Unconditional Love

One of the members of the Mindfulness in Healing sangha has spoken a lot about unconditional love, often in connection with Theta Healing. In the context of Theta Healing, it refers to the unconditional love of the Creator of All That Is, call it God, Buddha, Christ, the whole universe, the present moment, the wonders […]

The Path of Awakening…

The path of awakening is not an easy path, as I have been finding out over the past 40 years. Truly, there have been wonderful moments of awakening, but then I would fall back into the pursuit of money for the support of myself and my family. After a while, I caught myself and began […]

Compassion and Empathy

Roshi Joan Halifax is one of the most prominent female Zen masters of our day. We have known each other since we met at a retreat with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1997. This was during the summer of my first episode of muscle invasive bladder cancer. […]

Guided Meditation And Shamanic Healing

Dr. Michael Harner Dr. Michael Harner is the founder and inspiration for The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He is an anthropologist who received his Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley. In their book, Higher Wisdom, Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob say this about Michael:  What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D.T. Suzuki did for Zen, […]

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