Archive for the ‘Love’ Category

Catch, Release and Replace

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Are you ready and willing to have a more miraculous life starting now? Yesterday, in Sundays With Spirit I was sharing a spiritual practice that I call “Catch, Release and Replace.”

If you think of what some fishers do – they catch fish and then release them rather than killing them, I’m taking that idea and putting a completely different spin on it.

We’re catching judgments, complaints and any other kind of attack thought, releasing them to the Higher Holy Spirit Self for healing and then replacing them with thoughts of Love, generosity, kindness, compassion and willingness to choose again.

It’s a simple three step process that anyone can do.

It’s easy to remember and it’s deeply healing

By making this part of our constant spiritual practice we train our mind to be mindful of when we’re veering off track from our commitment to Love and to being loving.

If you’re deeply interested in transforming your mind, healing the obsessive, compulsive negative thinking and aligning with the Spirit of Love, then this deceptively simple practice is a welcome addition.

In my experience, this practice is miraculous for ANYONE who uses it. It certainly has been miraculous for me!

If you’d like to start living a more peaceful and less stressed life – please incorporate this into how you observe your mind, and how you invest your attention throughout the day. Your willingness is all that’s required. Your willingness is evidence that you’re placing your trust and faith in Spirit rather than your own judgments and opinions.

Happy healing!

NOVEMBER:  Are you interested in Spiritual Counseling or just developing your relationship skills?  You might be interested in my Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive November 15 to 21st.  I’ll be doing this intensive training in-person (in New Hampshire where there’s very little virus) and, for the first time ever online – so you can join from anywhere.  If you’re curious, but not sure, book an exploratory call with a spiritual counselor to learn more.  

COMING SOON – Masterful Living 2021 registration opens in a couple of weeks – with bonuses to inspire you to commit early and you can get on the waiting list for the early-bird right now.  Click here now for the Masterful Living waitlist.

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Prodigal Daughter?

Sunday, October 18th, 2020

I used to feel like there was some kind of invisible lid on my life. Maybe you could call it a spiritual glass ceiling.

I felt that no matter what class I took or book I read, I was still not having the breakthrough and momentum that I so deeply desired. I began to feel quite discouraged. I thought it was me. I began to think that it was just more evidence that something was wrong with me. (Though, truth be told, I’d didn’t see a whole lot of people around me having amazing breakthroughs and healing.)

Sometimes I’d think that there was some mysterious, magical code that I must be missing. I mean, it had to be something like that because I was putting so much time, money and effort into my spiritual studies. I just wanted to find out what the code was, and who had the key.

Well, it turns out that I had the code, AND I had the key.

In a sense, it was like that moment when Dorothy, in The Wizard of Oz, realizes that she had the power all along. The difference is, it didn’t happen for me all at once. It dawned on me slowly.

One thing I learned is that the truth is written in our heart. It’s already there, pre-installed, but we do have to decide to access it in order to experience it.

The way we access it is through our willingness, our desire, and expressions of Love.

I found the path that I was looking for in my own heart.
The path I was looking for was to loving myself.

I had to be willing to Love myself enough to release all the blocks to Love.

Dorothy’s journey is archetypal.
She’s a kind of prodigal daughter.

Think about it:
She gets mad.
She runs away from home.
She gets lost in a foreign land.
She has a lot of adventures, but she really just wants to return home to the love of her family.
When she returns, she’s waking from a dream.

The dream of not having, lacking, wanting and searching ultimately leads us all back to our hearts. There’s no where else to go.

So, of course I had to stop looking outside myself and come back into my heart. That’s the great journey. AND no matter where we are in the journey – we can drop what we’re distracted by and come back into our hearts RIGHT NOW. We don’t have to wait! FOR REAL.

That’s the thing about the ego – it’s always conditional. To the ego, everything is conditional. Everything has to be earned. The Spirit doesn’t work that way because Spirit is a NOW system. LOVE is a NOW thing. Love ONLY exists in the now. Ego is always in the past or the future.

Our journey home to our heart is NOW. That’s the only time we can experience it is now.

That glass ceiling I was feeling, that resistance and reluctance – that stuckness – was simply the belief that I was lacking and that I didn’t have what it took.

We all have what it takes!

We’re all pure Spirit – how could we be lacking?

Today’s the day to truly practice the Presence, with gratitude and Self-Love.

Today is our day to wake from the dream of endless limitations. We already have the power!

All we must do is look where we can find – and that’s within.

We must return home to our heart to feel whole.

No matter how ugly you think it might be inside your heart, no matter how empty or depraved – that’s where the kingdom is. The kingdom is just underneath whatever rotten thing you think might be there. Look past the delusion of less than and not enough and you will see the kingdom.

A Course in Miracles tells us we are God’s treasure. Let’s live as if we knew it!

Are you interested in Spiritual Counseling or just developing your relationship skills? You might be interested in my Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive from November 16 to 22nd – if so, please fill out my survey – I will be doing this intensive training in-person (most likely in New Hampshire where there’s a very little virus) and online.

TODAY, you can join me, Janet Weissman, and Kiowa Awohali. We’re coming together to share our inspiration in many ways. We’ll have a spiritual celebration together with message and music – we call it Sundays With Spirit. Please invite your family! If you can’t join us, you can catch the replay! Because we’re going to be live on video, you’ll have to register to get the details. All are welcome, there’s no charge, but you do have to register unless you’ve already registered in the past.

When you register, you’ll also get easy access to past services with Jon Mundy, Lisa Natoli, David Hoffmeister, Maureen Muldoon, Corinne Zupko, Maria Felipe, Frances Xu, Jimmy Twyman and more. If you’ve already registered for a previous Sunday – you don’t need to register again, you’ll get a reminder with the details automatically.

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I’m Choosing Heaven Today

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Yesterday it came up in several conversations that people I know people who are very angry and upset with the President. That’s not surprising. I get it. And …

And, we’re still one with him. If one is lifted, all are lifted. Let’s lift our brother up in our consciousness.

The greatest gift anyone can receive in this world is to awaken and know the Christ in our own awareness. How can I desire that for myself, but not wish it for my brother, when we are joined in Christ?

I pray for the highest and best for all of us, because the highest and best for any one of us IS, ABSOLUTELY the highest and best for all of us. We’re united, how can something bless one person, truly bless them, and not bless everyone. I can’t see the possibility of that.

I hold for both my brother and myself, that we are rising up in our awareness, liberating from the belief in separation and I cannot go that way unless I bring my brother with me. He is my salvation. Let me not look elsewhere.

Yes, sometimes people’s choices sadden me or rather, my thoughts about them sadden me, and sometimes I get irritated or frustrated, or even angry, but still, I cannot choose heaven only for myself.

I wouldn’t want the heaven that excludes my brother.
It couldn’t be heaven.

It would be only some country club illusion of heaven that is not worth even thinking about.

All healing is at the level of the mind.

The habits of fear, and separation are at the level of the mind.

Willingness IS required.
It’s the willingness to choose Love beyond our personal preferences for how we’d like the world to be.

Love is not Love if it has conditions. That’s the healing power of Love.

Healing the habits of fear isn’t easy, but it’s FAR EASIER than living in fear. But you wouldn’t know that if you’ve always lived in fear.

That’s why I’m offering you this class as a gift. My gift to you. Come and join me. Today.
7 simple steps to interrupt the patterns of fear.

We’ll go deeper into the practical tips and tools that worked for me, so you can interrupt those patterns of fear and attack and make new choices, creating new habits that support the life you desire.

It might seem impossible, but I’ve done it and helped many people learn to do this too.

Here’s the good news:
“No one can fail who seeks to reach the truth.”
That’s Lesson 131 in A Course in Miracles

You cannot fail if you’re sincerely willing to live a loving life
– you don’t have to be there already.
– start where you are.

All your previous failures are just evidence of your lack of sincerity.
Don’t be fooled by appearances.
If you’re sincerely willing to live without fear, you cannot fail.
It’s the Truth.
Now, will you prove it?
Once you prove it to yourself, there’s no going back!

If you’re coping with fear and you’d like to change that,
please register for my free class today.

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If you’d like to have a major increase in your connection with Spirit and feeling PEACE of mind, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual bootcamp class with ACIM principles. We start Monday, October 12th.

Join me and you’ll be able to close out this year feeling like you had one of the best years ever! This is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors.  They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. 

  Book an exploratory call today!

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and do the work to free their mind.  Click here now to learn more.

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Tipping Point

Sunday, October 4th, 2020

I used to go through cycles where I judged myself to be the worst of the worst. One of the most painful things in my life was repeating the same relationship experiences. I’d have the same arguments with the same people, and I’d be left feeling hopeless and helpless to dig out of the hole I was in.

Can you relate?

We all have our own particular ego vices and devices. When I was REALLY threatened, I’d find any kind of an attack thought to throw at people to let them know to stay away from me. I’d say unkind things and feel out of control. It was demoralizing.

My uncontrollable upset behavior was just the proof I needed to convince myself that I was a total loser and there was no cure for what I had. I’d feel so upset it would be like my whole being was on fire – it was. I was feeling the destructive burning of my attack thoughts. I was feeling the searing pain of my false beliefs being “proven” yet again.

I had a desperate need to be right ALL of the time, to mask my insecurities. I couldn’t handle any kind of judgment at all. When I’d start judging myself, I’d implode with desperation.

