My Suffering. My Greatest Teacher. Part 2…Other People’s Suffering.

I was so pleased that my blog last week generated such a nice response, very grateful it seemed to touch a nerve with some people who read it. I actually have a bit more to share on this topic of how I learned that my sufferings were actually my blessings and  greatest teachers. I re-read …

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My Suffering. My Greatest Teacher.

I had what you would call a "non-traditional" childhood. Perhaps that's the kind way of saying it. The truth was that it was hard, confusing, painful and, more often than not, terrifying. My parents struggled in their own relationship and, sadly, left my siblings and I to largely fend for ourselves. Not that we went …

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Material Wealth vs. Spiritual Wealth.

I have always been amazed at how much time people devote to pursuing all things material...cars, gadgets, bigger houses, the newest and shiniest objects. I am also increasingly shocked at how much time people spend with their material things...namely, their phones. And it's no surprise to me to see so many people I know so …

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