Archive for the ‘Awakening’ Category

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

Living The Answered Prayer

January 26, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the issues many of us experience is that we’re actually afraid of the answered prayer. We wish for things to be different, but we’re not ready to accept them being different. The thought of change and what that... 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

Guilt Is Self-Punishing

January 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
Some people use the threat of guilt as a motivator.  Some use guilt to keep them playing small and avoid taking risks.  Guilt itself is self-sabotage. I’ve talked with many folks who don’t fully enjoy their life because they feel... Read More

Her Barking Was My Blessing

January 18, 2022 | COMMENTS
Many of us have or have had fears around things that seem to recur and disrupt our happiness.  There’s FOMO, the fear of missing out.  I had FONES, fear of not enough sleep.  If you’re a longtime reader of my... Read More

Changing Our Mindset

January 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
Yesterday’s Self-Love workshop was great.  People asked if I’d have another one, and I think I may well see if I can do that next month.  Self-Love, Part 2. This topic is SO important because without really getting to Self-Love... 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

The Simplicity of Salvation

January 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
There are certain things that keep repeating in my mind.  One is the song by John and Yoko, War is Over, Happy Xmas - and the line is “war is over, if you want it.”  It’s been repeating in my mind for... Read More

Releasing Self-Doubt

January 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
Sometimes I feel insecure about my puppy, Bodhi.  I’m a little concerned sometimes that I’m not being a really good carer for her.   Let me explain. When Bodhi was younger, during the summer, she sat in the front door... Read More

Realizations of Truth

December 24, 2021 | COMMENTS
Here we are at Christmas Eve.  Many are struggling today and so it’s a good time to hold all humanity in prayer as many prepare for Christmas. I’ll be mostly alone with Bodhi as I said in my blog yesterday.... Read More

Letting Go of Grievances

December 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
Some of us are preparing to be with family and some of us are wishing we could be with family and some are grateful that we don’t have to be with family over the holidays.  Wherever you stand with your... Read More

Full Moon Wisdom Harvest

December 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
Tomorrow we move into a full moon.  Which is GREAT!  It’s great because full moon is a time of release and harvest.  Release that which no longer serves you and harvest the wisdom of your learning.   It seemed to... Read More

Steady Growth

December 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
I like to take stock of how I’m experiencing my life on a very regular basis.  For many years now I’ve felt more and more peaceful, harmonious, and intuitive.  I like that steady upward climb in these areas of my... Read More

Healing A Poor Self-Image

December 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the great suffering points people have is their idea of themselves - their self-concept. Sometimes it seems to me that our self-concept is like Frankenstein’s monster: something stitched together from old, unhealthy parts. Our self-concept can be the... 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

All Things Are Neutral

November 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
When I moved to the UK, I was living out in the country, near Stonehenge and Salisbury.  It is farm country there so I had to have a car in order to go anywhere.   It meant learning to drive... Read More

Pecan Pie As Spiritual Practice

November 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
I hope that you had a lovely Thanksgiving if you were celebrating. I did. I ate only delicious foods that I made for myself. I decided that I was going to eat whatever I felt like and I did! In... Read More

I Made Myself Miserable

November 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
I would never have believed that I wouldn’t be angry a lot of the time. I really just thought that I was an angry person. Some people are happy, some people are sad, and I was angry. I felt like... 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