Archive for the ‘Peace’ Category

Staying Sane

October 7, 2022 | COMMENTS
Okay, it’s intense now for many people.  Folks are extra emotional and feeling stressed.  Massive disasters have hit.  Financial pressure is up with the rise in costs.  People are feeling squeed. It’s a time to remind our selves of the A... Read More

Joyful Learning

October 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
I am so grateful that A Course in Miracles teaches us that we can have magnificent beauty and the greatest gain without the pain.   Pain is an old paradigm.  “Pain is a wrong perspective." The invitation is to learn through Joy... Read More

Only The Ego Fails

October 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
For me, the hardest thing to let go of was the thing I made.  It was the image of myself as being less than lovable.  It’s so crazy that in this world, the things we cling to the very most... Read More

Don’t Curse the Darkness

October 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
Acceptance of what is can bring us Peace, but not if we hold in our mind that acceptance is somehow a giving up.   We accept that what is going on, is happening. We accept that what happened happened. We... Read More

No Private Thoughts

October 3, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the teachings of A Course in Miracles is that there are no private thoughts. Because we share the one mind, there’s no way to have a private thought.  In ACIM, we’re told that one of the causes of our suffering... Read More

It’s Pushing Us

October 2, 2022 | COMMENTS
Ok, it’s super intense right now.  You’re feeling it, right?  OMG!!!   I’ll say it again, just so we can all remember, things are NOT going to hell in a hand basket.  We’re not being punished.  No one is.  ... Read More

Hurricane Worries

October 1, 2022 | COMMENTS
Like many people, I’m tracking the hurricanes and stops that seem to be pummeling up and down the east coast of North America.  These storms make an already intense time WAY more intense. Things have been very intense for the... Read More

I Stopped Thinking These Thoughts

September 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
Here’s what turbo-charged my spiritual practice and changed everything for me: I decided to stop thinking these thoughts: “it won’t work for me.   It never works for me. I don’t have what it takes.” I decided to start doing... Read More

Is Healing A Mystery?

September 29, 2022 | COMMENTS
Healing can feel like a mystery.  It sometimes looks as though healing happens because we take a medicine and that heals our body, but is that really what happens?  Sometimes it looks as though someone with the same body issue... Read More

We Aspire Higher

September 28, 2022 | COMMENTS
For the longest time I thought others were to blame for my unhappiness.  When I wasn’t blaming others, I was thinking that my unhappiness was because there was something wrong with me. Through diligent effort and with great willingness, I’ve... Read More

Shake It Off

September 27, 2022 | COMMENTS
I rejoice. I rejoice! I rejoice because yesterday was a day with many irritations in it and I remembered to laugh.   I remembered to go the other way. Again and again.   Then, in the evening, I taught a... Read More

They Can’t Hurt Me

September 26, 2022 | COMMENTS
I find it deeply comforting that our true self, our Higher Holy Spirit Self, the Mighty I AM Presence of us cannot be hurt. I aspire to live in a way that I AM unhurt-able.  I get closer every day.... Read More

The End of Hell Is Near

September 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
I was moved to tears when I saw the news of the protests in Iran.  In case you don’t know, just over a week ago a 22 year old woman, Mahsa Amini was detained by the “morality police” for incorrectly... Read More

Ego Madness & Ken Wapnick

September 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I first started my Radio show/Podcast – I interviewed author Ken Wapnick. What a great experience that was! He’s such an inspiration to so many and I felt blessed to have him as a guest on one of the very first... Read More

I Work for God, Inc.

September 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
As a Minister I am employed by God, Incorporated. I am a Marketing Executive for Divine Love.  I was offered the job a long time ago, but I turned it down.  I could see that it was a great job... Read More

Gentleness Is A Characteristic of God’s Teachers

September 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
My life is filled with moments like this one:  Last night, Bodhi rang her bell that lets me know she’d like to go outside for a bit.  I have a long lead that I put her on and she can... Read More

Living Creatively

September 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
My life is a work of art! I used to teach classes in creativity.  During one of them a dozen years ago I painted a watercolor that says:  "My life is God's Work of art!”  I had a clearly inspired... Read More

Giving Up Being Offended

September 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to take offense so easily. I didn’t consciously realize what a profoundly destructive habit taking offense is.  Now, I can see that all attack is self-attack and taking offense is definitely an attack.   Taking offense at others... Read More

What Is Acceptance?

September 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
Sometimes it’s SO difficult just to accept what’s happened and what already is. Loving acceptance of WHAT IS does not make us weak - just the opposite. Our loving acceptance of what is can bring us Peace, but not if... Read More

I AM A First Responder

September 18, 2022 | COMMENTS
It’s happening again.  More light is being shed on our life, in our awareness, on our experience and it canfeel like there’s a strong pressure to change our minds, to let go of the old habits and beliefs.  Sometimes it... Read More

Living In A Groove

September 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
One thing I used to really struggle with was becoming attached to my point of view.  I used to need to be right about everything because I felt insecure inside.  My own self-judgment was so intense that anyone else telling... Read More

What’s It For?

September 16, 2022 | COMMENTS
I've become increasingly intuitive over the years and sometimes it is startling how clearly I’m able to know things and other times I am struggling for clarity.  Sometimes my mind is open and available and sometimes my opinions, judgments, and... Read More

Make That Call

September 15, 2022 | COMMENTS
These are intense times.  Many people are feeling it.  Old issues are coming up for healing and sometimes it feels like the same old story again and again.  So often I want to shout from the rooftops, “don’t give up!”... Read More

We Are The Clean Up Crew

September 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
We are the world, and we’re also the clean up crew. We, yes, you and I, are part of the clean up crew for Spirit. As I was saying in yesterday’s Daily Shot of Spiritual Espresso, "There’s a tendency to... Read More

Living the Love and Loving It!

September 13, 2022 | COMMENTS
There’s a tendency to think that as we grow spiritually life will stop being so challenging.  I’ve come to realize that’s a fantasy.  It’s not going to happen - at least not in the way that I think. What I... Read More