Right Angles

Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Year’s Eve, 1993. I was sitting up late.  Alone. In pain. Not physical pain, but the emotional pain that erupts when your life changes without your consent. I held my cross necklace in front of me. It had been a Christmas gift, and I couldn’t have picked a prettier piece of jewelry if I’d chosen it myself. As I languished over the prospect of the next chapter of my life,  I… Read More

Okay, it isn’t called A Course in Smoke in Mirrors. It’s A Course in Miracles. First published in 1976, A Course in Miracles was catapulted to new popularity in 2008 when Oprah Winfrey began promoting it. It’s a mix of education (the materials include workbooks and manuals for students and teachers), psychotherapy (“mind training” with the Course as our “Holy Spirit”), and Eastern religions (escaping the pain of this world by awakening… Read More