Archive for the ‘Compassion’ Category

Releasing the Patterns of Pain

December 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of my challenges is getting to bed as early as I’d like.  It was no problem when I lived in Los Angeles or Hawaii, but it has been something I’ve not been able to consistently do since living on... Read More

2 tips for holiday happiness

December 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
As we’re heading into Christmas week and folks may be spending time with family and it may make things a bit sticky for some folks.  Here are some helpful tips to get you through, that also are good to know... Read More

Self-Help and Worthiness

December 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
First, let me say how grateful I am for the POWERFUL Worthiness Workshop we did last night! If you missed it, you can do it Saturday or Sunday. It was packed FULL with really great coaching because the questions were... Read More

For the Heaven of It

November 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
People often ask me what they can do to feel more confident, to feel more self-accepting and self-loving. It’s difficult to be constantly faced with insecurity and self-doubt. It’s so common and it’s so tiring. Insecurity wears us out. There’s... Read More

When I Can’t Feel the Love

October 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my radio show today, I’m sharing about something that I’ve heard many spiritual students talking about for decades. I’ve talked with countless people who tell me they feel they cannot feel Love, and they don’t feel any connection with... 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

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

The Healing Power of Being Truly Helpful

October 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’ve never met anyone who didn’t have an extraordinary life purpose.  Admittedly, not everyone has been present with themselves enough to know what their purpose is.  Some have a clear understanding of their purpose and reject it flatly over and over again.  Others... Read More

Keeping It Simple

October 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
There can be such a temptation to think that we know what’s best for other people. We can think we know how they should repair their relationships and how they can take better care of their health, their wealth and... Read More

Peace Is In My Mind

October 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’ve noticed this last week that I had some stress off and on.  At first I felt it was because I had SO MUCH to do, but then I began to realize that it was one of those "energetic weather... Read More

Avoid the Ego Insanity

October 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
Our spiritual practice makes a difference for every being on this planet. How cool is that? When so many are suffering and it can seem like we don’t know how we can really be effective in relieving the pain of... Read More

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

New View

September 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to be an insecure person.  I didn’t know it, and would never have believed it, but the cause of my insecurity was my constant judging.  My mind was rarely out of attack mode and that left me feeling... Read More

Relationship Helpers

September 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
Haven’t we had enough of feeling like a failure? I sure have! One of the greatest relationship helpers I know of is patience. A Course in Miracles, as well as other spiritual paths, tell us that relationship is the fastest... Read More

Punishment VS Correction

September 7, 2021 | COMMENTS
It’s been so much on my mind, the choice between punishment and correction and I know it’s because of living with my puppy, Bodhi. She’s a very good girl, amazingly so.  I can really tell by the choices she makes... Read More

No Sinners, No Punishment

September 6, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I talked about at Sundays With Spirit yesterday is the ego pattern of looking for people to label sinners and then punishing them - and we even do it to ourselves. There are times when we... 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

My Unwanted Visitor

June 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
Uh oh! I knew the second it happened it would be a challenge. I was in my kitchen - which is really a kitchen/den with a glass door I keep open when the weather’s nice. There’s no screen door as... Read More

Compassion No Matter What

June 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
Sometimes when people feel unlovable they will go to great lengths to get us to reject them. They don’t realize it, but they’re looking to us to validate their beliefs. That’s what people do. They’d rather be right about how... Read More

Why Bother

May 31, 2021 | COMMENTS
Fear and pain are both symptoms of false beliefs coming up for healing. Pain and fear cloud and distract the mind. And by pain, I mean any kind of pain, physical, emotional or mental. When we’re in the fear and... Read More

Don’t Stop Caring

April 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the ego struggles I’ve had a million times is when I’ve gotten angry, hurt, and upset that someone I cared about didn’t seem to care about something or someone as much as I did. For instance, when it... Read More

Seeing with Divine Vision

April 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
This winter in Vermont I decided to put up some bird feeders and it’s been a daily enjoyment for me.  We had 10 weeks of snow on the ground and many days of single digit temps.  Yes, it was a... Read More

Good Friday

April 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Good Friday is today, and that’s the day that we pay respect for Jesus’ crucifixion, and for what he went through so that we may have life, and have it abundantly - life everlasting. As I perceive it now, Jesus’... Read More