Archive for the ‘Worry’ Category

End the Belief in Unworthiness

December 8, 2022 | COMMENTS
It can seem hard to believe that the reason we aren’t having the life we’d REALLY like to have is because we feel unworthy of it.  When we FEEL unworthy it means we also BELIEVE we’re not worthy.   Who... Read More

Co-Dependency and Dysfunction

December 7, 2022 | COMMENTS
In Masterful Living class yesterday, we were discussing a kind of co-dependency that absolutely destroys relationships.  It’s something I know a lot about as it was one of my own personal issues that I’ve done a lot of healing on.  I call it... Read More

Healing the Root Causes of Unworthiness

December 6, 2022 | COMMENTS
Warning:  This may not be a “feel good” biast of Spiritual Espresso.  My apologies if it upsets you.  I just feel I need to be honest.   When we’re on a path of self-improvement then we’re affirming that we’re not... Read More

Increasing Self-Worth

December 5, 2022 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles warns us about the fear to look within.   Beneath your fear to look within because of sin is yet another fear, and one which makes the ego tremble.  What if you looked within and saw no sin?  This... Read More

I Was Kidding Myself

December 4, 2022 | COMMENTS
For a long time, I was kidding myself.  I thought I had an effective spiritual practice, but I was only half doing it, and that didn’t cut it.  Okay, I won’t sugar coat it, undoing unworthiness takes some real work... Read More

Making Loving Choices

December 3, 2022 | COMMENTS
This week in my Masterful Living Program we’ve been harvesting the benefits of our spiritual practice this year and noticing how much our loved ones have changed simply because we decided to stop judging them and start really loving and supporting them.... Read More

Emotional Stability Is A Relief

December 2, 2022 | COMMENTS
Someone in my year-long Masterful Living Program was telling me something that was so familiar to me and it’s that simply dropping the judgments and being open-hearted is such a relief. This person said to me “I was very controlling and... Read More

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