Jun 132008

As the days wore on, I noticed two things. First, I wasn’t getting my energy back. Second, I was surprisingly peaceful. I have had times of very profound peace during my life. But none were quite like this. Even during the times of greatest silence, I knew intellectually that I needed to return to active life and that for me active life was not silent. Now, as the days passed, I felt less the need to do something and more the peace that comes from knowing “goal accomplished.” But what goal? I had lots of visitors during couple of days […]

Mar 232008

God, I don’t know. I’ve probably given five hundred speeches, delivered a thousand sermons and authored 10 books. At last count, I think there have been 14 biographies about me – some pretty uncomplimentary. But I’ve never written anything about myself, not a word. I’ve never described what inspired me to build a worldwide spiritual movement. I’ve never talked of what I felt inside and of that constant grating of my soul by the sins that I have committed. My friends and colleagues – most of whom treat me like some sort of guru—have been pushing me to write my […]

Mar 082008
Serialize My Book???

Several friends have suggested that I begin releasing in serial form the book I am working on. In addition to the post below, I have so far completed about 150 pages (paperback pages).  The theme of the book – roughly – is the the evolution of a man learning again and again to get out of his own way.  If any of you have ideas or suggestions on the pros and cons of this serialization, please let me know. Thanks