Archive for the ‘Changes’ Category

No More Revenge

November 6, 2019 | COMMENTS
One of my all-time favorite teachers is Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and he is so clear about getting even.  It makes sense.  He was a true student of Jesus.  They knew the power of forgiveness to transform not... Read More

Turn Pain into Prosperity

November 4, 2019 | COMMENTS
Some people are so used to repeating the same painful experiences again and again that they really don’t realize that all suffering is optional. I get it. It’s because they think that life is happening TO them instead of BY... Read More

The Cure for Needing to be Right

November 2, 2019 | COMMENTS
You might be interested to know that one of the biggest causes of suffering people tell me about is their need to be right.  I’m so familiar with that one! In many cases, I didn’t realize that my need to... Read More

Labels Aren’t Helpful

October 29, 2019 | COMMENTS
One of the big traps of the ego is deciding who is good and who is bad, who is right and who is wrong. Often we find that we’re the biggest culprits of them all. The ego is the mindset... Read More

Alleviating Annoyance

October 23, 2019 | COMMENTS
It used to be, that on a regular basis, I’d be around people that I found annoying. Some were slightly annoying and some were intensely annoying. I used to think that the annoyance factor was their fault. Some people were... Read More

Eliminating Shame

October 21, 2019 | COMMENTS
I didn’t realize it, but I was preventing myself from having healthy Self-esteem. I was actively ignoring the warning signs from Spirit and I was degrading my own sense of well-being and worthiness. And, to a large degree, I didn’t... Read More

Eliminating Failure

October 19, 2019 | COMMENTS
I used to have a fear of failure, and I see that many are stopped in living their deep heart’s desires because they fear their own failure. There is a surefire recipe to avoid failure and it works every time.... Read More

Complaining Is A Habit We Can Quit

October 8, 2019 | COMMENTS
We’re all working on a single tapestry. It’s a tapestry of human life. Some of us are focused on weaving something exquisitely beautiful and may look like the life of someone like John McCain, who (whether you agree with his... Read More

Shifting Into Abundance

October 5, 2019 | COMMENTS
In my Finding Freedom Spiritual Boot camp class, I talk about having an awareness of your spiritual budget. I have found this really helpful to me in shifting my mind and experiencing more happiness. It also has had an effect... Read More

Symptoms of Unworthiness

September 22, 2019 | COMMENTS
I remember the very first weekend of ministerial school at the Ernest Holmes Institute. It was this time of year, in 2001. It was right around 9/11. We were on a retreat at Casa de Maria in Santa Barbara, California... Read More

Along the Extra Mile

September 13, 2019 | COMMENTS
I’ve learned that praying for awakening is a really smart thing to do. Praying to let go of the past is a brilliant strategy for making life more peaceful. Praying for greater willingness to choose Love increases happiness TREMENDOUSLY. Of... Read More

Unconscious

August 27, 2019 | COMMENTS
It’s so helpful to be come conscious about consciousness. A Course in Miracles tells us that consciousness is the first step in the experience of separation. It also tells us that there’s no such thing as unconsciousness. Whether we like... Read More

Spiritual Counseling and ACIM

July 30, 2019 | COMMENTS
In A Course in Miracles, Jesus asks us to help Him and become a Teacher of God. There’s one requirement to become a Teacher of God, and that is to have ever at one time felt united with another person... Read More

Respect

July 29, 2019 | COMMENTS
There is an intelligence that is in and through all people and all things, and we won’t be able to discern it, palpably discern it, until we’re willing to recognize it actually exists. If you follow me on Facebook, then... Read More

Is it True?

July 28, 2019 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells that we cannot judge and still hope to learn. Our judgments actually block our learning. It makes sense when you think about it. If we prefer to think we know what everything is for, are... Read More

Spirit In Charge

July 27, 2019 | COMMENTS
When it feels like there’s no way, Spirit can still make a way. When it feels like only failure is possible, Spirit can still succeed.When it feels like all is lost, Spirit can show us what’s valuable.In God, all things... Read More

Changes

July 26, 2019 | COMMENTS
It’s amazing how our values change over the years. Each person’s journey is individual and unique. When I was younger I was so interested in glamour, excitement, travel, rock and roll and improving life through making beautiful art. Now I’d... Read More

Extending Compassion

July 1, 2019 | COMMENTS
I have written about this several times because it was such a “thing” for me and I’m so glad it’s not anymore. I used to have an aversion to people who were anxious and nervous and worried. I felt as... Read More

Feelings

May 10, 2019 | COMMENTS
I studied the teachings of Ernest Holmes for many years in my training to become a Science of Mind Practitioner and Minister. One of the helpful things I took from Holmes’ teachings is the difference between feelings and emotions. It’s... Read More

Inheritance

April 27, 2019 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles helps us to heal our mind of insanity by cultivating sanity and by recognizing the insanity and seeing that we have choice. "This is an insane world, and do not underestimate the extent of its insanity.... Read More

Forward

April 26, 2019 | COMMENTS
Things are changing super fast now. We are so blessed with the constant changing we see in the world. The ego/personality would like to latch onto things and keep them the same - or travel back in time. The ego... Read More

Sacrifice

April 15, 2019 | COMMENTS
I used to pray for changes in my life that I wasn’t actually willing to accept, because my consciousness wasn’t there yet. It’s a pretty common thing with spiritual students, and it’s a form of self-sabotage. When we pray for... Read More

New Moon

April 5, 2019 | COMMENTS
The beginning of the Spring is the perfect time to do a New Moon ceremony. New Moon represents the time to plant new seeds of our healing, awakening and spiritual expansion. We can draw a line in the cosmic sands... Read More

Courage to Heal

February 26, 2019 | COMMENTS
In my Spiritual Espresso yesterday, I was talking about developing the courage to heal and I’ll be sharing with Corinne Zupko about this tomorrow on my radio show too. This topic is core to my life and being because I’ve... Read More

Lack

January 27, 2019 | COMMENTS
I started off in the New Thought teachings of Unity in 1986 when I began attending Sunday services with Eric and Olga Butterworth at Lincoln Center. I was living in Manhattan at the time, on West 98th Street and Broadway.... Read More