Tempelhofer Feld

When we moved to Japan and I started introducing myself as an American to strangers, I often felt a mix of shame and pride. Growing up in America allowed me immense privilege, that I never had to recognize because it was always there; I was born into it, raised inside it and quite used to takingRead more

Divinity Sonntag

This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. My body is a field of divine energy, divine intelligence, divine organization at the level of being. I will know that infinity is contained in this little vessel that I call my body.Read more

Compassion • Mitleid

This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. I will see a stranger today through the eyes of compassion. I will remind myself that this stranger has parents and people who love her, just like me. I will remind myself that thisRead more

B is for Bunding

This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. Today I will bond with others, knowing that the other is myself, just in disguise. Through this bond of communion, I will let go of my separate self and I will connect withRead more

A is for Akzeptanz

This is post inspired by Deepak Chopra and Adam Plack’s Soul of Healing Affirmations, which I discovered in an iTunes search for meditation inspiration. Today I will accept myself, just as I am. Knowing this, I will see the world, just as it is. And it the clarity of that awareness, I will feel peace,Read more