The other day I made a trip up the coast to San Luis Obispo, where there is a harp luthier. I asked them to do some repairs on my harp. While I waited for the work to be done, I went into town and visited Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, which dates back to 1772. It is a beautiful old church, well worth a visit. I got there a few minutes before noon, so decided to sit and enjoy … Read More

From Road Rage to Peaceful Sage

Have you ever experienced road rage? About twenty years ago before I started to meditate, I did. Someone cut me off on the Jersey turnpike. I got angry. And I let the driver in front of me know by generously laying on my horn. If there’s anything spiritual I can draw from this story, is that I honked for almost seven seconds — about a second for each chakra! Sister Gyanamata said, “Your religion is practiced in the cold light … Read More