Archive for the ‘Challenges’ Category

Let the Storm Pass

September 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
Here in North America, autumn is about to begin. I love fall, but I love all the other seasons too. I really don't have a super strong preference anymore. All 4 seasons are so great. I grew up in Ann... 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

Nevertheless I persisted

September 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the issues many people have is they receive divine inspiration about what they’re being guided to. Their intuition is strong and repetitive. If you’ve been watching the Netflix series MANIFEST, maybe you would label it a “calling.” This... Read More

Getting to Higher Ground

August 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
As hurricane Ida is making its way, I’m thinking of the people in its path and what they’ve been through in the last two decades.  I pray for their Peace and Harmony as well as their safety.   There are... Read More

Peeling Off the Painful Patterns

July 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Sometimes we feel so intensely dismayed and discouraged when the repeating pain patterns are so evident. When we find ourselves having the same painful arguments and the same painful thoughts, AGAIN, it can feel like we’re completely failing at life.... Read More

Course Correction

July 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
In A Course in Miracles, in the section on the Laws of Chaos, (I did 5 episodes of my podcast on this last year) Jesus tells us that punishment isn’t ever helpful.  Correction is the way.   Correction is how Spirit... Read More

Angelic Assistance

June 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
Friends are staying with me for a week and they arrived yesterday. One of them wears glasses and they disappeared. This is someone who pretty much wears glasses all the time. She can’t really see without them. Losing your glasses... Read More

Creative Clarity

June 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to teach classes in creativity.  During one of them a dozen years ago I painted a watercolor that says:  "My life is God's Work of art!" Have you ever thought of your life as a work of art?... Read More

Nothing to Defend

May 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
One mental habit that takes up a LOT of time and energy is defending ourselves. Here’s an example: Someone says:  "I wish there was coffee.  I’d really love a cup."   Defender:  "You never said you were going to want... Read More

New Normal?

April 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
This may sound strange, but what I’m feeling is that we’re living in a glorious and long awaited time! The ego thought system is being undone, LOVE is winning, despite ALL appearances that would fool us into giving up. Global... Read More

Don’t Give Up

April 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the most amazing phenomena in this world is how easily people can be discouraged from pursuing their heart’s desires. All we have to be told is that we might fail and next thing you know we’ve given up.... Read More

Losing Ten Tons of False Beliefs

April 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
Are you ready to lose the weight of ten tons of false beliefs and open up to the good in life? Sometimes it seems impossible to believe that there’s unlimited good available in this world, and still that’s the truth... 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

Cultivating Patience

February 4, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of my first spiritual goals was to cultivate patience. I’ve definitely accomplished it although sometimes I do seem to have less than I’d like.  That’s when I can practice being patient with myself. One great thing about using patience... Read More

Extending Compassion

February 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
I don’t usually report on this so often, but here it is again - intensity in density. I call this 3D world we live in density. Sometimes the vibration just feels thick and dense and difficult. It seems like almost... Read More

Magical Thinking

February 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Magical thinking ALWAYS gets us into some kind of difficulty. It brings a whole host of challenges with it and yet how many of us really know what that is? I think this is why Spirit gave it to me... Read More

Rising Above Humiliation

February 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
Many of us carry shame. It might not be obvious all the time, but it’s there. Shame comes from judgment.Shame is the RESULT of judgment. Shame is often, but not always, the result of someone else judging us in a... Read More

Antidote for Intense Times

January 29, 2021 | COMMENTS
Yesterday was the full moon, tomorrow Mercury goes retrograde. I’m no astrologer, and I barely know my own planets, but I do know there’s a lot going on, and on many levels. We don’t need to know the details to... Read More

My Walk of Shame

January 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’m getting ready to start my Challenge to End Self-Sabotage this weekend and I’ve been contemplating what a difference it’s made to me in my life to no longer invest so much time and energy engaging in behaviors that leaving me feeling... Read More

Pain Relief

January 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
No pain no gain is understandable in exercising.  I’ve experienced the benefits of learning how to tell beneficial pain in a workout and pain that is a signal that there’s damage occurring. When we’re having a spiritual workout - repatterining... 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

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

Expansion!

December 7, 2020 | COMMENTS
Yesterday, in our Sundays With Spirit, our speaker, Lola Wright reminded me that in a counseling session about sixteen years ago I had said that the universe is ever expanding and never contracting. It’s true - we live in a... Read More

Miraculous Healing Super Powers

November 13, 2020 | COMMENTS
Anytime my identification with ego is challenged there’s an opportunity for me to have a healing and that’s what I’m interested it. Let the challenges be gentle and let me see how helpful they are. Right now, we all have... Read More

Breathing and Healing

October 15, 2020 | COMMENTS
What I’ve really come to love about the spiritual approach to life is that every day, every hour every moment can be a part of our spiritual practice.  I used to feel this was a burden.  I couldn’t bring myself... Read More