May 25, 2011

What To Expect

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We don’t want to feel pain. For over a century, science and medicine have been devoted to the reduction of it. This movement can be tracked in the history of child birth practices, and a similar movement, bringing consciousness to the process of dying, is in its infancy. First a look at how we come in.

In 1900, 90% of birth was at home. Fifty years later, 90% of births were in a hospital under general anesthesia. As a result, Read the rest of this entry »

April 29, 2011

About Us

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Yesterday you showed up in droves. In one tweet Deepak Chopra illuminated the power of community. Deep gratitude, to each and all of you. You have asked to know more about me. Here is a start. And I very much hope to read your stories. The comment box awaits!

In 2009 Deepak Chopra and Robert Thurman lectured in NYC at the Tibet House. They spoke about the importance of overcoming the fear of death. I heard them, knew this fear lived inside of me, and searched for how I would approach it. Although all wisdom traditions possess this understanding, I chose Read the rest of this entry »