I visited my first Balian healer today.

I’d sought out mystical healers before. Kurt Hill, an energy worker and spiritual guide I used to regularly see in Chicago, once told me, “Life isn’t about how much you can take on; it’s about how much you can let go.” I think that he said that to me when I was 27…still waiting for that train to roll into the brain station at age 30. I came to Kurt at my lowest point, a month after my mom died, after…