My life went on like that for decades.

Now, through my practice of forgiveness, I can see that I’ve almost completely eliminated all negative self-talk.

Even when I feel challenged or feel that I could have made a higher choice, there’s no self-judgment no matter how hard it is for me or how many times I seem to fail.

Negative self-talk is a rare thing for me these days.
I never thought it was possible for me.
This has been true for years now.

I crossed over a tipping point.

And that’s what inspires me to keep sharing – I’d like to make it easier for everyone to do the same.

Catch this: Because I now know it’s possible, I can help others believe it’s possible. Folks in my classes are healing so much faster than me because they believe it’s possible for them. It took me decades to get to that place. Now, folks in my classes get there in a fraction of the time.

I thought I could improve my situation, but healing didn’t actually seem fully possible for me. I was too far gone. I was so obviously on the outside of “good.” That’s what I believed, and because I believed it I felt it was true and I saw evidence of it EVERYWHERE.

I know that forgiveness is the key to my transformation. Forgiveness is still the key today.

Forgiveness is a miracle in the mind.

All healing happens at the level of the mind.
Then the healing makes its way to the rest of our lives, showing up in form.
And miracles show up in form too!

We resist doing the forgiveness because it feels so intimidating to look at the intensity of our thoughts and feelings.

I used to be convinced that these things work for others, but not for me. I’m special. Especially bad.

I was SOOO reluctant to do that deep inner work. What I see for most of us is that we resist until it becomes so painful we can no longer stand it.

Pain is a great motivator.
And I don’t wish to be motivated by pain any more.

I’d rather be pulled by a vision of healing relationships and enjoying every situation and feeling secure and safe ALL of the time.

One of the main things I’ve realized is that unforgiveness, resentments and regrets, are major blocks to our healing, our abundance, our relationship transformation and our physical healing. Not only that, but unforgiveness blocks our intuition.

Without the ability to listen to our intuition, the ego is in charge.
Without the ability to be truly guided and inspired throughout our days, we tend to repeat the past.

As a spiritual counselor, I often talk with people who have reached a point of no longer being able to tolerate the pain. We wait until things get so bad we can’t stand it anymore and then we are finally willing to look for a solution.

I did the same thing.

Now, I’m grateful for what I went through because I can really understand much of what people are going through and I can support them in breaking free of those painful patterns.

There’s a tipping point – and I’ve proved we can get there.

Healing the habits of fear isn’t easy, but it’s FAR EASIER than living in fear. But you wouldn’t know that if you’ve always lived in fear.

That’s why I’m offering you this class as a gift. My gift to you. Come and join me. Today.

7 Simple Steps to Interrupt the Patterns of Fear

We’ll go deeper into the practical tips and tools that worked for me, so you can interrupt those patterns of fear and attack and make new choices, creating new habits that support the life you desire.

It might seem impossible, but I’ve done it and helped many people learn to do this too.

Here’s the good news:
“No one can fail who seeks to reach the truth.”
That’s Lesson 131 in A Course in Miracles

You cannot fail if you’re sincerely willing to live a loving life
– you don’t have to be there already.
– start where you are.

All your previous failures are just evidence of your lack of sincerity.
Don’t be fooled by appearances.
If you’re sincerely willing to live without fear, you cannot fail.
It’s the Truth.
Now, will you prove it?
Once you prove it to yourself, there’s no going back!

If you’re coping with fear and you’d like to change that,
please register for my free class today.

If you’d like to have a major increase in your connection with Spirit and feeling PEACE of mind, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, Spiritual Bootcamp class with ACIM principles. We start Monday, October 12th.

Join me and you’ll be able to close out this year feeling like you had one of the best years ever! This is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you.

Book an exploratory call today!

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual boot camp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and do the work to free their mind – and have fun doing it! Click here now to learn more.

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Scorekeeping

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Yesterday I was talking about winning and losing and playing games. Today, let’s talk about scorekeeping.

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 based upon consistently reinforcing that we are separate from each other. This thought is the root cause of ALL suffering.

We share one life because we have on Source, a Source from which perfection comes to us … As we were, so are we now and will forever be. ~ A Course In Miracles

One of the most powerful decisions I’ve made on my journey to spiritual sovereignty is the choice to stop playing small. In order to fulfill that, I had to stop keeping score. I decided that I wanted to fully EMBODY an understanding of the Oneness of all life. Some people talk about the Oneness without ever actually moving to that deeply life-changing commitment to LIVE IN the awareness of Oneness.

Knowing something intellectually and embodying it fully are two different things and they bear different fruits. I decided to taste the fruit of making EVERY choice from the awareness of perfect Oneness. That’s what brought forth my experience of being in a spiritual boot camp for my awakening awareness. (And that’s what I share in my Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual boot camp class which starts Oct 12.)

Think about it: If we’re one with everyone, why would we keep score?

Who is there to keep score with if we’re one?

If I’m keeping score then I’m naturally going to project that onto God and think that God is like Santa Claus keeping track of who is naughty and nice and rewarding the good and punishing the bad.

When I live in that fantasy world of keeping score I will forever be fearful.

Keeping score is not fun.

It is a constant investing of my precious time and energy in judgment and watering the seeds of separation which can only bring me the fruit of limitation and fear.

I released the scorekeeper and replaced it with consistently remembering that all I receive comes from a Divine Source and all that I have to give I share with my brothers and sisters. I share everything because my source is unlimited. Who can I share with that isn’t part of my eternal God Self?

All is One and the score is Love ALL.

All that I receive I receive from the Beloved. All that I give I give to the Beloved.

BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER: TOMORROW – My 7 Simple Steps to Interrupting Patterns of Fear FREE CLASS is ON – click to register for this free class now! I haven’t done this class in years and I’m excited to share it with you now.

If you’d like to have a major increase in your connection with Spirit and feeling PEACE of mind, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual boot camp class with ACIM principles. We start Monday, October 12th.

Join me and you’ll be able to close out this year feeling like you had one of the best years ever! This is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you.
Book an exploratory call today!

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

My Finding Freedom From Fear Spiritual Bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and do the work to free their mind – and have fun doing it! Click here now to learn more.

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Playing Games

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Last Thanksgiving, I had the pleasure to spend several weeks in Scottsdale, AZ near my BFF, and longtime prayer partner Karen Russo. My friend Chere came from NYC, and my friends Janice and Mike came from a few hours away and we had a lovely time playing games and celebrating my birthday.

One time, playing a board game, Karen said, “I think Jennifer needs to count her points, she may be close to winning.”

I knew that I had already won a while ago, but I didn’t wish to stop playing and I didn’t care that I’d won.

It was the journey not the destination.

One of the things I’ve talked about lately in my podcast is winning and losing. I love to play board games and card games. It’s something many of my family have in common with me. I remember loving to play Monopoly when I was pretty young.

I also remember just how competitive I used to feel and how it was an intense emotional experience. I used to get really upset if I made a “bad” move, or if I missed an opportunity. I’d get really upset about the game if I didn’t play well.

What I love now is being able to enjoy myself just as much regardless of who wins or who loses.

It really is the joy of playing that matters.

I love being able to have time with my loved ones and to be playful. I enjoy the strategy. Sometimes I win the game and sometimes I lose. I don’t have a better time when I’m winning. I never would have imagined that was possible before.

In my classes, folks sometimes share about the pain and suffering they experience when they compare themselves to others.

We say, “compare and despair.”

There’s no point in comparing. None. It always leads to a sense of lack and limitation and hence the despair.

There are so many mental habits that folks have that agitate their mind, and cause distress – and they can be eliminated MUCH more easily than we might imagine.

Comparison is a trick of the ego to help you feel more separate. It always leads to suffering. It doesn’t matter if you compare and think you’ve come out ahead or you’re lacking – since there’s only one, either way you just feel more separate.

My invitation is to look at the habit of comparing and despairing and to simply give it over to the Higher Holy Spirit Self to do the heavy lifting.

Life is a lot more fun without comparisons – they’re completely unnecessary and unhelpful most of the time. Give it up! Instead, celebrate what we have in common – for all of us, our true nature is perfect Love. Let’s celebrate what unites us and feel the unity!

If you’d like to have a major increase in your connection with Spirit and feeling PEACE of mind, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual bootcamp class with ACIM principles. We start Monday, October 12th.

Join me and you’ll be able to close out this year feeling like you had one of the best years ever! This is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors.  They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. 

  Book an exploratory call today!

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and do the work to free their mind.  Click here now to learn more.

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Debates

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Last night I was texting with friends about the Presidential debate. I had decided not to watch it – I don’t have a TV anyway, but I could have watched it live-streamed on the web if I’d wished to.

I decided not to watch because when I checked in with my body, my body was repulsed. I literally felt queasy at the thought of watching. That was a solar plexus, third chakra reaction.

This tummy response tells me that my ego would have gotten threatened had I listened to the debate and it’s better for me not to. I can know the highest and best for everyone more easily if I don’t watch the experience of “attack and defend” live.

My friends who watched live were texting me that they were upset by how it was going. My response was to remember that the Christ is within each one of us. We’re one with each other.

Let’s know the truth in order to be at Peace.

People ask me all the time about what Self-Love really is. Self-Love is me not putting myself in a situation where my judgments will get the better of me.

