In The Cave

Dear One, know that if you have at times been turned back by the darkness within, that you are not alone, and that the light is the truth of who you are. This past week, I have been focusing on the practice of meditation, and in addition to some of the challenges we talk about frequently, like the “monkey mind”, the simple physical ability to sit still, and the issue of finding time in a hectic life, there is another, deeper issue we rarely speak of: the fear of being forced

Tell Them I Love Them

“I’m so scared kaitlin,” 17-year-old Hannah Carbocci texted her older sister from her place crouched inside her Holocaust history class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. “Tell them [our parents] I love them so much.” “I know hannah,” Kaitlin, 19, responded. “You’re gonna be fine.” “I’m so scared,” Hannah texted again. Facing death, aware that at least one of her classmates had already been shot, and listening to the sound of gunfire down the hall,