Archive for the ‘Self-Nurturing’ Category

Holding A Higher Vibration

July 10, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the most difficult and painful patterns I had in my life was a vicious circle.  I couldn’t figure out how to get out of it.  It was sticky like a spider web.  It started when I was a... Read More

Creative Clarity

June 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to teach classes in creativity.  During one of them a dozen years ago I painted a watercolor that says:  "My life is God's Work of art!" Have you ever thought of your life as a work of art?... Read More

Pleasure and Sacrifice

March 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
Almost everyone likes to feel good.  We find the pleasures we enjoy and seek out more of them.  Some people go to extremes and become obsessed with pleasure, but most people don’t fall down that hall.   Pleasure can be... Read More

Living As My True Self

March 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
Do you have a repetitive cycle of being a victim in some way? A lot of people do. Do you ever have fantasies of being a victim? Have you ever let people take advantage of you, just so you could... Read More

Support for the Animals

December 31, 2020 | COMMENTS
Over the years I’ve heard many people tell me how their spiritual growth impacts their fur family members (pets). This is particularly true of people who live alone with their animals. I’ve known quite a few people who went through... Read More

No More Punishment

December 30, 2020 | COMMENTS
There are folks in my life who have been living an unhappy life for a very long time. Decades of feeling unfulfilled and believing that happiness is elusive, just out of reach. Some of them are acquaintances and friends, relatives,... Read More

Raspberries

July 30, 2020 | COMMENTS
I love raspberries. I just love them.  One of my treats in the summer was to pick fresh wild raspberries up at our family house in Maine and then bake raspberry pie.  Hot raspberry pie with vanilla ice cream and... Read More

Self-Nourishing Spiritual Practice

June 17, 2020 | COMMENTS
Phew!  Yesterday was an INTENSE day for a lot of people.  I felt the intensity from the moment I first woke up.  And, I have a Fitbit, so I also track my sleep and normally I have close to 4... Read More

Self-Nurturing

April 30, 2020 | COMMENTS
I notice that many spiritual students appear to have a false belief that deprivation is somehow more spiritual. I’m pretty sure that Buddha’s whole life taught us that the middle way is the faster path to awakening. In my family,... Read More