For me, retaining my equanimity is far more important than most other kinds of experiences.

I’ve learned that it’s important for me to check in and “fact check” my own sensory system for where I might be prejudiced by false beliefs and misperceptions.

Stoking the fire of my judgments will only hamper me and my desire for world Peace.

I truly desire world Peace.

My life is dedicated to it. I’m willing to work at the level of the mind to be fully responsible for the world I see and for the healing of it. It’s taken me a lot of work to get to this place and I intend to maintain it.

If you’d like to have a major increase in your connection with Spirit and feeling PEACE of mind, you might like my  Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual bootcamp class with ACIM principles.  Join me and you will be able to close out this year feeling like you had one of the best years ever! This is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!  

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors.  They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. 

  Book an exploratory call today!

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and do the work to free their mind.  Click here now to learn more.

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Insecure

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

I used to be an insecure person.  I didn’t know it, and would never have believed it, but the cause of my insecurity was my constant judging.  My mind was rarely out of attack mode and that left me feeling vulnerable most of the time.  

When I look back, it’s amazing how much energy I invested each day in defending myself and attacking others.  It’s a wonder I got anything accomplished at all!

I see many people who fritter their life and inner resources away keeping score in their relationships instead of being ALL IN for Love.  You know your affection is conditional when you have expectations and make demands.

Sometimes folks who feel insecure will poke and poke others to agitate and get others to reject them.  It’s classic.  People who have abandonment issues will push others away.  We do all these crazy things to prove that what we believe is true.

BUT it does NOT prove what we believe is true.

All it proves is that we believe it and so we’re experiencing it.

If you REALLY look at it, what IS proved is that we’re powerful manifesters!

It can be really exhausting and tiresome to have someone you love pushing you away.

However, once realize that it’s a cry for Love and they don’t really know what they’re doing we can drop our judgments and love them.

Some people have a difficult time letting you love them.  

It’s like that old Woody Allen joke “I’d never join a club that would allow me to become a member.”  

They don’t trust and it doesn’t feel safe.  They’re anticipating rejection and so they will do their dance until you agree they aren’t worth it.  They can be so insistent.  

Life is filled with these experiences and as long as we don’t judge it, we’ll continue to have less and less of them.  We’re here to be truly helpful.  The most helpful thing we can be is both compassionate AND having healthy boundaries.

Some people will begin to relax when they see you really do love them.

And some people aren’t ready to accept it.  This is when we do our work in the invisible – our prayer practice and our forgiveness.  It’s powerful and life-changing.  

Let’s not invest ourselves in these ego games anymore – we have more fulfilling ways to invest our time and energy!

Have you had the experience I’m talking about?  Please tell us about it and share in the comments below!  Let’s join together for our healing!  Thank you!

I’m getting ready for my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat on September 18.

If you’d really like to do this healing work of letting go of complaints and the other things that stand in our way of happiness and Peace, consider joining me. You can change your entire life, your relationships, your experience, your finances, your body, your happiness and peace of mind. Consider this:

You will never regret your choice, and you’ll only be so glad you did – at least that’s what I hear from the people who have done it.

Get going. Take action. Be aggressive about working with your mind. DO NOT DELAY. If you’re waiting, if you’re not getting the results you’d like, what are you waiting for?

Don’t take my word for it, read the testimonials from those who have done this work with me. They believed that nothing would work for them, and they were willing to do something different anyway. Now, they’re not playing small anymore. They’re not letting fear dictate their life. They have a real and powerful connection with Spirit.

If you’re ready to make a change, and you’d like some REAL support to make a LASTING change, TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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Major Decisions

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

I’ve learned the power of decision and I’ve come to apply that learning to my daily life. (BTW, I’ve also done several episodes of my podcast on this very topic – https://www.livingacourseinmiracles.com/episodes/holy-spirits-rules-for-decision/ )

When I look back at the major decisions in my life, I can see my most life-changing decisions had nothing to do with the circumstances of my life. They had to do with the deep desires of my heart – my soul’s longings.

Around the age of twenty-six, I began to meditate. Even though I was getting up at 5:30am, and falling asleep during my meditation, my intention was carrying me to a higher place of awareness.

Intention, when we truly hold it and energize it, is SO POWERFUL.

I remember making the decision that I was going to work toward being an enlightened being.

When I made that decision, I felt at least a hundred lifetimes away from that possibility.

Now, decades later, I’m choosing to experience it in this lifetime. I’m going for it. Each day, I hold that it is happening for me now.

That’s a big change in not so many years.

Part of what made that big change possible is my decision to make becoming a compassionate person a top priority for me.

At the time I made that decision, I mostly felt angry.

Life was a series of disappointments to me.
I didn’t feel I could trust people.
I had a deep sense of self-hatred that I hadn’t even recognized yet.
I didn’t know it then, but the self-hatred came from always feeling that I was failing at what I should be accomplishing.

I use to feel that I should be able to be more successful in the world. Yet, no amount of success in the world appeased that hunger. I hated that I couldn’t get over the hump and feel worthy. I also hated that I was angry and hostile so much of the time. The only rest was to tune out and that didn’t feel restorative.

My decision to focus on becoming compassion was to alleviate feeling angry and hostile so much of the time. And you know what? It REALLY helped me. I began to vibrate at a higher level and things began to get easier. I began to experience a spiraling up in my vibration and my thoughts became less hostile. I began to experience some real relief.

The power of decision is one that I share about frequently because it has been so life-changing for me.

The helpless and hopeless person isn’t willing to stick to their decisions. Their intentions are meaningless and that’s where the hopelessness comes from.

I encourage you to make a decision today about how you’d like to BE and how you’d like to FEEL in your life, and then stick to it.

It takes courage.
It takes heart.
And it makes all the difference in the world to you

-and to everyone your life touches.
Be the Love of your life.
Be the change.
Be it.

You are the decider.

I’m getting ready for my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat on September 18.

If you’d really like to do this healing work of letting go of complaints and the other things that stand in our way of happiness and Peace, consider joining me. You can change your entire life, your relationships, your experience, your finances, your body, your happiness and peace of mind. Consider this:

You will never regret your choice, and you’ll only be so glad you did – at least that’s what I hear from the people who have done it.

Get going. Take action. Be aggressive about working with your mind. DO NOT DELAY. If you’re waiting, if you’re not getting the results you’d like, what are you waiting for?

Don’t take my word for it, read the testimonials from those who have done this work with me. They believed that nothing would work for them, and they were willing to do something different anyway. Now, they’re not playing small anymore. They’re not letting fear dictate their life. They have a real and powerful connection with Spirit.

If you’re ready to make a change, and you’d like some REAL support to make a LASTING change, TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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Weathering Emotional Storms

Monday, September 7th, 2020

I used to get so upset. It now seems hard to believe how much of my time, energy and attention I gave to being upset. I used to put effort into being upset by ruminating on things over and over again. So much of my precious life has been invested in placing my attention on things that only made me feel worse about my life and myself. Ugh.

When I’ve felt blasted by the storms of emotions and the drama, whether it’s been of my own making or someone else’s, my spiritual practice of non-judgment and nonviolence is my rock. It’s a haven of infinite patience and Love inside my own mind.

I can come back to center by practicing nonviolence. So often I see folks do things that make no sense. We lose perspective and then we suffer and make crazy choices.

At times folks are deliberately unkind; they’re selfish and hurtful. People respond without thinking and are rude. I’ve done so much of that in my life.

Some people are discouraging when they could be encouraging. My practice of non-judgment forces me to look at my motivations and intentions and to consistently choose the most loving intention regardless of where my emotions are.

My spiritual practice of non-judgment is a practice infinite compassion.

It is the daily practice of walking in Spirit. Just as that farm girl from Kansas put on the ruby slippers and remembered her personal power that could take her back home, my personal practice of nonviolence takes me back home to the spiritual truth of all life: I am one with all that is.

If I hate the one who hates, I’ve lost my power, and I’m multiplying the hatred. If I am rude to the one who is rude, I am living someone else’s pain and magnifying it. If I have no compassion for the one who has no compassion, I am spending my precious energy magnifying someone else’s hurt. Every moment I choose whose shoes I’ll stand in. Every moment I can choose anew and change the course of my life.

When I make the highest choice I can reach for in the moment, I lift the world.

Mother Theresa taught us, “People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway … Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough. Give the best you’ve got anyway.”

When I look at Mother Theresa’s life and the lives of Buddha, Jesus, St. Francis, Gandhi, King and Thich Nhat Hanh, I see the power in their moment to moment practice of choosing love in much more difficult circumstances than I’ve ever faced.

I choose to carry close to me this awareness of those who went before me. This is my ruby slipper practice.

In every moment I remember my intention to love and I am that. How grateful I am that no matter where I am, no matter what is happening in and around me, I can have a ruby slipper moment and come home to my heart.

I’m getting ready for my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat in just 2 weeks. If you’d really like to do this healing work of letting go of complaints and the other things that stand in our way of happiness and Peace, consider joining us. You can change your entire life, your relationships, your experience, your finances, your body, your happiness and peace of mind. Consider this:

You will never regret your choice, and you’ll only be so glad you did – at least that’s what I hear from the people who have done it.

Get going. Take action. Be aggressive about working with your mind. DO NOT DELAY. If you’re waiting, if you’re not getting the results you’d like, what are you waiting for?

