Phyllis Coletta is a a freelance writer, healthcare administrator, and Zen Buddhist chaplain. Her latest book is Radical Joy: How to Live Like There’s No Tomorrow. Her website is www.phylliscoletta.com.
When the doctor said "You have cancer," Phyllis Coletta's defenses of anger, fear, and self-reliance fell apart. All she had left was gratitude.
As a Buddhist chaplain on a Medical ICU, Phyllis Coletta saw the suffering patients and families endured, and knew we all have to do better.
Zen chaplain Phyllis Coletta ran her husband's Congressional Tea Party campaign. In doing so, she was reminded of the power of loving unconditionally.