Archive for the ‘Holiness’ Category

Developing Infinite Patience

August 11, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to feel blasted by the storms of emotions and drama, whether it was of my own making or getting caught up in someone else’s, my spiritual practice of non-judgment and nonviolence became my rock.   Non-judgment is a haven... Read More

Answering the Call

August 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us that a Teacher of God is anyone who would like to be one.  Jesus says that the only qualification is that somehow, somewhere, we saw that we were one with someone else. Jesus also tells... Read More

Investing in Self-Love and Self-Care

August 9, 2022 | COMMENTS
Very often I speak about how Self-Love is deeply healing and transformative - and people say, “I don’t even know what Self-Love is!”   I get it!  After all, who has shown us and taught us about Self-care and Self-Love?... Read More

Feeling and Finding the Good

August 8, 2022 | COMMENTS
We can find and feel the good in difficult situations. Yesterday I took Bodhi to dog training lessons - we’re in a series of 5 classes.  I’m not sure why, but she’s not enjoying it.  I think it’s possible there’s... Read More

We Are Infinite Creativity

August 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the spiritual qualities that are God’s qualities is Creativity. Of course it is.  God is THE Creator. Creativity is Infinite and so are we. It's our Divine nature to be creative.   Whether we know it or not, our... Read More

God Is Omnipresent

August 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
Problems.  Problems seem so real.  They tether us to our human experience of lack, attack, limitation and separation.  They are a giant distraction from our spiritual growth.   If I affirm there’s a problem that needs fixing then I’m firmly... Read More

Loving the One Who Acts Like A Bully

August 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
Have you ever been bullied? I have. Have you ever been the bully? I have. I’ve been on both sides of the experience and what I’ve learned is that the one who acts like a bully is really offering a... Read More

Shine your light with confidence!

August 3, 2022 | COMMENTS
I remember what it felt like when I had such a yearning to be of service, and to share my gifts and talents, but it felt SO HARD.  I felt like I was trying to swim in peanut butter.  Not... Read More

Beyond the Body

August 2, 2022 | COMMENTS
All that it takes is willingness.  Can we just be willing to see ourselves as beings who have a body, but are not our body? It’s no wonder we have so many body issues. We project so much of the... Read More

Give God the Credit

August 1, 2022 | COMMENTS
Yesterday I had a conversation with someone I hadn’t seen in a long time.  They’re an acquaintance who knows only a little about my life and ministry.  They were asking me about how I structured the Power of Love Ministry... Read More

I love a challenge!

July 31, 2022 | COMMENTS
“The reward of patience is patience.” My mother taught me that quote from Saint Augustine. It’s so completely true. The reward of patience is having patience and remaining at Peace. I feel one of the greatest benefits of my spiritual... Read More

Abundance of Love

July 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
Willingness to accept the responsibility is the first step in our recovery from feeling like the victim of the world.  It's the key that turns the lock.  To open the door to awakening awareness one must next have the willingness to lay... Read More

Practicing Non-Attachment At The Peace Village

July 29, 2022 | COMMENTS
This weekend I’m at the 38th annual Native American Elders Gathering at the Sunray Peace Village (You can join on line if you’re interested!) here in this sacred valley in Lincoln, Vermont.  This event is led by my spiritual teacher,... Read More

Valuing the Truth

July 28, 2022 | COMMENTS
In this time of calling journalism “fake news,” it’s valuable to recognize that truth can set us free from our pain and suffering. Let us learn to value truth greatly. You’ve heard the saying “The truth will set you free."... Read More

Fear & Loathing in Manhattan

July 27, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my most recent A Course in Miracles Podcast Episode I share about my experience of deciding to choose Self-Love as a way to undo my deep sense of self-hatred.   I was living in Manhattan, and about 25 years old when I... Read More

Two Diamonds

July 26, 2022 | COMMENTS
I am meeting more and more people in our classes who feel called to share at higher and higher levels - to teach, to speak, to write, and to lead and I am compelled to support them in finding their... Read More

Forgiveness Is More Than A Pardon

July 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
I don’t like the word forgiveness.  It’s not that I dislike it either, but the word just doesn’t sound like what it is.  Forgiveness is the total release of the judgments we have about a situation.  It’s the release of... Read More

It wasn’t a waste

July 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
About 20 years ago, when I was in ministerial school, I was invited to teach a workshop at a church a few hours from where I lived in Los Angeles. At the time I was very involved in leading nonviolent... Read More

I Am Determined to Love

July 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles teaches us that the way to rise above pain and suffering and experience ALL the good that life has to offer is to take responsibility for how we see things.  This is the promise offered to us... Read More

Living In A Harmoniously

July 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
Year’s ago I set the intention to become unbotherable. I felt ready. It was such a great decision.  My life has truly shifted because of it. We live in an ever-changing world.  The impermanent nature of everything on planet earth is part... Read More

It’s All Helpful

July 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
In the Manual for Teachers for A Course in Miracles, in Section A, Development of Trust in Chapter 4, Jesus tells us something that’s extremely helpful, if we’re willing to accept it as true and not make any exceptions. He says, "It takes great learning to... Read More

A Blessing In The Challenge

July 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
Back in 2009, in the very first year I offered my year-long Masterful Living Course, someone shared that their goal was to have their knee-jerk reaction be love and compassion.  We all loved the feeling of that and we began to... Read More

Spirit In Charge

July 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
As an A Course in Miracles student, I know that “pain is a wrong perspective,” as it says in lesson 190 which is “I choose the joy of God instead of pain.”  Many people believe that it’s not possible to have a... Read More

Avoiding Awakening

July 18, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the common fears spiritual students have is a fear that if they follow their heart, and answer the calling they have to dive deep into their spiritual nature, they’ll leave their loved ones behind. I used to have... Read More

Why I’m a Love crusader

July 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
When our thinking goes off the rails, and becomes obsessive - compulsive, a lot of us turn to distractions. It can be healthy or unhealthy depending on whether or not denial or Love is motivating us.   Most people fall... Read More