Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

My faith kept me centered

June 2, 2022 | COMMENTS
The night before last, my precious kitten, Sattva took off into the night around 10pm.  I’d opened the door to let Bodhi back in and Sattva took the opportunity to go for a midnight run.   He does something like... Read More

From a tiny flame to a bonfire

May 15, 2022 | COMMENTS
The ends is in the means.  If we’d like to get where we’d like to go, we have to be sure that our desire matches our means to get there or otherwise we’re merely in fantasy. I know A LOT... Read More

Peace Is More Important

May 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’m up in Maine at my family’s home on Deer Isle.  In order to be able to keep it in the family, we have it as a rental and it’s booked a lot of the year.  In spring I come... Read More

Activation For Liberation

May 13, 2022 | COMMENTS
I wonder, is it possible to fight for Freedom?  Can we be at war and in a place of Love at the same time?  Can we have freedom without love?  To me, Freedom IS Love. There is no FEELING of Freedom without... Read More

Spirit Is Always With Us

May 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
Right now, it seems like there are some BIG problems in the world.  They seem to be everywhere.  I don’t need to list them.  We all know what they are. If we affirm there’s a problem that needs fixing then... Read More

I was thorny

May 11, 2022 | COMMENTS
Yes, I was thorny.  Like a rose bush without a rose.  I would prick you and make you bleed if you got too close. I’m a fan of the parables of Jesus. They’re beautiful teaching tools and have held up... Read More

Rising Above Temptations

May 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us that all temptation is related to the body. All temptation is for the sole purpose of keeping us identified with our body.  In other words, when we feel a temptation to do something we know... Read More

Fear Is A Motivator

May 9, 2022 | COMMENTS
Fear is an intense motivator for change.  I used to use fear to get me to make the changes I was resistant to.  The fear would build and build until I couldn’t take the pressure of it anymore. I can... Read More

No more excuses

May 1, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the spiritual teachings of A Course in Miracles that I work with almost every day is “the consistency of means and ends.”   I find myself examining this teaching as it plays out in my life.   In ACIM, we’re... Read More

Devoted

April 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I was a teenager I had chores and responsibilities in my family.  One time I forgot to wash the kitchen floor and my Father said “But you remembered to call your friends, didn’t you?  You remembered what was important to... Read More

I was selfish

April 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I first learned to pray it was in the pre-Practitioner classes I took at Agape.  I learned the Science of Mind Treatment that Ernest Holmes taught Religious Science Practitioners.  It was a game-changer for me. At first, praying felt... Read More

Surrender to the Miracle

April 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
Any walk to know myself AS God and to live God more fully is a walk of surrender. What does surrender mean? It means giving up my opinion in order to make way for God’s healing, loving Truth. Any time... Read More

What did God give us?

April 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
Happy Easter! Today, let’s celebrate the message Jesus gave us. He came that we might have life, and have it more abundantly. He told us to fear not because he had overcome the world. He came to teach us these... Read More

Willing to Choose Joy

April 16, 2022 | COMMENTS
I sensed that many people were having a difficult day yesterday.  It was a powerful full moon.  It was Passover and Good Friday.  Winds were strong and strange in my neighborhood.  Something was afoot energetically - so, if you felt... Read More

Crucifixion and Crucible

April 15, 2022 | COMMENTS
You may know Arthur Miller’s brilliant play The Crucible, (probably one of the best plays ever written by anyone anywhere) set in the time of the Salem witch hunts, it’s an allegory for what was happening with McCarthyism, the blacklists... Read More

The Kingdom Is Pre-Installed

April 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
In our human experience we've seen so many people who seemed to have it all – great fame, physical beauty, tremendous wealth and creative talent and genius – and who have been beloved and admired by millions and yet they... Read More

The Direct Path

April 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
Do you prefer information or insight?  One thing I know about the ego is it’s always seeking to collect more information. Many spiritual students, myself included, can get hung up on collecting information.  I’ve learned the hard way that information... Read More

A Deep Faith

April 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of my very favorite mystical teachers and authors is Christian D. Larson (1874 - 1962).  Larson is the author of many books and his The Pathway of Roses is a classic as well as a favorite of mine. Larson is so... Read More

The Guru Is Within

April 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my yoga classes I frequently feel called to remind myself, and everyone in class with me, each person we meet is our teacher, but the guru is within. Have you watched the movie Kumare about the fake guru?  It’s a really... Read More

Stop Going It Alone

March 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
It’s so tempting to think thoughts like, “I’m on my own.  I have to do it all for myself.  There’s no one who can really help me.  I have to figure this all out.  It’s all on me.” And on... Read More

Trust In Spirit Brings Peace

March 29, 2022 | COMMENTS
In every single, blessed moment we’re placing our trust and faith in something - and either it’s Spirit/Love or it’s our ego opinions and judgments.  And that’s how it is all day long, every day.   When we place our... Read More

I Follow My Guidance

March 28, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve come to learn that being obedient to my guidance really works well for me. For so long I was a rebel and didn’t wish to do anything someone told me to do.  I'd even rebel against my own higher... Read More

worry be gone!

March 27, 2022 | COMMENTS
The worried mind has invested in the idea that some thing other than God is happening and that other thing is working against them. The person who worries, (which is most people) has come to believe they are on their... Read More

Ho’oponopono for Putin

March 11, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve been studying and sharing ways to release unforgiveness 22 years.  One of the tools that I’ve found very helpful is the Hawaiian method of forgiveness we know as Ho’oponopono.  I’ve been practicing it as taught by Dr. Hew Len.... Read More

Ask and It Will Be Given

March 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
In A Course in Miracles, Jesus tells us “ask and it is given, because it already has been given.” Everything we could ask for that’s real, has already been given.  We’ve been given the Peace, Joy, Freedom, Love, Wholeness, Harmony, Prosperity,... Read More