Archive for the ‘Enlightenment’ Category

Bringing Benefit

February 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
I aspire to bring benefit to all beings with every choice I make. Being beneficial to myself is first and foremost.  Beneficial to my loved ones next.  My loved ones are not just my family and friends, but also everyone... Read More

Working for God, Inc.

February 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
I have a passion for spiritual teachings that are true.  My friends all know this about me.  I’ve “outed" myself as a God geek so completely. Back in the day I really did call up my friends and ask if... Read More

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

Not Enough Time?

January 31, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I first became a spiritual counselor I noticed that most people have the same issues.  It’s not a huge variety. One of the biggest issues people have, especially spiritual students, is the constant nagging feeling that there’s not enough... 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
Shifting Perspective

Shifting Perspective

January 29, 2022 | COMMENTS
I love the power of Love - our true healer. One of the most challenging things I know of is learning to honor other people’s perspectives in relationships. We all see the world differently. What is threatening to one person... 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

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

Choosing Enlightenment

January 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
Aim for the heights and you’ll be amazed at how much higher you go.   Ok, I know it sounds incredibly simplistic, too simple to change your entire life, but if it works, why not try it?   I’m a... 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
God tricked me!

God tricked me!

October 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
God is a bait and switch operation. I moved from an island off the coast of Maine to Los Angeles in order to go to USC Film School and even though that was very successful for me, at the end... Read More

Moving Onward and Upward

September 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my past, I'd sometimes say and do things that I’d later regret and wish to bury forever.  I’ve had all kinds of experiences that led me to be self-disgusted and even afraid of my own emotions and outbursts. I’ve... Read More

Miraculous Results

September 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
Have you ever gotten an email, text, letter or phone message that felt upsetting because it seemed as though it was disrespectful to you?  Or maybe it was wrong about something important?  Of course you have.   Haven’t we all?... Read More

When People Let You Down

September 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to have a real thing about people letting me down. As I shared about in my Podcast yesterday, I used to go into situations expecting people to let me down. I had a sense of righteousness about being... Read More

Being In the Flow of Good

September 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
I have learned the power of asking for what you’d like. However, it only works well when we don’t have an attachment to what we’d like to experience. When there’s an attachment, then there’s something to heal. It’s so helpful... Read More

Trust Makes the Difference

September 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
Day after day, and year after year, I see how my ability to put trust and faith in Spirit makes such a difference in the quality of my life, in how I feel about myself and my choices. I don’t... Read More

Redemption

August 28, 2021 | COMMENTS
Sometimes people treat me poorly.  They’re unkind.  Folks can be blaming, shaming, they can lie and make stuff up.  People hurl all kinds of attack thoughts - spoken and unspoken. And yet, I do not wish to succumb to responding... Read More

Rising Above Conflict

August 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I find as I become more internally and emotionally balanced is that I prefer to be at Peace. Many times I see the opportunity to make a case for why I’m right and someone else is... Read More

Turn the Other Cheek

August 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
We’ve all experienced having someone attack us in a way that seems completely unjustified. The temptation is to defend and/or retaliate. What if instead of either of those choices were to see the attack as a cry for Love? What... Read More

Giving UP Resistance

August 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
I know I say this often, but one of the things I’m most grateful for is my ability to say “yes" and not hesitate. It wasn’t always the way I operated, for a LONG time I let resistance and reluctance... Read More

Spiritual Progress Is Happening

August 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
My spiritual practice is a priority for me. It’s a priority because I’ve PROVEN that it brings results.  A spiritual practice saves time, energy and money.  I prove it every day.  I see the folks in classes with me prove... Read More

Not Deluding Myself

August 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
The answer to the problems of this world is not in this world. It’s in our heart. It’s in our willingness to choose Peace instead of conflict. As I shared recently, A Course in Miracles tell us all conflict comes... Read More

Drinking Poison

August 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
People are acting crazy right now and it’s SO important that we have compassion for them rather than judge them.  Having compassion for people isn’t just doing them a favor.  It’s doing ourselves a favor too. When we judge other... Read More