Archive for the ‘Self-Love’ Category

Saving Time

December 1, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to have an intense compulsion about saving time.  I really did.   For instance, on several occasions I tried to reduce the amount of time I was sleeping because it was just too much time. This was back... Read More

My Kitty Stayed Out Late

November 30, 2022 | COMMENTS
My precious kitty cat is an adventurer.  Maybe it’s because he feels so loved at home that he feels safe to go out and explore.  Maybe it’s because he plays with Bodhi who is at least 10 times as big... Read More

Avoiding Happiness

November 29, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the ways I’ve seen that folks experience their belief in their unworthiness is a seeming inability to be happy.  It’s as though they won’t allow happiness because they believe they don’t deserve it. Many people have resistance to... Read More

My Birthday Prayer 2022

November 28, 2022 | COMMENTS
Today's my birthday and it’s been my tradition to invite you to celebrate by praying with me.  As you may know, I publish a recorded prayer every day, which I’ve been doing since 2007.  I started with the daily prayers... Read More

when family is exhausting

November 27, 2022 | COMMENTS
Alright, well here we are on the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.  Lots of people have been spending time with family, or avoiding it.  And for many who’ve been with family, they will tell you that it can be “exhausting” to... Read More

Journey In Faith

November 26, 2022 | COMMENTS
As people are traveling a lot this week and this weekend, I am holding for everyone that they have safe and joyous travels.  As one who used to travel a lot, pre-pandemic, with long plane rides, long drives in the... Read More

Profound Change, Permanent Blessings

November 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve really been blessed to see how much life and happiness change for spiritual students who engage in an effective spiritual practice. We go from thinking the problem will be solved when we fix things in the world to line... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
Gratitude magnifies and multiplies the good and a grateful heart magnetizes to it an ever-increasing good.  I’m not sure how I learned it, but I’m very grateful that I did.   I cannot be grateful and judgmental at the same... Read More

A Worthy Disciple

November 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
I really like the word “disciple.”  It comes from the latin word for follower, student, learner.  I notice how closely the word disciple resembles the word discipline.  Discipline can mean to punish, but it can also mean teaching.   I’ve... Read More

The Healing Power of Gratitude

November 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
As we’re in Thanksgiving week - let’s remember the healing power of gratitude and actively apply it to our lives. I've found that an active practice of Gratitude is one of the most healing spiritual practices there is!  I use... Read More

Pressure Release

November 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to feel overwhelmed a lot of the time.  There was ALWAYS so much more to do than I could possibly get done.  I used to buy so many spiritual books that I felt I “should” read.  I’d stack... Read More

Family Forgiveness Healing

November 20, 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

Healing Is In the Application

November 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
No matter how many books I read, classes I took, papers I wrote, nothing seemed to crack the code.  I was still spinning around in a circle trying to figure out how to have a breakthrough. The healing I was... Read More

Family Forgiveness For Happier Holidays

November 18, 2022 | COMMENTS
There were many holidays that I went to join my family fully expecting to be disappointed, offended, hurt, upset and let down yet again.  Guess what, I often got what I hoped for.   My expectations were actually my hopes.  I... Read More

Forgiveness Is So Dear to Me

November 17, 2022 | COMMENTS
"It takes great learning to understand that all things, events, encounters and circumstances are helpful.”  ~ A Course in Miracles Why does it take such great learning to understand that all things are helpful?  It’s because it takes great learning... Read More

Ending Relationships

November 16, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the MOST distressing thoughts we have in our human experience is the thought of being separated from the people we Love - and we often do it to ourselves. Because people don’t do what we wish and think... Read More

Living With Clear Purpose

November 15, 2022 | COMMENTS
Living with clear purpose and intention is life-changing.  It really is, and it’s worth everything we can do to become clear in our heart and mind what our purpose is.   As a professional Spiritual Counselor since 2000, I’ve had... Read More

All Relationships Are Spiritual

November 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
Can I just say how blessed I feel for the work I get to do?  I’ve been teaching many hours in the last week and with a focus on self-forgiveness and non-judgment.  I feels so inspired and uplifted to be... Read More

Opening the Doors of Our Consciousness

November 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
This week in the Forgive & Be Free class we were talking about the negative affirmation that we’re making when we’re saying that we want something.  We were talking about it in the Spiritual Counseling Training Intensive as well.   When we... Read More

Learning Not to Judge

November 11, 2022 | COMMENTS
I had a few challenges yesterday - nothing to be upset about, but there were some difficulties and I’m really only sharing this because I also started part 1 of my 4 part Forgive & Be Free class and so forgiveness is... Read More

Success is Guaranteed

November 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
I've seen forgiveness bring the most miraculous healings.   I've felt that forgiveness redeemed me and brought me great wisdom, which is wonderful, because I've felt like a very slow learner, but focusing on forgiveness unlocked a deeper knowing and... Read More

Proving A Course in Miracles Works

November 9, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my Masterful Living Program class yesterday I was sharing about how much healing I’ve witnessed in our program over the last 14 years.  I’ve seen how many people have done their own healing and how that has, in turn,... Read More

I Was My Own Worst Enemy

November 8, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to be stubborn and belligerent about so many things. I needed to be right or I would feel so threatened that I’d get angry and belligerent. Sigh. :-( What I learned about myself was that I wanted the... Read More

Harmonious Heart

November 7, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the most wonderful aspects of my work leading the programs at the Power of Love Ministry is the healing that people have in their families.   For many years now, I get to participate in the healed relationships.... Read More

Despair and Lip Service

November 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
I used to be deluded.  So often, I’d be completely deluded by my misperceptions.  I didn’t know it, but it was my misperceptions that were the cause of many of my challenges. Have you ever felt a lingering despair or... Read More