Don’t take my word for it, read the testimonials from those who have done this work with me. They believed that nothing would work for them, and they were willing to do something different anyway. Now, they’re not playing small anymore. They’re not letting fear dictate their life. They have a real and powerful connection with Spirit.

If you’re ready to make a change, and you’d like some REAL support to make a LASTING change, TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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No More Humiliation!

Sunday, September 6th, 2020

One of my favorite quotes from any spiritual teacher came from Ernest Holmes, author of The Science of Mind. Holmes said, “Healing does not take time. The only time that it takes to have healed is the time that it takes to have a realization.”

Having a realization is different than an aha, but it’s similar.
A realization is life-changing.
When I was in the prayer practitioner training at Agape back in the 90’s I had a realization that truly changed how I lived every single day of my life. No kidding. It was that powerful.

Catch this: I realized that if I didn’t judge myself for my errors, but instead, could have loving compassion for myself, then there’d be more love expressed in the world BECAUSE I made an error – and that was good and beneficial for ALL beings!

Choosing to have compassion for myself, meant that I wasn’t judging myself. There’s no way to be in judgment of myself AND also hold myself in Love simultaneously. By choosing to stop judging myself, and instead to extend loving understanding to myself, I was learning how to live without taking offense and then no forgiveness was necessary.

This is Freedom. TRUE Freedom.

And this was how I began to practice forgiveness AS non-judgment. When there’s no judgment, no forgiveness is necessary and life is MUCH easier. This way we can stay in our loving hearts and there’s no back tracking to clean up a mess. I really like that.

Plus, it’s much more peaceful. Easier on the nerves. More productive.

It was around this same time that people began to say things to me like “you’re so full of light.” I would look around to see who they were talking to, because I knew it couldn’t possibly be me.

Full of Light? Me? Nah.

I remember saying to my BFF, “can you believe people are saying I’m a real light in the world? That’s so crazy.”

And she said to me, “Yeah, Jennifer, you ARE a light in this world.”

Who? Me? What?

More and more people began to comment on how light-filled I was. I knew then as I know now, that it was because of this practice of non-judgment. It was because every day I had the opportunity to turn my seeming errors into successes.

And every day, more Love was being expressed in the world because I made the error.

For instance, let’s say I’m going somewhere and all of a sudden it starts to pour rain and I don’t have an umbrella and now I’m running into all kinds of issues and I’m going to be late and show up all soaking wet too. I didn’t check the weather, didn’t plan ahead and now I’m in the soup. I call this a “tactical error.”

When there’s a tactical error I say to myself, “well, here’s a good learning for me. I’m a life-long learner, so this is helpful to me. Next time, I’ll do know to do it differently and have a more desirable result. This is a good thing. I’ve learned something.”

No judgment.
No attack.
No complaint.
No problem – only learning, compassion and understanding.

I realize now that this was the beginning of my becoming a teacher. I was embodying my Higher Holy Spirit Self – the knower who knows – my inner teacher and guide.

I found that I was SO VERY grateful that I could choose to be loving with myself instead of tearing myself down. I began to look for more and more opportunities to be kind to myself and others.

This was a big change for me because I had been a dedicated grievance and grudge holder. I literally thought it was my moral responsibility to never forget the insults and injuries and to wear them in my energetic field like a warrior who has scars on their body and chinks in their armor.

I’d been living as a grudge holder for so long that I had completely lost track of how much energy it took. What changed things for me was I began to realize that just as I had learned to not attack myself for my tactical errors, when others made errors such as being rude, unkind or thoughtless, I could go first with kindness and compassion and help them come back to their right mind by not judging them, and by not taking offense. I liked that so much more than tearing them down and attacking them.

In this practice with others, just as with myself, I learned that it’s so much easier and faster to heal when I take full responsibility for my choices and for everything around me. Then I can extend compassion to all and harvest the learning from everything.

What naturally began to occur is that the sense I’d had for so long of feeling like a fake began to disappear and then it went, never to return. WOW!

I’ve learned so much that has empowered me to share with others, to offer classes, workshops and retreats, to be a spiritual counselor to others and to write this daily inspiration.

I used to wonder how the heck would I be able to really follow my calling. It felt so completely daunting because I was caught up in the thought, “how would it unfold in the world of form.” I didn’t believe I had the resources.

It’s because I was focused on my resources being in the world, instead of in my mind.

At the time, I had a lot of debt. I wasn’t good at earning money. I was still self-medicating intensely.

I prayed and prayed and prayed that the way be shown to me.
My prayer was answered by my reading something Jesus said when he walked the earth, recorded in the gospels. He said:

If I be lifted up, I draw all unto me.

Suddenly, I heard what he meant. I realized that this was the answer to my prayers!

Instead of focusing on HOW to make this ministry happen in the world, I turned my attention to the inner lifting up.

I put my focus on taking out the trash in my belief system – that old B.S. – and practicing forgiveness and compassion, kindness and generosity, patience and Peace.

I began to feel the lifting up happening, the old patterns fell away, the way began to clear and things were brought to me and offered to me.

I began to see opportunities that I wasn’t available to before because I wasn’t a vibrational match. Instead of criticizing others, I began to extend my heart to them and offer them a blessing – and the whole universe began to do the same with me. it was a true turning and transformation.

I no longer felt like a fake anymore, because I wasn’t faking. I was being more loving and compassionate with each day – even when I fell down and forgot, I could pick myself up with Love and compassion and immediately be back on track.

I developed humility.

It was the end of humiliation – if only someone could have told me before!

AND I learned that humility is the key that opens the door to awakening.

No kidding.

Without humility, the doors to spiritual expansion remain closed. Tightly. The door of spiritual awakening is not visible to those who lack humility.

AND humiliation will still be a concern.

I’m forever grateful for this realization. I did need to acquire humility. I had been humiliated many times, but I didn’t have to be. There are other options.

Humility makes life so much sweeter and easier.

As with any spiritual growth – we can go of our own willingness and be pulled by the vision, or we can be in resistance and reluctance and wait for the pain to push us. We get to choose the way we travel.

Would you like to move forward inspired by the vision of what your life can be or motivated by pain and fear of what might be?

In order to be willing to acquire humility we absolutely must be willing to give up the need to be right. We really truly do have to give up valuing our opinions and be willing to forgive.

With humility, a whole new world of spiritual awakening opens up for us.

Are you wishing to share your gifts and talents, but feel like you’ve been playing small?
Do you have self-doubt you’d like to transform so that you can share from Spirit and inspire others?

We can change so much of our life experience, using our mind. If we’re willing to take responsibility and act in league with the infinite, with the Higher Holy Spirit Self, knowing that ALL of life is supporting us, that EVERYTHING is for us and NOTHING is against us, we can live an entirely different life.

I’m getting ready for my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat in just 2 weeks. If you’d really like to do this healing work of letting go of complaints and the other things that stand in our way of happiness and Peace, consider joining us. You can change your entire life, your relationships, your experience, your finances, your body, your happiness and peace of mind. Consider this:

You will never regret your choice, and you’ll only be so glad you did – at least that’s what I hear from the people who have done it.

Get going. Take action. Be aggressive about working with your mind. DO NOT DELAY. If you’re waiting, if you’re not getting the results you’d like, what are you waiting for?

Don’t take my word for it, read the testimonials from those who have done this work with me. They believed that nothing would work for them, and they were willing to do something different anyway. Now, they’re not playing small anymore. They’re not letting fear dictate their life. They have a real and powerful connection with Spirit.

If you’re ready to make a change, and you’d like some REAL support to make a LASTING change, TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

TODAY, you can join me and my friends, Rosalyn Rourke, Nick Arandes, and even more friends on zoom. We’re coming together to share our inspiration in many ways. We’ll have a spiritual celebration together with message and music – we call it Sundays With Spirit. Please invite your family! If you can’t join us, you can catch the replay! Because we’re going to be live on video, you’ll have to register to get the detail. All are welcome, there’s no charge, but you do have to register unless you’ve already registered in the past.

When you register, you’ll also get easy access to past services with Jon Mundy, Lisa Natoli, David Hoffmeister, Maureen Muldoon, Corinne Zupko, Maria Felipe, Frances Xu, Jimmy Twyman and more. If you’ve already registered for a previous Sunday – you don’t need to register again, you’ll get a reminder with the details automatically.

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I Love the Truth!

Friday, August 28th, 2020

I can handle the truth. I find it incredibly valuable.

I LOVE the Truth. I pray for the truth to be revealed every day in every way. The truth is healing and it’s liberating.

To value the truth is to value the very nature of our Creator’s constant and eternal Love which is the ultimate truth of our existence.

In truth all animosity dissolves.

I’m very blessed to be able to have a spiritual teacher who is truthful. Her name is Venerable Dhyani Ywahoo and she is a Cherokee Chief and a Buddhist. Her mind is very vast – meaning she sees way beyond time and space and helps me to see it too. I’m Cherokee by heritage and so I am grateful to connect to that stream of wisdom and learn my ancestor’s ways of spiritual expansion and awakening.

When I first started to spend 1 on 1 time with her it was in service. I would pick her up and drive her to places, sometimes spending many hours in the car with her. As a good and respectful student, I didn’t bend her ear with my questions, and I didn’t make the time together a counseling session. We got to know each other and share about life.

