Tag Archive: life purpose

posted a blog on January 8, 2017

Last weekend, I attended my first day-long meditation retreat. We’d done several sits, heard several talks, taken several breaks. But then came the retreat leader’s question, Who would you be if you stopped believing there was something wrong with you? The question smacked me in my head like a wet washcloth of realty. My eyes...  

posted a blog on September 19, 2016

An exercise we had to do when I was young was to visualise what sort of person we would be when we were 80yrs old. I always thought this to be a bit silly – because even then I had no idea what was even going to happen tomorrow – let alone in 65yrs! But...  

posted a blog on March 4, 2016

My family and friends will be shocked when I tell you that I don’t really enjoy my birthday. I always use the excuse that it is overshadowed by Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and National Cheesesteak Day. But the truth is, I just don’t like getting older. I know, I know. No one likes getting older, and the...