Archive for the ‘Acceptance’ Category

Shifting With Speed

June 11, 2022 | COMMENTS
Awakening seems like a process. It can be like the process the caterpillar goes through to become a butterfly. The caterpillar has to go in retreat and completely liquify, surrender, dissolve all structure in order to emerge as the butterfly.... Read More

I decided to say YES!

May 3, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my Masterful Living Program’s class last night, I was sharing that Spirit gives me ideas and guidance about things to do and I’ve learned to say yes.  Then I might tell someone what I’m going to do and they’ll... Read More

What did God give us?

April 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
Happy Easter! Today, let’s celebrate the message Jesus gave us. He came that we might have life, and have it more abundantly. He told us to fear not because he had overcome the world. He came to teach us these... Read More

Direct route to happiness?

February 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
When my mother was in the last months of her life.  I was able to be a full-time caregiver alongside my father.  It was challenging, but because my mother and I had cleared away all the blocks to Love between... Read More

I hated myself for doing that

February 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
The time is SO ripe for a breakthrough!  Can you feel it too? Often, right before the very biggest breakthroughs it seems really dark and hopeless.  The temptation to give up can be so strong.  It’s then that we can... Read More

3 little words changed everything

February 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the things that has come clear to me in my work training teachers and spiritual counselors is that if we’d like to stop playing small and be truly helpful in this world, living the Love, walking the talk... Read More

My Spiritual Practice Heals My Life!

January 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
Don’t give up before the miracle. When the going gets tough, and it seems like things just won’t go your way, it’s so tempting to give up and go into self-medication, despair and depression or yet another distraction. Don’t we... Read More

Healing through feeling

January 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
In Masterful Living (which starts TOMORROW!) I help people to heal their hearts (minds and bodies) through having the courage to feel their feelings.  I’ve spent a major portion of my life trying to figure out my own feelings and... Read More

Relief From Feeling So Wrong

January 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
I remember when I read Gandhi’s autobiography more than 30 years ago there was a story of how at a press conference a journalist asked him what he thought about a particular topic.  After Gandhi stated his point of view,... Read More

Required for Awakening

January 16, 2022 | COMMENTS
Yesterday morning I woke up and it was -17 degrees outside.  That’s -27 celsius.  17 degrees below zero and I know that you might be in a place where it’s even colder, but that’s a lot for me, and for... Read More

Be kind, rewind

January 9, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I lived in Los Angeles, I had a Blockbuster Video store a few blocks from my house. I remember they had stickers on the videos that said “bee kind, rewind!” I had an experience recently that made me think... Read More

Eliminating the Lack Attack

November 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
In case you didn’t know it already - the most prevalent “mental illness” is believing that we’re not good enough to be loved, that there’s something wrong with us, that we’re unworthy of being loved, that we’re bad.  Yup.  Most... Read More

Go For the Tipping Point!

November 29, 2021 | COMMENTS
A big heartfelt THANK YOU! to all who have reached out to me about my birthday. I feel so blessed to have friends all around the world. Thank you for letting me know that when I share my heart it... Read More

Set Us Free!

November 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
The best holiday gift anyone can get is to get out of jail FREE with their loved ones. When we forgive ourselves then we can stop blaming others for how we feel. We can give up investing in resentment and... Read More

Letting Go of the Past

November 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
For me, one of the greatest gifts I’ve experienced from my spiritual practice is my letting go of the past. Things that plagued me and even things that felt like they tortured me are now long resolved and dissolved back... Read More

Punishment Doesn’t Help

November 4, 2021 | COMMENTS
In this Power of Love Ministry I have a policy that we all can feel comfortable when we make errors.  I make errors every day it seems.  I call them tactical errors. This has really helped me to release any judgments against... Read More

Hiding Self-Criticism

October 28, 2021 | COMMENTS
It was a very helpful realization for me when I realized that my criticisms and complaints about other people in my life are really complaints about myself directed outward. Sigh.  It’s good to just be honest with myself, without judgment... Read More

Remembering to Laugh

October 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the great things about having my 6-month-old puppy Bodhi in my life is that she loves to play and so I take play breaks throughout the day. In our play time she frequently smiles at me. I had... Read More

A Journey of Love

October 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
Since this life is about the journey, not the destination, let’s stop making the journey unpleasant by judging ourselves and each other each and every step of the way.  Instead, let’s become dedicated and devoted to living a journey of... Read More

Not Agreeing to Limitations Anymore

October 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
The only grievances we have are the ones that we agree to. The only way someone can take advantage of us is if we agree to it. The only way we can feel limited is if we AGREE to limitations.... Read More

Practicing the Presence

October 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
The great Joel Goldsmith has a beautiful book entitled Practicing the Presence that is rich and deep. This IS our practice - to practice THE Presence within our own awareness. Be still and know I AM God.  That’s the great invitation we’re... Read More

Family Fears

October 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things that happens for many of us spiritual students is that as we begin to shift and change our thinking, and our personality begins to change, we recognize that we’re seeing, feeling and knowing more clearly what... Read More

Your Purpose

October 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
Many times people ask me to help them uncover their life purpose.  I get it.  People don’t feel successful in their life until they tap into living their life purpose.  What I’ve realized is that our life purpose really isn’t... Read More

Love All

September 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
There’s a thought pattern in the human experience that has to do with keeping score. It’s a pattern I’m ALL too familiar with as it caused me much grief. The belief system that creates the attraction to keeping score is... Read More

Contact Lens Update

September 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
Earlier this year I shared a few times about my experience with my contact lenses. Even after about four months of wearing them, I still sometimes have issues putting them in or taking them out. It doesn’t really bother me... Read More