One of the first times that we were going somewhere in the car just the two of us, I told her this:

Please always tell me the truth. If you ever see that I’m not thinking clear or not seeing clearly, feel free to point it out. I consider that the greatest act of Love and kindness. When people see I’m headed in a wrong direction and don’t say anything to me, I realize they are not the best of friends to me.

You cannot hurt my feelings except by withholding your feedback. As a spiritual leader, I depend upon everyone around me to help me be the very most aware, and loving being I can be. I fall down and make errors every day, that’s my learning, I don’t mind that. It’s when people could help me, but they don’t, that I learn not to trust them.

You cannot offend me. Be as direct as you can that will feel like the greatest blessing and the most loving expression you can offer me. Your feedback is always welcome!

I wished to have an honest, transparent and easy relationship with her. I intended to let her know that she could be “real” with me.

After all these years, what I notice is that Venerable is always, ALWAYS teaching me by her example of what she says, and what she DOES NOT say to me and others. That’s why she’s such a good teacher to me.

There are many times I will notice that I share things with people in a subtle way, but they aren’t picking it up. That’s okay. They aren’t open to it yet. No problem. There’s no rush to transform our consciousness.

Being a devotee of truth, I’m interested in honesty and transparency, but still, people don’t have to tell me everything they feel.

Truth is my teacher.

Let truth be the master of my life and my mind.

When I am less than truthful, I feel a little energy shift.
It’s as if there’s a little energetic breeze that hints at what the truth ACTUALLY is.
I make a note.
I self-correct.
It’s a gentle and loving guide that goes with me always.

A commitment to the truth does require a willingness to be honest with yourself.

When we deceive ourselves, others will mirror that back to us.
That’s no fun.
We then decide they’ve betrayed us, but have they?
Or are they helping us to see what’s hidden?

The truth can only help us.
Let’s value the truth and no longer be afraid of it.

This September, something amazing is going to happen and it’s called my Stop Playing Small Retreat – let’s get some real results and unblock the flow of Love in our lives. There’s a whole lot of healing going to happen!

TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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Eliminating Victim Consciousness

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Some people are looking to feel hurt. They are actually hoping they’ll get wounded in their connections with people. I’ve been there. I actually have done that. I’ve entered into situations with people anticipating that I’d be disappointed, hurt and that I’d walk away feeling rejected. Many people, just like me, have an attraction to victimhood.

I find it deeply comforting that our true self, our Higher Holy Spirit Self, the Mighty I AM Presence of us cannot be hurt, and cannot be a victim.

I aspire to live in a way that I AM unhurt-able. I get closer every day.

To be unhurt-able not because I’ve put up some kind of wall or shield to protect me, but because I don’t ever take anything personally. Ponder this: we’re one with each other, all completely united and one, can we actually hurt each other, or are we making it up? Are we hurting ourselves? Or are we simply having experiences and choosing to take things as an offense?

What I absolutely know is that the safest emotional place for me to live in this world is with my heart so wide open that I can embrace everything and keep nothing out.

No judgments, no hurts. No expectations, no disappointments. And no victims, either.

It’s the hardening of the heart, the blocking and withholding of Love that causes pain, anger, upset, and hurt. It’s trying to avoid hurt that causes the pain. The pain comes from taking ourselves out of the flow of Love.

Feeling hurt is a choice I don’t intend to make anymore.

I’m interested in eliminating choosing to be hurt and offended, because being hurt is not a good use of my energy and I don’t enjoy it. I am much more interested in liberating from false beliefs and being of service.

I used to be angry much of the time.
Now, I feel peaceful most of the time – and I’m looking forward to the good that I absolutely know is unfolding. I like this so much better than “preparing for the worst.”

And I’m not a victim anymore.

Since I’m the one who decides how I will perceive something, I can take everything as an opportunity to extend Love or receive Love.

To have Love, give all Love to All. It’s simple. It’s not easy, but thank God it’s simple! At least it’s not confusing!

Doesn’t being open hearted and unhurt-able sound great? I’m pretty sure that’s our natural state. After all, we’re light beings. How do you damage light? You can’t. It’s not even possible, so I’ve decided to stop believing it’s possible. Instead, I’m calling forth miracles.

I’m going for it! How about you? Are you willing to open your heart so much that you’d be unhurt-able and give up feeling like a victim? We can do this!

We can rid ourselves of victim consciousness and share the benefits with everyone!

TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Online Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Online Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if either is right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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Sharing Our Gifts and Talents

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Everyone has talents. Everyone is brilliant in their own way – I’ve definitely seen this is true, especially as a spiritual counselor for 20 years.

Many people are hiding their talents, or underutilizing them.

It’s crazy that so many people are actually resistant and reluctant to do the very thing that would make them happy. They’re utterly convinced that something “out there” is preventing them. They blame their playing small on circumstances, when life’s situations and circumstances are the by-product of our choices, beliefs and thoughts.
If we don’t use our gifts and talents, do we lose them? Or do they just lay dormant? Certainly, we’ll be missing wonderful and fulfilling opportunities to be an authentic, inspiring and healing presence in the world if we don’t shine our light.

Why keep our light under a bushel?

We all have an interesting and unique relationship to our possessions, including our gifts and talents.

In THE PATHWAY OF ROSES, Christian D. Larson wrote, “Every individual is entitled to all the riches of the spiritual kingdom, and in addition, to the possession of as many things … as he can possibly appreciate and use in the enrichment of all the realms of his own entire existence. But before he can secure all these things, he must cause his personal nature and his spiritual nature to live together as one … the first essential is to make the best use possible of everything that we may possess now.”

How do we cause our personal nature and our spiritual nature to live together as one? For me, it’s ALL about staying focused on making loving choices. When I’m focused on making loving choices I’m aligned with Spirit and I’m not judging, not creating difficulties for myself and others.

Today I choose to be willing to use what I have.

So many people want more, but they don’t appreciate and make use of what they have. Let’s all be willing to look at ourselves from a Divine perspective.

Let’s consider things from a higher, spiritual perspective:

Would you be willing to give to someone more riches and rewards if they didn’t appreciate and make use of the ones they had? Wouldn’t that be a waste?

Do you have the ability to be kind? Do you have the ability to forgive? Are you a good listener? Do you have an opportunity to be generous or helpful? Go for it!

Let’s use the opportunities we have to extend Love and make our life more fully loving! Let’s go for it!

Can you think of a gift or talent that you have that you’re letting lay dormant? What’s your intention? Do you have one? Are you managing, coping or settling with not making use of your talents as you’d like?

Put Spirit in charge – be willing to do that much, and you’ll see a shift!

TAKE ACTION! If you’re interested in either my Stop Playing Small Retreat or Finding Freedom From Fear Spiritual Bootcamp, but you aren’t sure if it’s right for you right now, book an Exploratory Call with one of the spiritual counselors. The call is free and you’ll find benefit in addition to getting all your questions answered. Click here now to book an Exploratory Call with a Spiritual Counselor.

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Perceptions Sometimes Aren’t Helpful

Friday, August 7th, 2020

It’s interesting to notice what we notice.
It can be fascinating to view how we view.

In New Jersey they don’t have self-serve gas, the attendant pumps the gas for you. In Maine, at some stations there’s no self-serve and I when I learned about that I realized that I could help contribute to someone having a job by choosing the stations where there’s no self-serve. I might cost a small amount more, but it gives someone a job. Since I don’t particularly enjoy pumping gas, that completely works for me.

I used to return the shopping carts, to the store, but then I realized that there’s no need to return them it’s easier for me not to, and by not returning it, I’m giving a person employment. I can receive the support of not having to return the cart.

In small towns, grocery baggers will sometimes ask if I’d like help taking my groceries to the car, wouldn’t they also like to help by taking the cart and putting it away?

Do you feel guilty if you don’t return the cart where they’d like you to?

What’s interesting is the meaning we make of things.

Our perspective generates our perception, but many times we really don’t know what anything is for.

Once when I was at a Wednesday night service at Agape with a friend. As the collection basket was being passed, my friend saw someone pass the basket without putting anything in it and she turned to me and said, “that bothers me so much, how can they pass the basket without putting anything in it?”

I said to her, “I do that all the time. I write one tithe check per month to make it easier for myself. I’m here at service twice eight times a week or more, but I only write one check. So, I don’t put anything in the collection most of the time.”

My friend was taken aback. After a moment she said, “I never thought about that. That makes sense.”

Whenever we judge, we’re taking ourselves out of the flow of Love and we’re usually creating some kind of personal, emotional and mental distress.

If we don’t correct our thoughts, then we start feel the upset in our physical body. Our life is so much easier if we simply focus on being loving.

We’re designed to be peaceful, harmonious and prosperous and our misperceptions trigger a feeling of upset so we can realize that it’s time to course correct.

It’s a great system to remind us that Love is our true identity and Peace is our natural state. Let’s remember what’s real.

What perception is operating in your mind, triggering guilt? Please share in the comments and help us realize where we can all make a change! Thank you in advance!

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First Responder

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

I am a first responder.
I AM is a first responder.

In my experience, in my relationships, in my community, I choose to be a first responder to the cry for Love.

We can be first responders, responding to the insanity of the world with a voice of Love and compassion.

We don’t have to MAKE anything happen – that’s not our job. Our response-ability is to hold the loving view, the right-minded view, and to be kind, loving and supportive.

