Monthly Archives: May 2014

Memoir Now Available for Purchase!

never give up, memoir, buddhism, happiness, self publishing

My memoir, “Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia,” is now available for purchase on Create Space. Please click here if you would like to order it directly from their website. My memoir will be available for purchase from Amazon in 3-5 business days, so sometime next week. I’m really happy I was able to […]

Never Give Up

nevergiveup, buddhism, happiness

I’ve been working on copying and pasting my manuscript text into the formatted document provided by Create Space. I finished most of it this week, and have started making minor edits and fixing the endnotes. I believe I will be able to finalize my manuscript next week after which I will submit it to Create […]

Memoir Will Be Published with Amazon’s Create Space!

karma, buddhism

“Don’t be dependent on anyone – this is my sentiment. We each have to strengthen and develop ourselves through our own efforts. We must never surrender to any foe or difficulty. We must be fearless. This is the true spirit of self-reliance.”  – SGI President Daisaku Ikeda After reading this quote yesterday, I realized that I […]

Returning A Smile

Sometimes it’s easy to become discouraged. Earlier today I stopped at the post office to mail a Mother’s Day gift to my mom in Colorado. Then I took Savannah bone shopping at PetSmart. I was standing near the fish tanks looking at the kinds of ‘community aquarium’ fish I used to keep in my 10-gallon […]