Name: Brenda Shoshanna, Ph.d.
Where you live: Manhattan, NY
What you do as a vocation or avocation? I’m a psychologist and speaker. Founder of Compassionate Care During Illness and Loss (Psychological, Emotional and Spiritual Guidance). As an avocation- playwright.
Your two favorite books: The Stranger, by Camus. Teachings of Huang Po
Your two favorite songs: What I did for love…
Why you are interested in spirituality? I’ve been a Zen practitioner for over thirty years. It’s my very life itself, and allows me to see no difference between spirituality and each moment or person I meet.
Your favorite quote: “There is no wisdom or holiness that is ever an excuse for the failure to love in ourselves or others.”
Your hero? My brother, Daniel who live and loves unconditionally.
A spiritual lesson you hope to learn? To become a true woman of no rank, and to know that “wherever I go is my home, in the universe.”
A place in the world where you feel spiritually “connected?” The zendo