A Change Has Come

I’ve been meditating for almost nine months, and I’ve noticed that my voice has changed. It’s not as tense. My speech is slower. I’m no saint. Or monk, for that matter. I do still get angry at my husband. And yet…”Have you noticed...

Not My Brain…

Andy will be sending me scans of my brain, but in the meantime, here’s one from YouTube. The angles Andy took were the same, to my untrained eye… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwUn64d5Ddk]

MRI

My friend, Richard, told me to close my eyes before I entered this MRI machine. My sister, Marcia, told me to study the branches of a bare winter tree carefully and picture that tree while I was inside this machine: What did I do? I breathed. Very, very slowly. For...