Archive for the ‘Acceptance’ Category

Self-acceptance

April 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
There’s nothing too big for God. Our holiness is bigger than ANY problem we think we might have.   Problems present themselves for all kinds of reasons.  In my experience, I’ve generated problems for myself as a kind of self-punishment.... Read More

Removing the Blocks to Prosperity

April 5, 2021 | COMMENTS
The spiritual student who desires to become truly masterful will ultimately come to the realization that their willingness to accept total responsibility for everything in their life is the way out of hell. In actuality, there is no other way... Read More

Forgiveness Brings Peace

March 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I love about A Course in Miracles is its clarity and simplicity.  It says the same things over and over again, a thousand different ways in order to help us hear it just once.   ACIM says “This course... Read More

Balance

March 24, 2021 | COMMENTS
Life has so many ways of letting us know that we’re off track. The #1 thing that we can check is how we feel. In A Course in Miracles, Jesus tells us that we know if we’re on the stairway... Read More

Smoothing the Edges

March 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
What a week!  The intensity of density has really been felt by most of us.  Lots of inner churning and burning.   As I’ve said many times:  It’s all good, but it’s not all fun. Today is the equinox.  We’re... Read More

Surfing

March 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my Sacred Circle today we were talking about the same thing I was sharing in my spiritual espresso yesterday - the energy is very intense right now and it’s stirring up a lot of old stuff. That stirring can... Read More

Progressive Healing

March 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
We live in a progressive universe. Ever-expanding Love Intelligence is the field in which we live. I AM focused on healing. I don’t have any problem telling anyone who’s interested that I’m actively working on my healing. And I share... Read More

Mountaintop Consciousness

January 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
During this time of intense political upheaval, transformation, divisiveness, deceit, corruption, and  manipulation, I’m so glad I can go back to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  my spiritual teacher and coach, who inspires me to hold the high watch,... Read More

Determined to See

January 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to be so convinced that what other people did and didn’t do was the reason I was upset. It was always out of my control. I was a victim. Life was happening TO me and I didn’t like... Read More

No Need To Be Right

January 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
In Masterful Living onetime we were talking about how beautiful it is to realize that we no longer need to be right about everything. Instead of fighting for being right again and again and again in our most intimate relationships, we... Read More

Breakdown in DC

January 7, 2021 | COMMENTS
It became undeniable starting on New Year’s Eve.  The intensity in density erupting to a new level.  Yesterday it exploded in Washington, D.C. Sometimes we get what I call" energetic weather.”  That’s what I mean when I notice that certain... Read More

More Loving Relationships

December 28, 2020 | COMMENTS
Love is acceptance. Love is accepting people where they are and not wishing to change them to “improve” them. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who wanted to improve you all the time? Doesn’t it feel like... Read More

Reboot Into 2021!

December 27, 2020 | COMMENTS
I am BEYOND grateful for the Holy Spirit’s ability to undo all the consequences of our wrong decisions. I am so grateful that Jesus let us know that we have this “get out of jail free” at the end of... Read More

Declutter the Mind

December 26, 2020 | COMMENTS
Each year at this time I’m so very grateful for the spiritual growth I’ve had in the year.  I’m grateful for even the smallest gains and differences I can notice.   The more I let go of the past, and... Read More

Letting Go Of The Past

December 23, 2020 | COMMENTS
Good heavens! What a year this has been and it looks like the intensity isn’t going to lighten up, so it’s important that we do our inner work to stabilize for ourselves, and also for our loved ones. I keep... Read More

Forgive Your “Failures”

December 19, 2020 | COMMENTS
In our human experience we have a tendency to ruminate on our failures and betrayals. We go over them again and again and AGAIN in our minds, like a hamster on a wheel.  We’re looking for the evidence of our errors... Read More

Unbotherable?

December 16, 2020 | COMMENTS
My mother used to quote St. Augustine, who said “The reward of patience is patience.” Ain’t that the truth. Patience is its own reward. It’s worth celebrating. Life can be intensely challenging. It can be easy to get upset and... Read More

Misfit

December 15, 2020 | COMMENTS
You might be surprised to learn that most spiritual students feel like a misfit. Think of it: all these people who are connected in spiritual community and yet they still feel like an outsider.   At the A Course in Miracles conference... Read More

Leading With Love

December 14, 2020 | COMMENTS
Here’s something that all spiritual students have in common. Let’s see what you think: In Masterful Living class one time we were talking about a quandary we realized we’ve all experienced. We understand that change and healing can be simple.We... Read More

Guiltlessness and Invulnerability

December 1, 2020 | COMMENTS
When we feel guilty we will also feel unworthy - the two go together. When we feel guilty for any reason at all we will also feel unworthy of the good in our life - and unworthy of Love. It’s... Read More

Forgiveness Brings Peace

November 19, 2020 | COMMENTS
Forgiveness relieves suffering of every kind. There is no form that suffering can take that cannot be relieved by the act of choosing forgiveness.   The challenge is that there is so much confusion about forgiveness, what it is, and... Read More

Catch, Release and Replace

October 26, 2020 | COMMENTS
Are you ready and willing to have a more miraculous life starting now? Yesterday, in Sundays With Spirit I was sharing a spiritual practice that I call “Catch, Release and Replace.” If you think of what some fishers do -... Read More

Changing Everything

October 25, 2020 | COMMENTS
I can remember so many years, heading into the winter solstice, with the days getting consistently shorter, my birthday, the holidays and the winter itself, would bring a certain kind of feeling similar to PTSD, for what I’d experienced in... Read More

Gain Without Pain

October 17, 2020 | COMMENTS
Pain can push us to stop settling for unhappiness. It might seem counter intuitive or it might seem just plain insane, but pain is helpful. At times it’s incredibly helpful.  I used to be a runner.  I ran the New... Read More

No More Tolerating Hate Speech

October 16, 2020 | COMMENTS
Yesterday, I saw a headline that startled me and so I posted the link to the article with the picture And I asked this question: "I'm curious, do you think she would feel like HER workplace was hostile if someone... Read More