I Died Three Times Yesterday – Life as a Medium

I Died Three Times Yesterday – Life as a Medium

I try to keep my life as normal as possible – hold a Monday through Friday work schedule, keep a low profile around what I do, and try to have a normalized dinner-together kind of family life as well. But recently Mark, my man, asked what I did at work and my...
I Don’t Want to Be Intimate With You

I Don’t Want to Be Intimate With You

I’ve grappled over the past few months with feeling hatred of someone. A serious dislike and an even greater disapproval. Is this who I am? Someone who hates? I just read a quote by Marianne Williamson: “In intimacy, our capacity to love is the greatest,...
Lucky: How an Elephant Helped Me Redefine the Divine

Lucky: How an Elephant Helped Me Redefine the Divine

In 2010, when I sold everything I owned, packed a backpack, and bought a one-way ticket to India, I dreamed of riding an elephant. I thought it would feel like divine connection to a majestic animal who would feel divinely connected to the Earth. It didn’t. What...
Abandoned on a Bali Mountain

Abandoned on a Bali Mountain

We wind our way through the dry Balinese mountains to visit Wa Catri, a woman suffering from leprosy that has been thrown out by her family. “What do you mean thrown out by her family?” I ask Beike, the woman in charge of the philanthropic organization I am donating...
My Crazy Showed Up While Hugging A Saint

My Crazy Showed Up While Hugging A Saint

In 2009, I quit my job at the bank, sold my house, my car, my belongings, rehomed my dog and packed a backpack with a one-way ticket to India to figure out who I was. A task of the mind, I thought. Busy me was always assigning everything to the mind. But it was always...
The Sessions #1 – Too Much is a Lie

The Sessions #1 – Too Much is a Lie

In my private practice, I will sometimes have a session that is so moving, so powerful that I want to hold on to the words that flow forth. But I am not often blessed with the memories of these sessions. However, if I find my way to a computer or a pen and paper right...