Difference, Meaning and Separation: The Birth of Ego

Difference, Meaning and Separation: The Birth of Ego

It is commonly referenced by experts that a small infant begins life unaware that she, herself, is in any way separate from her mother or anything else for that matter. But there comes a time that she will be taught by the separate beings in her life that she is, like...
I Can’t Breathe: The Whole World is Sitting on My Chest

I Can’t Breathe: The Whole World is Sitting on My Chest

One of the most delicious experiences for a storyteller is the chance to live in the oral tradition. During my years in India I had my chance. Stories in this tradition are delivered by the teller, sometimes a Guru and other times a beggar. And each is customized for...
Knowing It All: How’s That Workin’ for Ya?

Knowing It All: How’s That Workin’ for Ya?

I arrived in India in 1990 for my first encounter with the world of mediation and seeking. I was “fresh off the boat”. My life until then had been an exercise in ticking the boxes I had been told would make one happy and fulfilled. Guess what? I had checked all of the...