AMBUSHED BY SPIRITUALITY

It was tooth grinding that got me to God. I didn't know I was on a spiritual path at the time. I couldn't face the prospect of wearing a night guard to protect my teeth from stress, and the alternative I stumbled onto was meditation, which I'd read about in a Deepak Chopra book. If it could help people facing terrible things like cancer, why not my molars?

I got more from mind-body medicine than I bargained for. I got religion.

I'm the last guy you'd figure would go spiritual on you. To be sure, I started out a nice Jewish...

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