My Spiritual Struggle: Resisting Others’ Resistance

And my plan for working on it.

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Ten years of regular meditation, practicing mindfulness and chopping wood and carrying water on the spiritual path have done wonders for me. I’m calmer, more focused, more compassionate and just plain happier.

But I’m not all the way there. I still lose my temper on occasion, mostly when my kids…




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David Gerken

David Gerken

Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at

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