Peace is not something you wish for; it’s something you make, something you do, something you are and something you give away.
– John Lennon
We each have a story to share about how we arrived where we are today. And often where we are is not even remotely where we imagined ourselves to be decades earlier. Yet if we step back far enough we can perceive that there is a common thread that weaves the tapestry that is our life.
For me that thread is a combination of a thirst for knowledge along with a deep desire to serve and help.
October Movie of the Month Contact (PG, 1997 ‧ Science fiction film/Drama film ‧ 2h 30m) Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey Deep in our heart of hearts, we all long for a sense of connection, love and unity within ourselves and with others. But our path to seek this may be different. Watch…Details
Black or White is a 2014 American drama directed and written by Mike Binder and stars Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie and Bill Burr. A wonderful, touching movie centering around a custody battle of a young girl between her Caucasian grandfather (Kevin Costner) and her African-American grandmother (Octavia Spencer) and the healing power…Details
Patiala House A 2011 Indian/Hindi sports drama/comedy film directed by Nikhil Advani and starring Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia Available on Amazon, Google play, and YouTube with English subtitles A story about father-son forgiveness set against backdrop of classical Bollywood masala of song, dance and drama. Listen to YouTube…Details
May movie of the month: Finding Joe I recall the first time I heard about Joseph Campbell was in 1988. My mom introduced him to me via a PBS documentary of Bill Moyers interviewing Campbell in a 6-part series called the Power of Myth. I was a premed student struggling to stay afloat with the…Details
May 9 2016 What if you had a way to map your mind the way that you can use a GPS to track your destination? What if you could use this GPS to really understand what was going on inside you at the level of perception, emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and desires? And with…Details
May 3 2016 Interview with Jason Warwick from Living Miracles Monastery What is sickness? What is healing? What is the role of mind in healing sickness? Ever since my first year of medical school more than 30 years ago, I have been searching for the answers to these questions. Amazingly I found the answers I…Details