Yogis love to talk about oneness. I know, because I’m one of those teachers who finishes every class with the reminder that “we are all the same inside.” This is something I think we’ve mostly forgotten and spend our lives trying to forget in order to avoid feeling too much or too intensely. For example, sometimes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Several months ago, I rode a train late at night from Manhattan to Long Island. A few young men ahead of me in the same car were chatting with each other when one started to pick a fight with another. Although I stayed where I was, an internal alarm sounded and I became filled with […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
So there is this crazy thing that happens to many writers in November. It’s called national novel writing month, when writers sign up at www.nanowrimo.org and agree to write a 50,000 word novel in one month. In many ways I’m not ready (I’ve barely plotted my novel yet) but I do feel lucky to be […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Of course life has its ups and downs but I, like everyone else, am always trying to navigate it so I can be on the upside. It’s natural to desire happiness forever and ever. The only problem is it isn’t reality. And measuring life like that doesn’t quite work either. After all, if a well-lived life […]Continue Reading... No Comments.