Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

Magical Thinking

February 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Magical thinking ALWAYS gets us into some kind of difficulty. It brings a whole host of challenges with it and yet how many of us really know what that is? I think this is why Spirit gave it to me... Read More

Rising Above Humiliation

February 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
Many of us carry shame. It might not be obvious all the time, but it’s there. Shame comes from judgment.Shame is the RESULT of judgment. Shame is often, but not always, the result of someone else judging us in a... Read More

Undoing Lack

January 31, 2021 | COMMENTS
I started off in the New Thought teachings of Unity in 1986 when I began attending Sunday services with Eric and Olga Butterworth at Lincoln Center. I was living in Manhattan at the time, on West 98th street and Broadway.... Read More

One Responsibility

January 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
There are many who are challenged with conversations right now because either they are upset and hurting or the people around them are upset and hurting.  So much is getting stirred up right now that people are frightened and angry... Read More

Antidote for Intense Times

January 29, 2021 | COMMENTS
Yesterday was the full moon, tomorrow Mercury goes retrograde. I’m no astrologer, and I barely know my own planets, but I do know there’s a lot going on, and on many levels. We don’t need to know the details to... Read More

Addicted to Fantasy?

January 28, 2021 | COMMENTS
We were talking in Masterful Living class this week about the differences between vision and fantasy.  Such a helpful topic! One MAJOR form of self-sabotage that is also self-medication (and I left off my list yesterday) is spending a lot... Read More

My Walk of Shame

January 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’m getting ready to start my Challenge to End Self-Sabotage this weekend and I’ve been contemplating what a difference it’s made to me in my life to no longer invest so much time and energy engaging in behaviors that leaving me feeling... Read More

Pain Relief

January 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
No pain no gain is understandable in exercising.  I’ve experienced the benefits of learning how to tell beneficial pain in a workout and pain that is a signal that there’s damage occurring. When we’re having a spiritual workout - repatterining... Read More

True Success

January 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my year-long Masterful Living Program we redefine success means to us. So often people define success as something achieved on the outside. Success in the world is what most people think of us. Success in the world is often... Read More

Ending Self-Punishment NOW

January 24, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things that keep coming up for the past few months is the patterns in the mind around punishment. We recently did the 5 Day Challenge to End Self Sabotage (we’re doing it again starting on Saturday) and... Read More


January 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
Imagine that you’re a long distance runner in a marathon race. You’re running and running and it’s tiring.   Your muscles become depleted, weary and sore.   Your feet and back ache.   You may feel like giving up, because... Read More

The Big Picture

January 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’ve learned the value of working towards succeeding in the big picture. I’ve learned to hold the vision that Spirit gives me for the changes that are possible and then it’s my job to energize that vision and call it... Read More

It’s Time to Renew

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

Let’s Be Kind

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

Mountaintop Consciousness

January 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
During this time of intense political upheaval, transformation, divisiveness, deceit, corruption, and  manipulation, I’m so glad I can go back to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  my spiritual teacher and coach, who inspires me to hold the high watch,... Read More

Determined to See

January 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to be so convinced that what other people did and didn’t do was the reason I was upset. It was always out of my control. I was a victim. Life was happening TO me and I didn’t like... Read More

The Rolling Stones and Life Changes

January 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
Have you ever set New Year’s resolutions that you broke almost immediately? I have. That whole experience was an affirmation that I had no resolve. And yet, I have ALWAYS had the resolve for the things that meant the most... Read More

Peace is the Way

January 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
When I’ve felt blasted by the storms of emotions and 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... Read More

Fear or Faith

January 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
A friend of mine who is a life coach shared a list of fears that people might like help with.  It’s a really good list.  On the list are so many fears that I used to have - fears that... Read More

Temptation of the Maras

January 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
Some people who are highly identified with the ego will actively try to drag other people down to their low vibration so that they can feel more powerful.  Yet, no one can bring us down without our permission.  It’s our... Read More

Focused on Peace

January 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
I don’t need to tell you how intense things are for people right now. We’re all feeling it. And, I know I said this last week, but it’s so vital that we remember that if things are challenging for us... Read More

No Need To Be Right

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

Old Agreements

January 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the great pains of our life is that we don’t keep our agreements. We fail to keep our agreements with our selves, with our friends and loved ones, at work, and all over the place. When we don’t... Read More

Stress Relief That Works

January 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
Things in the world are going to intensify over the next few weeks. Especially here in the United States. People are very stirred up right now, and for that reason, I’m going to have an open dialogue on Zoom today... Read More

Concerned But Not Afraid

January 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
Everyone I know is feeling strained from the intensity right now. And yet, our function is to forgive it, to rise above it through having compassion. We’re also really needed to be able to energize that the highest and best... Read More