While I have a deep understanding of certain branches of spirituality—namely, how the principles in Emmet Fox’s THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT (a book that should be read by everyone) has shaped and informed my moral code—I don’t profess to be a guru or a spiritual guide of any kind. There are enough of them out there, particularly in the pocket of Marin where I live. You can walk out the front door and run smack into the next Deepak Chopra. Rumor has it Huston Smith meditates in the park behind our house. People like these do a great job of explaining ways to ease suffering and embrace a rewarding path of spirituality and wholeness.