Right now, although my spiritual practice is all day long, in many forms, the most important thing, as always, is to be kind and caring. Extending Love is the #1 thing for us to put our attention on each moment of each day.

When we’re extending Love, we’re being a healing presence.


And when we’re extending Love and compassion, we’re being truly helpful.
Which means we’re living our purpose.

If we wonder what our purpose is, it’s not complicated or hard to find: Be kind.

Sometimes being kind is the hardest thing in the world to do.
The more it stretches us, the more it’s worth the effort.

Let me be grateful for the pain of the strain to be kind in challenging circumstances as it reminds me how much gain there is for my soul.

We can remember too, how sometimes being kind seems just the opposite. I think of Elvis Costello’s song about being “cruel to be kind.” It’s a paradox sometimes.

There are times when it’s most helpful to point out to someone that they are fantasizing about something, and it’s not helpful to them.

There are times when someone is about to do something cruel and the kindest thing is to interrupt them.

Cultivating the ability to respond with kindness instead of judgment – that’s where I focus a good deal of my attention.

No judgments also mean no attachments.

It’s a rigorous practice, but when I do it with kindness it feels very nurturing – which it is.

Let’s be first responders, responding to every situation with Love, kindness and compassion. This way we absolutely KNOW we’re always in the right place at the right time, and we can feel the strength of that. What a blessing!

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We Are Worthy

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

One of the most common things I witness with people is that they don’t feel worthy of Love.

Unworthiness is something that many are in the process of healing right now. And we can help them, which, in turn, helps us too! When one rises, all rises.

If you see someone who appears to feel unworthy in anyway, see if you can extend Love to them – it can be silent, it can be in the form of kindness or patience, or anything – but INTEND that it be an expression of Love and it will be healing for both of you.

There are so many ways each day that we contribute to making the world a better place. This is really what our life is for.

Sometimes a memory of someone I was unkind to, or someone who has been going through difficulty will come into my awareness. It seems random, but I’ve learned that it’s definitely not random. (There’s nothing random in this universe.) This is the moment to seize the opportunity to extend Love to my brother or sister.

I’ve learned that these seemingly random thoughts and memories are part of the way that Spirit is reminding me to pray for people. AND I AM SO GRATEFUL TO BE REMINDED!

My life has healed so much because I keep bringing my attention back to the blessings.

A Course in Miracles says that in order to have, we must give all to all. It’s the sharing and the caring that magnifies and multiplies. I have certainly been able to prove that this works in my life!

We can all extend more Love and Light and in doing so we are making ourselves more available to receive.

The more we receive, the more we feel worthy, and the more worthy we feel the more we have to share, and then the more worthy we feel to receive and it’s a beautiful circle of giving and receiving.

I’m so grateful that we can extend and share Love every day in new and healing ways. It feels miraculous!

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Together Forever

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Because we’re all part of God, we’re together forever. Eternally one with each other.

I find this awareness particularly helpful when there’s a great sense of loss and grief, and when we don’t feel connected to someone we dearly Love. I remind myself that I cannot possibly BE separate from my loved ones, I can only FEEL separate – and that feeling will pass.

One of the most beautiful aspects of our life in Spirit is that we’re not alone – ever.

We’re interconnected and interdependent. With each other. With Spirit. With Angels and all manner of helpful beings. And, whether we like it or not. Without a cooperative effort much of life would be unbearable and yet there are many times when I’ve felt momentarily resistant to being cooperative.

One of the primary ways I’ve experienced the ego identification is when I’ve felt that belligerence rise up within me and I’ve refused to cooperate. When I was younger, I felt it all the time. That haughty, resistant, argumentative attitude was one of the ways that I would reclaim my power when I felt a lack of power. I’d try to regain my power Now I know better.

Opening my heart to collaboration and cooperation is my power!

When we work together, we are so much stronger than when we work alone.

Working together we can form a collective intelligence that is far greater and more powerful than anything I could create alone. It can also be far more satisfying.

These days, I prefer to be a bridge builder and a collaborator. The blessings are enormous and I am grateful every day!

A powerful daily spiritual practice is to find one significant way you can cooperate more effectively with the people in your family, your workplace, school or community.

Look for the ways that you can be supportive, extending compassion and let those things replace the criticisms and complaints. This is a powerful spiritual practice that heals our mind of lack, limitation and separation.
By being willing to cooperate I build a bridge. As I walk across the bridge, I bring with me an offering of my heart. By a simple act such as this I make the world a more peaceful place and that’s being truly helpful.

It’s not so hard to fulfill your purpose when you know your purpose is simply to Love and be loved.

Being able to model this purpose is healing to all. In a time of intense divisiveness and seeming differences, being a peacemaker is a great skill that we can hone and demonstrate. I’m so grateful we can be helpful instead of helpless!

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Vision of Relationship Healing

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

In every relationship, there’s a vision of holiness that can be revealed.

When we give up on other people, we’re also giving up on ourselves.  And yet, when people are so disappointing and difficult, it’s so tempting to walk away from them.  Giving up, quitting, that’s the easy thing to do, in the short run.  In the long run, it will become a weight that’s not worth carrying.

So, what to do?  I get this question a lot.  

Consider this:  We’re all one with each other.  And, we’re all eternal.  Therefore, it stands to reason that our relationships are eternal as well.  So, while we can certainly SEEM to walk away and end a relationship in this lifetime, it’s only temporary.

Why settle for a temporary solution that will only make things more challenging in the future?  Why build into your future a challenge you’ll have to deal with that will be fermenting the entire time between now and then?

How to deal with it in the present moment?  Well, you don’t have to keep talking with the person.  You don’t have to connect and relate with them in the visible world.  Seek not to change another person, but to change your mind about them.

Not many people are really willing to hold the vision of the highest and best in their difficult relationships.  It takes a lot more effort than it does to complain.  

Complaining never helps.  Complaining makes you a crap magnet.  Compassion makes you a LOVE magnet.  Which would you rather be.

Hold the vision of a healed relationships and then let Spirit do the healing.  Sometimes this can be REALLY challenging.  And, it’s also a way to heal your mind.  

If you give up on the relationship, you’re giving up on yourself.

Instead of giving up on the relationship, give the relationship UP to the Higher Holy Spirit Self.

Give up your needing, wanting, cravings and aversions about the relationship.  Give up all forms of attachment to the person and the way the relationship “should” be and you’ll have a healing in your heart – but you have to really mean it.

Be willing to hold a vision of healing without an attachment to how it looks.

Focus on how you’d like that relationship to feel – would you like it to feel loving, harmonious, playful, respectful, prosperous, beautiful and more?  Hold the vision of that, cultivate that feeling and give up how you think it should look.

It may take a great willingness, and it may take a while, but then it won’t come back and bite you on the behind and that’s great!  We have other things to do besides recovering from being bitten on the behind!  

If you were freaking out, or in a rough place, would you wish for SOMEONE to hold the high watch for you?  Of course you would.  Be that person now!

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Flowing With Spirit

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Yesterday, in our Sundays With Spirit service, in the healing meditation I was sharing about trusting Spirit and using the metaphor of God’s Love as a river that flows. We can flow with the river or we can fight it.

We can cling to the rocks and buffeted about or we can trust the river and go for the ride.

Then, I remembered that someone had recently reminded me of this passage from Illusions by Richard Bach:

Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. The current of the river swept silently over them all — young and old, rich and poor, good and evil — the current going its own way, knowing only its own crystal self.

Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for clinging was their way of life, and resisting the current was what each had learned from birth.

But one creature said at last, “I am tired of clinging. Though I cannot see it with my eyes, I trust that the current knows where it is going.

I shall let go, and let it take me where it will. Clinging, I shall die of boredom.”

The other creatures laughed and said, “Fool! Let go, and that current you worship will throw you tumbled and smashed against the rocks, and you will die quicker than boredom!”

But the one heeded them not, and taking a breath did let go, and at once was tumbled and smashed by the current across the rocks.

Yet in time, as the creature refused to cling again, the current lifted him free from the bottom, and he was bruised and hurt no more.

And the creatures downstream, to whom he was a stranger, cried, “See a miracle! A creature like ourselves, yet he flies! See the messiah, come to save us all!”

And the one carried in the current said, “I am no more Messiah than you. The river delights to lift us free, if only we dare let go. Our true work is this voyage, this adventure.

But they cried the more, “Savior!” all the while clinging to the rocks, and when they looked again, he was gone, and they were left alone making legends of a savior.

The question is now, what rock are we clinging to?
Who are you looking to as our savior?

For myself, I’m letting go of rocks every day.

I feel it’s a big portion of my responsibility to choose Freedom.

Every choice I make for Freedom lifts us all and I know that. I don’t wish to be a bottom feeder or a rock clinger. I am interested in flowing in the river of Love. I don’t wish to drown there; I wish to flourish and thrive and demonstrate Spirit’s infinite Love and protection – how about you?

Please share in the comments below!

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Confusion

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

For so long, it was so easy for me to get completely turned around and confused. Much of life was confusing to me.

Our days can be a myriad of events and interactions with people and our own mind that seem to pummel us. Information is constantly pouring in, overwhelming us and cluttering up our mind.

For decades I couldn’t tell the difference between ego’s voice and Spirit’s inspiration and I’d go off in directions that I thought were Spirit’s inspiration, but they were just ego distractions and detours. I put so much energy, time and money into things that were not helpful to my spiritual growth.

