Compassion for Oneself

Compassion for Oneself

This morning as I relaxed in my soft and comfortable easy chair, I gazed out the window at the gorgeous powder puff scattered blue sky, while listening to the birds chirping, and enjoying the fresh morning air on my face. Sunshine sparkled on the dew kissed trees that...
Meanings Revealed, Not Memories Recovered

Meanings Revealed, Not Memories Recovered

To help others, I have written a true memoir of my twenty years with Amma. However, because erstwhile friends are unable to attack the veracity of my unwelcome revelations about their teacher and organization, they have untruthfully attacked my character. And they...
Let’s Attack the Messenger

Let’s Attack the Messenger

“If you cannot attack the message, then attack the messenger.” Now that many of my former friends, who I cared for immensely, have had the opportunity to serve their guru by untruthfully maligning my character in response to my truthful memoir, I feel it...
Truth Telling Vs. Silence

Truth Telling Vs. Silence

Why is truth telling so often considered courageous? Here is a dictionary definition of the word courage: “Mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.” In recent years, when I shared with friends that I am...
Here We Go!

Here We Go!

Welcome and thank you for visiting my very first blog! As I draw closer to my book launch, I am filled with a combination of excitement and nerves. I am excited because I have been working on this project for almost five years, and it feels wonderful to finally see it...