Recently, I found myself in a Facebook debate for the first since the 2008 presidential election. It was on January 10th, the day David Bowie died. I was sad, along with most of the Western world, and was comforted by a Facebook newsfeed almost entirely composed of statuses from people sending heartfelt condolences. Of course, a few of […]Read more "The Troll, The Ego, And The Forgotten Virtue Of Compassion"
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Probably not the first time you’ve heard this one before. It was written almost two thousand years ago, in the Gospel of Matthew. Yet it still rings absolutely true today. This past week alone […]Read more "Ask And You Shall Receive"
“I am giving myself permission to not think for the next hour,” I scribbled in my notebook. The jerking of the train made it difficult to write. “Everything will be waiting for me when I return.” I proceeded to itemize all of the issues contributing to my overwrought state of mine. The list was long: money stuff, […]Read more "How Meditation Saved Me From Being An Anxious Cucumber"