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Dear Katie 39 guys in The Work class for the Lifer’s class last night! Many guys are being shipped to San Quentin from other prisons. A new man, Clinton, couldn’t believe he landed in our Work class, having been with you several times at Soledad!…

Letters from San Quentin

Hi So Dearest Katie, We at my project in Kisumu love you sooo much and practically well! Thanks for your emails that really give me and us all strength and enthusiasm. The photos that I have attached here are our participation as a group in…

A Letter from Gordon in Kenya

Byron Katie’s words suddenly make perfect sense! What a gift to be able to actually ‘feel’ this ‘simple’ sentence! I’ve recently been shown just how true this statement is! I just wanted to share what came up for me around this. It’s been an amazing…

Letter: “You are your own suffering”

Dearest Katie; My 28 yr old son, the one with the brain tumor, is breaking me down. He has a grudge and he’s going to make me listen. Recently he had a series of seizures and resulting brain swelling that left him weakened on his…

Letter: “My son has a grudge”

Hello, Byron Katie, My name is Janet. It has been 18 months since my dad was killed (radiation treatment for cancer) and I just cannot come to terms with what happened to him. He is my best friend; I love him more than the universe.…

Letter: “My Dad is not okay”

Greetings, Byron Katie, This is Rwanda, just wanted to let you know that my grandmother, Mrs. Leatha Sneed, just died at the age of 96. She loved The Work. We talked of it often and she stayed on the battle field of sharing with others…

Letter: Grandma and the School for The Work

Dear Katie, I understand how you can live from day to day, moment to moment, when you know “It is what it is.” Thank you, and as you may have noticed, everyone lives from moment to moment (or so it seems). Our unquestioned thoughts are…

Letter From the Archives: “My Betrayal Hurts!”

“Until we know that death is as good as life, and that it always comes in its own sweet way, we’re going to take on the role of God without the awareness of it, and it’s always going to hurt. Whenever you mentally oppose what…

Question: What does that mean, “take on the role of God”?

Dear Ones, Over the years, I’ve witnessed countless miracles as people question their thoughts and turn them around. Some of you may have heard me share these turnarounds (or have shared them yourselves) during the School for The Work or at weekend intensives, or may…

Sharing Your Turnarounds