coincidences, memoir, Writing

Watch for my memoir The Supreme Victory of the Heart in May 2020

Many of you have been patiently waiting for publication info on the memoir I've been working on for the last nine years, about the harrowing months following my French fiancé's announcement that an old flame was back in his life--and the coincidences that led me to see a higher purpose behind it all. I am… Continue reading Watch for my memoir The Supreme Victory of the Heart in May 2020

Book Reviews, Spirituality, Travel

Jumping Over Shadows

I'll admit there was probably no way I wasn't going to love Annette Gendler's 2017 memoir Jumping Over Shadows. I'm a sucker for cross-cultural romances, and for international dramas liberally sprinkled with phrases in foreign languages--especially when those languages are French, German, and Hebrew. And I can't remember ever reading a novel or memoir of Jewish… Continue reading Jumping Over Shadows

Book Reviews, France, Spirituality

The Way of the Heart: Arnaud Desjardins

Last month, I returned to France for the first time in several years, and one of the highlights of my trip was getting to browse my favorite French bookstore. As you can see from the photo, I didn't leave empty-handed! The top three titles in the pile are all by a fellow named Arnaud Desjardins, well-known in France… Continue reading The Way of the Heart: Arnaud Desjardins

Book Reviews, near-death experience, Parapsychology, Spirituality

Dying to Be Me

  I had the suspicion, when I ordered Anita Moorjani's memoir Dying to Be Me, that it was going to be a book that I needed to own in hardback. Something told me it would become one of those books I would keep on my shelf for years as a souvenir of an important spiritual and intellectual turning point.… Continue reading Dying to Be Me