Letting Go Of Suffering Course by karuna

My friend Karuna is a psychotherapist and also a devoted follower of Amma. She, for instance, spends 6 beautiful weeks each year at her ashram. Karuna has designed an awesome 17 week course on letting go of suffering with clear and helpful workbook exercises…and she is sharing it without cost because she is totally awesome. She is…

Standing Rock Valor and King’s 2nd Principle of Nonviolence

The idea with nonviolence social action is is to change peoples’ minds about validity of an unjust law by taking a principled stand for justice, fueled by love, putting your bodies in harm’s way if necessary, to bring forth justice. The underlying principle is Love – and the people taking actions of “civil” disobedience are to act from a place of love…connected to the Divine Source by whatever name or none… whatever their opponent does. This takes a good deal of self-discipline, training and community-building.

Living and Learning in Amritapuri, India: December 1-4, 2016 — Living, Learning and Letting Go – re-blog Thank you karuna for sharing the peace of this special place on earth with the rest of us.

Surrounded in Beauty Amma’s ashram is located on a peninsula between the the Arabian Sea and the backwaters. The view from my room is of the backwaters. The photo above is of the Arabian Sea, which is a five minute walk from my flat. A Fascinating View of Construction When I returned to my room […]…

Really? 118 Unfinished Drafts? Yup…

Well, I get a good idea. I start to write about it and then my inner critic goes to work on me, blasting me with … “It lacks transitions” or “What’s the point you’re trying to make here, Gerry?”  or “Who cares about that anyway? I start to edit. I know, I shouldn’t edit until…