Archive for the ‘Awakening’ Category

I Was Delusional

August 29, 2023 | COMMENTS
I’m back home in Vermont with Bodhi and Sattva, my fur babies and we’re glad to be back.  We had a lovely time in Maine on Deer Isle with family for a week and then a weekend with Lisa Natoli... Read More


August 28, 2023 | COMMENTS
Keeping score in our relationships is a way to perpetuate suffering.  To me, keeping score is about making sure I don’t get taken advantage of.  It’s a sign to me that I’m expecting to experience lack and limitation so I... Read More
The Gift In The Challenge

The Gift In The Challenge

August 27, 2023 | COMMENTS
For a very long time I felt stuck in my spiritual growth. I couldn’t seem to advance and I was repeating the same painful patterns EVEN THOUGH I knew better. UGH!!! It was infuriating. I knew I was in my... Read More
Vows and Labels

Vows and Labels

August 26, 2023 | COMMENTS
One day I realized that I’d made negative vows in my past that were still affecting me.  Negative vows that we made in this life or a past life that we don’t even recall can still be operating in our... Read More

Priceless Benefits

August 25, 2023 | COMMENTS
According to A Course in Miracles, the cause of all our suffering, including the belief in separation, comes from unconscious guilt.  But what does the unconscious guilt come from, you ask? It comes from perpetuating the thoughts of "otherness."   These are... Read More

Speaking Plainly

August 24, 2023 | COMMENTS
Here’s an issue I used to have and it was quite frustrating.  Many times I was doing my best to be delicate, to not be too pushy or strong and it came out as though I was being deliberately obtuse.... Read More

Freedom Begins With A Decision

August 23, 2023 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us that we can choose to learn through pain or Joy.  It’s our choice.  It can be the most important decision we make.  It also reminds us that we can learn so much faster through... Read More

Love Is Our Vitality

August 22, 2023 | COMMENTS
I’m on vacation this week with my family at our home on Deer Isle, Maine.  We’ve been joining together in August for decades and we all look forward to it.   Things have changed so much over the years and... Read More

I AM Not A Victim

August 21, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of the best lessons we have in our lifetime is realizing that people stop doing the things that bother us as soon as we’re willing to stop feeling like a victim.   In order stop feeling like a victim... Read More

My Worst Fears

August 20, 2023 | COMMENTS
If you’re anything like me, then you know what it feels like to get broadsided by an emotional wallop that feels like a punch to the gut. It’s when we get triggered by our worst fears. Here’s why it feels... Read More

Parenting With Strong Love

August 19, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of my favorite parenting stories of all time is one that I heard Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, tell about 25 years ago.  I think of this story often as it is such a beautiful example of loving... Read More

Pathway to Heaven on Earth

August 18, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of the most wonderful things we learn when we truly practice A Course in Miracles and live the teachings, day by day and moment by moment, is that life is so much better when we take responsibility for what we see... Read More

Choosing Higher Awareness

August 17, 2023 | COMMENTS
I’ve learned the power of decision and I’ve come to apply that learning to my daily life. (BTW, I’ve also done several episodes of my podcast on this very topic - ) When I look back at the major... Read More

Abundant and Prosperous

August 16, 2023 | COMMENTS
I used to live in the mindset of “there’s not enough.”  I walked around thinking that I didn’t have enough all the time, and it applied to everything. I didn’t have enough money, talent, energy, time, etc.  It was what... Read More

Skipping Toxic Choices

August 15, 2023 | COMMENTS
I love how things can change in my life. I am so grateful that my mind can heal and I can have different experiences. I just had one of my BFF’s come and visit for four days and it was... Read More

Mental and Emotional Freedom

August 14, 2023 | COMMENTS
How amazing is this:  I’ve realized, through my life experience, that as I release the unconscious guilt, I don’t project onto other people and feel bothered by them.  What a HUGE relief!!! I experience this mental and emotional Freedom more... Read More

Their courage inspires me!

August 13, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of the things I aspire to is to stop saying or doing anything to make others feel guilty and ashamed. In order for any of us to actually awaken to our true identity as perfect Love, we have to... Read More

Escape From Guilt

August 12, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of the things I aspire to is to stop saying or doing anything to make others feel guilty and ashamed. It’s really important to me.  The more I look at this, the more I see how insidious it is... Read More

Not Guilty

August 11, 2023 | COMMENTS
I feel blessed to have two of my very dearest friends visiting me at my home in Vermont.  Last night we went out to dinner and while we were out yet another deluge of a rainstorm was happening.  When we... Read More

Willingness Is Everything

August 10, 2023 | COMMENTS
Willingness is EVERYTHING to me. Once we’re willing to actually make a change then the Spirit will bring all that’s necessary.  Year after year, I see so much healing happen in people’s lives - their bodies, their minds, their relationships,... Read More

Falling In Love

August 9, 2023 | COMMENTS
Years ago I had an experience that amazed me.   I’m sure you’ve had experiences like this too.  I was going down a staircase, to the landing when I misstepped - I missed the bottom step and I fell forward... Read More

We’re the Real Deal!

August 8, 2023 | COMMENTS
One of the ways that I used to play small was feeling like I was a spiritual fake.  I felt like a fake because sometimes I’d have such judgmental and unloving thoughts about myself and others.  This was a big... Read More

Love Heals

August 7, 2023 | COMMENTS
I don’t think there’s been anyone in my immediate family who has been as hostile, petulant, judgmental, passive-aggressive or down right mean as I have.  I used to be utterly obnoxious at times.  I would lose control and behave like... Read More
I Thought I Knew What Was Best

 I Thought I Knew What Was Best

August 6, 2023 | COMMENTS
I'm so glad I followed my guidance and dove into the Change Your Mind About Your Body program that continues on through October.  I’ve had so many personal aha’s and inspirations.  That’s one of the things I love about sharing the A Course... Read More

We Can Live A Miraculous Life

August 5, 2023 | COMMENTS
Over the more than two decades I’ve been a spiritual counselor, many people have come to me for counseling because they were really upset about the behavior of someone they really care about.   We’ve all experienced this feeling of... Read More