Archive for the ‘Spirit’ Category

Self-acceptance

April 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
There’s nothing too big for God. Our holiness is bigger than ANY problem we think we might have.   Problems present themselves for all kinds of reasons.  In my experience, I’ve generated problems for myself as a kind of self-punishment.... Read More

Meditation for Mental Focus & Stress Relief

April 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
Have you got about 15 minutes a day to improve your whole life? I love trying new things and I love sharing what I love. Last August I invited folks to join me and others at the Power of Love... Read More

Holding My Seat

April 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
The reward of spiritual practice is Peace of mind. That’s worth more than money and many other things. As a spiritual counselor for the last 20 years I’ve worked with wealthy people who were looking for Peace and couldn’t find... Read More

Searching for Answered Prayer

April 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles has such potent teachings about how and why prayer works. One of the great pieces of clarity we can take away is that if we pray for something that would actually be painful for us, Spirit... Read More

Contact lenses & Spirit

April 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
If you read my Daily Shot of Spiritual Espresso on a regular basis you might remember that about two weeks ago I went for an eye exam - the first in about 25 years - in order to get glasses... Read More

Lifting Up From Despair

April 7, 2021 | COMMENTS
It’s very common for people to go through a period of despair on the way to rising up out of the ego’s quagmire. I certainly did. Despair is a systemic hopelessness. When we believe many of the ego thoughts and... Read More

Prayer Power!

March 31, 2021 | COMMENTS
My practice of prayer changed me. Prayer is the POWER TOOL that made it possible for me to heal my heart and my life. I learned how to ALLOW the answered prayer and it saved me! A Course in Miracles... Read More

Balance

March 24, 2021 | COMMENTS
Life has so many ways of letting us know that we’re off track. The #1 thing that we can check is how we feel. In A Course in Miracles, Jesus tells us that we know if we’re on the stairway... Read More

The Power of Love

March 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
Recently someone asked me how I decided the name of this ministry would be Power of Love Ministry.  I didn’t decide it - not really - I was listening to the Agape International Choir sing a song that was written... Read More

Mosquito Mind

March 22, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the distressing emotional patterns I had when I was younger showed up as me being annoying. I would feel quite upset and if no one would help me, if all I got was attack from others - most... Read More

Taking Out the Trash!

March 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
Spring has officially begun, and we can feel it here in Vermont. We’ve got sunny days again are months of grey and the temperatures are bouncing from near 0 to near 60. Flocks, yes whole flocks of migrating birds are... Read More

Smoothing the Edges

March 20, 2021 | COMMENTS
What a week!  The intensity of density has really been felt by most of us.  Lots of inner churning and burning.   As I’ve said many times:  It’s all good, but it’s not all fun. Today is the equinox.  We’re... Read More

Surfing

March 19, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my Sacred Circle today we were talking about the same thing I was sharing in my spiritual espresso yesterday - the energy is very intense right now and it’s stirring up a lot of old stuff. That stirring can... Read More

How Do You Do It?

March 17, 2021 | COMMENTS
How do you live your life? Do you push yourself to do things, motivated by fear of not being enough, or doing enough? Or do you inspire yourself to see how creative you can be. Do you procrastinate on things... Read More

No Problem!

March 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
I find that life gets so much easier with consistent spiritual practice. It’s not that there won’t be challenges, they’re always there to help us grow. Yet, with a spiritual practice we learn to see the challenges as opportunity instead... 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

Being A Follower

March 4, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the most fundamental teachings of New Thought, which includes A Course in Miracles, is that life isn’t happening TO us, it’s happening BY us. And the sooner we take responsibility for our thoughts and words, our beliefs and... Read More

Magical Thinking

February 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Magical thinking ALWAYS gets us into some kind of difficulty. It brings a whole host of challenges with it and yet how many of us really know what that is? I think this is why Spirit gave it to me... Read More

When It Seems Like There’s No Way

January 6, 2021 | COMMENTS
When there’s confusion, upset, anger or despair that’s the moment to call up on Spirit and not go it alone. In A Course in Miracles, Jesus tells us to say “you decide for me.” Surrendering the need to be the... Read More

Long Awaited Healing

December 18, 2020 | COMMENTS
Strong attachments are coming up for healing with many people I know. This is the time of year for it. There are so many triggers around the holidays. Old stuff is coming up for healing. Again. Let this be the... Read More

Unbotherable?

December 16, 2020 | COMMENTS
My mother used to quote St. Augustine, who said “The reward of patience is patience.” Ain’t that the truth. Patience is its own reward. It’s worth celebrating. Life can be intensely challenging. It can be easy to get upset and... Read More

Leading With Love

December 14, 2020 | COMMENTS
Here’s something that all spiritual students have in common. Let’s see what you think: In Masterful Living class one time we were talking about a quandary we realized we’ve all experienced. We understand that change and healing can be simple.We... Read More

I’m Not The Only One

December 13, 2020 | COMMENTS
I used to think that I was the only one who felt like a spiritual fake. A true phony. Now, having talked with so many folks, I think it’s true for almost all of us spiritual students. One of the... Read More

Expansion!

December 7, 2020 | COMMENTS
Yesterday, in our Sundays With Spirit, our speaker, Lola Wright reminded me that in a counseling session about sixteen years ago I had said that the universe is ever expanding and never contracting. It’s true - we live in a... Read More

On Call for Spirit

November 11, 2020 | COMMENTS
Right now, we’re “on call” for Spirit. In the same way that a doctor might be “on call” in case of emergency, let’s be on call for Spirit. Ready and available. To accomplish this, let’s take extra time for self-care... Read More