Her eyes glided through the pendants – wooden or white, Cross or Om. Good business sense to sell religions as tourist souvenirs, a piece of the country that you visited - to be taken back, to be gifted. How easy if religions can be gifted, and exchanged! Those memories were gushing in again – of deafening explosions and feverish chants, mother running inside grabbing her and sisters, warm blood splashing all over, pain and tears muddled in the throat. How easy if religions can be worn in and out, gifted, and exchanged! She turned away and moved on. .