Why say Namaste?

The fruit of the Spirit is within you.

You may have heard the word “Namaste” with greater frequency over the years, especially as Eastern, New Age, and New Thought beliefs have emerged in Western societies. Namaste is a Sanskrit word that literally means, “I bow to you.” When I first heard it, I was told it means “The divinity within me greets the divinity within you” and I think that’s how most people understand it.

I like “Namaste” because I actually believe God dwells within every one of us. Although the concept is from Hinduism, the idea is…