With all that’s going on in this world and in our lives, we can lose perspective on what’s important, and stay in a haze of meaningless activity for a very long time.

What cuts through the haze is our spiritual practice.

A valuable spiritual practice is one that we can be consistent with, and that feels uplifting. I’m clear that the best practice for me is one that I live ALL DAY LONG. It’s my walking the talk and living the Love all day long that keeps me clear headed.

I used to have a focus on collecting information. I thought if I knew more, it would help me to feel better and be happy.

In my pursuit of the “right” information, I read a lot of books and magazines and had lots of informative conversations. I was trying to pay attention to as many things in the world as I possibly could.

It was exhausting and depleting.

I often felt that I wasn’t doing a good enough job. There was always so much information I didn’t have. I couldn’t easily quote Oscar Wilde or Eckhart Tolle.

There were always so many classic novels and spiritual books I still hadn’t read yet. I was driving more and more slowly on the information super highway of life, but not getting anywhere.

I was failing at collecting all the information I needed to have in case I was suddenly called to a dinner party with all the contributing writers for the New Yorker Magazine. I didn’t really read the New York Times thoroughly and I was caring about it less and less.

I had a stack of spiritual books by my bed that was taller than my nightstand. All books I “should” read, but really didn’t want to.

I felt like those books were mocking me, letting me know that I was failing at being a good spiritual student.

I was investing money in things that really didn’t matter to me, but I thought would make me better. For a long time, I didn’t realize that by collecting books and information to make me better, I was affirming that there was something wrong with me, so even if I did read all the books cover to cover and had the ability to write a paper about them, it was all just affirmation of my “not enoughness.”

No wonder I didn’t want to read those darn books!
I had bought those books with my ego mind – and they were always reminding me that I was trying to run my spiritual practice with my ego. That’s what I saw so many of my friends doing.

I needed to stop putting the ego in charge of my spiritual practice.

Fortunately, I realized that all that information collecting was a distraction to me and not that helpful.

I cancelled all magazines and newspapers.
I stopped watching the news and ingesting any of it.

Through a series of events with my then landlord, my cable was disconnected so there went my tv watching. Spirit was helping me through my landlord.

I went on a spiritual mind fast.

I started to read ONLY the books I had a passion for and I read them very slowly and carefully.

A bonus was that I stopped having conversations about information. I began to recognize that the best reason to have a conversation was for the purpose of relating to people: living the Love and walking the talk.

I realized I could focus mostly on talking about our lives and leave the information super highway behind. I found an exit, and took it and I’ve been very glad that I did.

Information just isn’t satisfying to me anymore.
I find that it can really clutter the mind.

One of the best things I did was I packed up 14 shopping bags of those books that were mocking me and reminding me of my having put ego in charge of my connection with Spirit. I took them to the library and gave them away.

I felt like I could breathe again.

Bottom line: Information isn’t healing.
Being loving is healing.
Forgiveness is healing.

Clearing out the judgments, the opinions, the grudges and greivances, as well as my complaints and criticisms made me realize that I’d rather focus on experiencing and expressing Love, that’s much more interesting than anything else! PLUS, it gives me the added bonus of contributing to a clear mind!

I realized that I truly wanted the Peace of God.
Therefore, I had to be willing to learn the means to have it.
I had to stop putting it off and making it less important.

Deepening my spiritual practice pulled me out of the repeating confusion.

I rarely feel that confusion anymore.
I don’t doubt myself anymore.
I rarely feel more than a momentary since of worry or fear, and it’s usually about something mundane.

That’s a HUGE relief.
Spiritual practice did that for me.
Books never could.

My invitation to you is to look at where you’re collecting information and it’s not truly helpful or satisfying. Maybe you feel like you’re not REALLY learning anything that improves your life.

Information has no power to heal.
Healing happens when we release the blocks to Love.

Information can have the effect of confusing and cluttering one’s mind.
My focus on collecting information was a distraction of the ego.
And it left me feeling more helpless and hopeless.
I had convinced myself I was a good little spiritual student collecting all that information.

The ego analyzes to try to learn what it needs to be safe.
The Spirit knows that being loving is our safety.
No information is needed for that.

The Spirit already knows everything.

It’s within us.
You can ask yourself, who really wants to read the book, me or the ego?
I find that spending time with Spirit is far more expansive and deeply satisfying.
It’s healing. It’s also less expensive!

Now, I mostly read the same books over and over again.

I’m not saying this is the only way to do it.
But, if you have any sense that you’ve put the ego in charge of your spiritual practice, now might be the time to go the other way.

We are at a choice point in humanity right now.

We’re either lifting things up, or making it harder for those who are.

Humanity is moving into what I call the Golden Age of Enlightenment.
The more of us that are fully on board, the better.

We CAN actively choose transformation for our liberation in each moment by staying alert to when the ego is presenting a distration.

We CAN choose transformation for our liberation all day, every day and leave the past behind.

Let’s step up our game and put the collection of information behind us.
Let’s clear the mental clutter and make room for spiritual insights!
Now is the time for this.

A Course in Miracles is written in our heart.

One day of actually LIVING it is worth a thousand days of studying it.
Reading the lessons isn’t living them.
We can do BOTH.

Put Spirit in charge of your spiritual practice and you’ll be amazed where it will take you!

If you have a yearning right now, to go deeper and fly higher, to open your heart and live the love like never before, come join me. My Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp with ACIM Principles may be your answered prayer.

Many people find that there life, their relationships, their health and wealth is profoundly changed because they deepen their spiritual practice in this class.

We start tomorrow and there’s a bonus class today!

I’m recording ALL NEW CLASSES.
This is going to be SO good because I am ON FIRE!

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. Book an exploratory call today!

TODAY, you can join me and my friends, Freedom Cartwright, Donna Marie Cary, and more friends on zoom. Vicki is always inspiring! And John’s music is so uplifting. We’ll have a spiritual celebration together with message and music – we call it Sundays With Spirit. Please invite your family! If you can’t join us, you can catch the replay! Because we’re going to be live on video, you’ll have to register to get the detail. All are welcome, there’s no charge, but you do have to register unless you’ve already registered in the past.

When you register, you’ll also get easy access to past services with Lisa Natoli, Jon Mundy, David Hoffmeister, Maureen Muldoon, Corinne Zupko, Maria Felipe and more. If you’ve already registered for a previous Sunday – you don’t need to register again, you’ll get a reminder with the details automatically.

I look forward to our gathering TODAY. It means so much that we can join together and love on each other.

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For My Freedom

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

A Course in Miracles tells us that we’ve made up a story about ourselves and life and then we forgot to laugh at the fiction of it.  I’ve certainly made up stories about myself and others, convinced myself that they were true and then forgot to laugh, and instead decided to cry a river of tears for years.  Yes, I have done that.

ACIM says:  Pain is a wrong perspective.

Don’t I know it!  Sheesh!

What I’ve learned, and become EXTREMELY grateful for is recognizing that the truth really is the thing that liberates us from all pain and suffering.

If we’d like to FEEL free and find the spiritual quality of FREEDOM that already exists as part of our true nature we absolutely must give up reviewing and renewing our attachment to our interpretations of the past.  

It’s really the only way to return to Love and happiness.

I talk with many people who are disturbed by things in this world from their family relationships, their health, politics, finances, work and all manner of other upsets.  When people start praying for the truth to be revealed things shift.

When we value the truth, we learn that Love and truth are really synonymous.  They are the same.  We cannot have truth without Love and we cannot have Love without truth.  They go together.  

Over and over again, I’ve witnessed how effective it is to pray for the truth to be revealed and known to all.  Relationships have transformed.  Healing has happened.  And I see the healing occurring in the world as I keep my focus on the truth being revealed.  Faster and faster, that which is false falls away.  

It’s ALWAYS more helpful to pray for truth to be revealed then to attack those who deceive and who have their own personal versions of the truth that bolster their perspective.  

I pray for the truth to be revealed in my heart and mind every day.  For my Freedom.

Every day I pray for the truth to be revealed in ALL hearts and minds. For our Freedom.

Every day I pray for the truth to be revealed wherever people are valuing their story, their interpretation, their point of view and their agenda of manipulation, control and personal gain.

We are one.  Let us not pray ONLY for our own personal healing and those we love, let’s open ourselves to a greater understanding of the oneness and unity of all life.  Int his lies our healing and revealing of truth.

I really didn’t think I’d be able to get to the place I am now.  The main turning point for me was when I made the decision to focus on discovering the truth through my spiritual practice.  I became very willing to give up my attachments to the meaning I made of everything.  

Through true forgiveness I’ve found true Freedom.

I’ve learned to let go of the particular kind of suffering that comes from believing my own version of events and conversations.  I’ve learned that if it doesn’t make me feel happy and free then it is no true and I can release it to Spirit for healing.  I can ask for a greater awareness of truth and it will be revealed to me.  

I can be liberated from the pain caused by my own perspective.  

It seems like it can be really hard to change our minds – but it’s not, if we really would like to live in a different way and feel connected to Spirit.

For my Freedom, I decided to focus on release of attachments, and valuing the truth even if it was a wake-up call.  

I discovered the healing practices that became my Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp and my life began to change for the better – and it’s continued to this day.  In the first few years, I was amazed at how much better my life could get very quickly.  Now, I share that with others. 

