Hello, I’m John Marshall Schreiner,
and this is my new book “Slowly, I Start To
In 2013 my father fell seriously
ill, as his life changed so did
our relationship. As I watched his life slip away, I began to
re-examine my own life. That's when I decided to chronicle my
journey through this period of change. The traps that I fell into
while trying to live up to the ideals he had passed on to me.
Feeling lost, I tried to buy happiness, only to find that I was
caught up in a cycle of spending, debt, and deeper unhappiness.
I was spiraling downward into an emotional abyss.
Then, after years of riding this "unhappiness cycle"
I realized that I had to reinvent myself. So I adopted a way of
that brought me peace and contentment and a way out of the