Archives for October 2013

A Conversation with Ken Wapnick: be gentle with yourself

(Lots of external seeming disruptions in my imaginary forgiveness classroom this week, so decided to share an interview I did with Ken Wapnick in February 2012—enjoy!) I was fortunate enough to sit down again recently with Ken Wapnick while attending a workshop at the Foundation for A Course in Miracles (FACIM)  in Temecula, California. Many of […]

Real intimacy: from me first to we

In my sleeping dream, my inner teacher was giving a lecture to a crowd of A Course in Miracles students in a spacious, theater-style auditorium. I had not seen him in a long time, had been hoping to catch him all day, but so many others appeared to be clamoring for his attention. And so, […]

Being normal in an abnormal world

My parents are getting old. Well, not so much getting, I suppose, as already there. This wrenching revelation came to me on a recent trip to visit them in upstate, New York, where I was born, but never really lived. The place where they had gone to college, met, and returned to after I left […]

Macaroni and cheese and the comfort of gracious guidance

While cramming for unexpected exams in my forgiveness classroom this week, I thought I’d share another excerpt from my new essay collection, Forgiveness Offers Everything I Want, about finding comfort where we think we are, even as we’re learning the only real comfort lies in our one, healed mind. A lot has changed in my […]