Archive for the ‘Kindness’ Category

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

My Beloved

February 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
This Valentine's Day, how about deciding to BE the Love of your life? Many years ago, during the month of February, in honor of Valentine’s Day, I sat for hours in contemplative meditation about Love. It came to me so... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Love All

September 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
There’s a thought pattern in the human experience that has to do with keeping score. It’s a pattern I’m ALL too familiar with as it caused me much grief. The belief system that creates the attraction to keeping score is... 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

Entitled to Miracles

May 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
There is a direct path to awakening and we can find it. I’ve been absolutely astounded at how much I’ve been able to shift my mind, my life, my habits and beliefs in a relatively short period of time. For... Read More

True Love

May 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
I can remember when I would have shock waves of fear that seemed to shoot through me like lightning waves. I’d have a thought that would produce a rush of adrenaline and an energetic shock that moved through me in... Read More

Patience Leads to Love

May 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
Little things mean a lot. Little choices to be patient, kind and generous of heart have, quite literally, transformed my life. It began with my practicing patience with myself. I guess I could also call it self-compassion. I used to... Read More

Virtual Hugs

March 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
Oh, my!  The energy in the world for the last few days has been quite intense.  People are noticing how agitated they feel.  I have been doing my part to let folks know that it’s not them - it’s all... Read More

How Do You Do It?

March 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
How do you live your life? Do you push yourself to do things, motivated by fear of not being enough, or doing enough? Or do you inspire yourself to see how creative you can be. Do you procrastinate on things... Read More

Forgiveness Friday

March 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
I really struggled with the blocks to Prosperity in my own mind.  It was so challenging to keep trying to change things in the world, when the issue was inside my own mind and I didn’t realize it.  It was... Read More

It’s Time to Renew

January 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
It feels like it’s a good time for us to take time to go within and recharge. Only our connection with Spirit can truly recharge us.   We’re coming through a very intense time and we need to nurture ourselves... Read More

Let’s Be Kind

January 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
With so much divisiveness going on for so many reasons, let’s remember how important it is to be kind. His Holiness, the Dalai Lama said, “kindness is my religion.” I love that. So sweet and simple. I don’t always remember... Read More

No Need To Be Right

January 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
In Masterful Living onetime we were talking about how beautiful it is to realize that we no longer need to be right about everything. Instead of fighting for being right again and again and again in our most intimate relationships, we... Read More

Last Argument Ever

November 27, 2020 | COMMENTS
In the aftermath of Thanksgiving, and feeling so fortunate that my family could get tested for Covid and come visit me, I am grateful for everything right now. I’m grateful for every challenge and every hardship that I’ve experienced because... Read More