Archive for the ‘Spirit’ Category

Feeling Worthy of Love

December 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles teaches us that “there are no private thoughts.” This is the same as many other mystical teachings. This is exactly what I learned as a student of Ernest Holmes's teachings in The Science of Mind. There... Read More

A Tapestry of Life

October 16, 2021 | COMMENTS
We’re all working on a single tapestry together.  It’s a tapestry of human life.  Some of us are focused on weaving something exquisitely beautiful and it may look like the life of someone like John McCain who (whether you agree... Read More

Healing the Root of Pain

October 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
Pain can push us to stop settling for unhappiness. It might seem counter intuitive or it might seem just plain insane, but pain is helpful. At times it’s incredibly helpful. I used to be a runner. I ran the New... Read More

Spirit’s Infinite Support

October 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
Love is intelligent. It is a Divine Intelligence that is so perfectly brilliant it is inconceivable how Beautiful and miraculous it always is. And this is what we are. Spirit’s unfailing wisdom is always available to us. We can tap... 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

Just do it!

October 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
Spirit gives me all kinds of ideas that don’t really make sense to me and I’ve learned to just do it. For instance, 14 years ago I was thinking that I’d like to be able to support more people in... Read More

Avoid the Ego Insanity

October 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
Our spiritual practice makes a difference for every being on this planet. How cool is that? When so many are suffering and it can seem like we don’t know how we can really be effective in relieving the pain of... Read More

A Different Way of Living

October 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to feel that I hated this world. That was a common thought in my mind. I didn’t hate this planet, I hated my life on this planet because I couldn’t figure out how to be happy and live... Read More

Bringing Darkness to the Light

September 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
Plain and simple:  The things that bother me are the things that trigger a false belief.  When false beliefs are triggered, I’m more likely to look at them, feel them, and give them my awareness and attention. Awareness and attention... Read More

When People Let You Down

September 15, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to have a real thing about people letting me down. As I shared about in my Podcast yesterday, I used to go into situations expecting people to let me down. I had a sense of righteousness about being... Read More

Heaven Is the Choice I make

September 14, 2021 | COMMENTS
Buddha taught us that all “attachments” cause suffering.  In other words, we’re doing it to ourselves.  We can also choose to liberate by releasing our attachments. Attachments basically come in two flavors - cravings and aversions.  Aversions are the things... Read More

Being In the Flow of Good

September 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
I have learned the power of asking for what you’d like. However, it only works well when we don’t have an attachment to what we’d like to experience. When there’s an attachment, then there’s something to heal. It’s so helpful... Read More

Shifting the Negative Patterns

September 12, 2021 | COMMENTS
I used to go through periods where I judged myself to be the worst of the worst. Seriously. I was talking about this in the Stop Playing Small retreat. One of the most painful things in my life was repeating... Read More

Trust Makes the Difference

September 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
Day after day, and year after year, I see how my ability to put trust and faith in Spirit makes such a difference in the quality of my life, in how I feel about myself and my choices. I don’t... Read More

Love All

September 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
There’s a thought pattern in the human experience that has to do with keeping score. It’s a pattern I’m ALL too familiar with as it caused me much grief. The belief system that creates the attraction to keeping score is... Read More

Relationship Helpers

September 8, 2021 | COMMENTS
Haven’t we had enough of feeling like a failure? I sure have! One of the greatest relationship helpers I know of is patience. A Course in Miracles, as well as other spiritual paths, tell us that relationship is the fastest... Read More

No Sinners, No Punishment

September 6, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I talked about at Sundays With Spirit yesterday is the ego pattern of looking for people to label sinners and then punishing them - and we even do it to ourselves. There are times when we... Read More

Spiritual Friends

September 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
People are having breakthroughs!   The ripple effect is everywhere to be seen!   Back in the mid-1980’s I had a realization, it came with a visual, which I don’t usually get, but in that moment I had a clear... Read More

Redemption

August 28, 2021 | COMMENTS
Sometimes people treat me poorly.  They’re unkind.  Folks can be blaming, shaming, they can lie and make stuff up.  People hurl all kinds of attack thoughts - spoken and unspoken. And yet, I do not wish to succumb to responding... Read More

Rising Above Conflict

August 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I find as I become more internally and emotionally balanced is that I prefer to be at Peace. Many times I see the opportunity to make a case for why I’m right and someone else is... Read More

Making the Loving Choice

August 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
In my Daily Shot of Spiritual Espresso yesterday Turn the Other Cheek I forgot to mention an important thing about turning the other cheek and offering a new face of Love to someone who seems to be intent on attacking us.  When we offer... Read More

Turn the Other Cheek

August 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
We’ve all experienced having someone attack us in a way that seems completely unjustified. The temptation is to defend and/or retaliate. What if instead of either of those choices were to see the attack as a cry for Love? What... 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

Giving UP Resistance

August 23, 2021 | COMMENTS
I know I say this often, but one of the things I’m most grateful for is my ability to say “yes" and not hesitate. It wasn’t always the way I operated, for a LONG time I let resistance and reluctance... Read More

Spiritual Progress Is Happening

August 21, 2021 | COMMENTS
My spiritual practice is a priority for me. It’s a priority because I’ve PROVEN that it brings results.  A spiritual practice saves time, energy and money.  I prove it every day.  I see the folks in classes with me prove... Read More