Author Archive | Debra Brown

If Once You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

This is my mantra most of the time when I meditate. Thankfully, through Sharon’s teaching, I learned early on that losing my ‘concentration’ is an opportunity to begin again – and that’s where the real success comes. It’s that returning Read More

Driving While Compassionate

This morning as I drove to work, I found myself behind a car with a bunch of bumper stickers that on their face, pretty much proclaimed the vehicle owner’s political bent.

Lovingkindess is Hard

There are a few reasons I decided to investigate meditation several years ago.  For one, I felt I was sorely lacking some kind of spiritual foundation – something intangible I know, but

In Absentia

I must apologize at the outset for being conspicuously absent on posting this time around.

Home is Where the Breath Is

    As I stepped out into the cold and dark at 3:30 this morning to water the puppies, I looked back at our house and counted my blessings.

Peace and Sleep

I woke up this morning, rolled over and came face to face with a puppy nose and my first thought was, “It doesn’t really get any better than this.” I hope that when I sit, the loo