Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

It’s worse than I thought

October 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
When I was growing up, my family celebrated my birthday at Thanksgiving.  And my great aunt, Christine, had her birthday the day before mine, so we celebrated together.  That made Thanksgiving an even bigger holiday for our family.  It all... Read More

No Dirty Feet, Please!

June 26, 2022 | COMMENTS
The first play I fell in love with was William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.  At age 9, I loved everything about it, and especially the great speeches.  The language is so beautiful and memorable to me.  When I think about how... Read More

Blessing the World

June 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
Every day I pray to be more loving, more peaceful, to walk AS the Christ Consciousness.  Every day I pray to be a place of healing in my own life and everyone I meet and touch.  To my great joy my answered... Read More

My Aspiration Is Healing

June 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my programs we focus on our aspiration, intention and goals.   We find it helpful to keep our attention on what we’d like rather than what we don’t like.   Back about 22 years ago, I decided to write... Read More

My Burden Is Light

June 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
This might sound crazy, but it’s true. I can remember feeling that it’s a burden to care about other people’s feelings. At times, when I felt threatened, I could be like my kitten Sattva who, when frightened might claw to... Read More

Baby Sattva 

June 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
Last night I lost Sattva.  I was getting ready for bed and I couldn’t find him.   Because he’s still a kitten at just 5 months old, he eats many times a day and I usually play with him and... Read More

Trading Guilt For Peace

June 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us that we can choose to learn through pain or Joy.  It’s our choice.  It can be the most important decision we make.  It also reminds us that we can learn so much faster through Joy.  The way to... Read More

Trusting Love

June 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
What's the greatest feeling in the world?  For me, it’s when I can feel that my experience of Love is true, honest and full-on.  When I can feel that flow of unconditional Love, it’s the best. What I notice is... Read More

I Didn’t Walk the Talk

June 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
Today, my Dad is joining me at Sundays With Spirit - and you can too!  We did this last year on Father’s Day and it was a lot of fun.  You’re invited.  Please join us! I used to be very challenged by... Read More

Dropping the Blocks to Love

June 18, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of my favorite things I get to do is to support the people in this ministry who have become or are becoming spiritual counselors, teachers and prayer practitioners.  It’s such a blessing to see people fully stepping up to... Read More
Healing Power of Community

Healing Power of Community

June 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
I have always had plenty of friends, ever since I was a tween I can remember having lots of friends.  It’s not that I’m a hugely social person, it’s that I really do like/love people.  When I’m around people a... Read More

Relationship Resurrection!

April 13, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve experienced some extraordinary relationship healing in my life and I’m so very grateful. That healing has been the greatest demonstration of answered prayer in my life.  I prayed and prayed and it taught me the power of prayer. For... Read More

Self-Perception and Self-Love

February 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve experienced some extraordinary relationship healing in my life and I’m so very grateful.  For me, there’s been nothing more upsetting to me than the difficulties in my relationships.  They have challenged me to the core of my being.  I’m... Read More

Living the Holy Relationship with Bodhi

November 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
Phew!  Yesterday was a super full day.  I had 2 writing deadlines of some real substance, I taught a yoga and meditation class, I taught the final day of my Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive, I was the guest teacher at... Read More

Inviting Holy Encounters

November 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
A holy encounter is possible anytime we meet another person. These are the times when we’re willing to see the Christ in someone else, which, in turn, enables us to see the Christ in ourselves. Our willingness is ALL that’s... Read More

Boldness Has Genius

October 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
More and more I feel led by Spirit. Less and less, I’m thinking about things and trying to figure them out. For me, it’s such a relief to stop trying to figure things out and to understand things. And here’s... Read More

When I Can’t Feel the Love

October 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my radio show today, I’m sharing about something that I’ve heard many spiritual students talking about for decades. I’ve talked with countless people who tell me they feel they cannot feel Love, and they don’t feel any connection with... Read More

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