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One More Day

August 9, 2008   |   9 Comments

So this is what I’ve ended up with, with around 30 hours to go before returning home after one month away. 48,366 words and many short chapters. Laid out as follows: “The Wisdom of a Broken Heart” TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Part One: Relax Chapter One: How the Light Gets In Chapter Two: Depression vs. Sadness Chapter Three: Nothing Happens... READ MORE

Four More Days

August 6, 2008   |   4 Comments

Only four more days until I go home. I’m at Shambhala Mountain Center right now, where I’ve been for the past few days. I’m sitting in my very favorite room in the Shambhala Lodge–#308—watching and listening to the thunder and lightning and the sound of rain. Of course it’s nowhere near as luxurious as where I was house sitting, but... READ MORE

Buddhism & a Broken Heart

November 14, 2007   |   11 Comments

Am in a bit of a no man’s land regarding the next book I want to write. I want to write about heartbreak from this perspective: there is wisdom in it. The good news and the bad news is that it basically destroys self-view. You are no longer able to see yourself or your life in the same terms; the... READ MORE