Who am I, Where am I, What is this Place?
This started as a talk that I did , often at colleges and universities. The speech outlines my personal experience that mind, body, spirit is real. It's my life story told in terms of how I recovered from my past and the techniques and new thinking I used, rather than focusing on the pain and who did what to whom. That's for the autobiography that I really don't want to write as I hate revisiting the two P's- pain and the past - and encourage my clients not to take that trip. But never say never.
However, there is no need to embrace my beliefs in order to read this book, because although the approach is spiritual the advice and guidance that I share, that helped to save my sanity, is down-to-earth, practical, and useful in the real world.
Writing is and will always be my first love, it's where I started, and the pen is mightier than the sword so as a believer in world peace, using words that help, heal, and empower, is key to who I am.
I began by writing poetry, as most broken people do, and I wrote some amazing words, good words, and words that have been conveyed to the cross-shredder that wasn't in existence in homes when they were written. Some of them were just too raw to see the light of day.
The poetry became famous at work and I landed up writing requests, which told me that I was able to write on a variety of subjects not just my own misery.
The poetry led on to plays, and I actually acted in my first play when it was performed by our amateur dramatic group. That was an experience I never thought to have, I just asked them to read it and critique it, I didn't expect them to say "let's do it!" That's where I learned that I can be funny!
All of which led to the book, blogs, articles in mainstream spiritual magazines, on-line, and now as an Ask the Experts columnist for Spirit & Destiny magazine.
I will gradually add some poetry, articles, and no doubt 'musings' as I continue to flesh out this website and make it a home-away-from-home that represents me.