As a meditator for 39 years, I can confidently say that meditation has been an invaluable tool in helping me cope with depression. It's like having a trusted friend who is always there to listen and provide support. Meditation has helped me to gain clarity and perspective on my thoughts and feelings, allowing me to make better decisions and take positive action. While it may not be a cure-all for clinical depression, I believe it can be an essential part of the healing process. If you are … [Read more...] about Can Meditation Cure Depression?
Death is a part of life experienced by all and an inevitable event we all must face. As individuals, we all have different approaches and beliefs on the meaning of death and what comes after. For those who seek answers and understanding, the spiritual approach can provide a unique perspective that can be used to cope, understand, and move forward. This blog post will provide an overview of the spiritual approach to death, including the spiritual beliefs, practices, and rituals associated with … [Read more...] about The Spiritual Approach to Death
November 8 2011, Morning 11:30 am. I came in to see my mother, incapacitated, immobile, suffering from a broken femur bone, and lying on the floor. There was no movement. She had been like a vegetable in her bedroom since August 13, 2011, when she accidentally tripped while getting down from her bed. She also had dementia from a lesion in her brain from her younger days. As a result, she lost her speech and the ability to recognise people. My wife fed Amma some milk with a spoon on that … [Read more...] about How My Mom’s Death Showed Me How to Deal With Grief