The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment

In the words of the poet Kahlil Gibran, “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Our personal suffering is often a sacred initiation into a deeper experience of who we are as people, and why we’re on the earth. In my latest book, I’ve sought to view the origins of deep sadness through a spiritual lens, in order to illumine the path that leads beyond. Order now and receive a Free Video Seminar. TEARS TO TRIUMPH: Spiritual Dimensions to Overcoming Depression and Anxiety.


Tuesdays Starting October 11. Live and Livestream

Beginning October 11, Marianne will be lecturing Live every Tuesday evening at 7:30pm, from Marble Collegiate Church in New York City (5th Avenue & West 29th). Each lecture is approximately two hours long and includes a weekly topic, a guided meditation, and live audience Q&A. The cost to attend is $20, however, no one is turned away for lack of funds. Livestream by donation. Note: Through October 5, Marianne will still be lecturing on Wednesday nights at the Middle Collegiate Church at 2nd Avenue between east 6th and7th. Details Here.







Prayer of Apology to African Americans

On behalf of myself, and on behalf of my country, to you and all African Americans, from the beginning of our nation’s history, in honor of your ancestors and for the sake of your children, please hear this from my heart… I apologize, please forgive us. With this prayer I acknowledge the depth of evils …

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Blog Post: July 17, 2016

All of us are innocent children of God, and deserve to be honored and cherished as such. Neither our color nor our profession nor anything else about our material circumstances adds or detracts one iota from how much God loves us, and asks us to love each other. A spiritual perspective eschews an “us versus …

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Blog Post: July 11, 2016

In A Course in Miracles it says there is a limit beyond which we cannot miscreate. What this means is that when we are using our minds in a loveless, i.e. miscreative way, it will only be so long before the whole thing falls apart. Modern civilization is in many ways predicated on miscreative thought, …

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The New York Primary

April 19, 2016 If New Yorkers didn’t declare that they were Democrats or Republicans by October 9, they were not allowed to vote in yesterday’s primary. 27% of all eligible voters in the state were not allowed to cast their ballots because they are Independents. This process is so rigged, and the people of the …

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