Originally posted on A Meditative Life :
On April 26th, I interviewed a man who broke his neck diving into a river. Just a year and a half ago, 29-year-old Uel Maree was the epitome of athleticism. Now, paralyzed from the neck down, he is committed to a lying on a make-shift chair for most of…

On April 26th, I interviewed a man who broke his neck diving into a river. Just a year and a half ago, 29-year-old Uel Maree was the epitome of athleticism. Now, paralyzed from the neck down, he is committed to a lying on a make-shift chair for most of the day, or when he goes […]

I recently made this video of a man I interviewed. He is the most inspirational person I’ve ever met. If you want advice from someone that truly knows how to live, watch this.

Imagine for a second that you could choose at will to relive the past, during a time when you were happier and free of responsibilities. Would you want this power? I believe this is an absolutely vital question for one to ask, ask I so often hear people tell me how they just wish for […]

How many times do you greet someone without really wanting to? I do it all the time, and it is usually followed by the mandatory, “How are you?”. Then in response, “I’m good, how are you?”, and so on. To cut to the point, I find this shallow and pretentious. Why do we tell people […]

I have read a number of spiritual books, and there is a common theme in all of them- meditation in action. Now while they don’t all use that phrase, I will use it for the sake of convenience. What I am getting at is that I am a hypocrite if I meditate for half an […]

Callie and Monique relive their traumatic experience.