what Jesus himself would... Read more »

Six days with the Dalai Lama

I sat next to a Buddhist nun with a Starbucks coffee and a day planner.  Her head was freshly shaved and she was in orange robes and sandals.  I suddenly felt self-conscious of my Coach sandals and took my feet out to cover the label with my toes. Apparently, she worked in advertising for years... Read more »
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