John Milton wrote in Paradise Lost this famous line: “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” It is with this thought that ...read full story
I remember a time many years ago when a friend of mine asked me to go to a lecture because he didn’t want to go alone. By the time I got there, my friend had a change of ...read full story
Surrendering is the perfect recipe for contentment. Why, then, is this task of letting go and moving on so much easier for some than it is for others?
It wasn’t until ...read full story
Only a few decades ago, Western medicine viewed the body as a machine whose parts would inevitably break down until they could no longer be repaired. Medical students wer...read full story
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry and whoever trusts me will never be thirsty.”
These key words of Je...read full story
“Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?”
Matthew 6:25, 27
A few weeks ago I was ...read full story
Many of us, myself included, find it challenging to ask for and receive support. We have our self-help practices that are great tools and take us far, but there is great ...read full story
How do we forgive those who have hurt us? How is it possible to reconcile our differences with individuals who have done us harm or hurt our families or those responsible...read full story
About 20 years ago I found myself at the local animal shelter in LA with my friend Bob, eager to rescue a dog. Little did I know that this day would change my life f...read full story
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
When I wrote those words in my book A Return to Love, I was thin...read full story