Forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. – Marianne Williamson There was a time not long ago when I had little to no relationship with my father. We talked on the phone occasionally, […]
In Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, the young revolutionary Laigle abandons his legal career and declares, “I renounce the triumphs of the bar.” A few months ago, so did I. After seven years of practicing law, I resigned from
True justice is paying only once for each mistake How often do we overlook the above aphorism as we repeatedly revisit past mistakes, injuries, and confrontations? There are times I lie sleepless and recall arguments I had with
Many people have told me they’d like to meditate more regularly, but they just find it “too difficult.” The reasons vary as to why people believe meditation is hard. For instance, perhaps they find themselves getting easily bored
For over two decades, I crisscrossed the world, fueled by an unquenchable thirst for discovery. Every locale, from bustling cities to serene landscapes, offered a unique narrative, weaving together lessons about humanity and the interconnectedness of our experiences.
The quality of our friendships and relationships are closely tied to our quality of life. In fact, these are probably the most important keys, apart from our health, to our overall happiness. It follows that understanding how to
At first, I didn’t let the discontentment get to me. After all, how many people can honestly say that they love their job? I had told myself that work isn’t something you do for kicks, it’s a means
This is our perfection: to find out our imperfections. – St. Augustine (as paraphrased by Sr. Joan Chittister) I was born a perfectionist. One of my earliest memories of my perfectionism was the habit of making my bed every morning as