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Ananya's Story (chapter 5)

Next day Siddharth said I want to gift you something, I will give you something that you won’t be able to return. She was thrilled and sacred both, was he going to kiss her, that would be the only thing she would not be able to retun her heart kept racing and she wanted to know what the gift was all about. 485 more words


'White-girl-deity, Haro Hara!'

“Haro Hara!” the old man sitting right behind me belted into my ear. It was 6:30 am. Others weakly repeated it after him, but no one could quite match his enthusiasm–or volume. 765 more words


The Bindi: Cultural Appropriation?

This article is by Anjali Joshi on Huffington Post:

“…The big deal with cultural appropriation is when the new adoption is void of the significance that it was supposed to have — it strips the religious, historical and cultural context of something and makes it mass-marketable. 176 more words


Ananya (Chapter 4)

Ananya saw the missing interest and was dissapointed, she thought that ‘Should she have taken Tamanna’s kid to the movie with Siddharth. had she lost the opportunity. 380 more words



This post was written by Lyric.

I’m gonna jump around with this post, because I want to let you all know about the things that have been happening this week, but I also wanted to share with you all of the things that God is teaching me. 713 more words

Small Hands

It was 12.30pm, and I was visiting the largest scrap dealer in Miryalaguda. In the midst of piles of medical waste, metal, and mounds of plastic, my eye was caught by… 165 more words

The Gayatri Mantra

Om Bhoor Bhuvah Swah
Tat Savitur Varenium
Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi
Dhiyo Yo Naha Prachodayat


O God, The Giver of Life,
Remover of pains and sorrows,
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