Archive for the ‘Self-Esteem’ Category

Mean Intent

September 8, 2020 | COMMENTS
Bobbi, my brother’s new puppy dog, Bobbi - just about 8 months old - ate my slipper yesterday.  Sigh.  I really liked that slipper and they don’t make them anymore.  Isn’t that how it goes sometimes?   I have to... Read More

Asking For It?

February 5, 2020 | COMMENTS
I’ve noticed that spiritual students are often reluctant to ask for what they’d REALLY like. It’s as though we’re past asking God for stuff, and so we don’t ask for anything. There’s a difference between asking for something and begging... Read More

Asking For It? Draft Do not Use

February 5, 2020 | COMMENTS
I’ve noticed that spiritual students are often reluctant to ask for what they’d REALLY like. It’s as though we’re past asking God for stuff, and so we don’t ask for anything. There’s a difference between asking for something and begging... Read More

Outsider – When You Feel Like You Don’t Belong

December 3, 2019 | COMMENTS
You might be surprised to learn that most spiritual students feel like an outsider. Think of it: all these people who are connected in spiritual community and yet they still feel like an outsider. At the A Course in Miracles... Read More
Blissed Out

Blissed Out

July 20, 2019 | COMMENTS
In case you don’t know, it was the brilliant Joseph Campbell who first coined the phrase “Follow your bliss.” Bliss is a strong and fun word, and it’s for that reason that this phrase became so inspiring to so many.... Read More

Self-Empowerment Through Acceptance

July 19, 2019 | 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 accept... Read More

Reluctance & Resistance

July 18, 2019 | COMMENTS
For what must have been about three years, I prayed every day to release the resistance and reluctance I felt. It bothered me so much that I was so often feeling my intuition guiding me in one direction, but I... Read More

Enjoying Life

July 13, 2019 | COMMENTS
I love being in Vermont in the summertime. It’s so beautiful, lush and green here, and it’s rarely too hot or too humid. It’s absolutely lovely. I feel so grateful to be out in the woods, riding around on the... Read More

Fear Be Gone

July 12, 2019 | COMMENTS
I can remember when I would have shock waves of fear that seemed to shoot through me like lightning waves. I’d have a thought that would produce a rush of adrenaline and an energetic shock that moved through me in... Read More

Mistakes

July 11, 2019 | COMMENTS
I make mistakes every day. I can’t seem to help it. Managing a team of people - the WONDERFUL Power of Love Ministry staff -- and working with the AMAZING people in class with me, I find that I overlook... Read More

Patience & Peace

July 10, 2019 | 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

Betrayal

July 9, 2019 | COMMENTS
Real quick, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a betrayal that still stings? Does something that you still resent and are holding against someone pop into your awareness? How are you feeling about it... Read More

It Is What It Is

July 6, 2019 | COMMENTS
One of the great things about all the traveling I’ve done in recent years is that I’m often in unfamiliar territory. Spirit sends me to far off locations to pray and bless, to live and learn. Everywhere I go, I... Read More

It Is What It Is

July 6, 2019 | COMMENTS
One of the great things about all the traveling I’ve done in recent years is that I’m often in unfamiliar territory. Spirit sends me to far off locations to pray and bless, to live and learn. Everywhere I go, I... Read More

The Trap of Specialness

July 5, 2019 | COMMENTS
Are you in a "specialness" trap and you don’t even know it? It’s easy to fall into. When we feel insecure and unworthy, it’s SUPER easy to fall into a "specialness" trap. It’s part of the ego’s endless patterns of... Read More

Ganesha

June 28, 2019 | COMMENTS
I’ve had some exceptional experiences calling upon the Hindu God, Ganesha, for help. He is represented as elephant, and he is the remover of obstacles. Ganesha often hangs out with Lakshmi, who is the Hindu Goddess of Prosperity. They are... Read More

Generosity

June 26, 2019 | COMMENTS
We can practice a generosity of Spirit that uplifts us all. We can be supportive to people who are not so supportive of us. We can have compassion for those who are trying to manipulate and control us. We can... Read More

All For My Good

June 24, 2019 | COMMENTS
Life gives us so many amazing opportunities. This past Saturday, I was flying from Santa Barbara, CA to Newark with a brief layover in Los Angeles. My flight from Santa Barbara was delayed. We got out on the tarmac and... Read More

Don’t Believe It

June 23, 2019 | 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

Obstacles Are Illusions

June 22, 2019 | COMMENTS
Recently I was sharing with the Spiritual Counselors in my training program. It’s such a wonderful blessing to work with these beautiful people. It’s becoming so clear to everyone in the group that that their thoughts produce the form of... Read More

Beneficial Presence

June 21, 2019 | COMMENTS
I aspire to be a beneficial presence with every choice I make --beneficial to myself, first and foremost. Beneficial to my loved ones next. My loved ones are not just my family and friends, but also everyone who participates in... Read More

Giving UP Control

May 27, 2019 | COMMENTS
I recognize I’ve lost appreciation for how wonderful it is that so many things don’t bother me anymore. I used to be one of those traveling companions that needed things to be my way. I know I ruined times and... Read More

The Real Me

May 23, 2019 | COMMENTS
Yesterday I was writing about how I came to be ALL IN for Spirit and this healing transformation. This morning I woke up thinking about it again. For so long I felt like I was bumping up against an invisible... Read More

ALL IN

May 22, 2019 | COMMENTS
Today I’m getting ready to transfer hotels to the Boston Parker House for the ACIM Conference and my pre-conference workshop tomorrow. I’m so fired up to share this weekend I have to share with you now! I just can’t wait.... Read More

Increase Your Faith Even More!

May 21, 2019 | COMMENTS
I’m just back from England and in the Boston area and excited for the ACIM Conference this weekend! More unfolding goodness for us to claim and embody! Woo-hoo! If you’ll be at the Conference, please make sure to say hi... Read More