Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

Above the Battlefield

July 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
Are you feeling it? A lot of us are. It’s what I call that energetic weather. It feels like life is squeezing us - a little or a lot - and we can run the old patterns of upset or... Read More

Letting Go of False Idols

July 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
False idols are the things that we’ve made more important than God. For some it’s their body, for some it’s their work, their children, their pets, their home.  It could be anything at all.   A Course in Miracles tells us... Read More

Relaxing Into Faith

July 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
My faith means so much to me. As strong as my faith is, it gets stronger with every day. My faith is my relief from worry and doubt. My faith gets me through times that would otherwise be really challenging.... Read More

Making the Inner Shift

July 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
For so long my thought was “I can’t do this.  This is just too hard.  I don’t have what it takes.”  I was making those affirmations again and again. Now, get this:  I was making those affirmations ALL THE WHILE... Read More

Don’t Give Up!

June 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
The temptation to give up can be so very strong.  We can easily get overwhelmed into feeling that there’s no way we can succeed.  I used to have that FREQUENTLY. Once I began to truly rely upon Spirit, that went... Read More

Living by Grace

June 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’m deeply inspired by the words of Joel S. Goldsmith. There have been many times that reading his words I couldn’t help but weep with gratitude for his clarity and his Love for our Creator. In the programs we offer... Read More

My Answered Prayer

May 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
Back around 1995 I began to make the same prayer over and over again: "My life inspires others to turn off the television, get out of the Lazy Boy and take loving action. " That’s what interests me, taking loving... Read More

Depression Demolition

April 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
In the last year with Covid I’ve been hearing a lot about how people have been affected in their emotional and mental states.  Depression has been on the rise and it’s quite understandable. Over the last 15 years or so,... 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

Selfish Motivations

April 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
Have you ever felt guilty because you thought you were living a selfish life and should do more to make the world a better place? It’s very common for spiritual students to feel guilty about not doing more to improve... Read More

Holding My Seat

April 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
The reward of spiritual practice is Peace of mind. That’s worth more than money and many other things. As a spiritual counselor for the last 20 years I’ve worked with wealthy people who were looking for Peace and couldn’t find... Read More

Guilt and Projection

April 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
Not guilty. That’s God’s verdict.  We’re not guilty, and yet, we’re identified with being the guilty ones.  Part of our collective identity is that we’re all sinners and there’s no escaping our sinful nature. Which came first:  The chicken or... Read More

Searching for Answered Prayer

April 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles has such potent teachings about how and why prayer works. One of the great pieces of clarity we can take away is that if we pray for something that would actually be painful for us, Spirit... 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

Contact lenses & Spirit

April 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
If you read my Daily Shot of Spiritual Espresso on a regular basis you might remember that about two weeks ago I went for an eye exam - the first in about 25 years - in order to get glasses... Read More

Lifting Up From Despair

April 7, 2021 | COMMENTS
It’s very common for people to go through a period of despair on the way to rising up out of the ego’s quagmire. I certainly did. Despair is a systemic hopelessness. When we believe many of the ego thoughts and... Read More

Removing the Blocks to Prosperity

April 5, 2021 | COMMENTS
The spiritual student who desires to become truly masterful will ultimately come to the realization that their willingness to accept total responsibility for everything in their life is the way out of hell. In actuality, there is no other way... Read More

I’m Choosing Resurrection

April 4, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things that I’ve found most valuable in my life is to realize that I can’t move into the resurrection, the awakening of my mind, until I’m willing to get down off the cross of crucifixion. Let me... 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

Greener Grass

April 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
It’s so common for folks to have that mindset that things are better elsewhere.  I remember once when someone I knew had a chance to marry a VERY famous person and decided not to because they just didn’t feel that... Read More

Prayer Power!

March 31, 2021 | COMMENTS
My practice of prayer changed me. Prayer is the POWER TOOL that made it possible for me to heal my heart and my life. I learned how to ALLOW the answered prayer and it saved me! A Course in Miracles... Read More

She Let Go

March 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
As a member of the Agape International Spiritual Center community in Los Angeles, as a Prayer Practitioner and a Minister there I had the good fortune to get to know a wonderful Minister named Safire Rose who is a beautiful... Read More

Resolving the Authority Problem

March 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
I remember how worried and fearful I could get when I was overwhelmed by my thoughts of lack, and also limitation.  If only someone had told me that if my thoughts upset me it meant they HAD to be false.... Read More

Good Investment

March 6, 2021 | COMMENTS
Just think how many previous life times we’ve all had where we were laboring almost every waking hour just to survive - hunting and harvesting food, preparing it, washing clothes by hand, doing EVERYTHING by hand, carrying water, focused almost... Read More