Hi. My name is Doug Craven. I'm a writer and teacher who lives in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.
I was raised Anglican (in the States, Episcopalian) but left the church when I was in my early twenties. Recently, I've had a personal loss that woke me up to the fact that I needed a relationship with God.
One of my spiritual mentors is Thich Nhat Hahn, the Vietnamese monk who wrote "Living Buddha, Living Christ." His teachings have meant a great deal to me. They integrate my traditional Christian upbringing with Buddhism, and it's through prayer and meditation that I am receiving the most healing.
I guess you could say that I've chosen the road of compassion, whatever that is.
This sounds like I'm a bit of a downer! Actually, I love life and hope to find and share all the joy I can.
I hope to meet any fellow seekers, particularly anyone who has been through the ordeal of divorce.