Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

Remembering to Laugh

October 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the great things about having my 6-month-old puppy Bodhi in my life is that she loves to play and so I take play breaks throughout the day. In our play time she frequently smiles at me. I had... Read More

A Journey of Love

October 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
Since this life is about the journey, not the destination, let’s stop making the journey unpleasant by judging ourselves and each other each and every step of the way.  Instead, let’s become dedicated and devoted to living a journey of... Read More

Not Agreeing to Limitations Anymore

October 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
The only grievances we have are the ones that we agree to. The only way someone can take advantage of us is if we agree to it. The only way we can feel limited is if we AGREE to limitations.... Read More

Practicing the Presence

October 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
The great Joel Goldsmith has a beautiful book entitled Practicing the Presence that is rich and deep. This IS our practice - to practice THE Presence within our own awareness. Be still and know I AM God.  That’s the great invitation we’re... Read More

Family Fears

October 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things that happens for many of us spiritual students is that as we begin to shift and change our thinking, and our personality begins to change, we recognize that we’re seeing, feeling and knowing more clearly what... Read More

Keeping It Simple

October 18, 2021 | COMMENTS
There can be such a temptation to think that we know what’s best for other people. We can think we know how they should repair their relationships and how they can take better care of their health, their wealth and... Read More

The Light of the Holy Relationship

October 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
If we could really fathom the healing power of the Holy Relationship perhaps we’d all rush to experience them.  All that’s required is for us to be willing to choose them.   We choose once. The Holy Spirit snaps into... Read More

Reaching for Healthier Relationships

August 24, 2021 | COMMENTS
Our relationship experiences can be SO VERY discouraging.  I’ve experienced it quite intensely in my life.   For many years of my life, I didn’t realize it but my thoughts about myself and about my relationships were so manifesting as... Read More

Allowing the Holy Relationship

June 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
Yesterday was Father’s Day and my father joined us at Sundays With Spirit. It was a sweet and fun experience. You can watch the replay by clicking here, and if you’re not already registered for Sundays With Spirit (It’s free,... Read More

Don’t Stop Caring

April 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the ego struggles I’ve had a million times is when I’ve gotten angry, hurt, and upset that someone I cared about didn’t seem to care about something or someone as much as I did. For instance, when it... Read More

My Journey to a Spiritual Career

February 7, 2021 | COMMENTS
In Masterful Living class this week I was sharing about the prayer I began praying back in the mid-’90s. I started to pray every day that my life would inspire people to take loving action in their lives. My prayer... Read More

More Loving Relationships

December 28, 2020 | COMMENTS
Love is acceptance. Love is accepting people where they are and not wishing to change them to “improve” them. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who wanted to improve you all the time? Doesn’t it feel like... Read More


December 2, 2020 | COMMENTS
OMG! I feel so blessed! For years I yearned to be a successful spiritual teacher and I had NO idea of how I could ever manage that. It seemed like mission impossible. Allow me to define success, in this context,... Read More

Relationship Hell

October 11, 2020 | COMMENTS
Relationship hell? I've been there. I've explored it in many ways, traversing the downs and way downs of it. When I was younger, as a child, a teen ager and until about age 30, I would get so angry that... Read More

Mask or No Mask

September 28, 2020 | COMMENTS
I’ve had a number of people ask me if folks are wearing masks in Vermont. First of all, I have a very limited exposure to other people here. I see a few friends locally and we’re not always wearing masks... Read More

Vision of Relationship Healing

July 21, 2020 | COMMENTS
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... Read More

The Strongest Hearts

April 17, 2020 | COMMENTS
Peace to you, my friend! I’ve been in quarantine by myself now for over a month. I have much more work than normal offering extra support during this time and strengthening our community with additional offerings. I have no complaints.... Read More

Harmonious Relationships

March 7, 2020 | COMMENTS
February is relationship month for my podcast. Our relationships remind us to love, and they also inspire Love with in us. Love is our great healer. Relationship is a profound and intensely challenging route to healing the mind. Releasing the... Read More

Friends & Blessings

February 23, 2020 | COMMENTS
Like attracts like and that’s for sure. We also attract people who are sent to us so we can respond to their cry for Love. That’s the story of our relationships. I feel so blessed this weekend that I’ve been... Read More

Generous of Spirit

February 21, 2020 | COMMENTS
I used to be an over-giver and I would give to depletion. I saw it all around me in the spiritual community, and the model of the over-giver was that "This is what being super spiritual looks like.” It took... Read More

Don’t Walk Away

February 19, 2020 | COMMENTS
When people bother us and when our relationships are challenging and difficult, the temptation is to walk away, to get out and to shut the door. It can be very tempting. Many times I see people who feel threatened when... Read More

Relationship Healing

February 18, 2020 | COMMENTS
I’m beyond grateful for the healing I’ve had in my relationships. It has taught me so much. A Course in Miracles tells us that relationships are the #1 tool we have to heal our mind of all of our misperceptions.... Read More

Healing Relationship Fear Triggers

February 4, 2020 | COMMENTS
We’re in February now, and this is the month that I devote all the episodes of my podcast to relationships. My topic today is "Healing the Relationship Fear Triggers" and it’s such a good one! (By the way, you can... Read More

Going “ALL-IN”

December 30, 2019 | COMMENTS
Now is the time for us to decide what kind of year we’d like to have. I’ve learned the power of decision. And it’s so powerful when we begin a new year with a clear decision of what our year... Read More

Real Willingness

December 4, 2019 | COMMENTS
It’s exciting! In Masterful Living this week we’ve been talking about how we’ve had breakthroughs with our families over the holidays. Well, that’s not quite accurate. We’ve had breakthroughs in our thinking this year, and that’s led to the shifts... Read More