My whole orientation changed and I began to achieve lasting success and the healing took hold in my heart and mind.  I no longer have ANY days where I feel like I’m sliding back.  That feeling is gone and I am forever grateful!

Where are you valuing that which isn’t actually true, and it’s just your interpretation?  Are you willing to give up your story to experience a greater awareness of God’s glory in your life?  

If you’d like to have a major increase in your choosing self-Love and kindness, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual boot camp class with ACIM principles. I haven’t offered this class in 9 months – this is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

PLUS, I’m recording all new classes.

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Boot camp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. Book an exploratory call today!

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual boot camp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and live the Love. Click here now to learn more.

We begin MONDAY, July 6! With a BONUS CLASS on July 5th. This is going to be SO good because I am ON FIRE!

Let’s have REAL and lasting transformation this summer with spiritual practice that brings benefit and healing for all. Now is the time for us to dive deep and eliminate the patterns of fear in our life. I thank you for being on the journey with me!

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No Comparison

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

When I lived in West Hollywood, I took yoga classes with models and movie stars. The competition for the title of “the most beautiful woman in the room” was intense. The more beautiful women there were, the more insecure women there were. It was a real learning for me.

In yoga class, it was easy to fall into comparing myself to others who were not only fitter than me, more attractive by cultural standards and more famous.

I haven’t ever been able to do a handstand. Many of the women in class with me could easily do handstands. I learned to say to myself “I can do that. Just not today.” It helped me to get over my comparisons.

One of the biggest points of pain we have is the suffering we experience caused by the habit of comparing ourselves to others. Only the ego compares. The heart knows we are united in Oneness.

When we’re comparing ourselves to others, more often than not we’re looking to come up short. We’re intending to find ourselves as failing. It’s an act of self-sabotage. It’s adding insult to injury. Can it possibly bring any benefit? No. None. It’s just a trick of the ego to help us feel more separate.

Comparison always leads to more suffering.

Whether we compare and think we’ve come out ahead or come out lacking, since there’s only one, either way we just feel more separate.

If I love my friend, would I encourage them to compare themselves to someone who seems better than them or more special? I would never say to a friend, “you’re not the best cook. I know a few other people I like better than you who are also much better cooks. You’re not so great. You’re just ok.”

Of course I wouldn’t say that to someone I cared about.
But people say things like that to themselves ALL THE TIME.

And it hurts!
It wears us down.

Comparison is judgment. All judgment is for the purpose of reinforcing separation. All belief in separation causes feelings of fear. Comparison is PURE separation thinking.

Let’s have an active practice of relating to others rather than comparing.

Let’s get into feeling the unity of all life.

Let’s watch our mind when it comes to comparing, attacking and needing or wanting to be better than someone else. The habit of comparing can be really sneaky, but since there’s no good that can come of it, just let it go every time you see it.

I find one of the best ways to let a negative thought pattern go is to make myself laugh about it. So, that’s why in my classes we say “compare and despair.” The rhyme helps us to be light-hearted and to remember to laugh. And let’s face it, it also reminds not to go down the road of despair!

There’s great healing that can come from our spiritual practice and it’s a benefit to all beings!

If you’d like to have a major increase in your choosing self-Love and kindness, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual boot camp class with ACIM principles. I haven’t offered this class in 9 months – this is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

PLUS, I’m recording all new classes.

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Boot camp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. Book an exploratory call today!

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual boot camp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and live the Love. Click here now to learn more.

We begin MONDAY, July 6! With a BONUS CLASS on July 5th. This is going to be SO good because I am ON FIRE!

Let’s have REAL and lasting transformation this summer with spiritual practice that brings benefit and healing for all. Now is the time for us to dive deep and eliminate the patterns of fear in our life. I thank you for being on the journey with me!

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Activating Your Abundance

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

In my Finding Freedom Spiritual Bootcamp class I talk about having an awareness of your spiritual budget.  I’ve found this really helpful to me in shifting my mind and experiencing more happiness.  It also has had an affect on my Abundance and Prosperity.

There was a time in my life when I was deficit spending in my finances and there was also a time I was deficit spending in terms of my happiness.  

What I realized was that the way to shift things, and to do it quickly, is to increase the positive and decreases the negative – work it from both sides.

Many people thing that the answer to debt is simply to earn more money or to cut expenses.  What I’ve definitely proven is that shifting my mind from a focus on lack and limitation to a focus on gratitude and Love was the most effective change for me to activate my Abundance.

I’ve learned that doing my forgiveness work, and really looking deeply at the root causes of my resentments and regrets, while doing the self-forgiveness healing work has FAR MORE to activate and increase the flow of Prosperity in my life than just earning more money or cutting expenses ever did.

I had the experience of running up a lot of debt and carrying it for a number of years – and then through my active spiritual practice I attracted opportunities to earn much more money and I quickly paid off much of my debt – only to have it return.  I found myself with even more debt. 

This taught me that the answer wasn’t in the world – I learned it for REAL and so that led to my gratitude.  I prayed for the answer and it came in the form of clarity, insight and divine guidance.  

I did the deep forgiveness work – starting with myself.

Then forgiving others, and THEN I was led out of the wilderness of my debt.

I had avoided looking within because I was afraid of what I’d see.  

I preferred to blame others for my problems.  

Through my practice of prayer I finally became willing to develop a greater spiritual maturity and I found myself truly desiring to forgive EVERYTHING.

I began to get on a roll and build some real momentum.  And that’s what my classes are about now.  I like creating a safe space, with lots of support, where those who are willing can work in group and develop the inner fortitude to do the deep healing work and build the momentum of growing from breakthrough to breakthrough and from glory to greater glory.

I feel so blessed now to support those who would like to do as I’ve done.  Together we dive deep and fly high – on an ever-increasing upward spiral of God’s omnipresent goodness.

I feel so blessed.

I know for a fact that self-forgiveness leads to all kinds of good, including physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, relationship and financial healing – and so much more.  That’s why this work is never boring or tiresome.  It’s actually AMAZING because it’s always about returning to the unprecedented.

If you’d like to have a major increase in your experiences of direct knowing and miracles, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual bootcamp class with ACIM principles. I haven’t offered this class in 9 months – this is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

PLUS I’m recording all new classes.

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. Book an exploratory call today!

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and live the Love. Click here now to learn more.

We begin July 6! This is going to be SO good because I am ON FIRE!

Let’s have REAL and lasting transformation this summer with spiritual practice that brings benefit and healing for all. Now is the time for us to dive deep and eliminate the patterns of fear in our life. I thank you for being on the journey with me!

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Direct Insight

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

I used to feel like there was an invisible glass ceiling (and walls) that I couldn’t get through in terms of my connection with Spirit. I felt that no matter what I did, no matter what I studied, no matter what my spiritual accomplishments were, I still had this feeling that I wasn’t really connected.

I felt confused and I felt frustrated.
I felt blocked.

At the very same time, I often observed that I was resisting following my intuition. I felt reluctant to do whatever I was feeling guided to do. Many times, I knew I’d be better off if I could follow that guidance, but I didn’t want to.

There were also many times when I actively would choose things that would lead me to feel guilty and ashamed.

These are all ways that I kept the cycles of separation going in my mind.

I felt separate from the spiritual connection and the true insight.

I wanted to receive divine downloads, but I didn’t feel worthy.

I had a major breakthrough when I made the commitment to put my full focus on being loving in every area of my life. That’s when I felt the invisible glass ceiling (and walls) begin to dissolve. I started to feel more connected.

The more connected with Spirit I felt, the more I desired to have more of that.

I feel very grateful that my desire to bust up the blocks to Love was met with real insights and guidance about how to move out of that feeling of stuckness that I’d had for so long.

There’s no substitute for direct knowing and insight.

When we know that we know that we know, it’s a great feeling of surety. Insecurity dissolves.

What’s required is a great willingness to trade our stories for the truth.

So much healing is available for us and we can receive profound levels of support – beyond what we can even imagine. We’re entitled to miracles. So much awaits our decision to Love, really LOVE.

If you’d like to have a major increase in your experiences of direct knowing and miracles, you might like my Finding Freedom From Fear, spiritual bootcamp class with ACIM principles. I haven’t offered this class in 9 months – this is your chance, if you’d like to join me and GO FOR IT!

PLUS I’m recording all new classes.

If this is right for you right now, you’ll know it.

Trust your intuition! If you’ve been thinking about doing my Finding Freedom From Fear Bootcamp for a while, but just haven’t been ready, consider booking an exploratory call with one of the spiritual counselors. They can answer all your questions and you’ll know what’s best for you. Book an exploratory call today!

My Finding Freedom From Fear spiritual bootcamp isn’t for everyone – it’s for those who are willing to dive in and live the Love. Click here now to learn more.

We begin July 6! This is going to be SO good because I am ON FIRE!

Let’s have REAL and lasting transformation this summer with spiritual practice that brings benefit and healing for all. Now is the time for us to dive deep and eliminate the patterns of fear in our life. I thank you for being on the journey with me!

Come join us this Wednesday on Maria Felipe’s Live Your Happy TV! I’ll be sharing on the topic FREEDOM FROM FEAR. Now, when so many people are feeling intensely triggered, let’s eliminate the root causes of fear! Register HERE

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