Jesus

Jesus or Joseph of Nazareth or Christ…there are many names for this guy. He was important and brave – living a life in service to others and achieving great things. The amazing opportunity Jesus left us is that we can read some of what he said, know about things he did, and walk in his…

Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi believed that anyone could attain spiritual freedom.  He spent his life going far beyond his comfort zone looking for those who had been neglected.  He worked with the poor and the sick, sailed to dangerous lands, and even wrote songs and sermons to animals because he saw holiness in everyone.  His conviction was so extreme that he was often characterized as…

Ekadanta

Ekadanta means “one toothed’ and is another name for Ganesha. There are many stories about why he ended up with one tusk, ranging from defending his mother to breaking it off in a rage at the moon. Once broken, he used the tusk to write the Mahabharata. Most would say having part of your face…