Archive for the ‘Willingness’ Category

I didn’t feel worthy

August 7, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve known so many people over the years who’ve had a strong desire to earn a living sharing their passion and some of them have actually followed their heart and done what they felt called to do, but many have... Read More

Blessing the World

June 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
Every day I pray to be more loving, more peaceful, to walk AS the Christ Consciousness.  Every day I pray to be a place of healing in my own life and everyone I meet and touch.  To my great joy my answered... Read More

My Aspiration Is Healing

June 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
In my programs we focus on our aspiration, intention and goals.   We find it helpful to keep our attention on what we’d like rather than what we don’t like.   Back about 22 years ago, I decided to write... Read More

My Burden Is Light

June 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
This might sound crazy, but it’s true. I can remember feeling that it’s a burden to care about other people’s feelings. At times, when I felt threatened, I could be like my kitten Sattva who, when frightened might claw to... Read More

Baby Sattva 

June 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
Last night I lost Sattva.  I was getting ready for bed and I couldn’t find him.   Because he’s still a kitten at just 5 months old, he eats many times a day and I usually play with him and... Read More

Trading Guilt For Peace

June 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us that we can choose to learn through pain or Joy.  It’s our choice.  It can be the most important decision we make.  It also reminds us that we can learn so much faster through Joy.  The way to... Read More

Trusting Love

June 20, 2022 | COMMENTS
What's the greatest feeling in the world?  For me, it’s when I can feel that my experience of Love is true, honest and full-on.  When I can feel that flow of unconditional Love, it’s the best. What I notice is... Read More

I Didn’t Walk the Talk

June 19, 2022 | COMMENTS
Today, my Dad is joining me at Sundays With Spirit - and you can too!  We did this last year on Father’s Day and it was a lot of fun.  You’re invited.  Please join us! I used to be very challenged by... Read More

Dropping the Blocks to Love

June 18, 2022 | 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
Healing Power of Community

Healing Power of Community

June 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
I have always had plenty of friends, ever since I was a tween I can remember having lots of friends.  It’s not that I’m a hugely social person, it’s that I really do like/love people.  When I’m around people a... Read More

Learning Is Remembering

May 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
Spiritual awakening is letting go of the mental blocks that prevent us from recognizing the truth.  It doesn’t have to be a process, but most of us experience it that way.  It feels like a process of releasing the blocks... Read More

Ego Beliefs Have No Substance

March 25, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’m getting ready to offer my Challenge to End Self-Sabotage starting tomorrow, Saturday, (first week is free - register now!) and I’m very excited about it because it’s been so helpful to so many in releasing the habits of pain and shame.... Read More

Resist Not

March 24, 2022 | COMMENTS
There’s a lot of talk about protesting right now, and resistance as a form of nonviolent protest.  I've studied the personal practice of nonviolence and nonviolent resistance for years and I know how effective it can be - when it’s... Read More

Coming Back Into My Right Mind

March 23, 2022 | COMMENTS
Pain is such a teacher.  And it’s a teacher I’m not interested in learning with anymore.   There are all kinds of pain, and I don’t wish to experience any of them anymore.  I feel complete with what pain has... Read More

Where Does Your Mind Go?

March 22, 2022 | COMMENTS
Yesterday, Bodhi and I had 3 examples of situations that were challenging and I had a chance to see where my mind went with them. #1  I found a tick on Bodhi.  First of the season.  I found it early... Read More

Interrupting The Victim Pattern

March 21, 2022 | COMMENTS
Isn’t it crazy that we can be so drawn to seeing ourselves as a victim?   Many of us have a repetitive cycle of being a victim in some way - I sure did! Do you ever have fantasies of... Read More

Will Power or Willingness?

March 14, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the most challenging things for me to grasp, and for many spiritual students is that we're not upset for the reason we think we are.  (Lesson 5 of A Course in Miracles.)  For instance, if we're upset because our... Read More

I am willing to end all war

March 13, 2022 | COMMENTS
On my spiritual path I’ve experienced something you probably have too.  I’ve had times when I suddenly had a realization of the truth that I’ve believed I’ve known all along. Here’s an example:  For years and years I heard and... Read More

3 Steps for Success

March 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
Do you prefer information or insight? One thing I know about the ego is it’s always seeking to collect more information.  Many spiritual students, myself included, can get hung up on collecting information.  I’ve allowed myself to be so distracted... Read More

Accepting Our Holiness

March 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
One of the clear messages of A Course in Miracles is that, regardless of what’s happened in our life experience, our innocence and our holiness is intact, and they’re unassailable. In order for us to have the full realization of this simple... Read More

Let’s BE the Inspiration!

March 3, 2022 | COMMENTS
I’ve been talking with many people, particularly folks who are in my Masterful Living Program, and we’re all experiencing many of the effects of our awakening spiritual practices.  What I notice is that all of humanity is experiencing the effects... Read More

High Vibrational Thoughts

March 2, 2022 | COMMENTS
All spiritual students know that they choose their thoughts and that their thoughts produce experiences, emotions, situations and circumstances. We all know this, right? We’re choosing our experiences in order to learn from them.  We say we understand it, that... Read More

Quit the Subtle Attack

February 16, 2022 | COMMENTS
Giving up attack thoughts is an act of Self-Love.   When we’re thinking attack thoughts - whether they’re directed at a building, a person, a business, or ourselves, the energy of the attack thought is an attack on ourselves and... Read More

Today I AM Victorious In Love!

February 15, 2022 | COMMENTS
When someone has a problem with obsessive, compulsive behavior or avoidance they’ll often use will power to make a change.  Will power is part of a plan of behavior modification that can be a helpful start when we’re feeling out... Read More

Pain as a Motivation

February 12, 2022 | COMMENTS
Having a strong spiritual practice to lean into when there’s an emergency makes a difference beyond anything we can comprehend.  When the tough stuff of life happens, being able to NOT take it personally, and NOT get triggered into victim... Read More