Posts Tagged ‘Spirituality’

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

Guilt and Projection

April 13, 2021 | COMMENTS
Not guilty. That’s God’s verdict.  We’re not guilty, and yet, we’re identified with being the guilty ones.  Part of our collective identity is that we’re all sinners and there’s no escaping our sinful nature. Which came first:  The chicken or... 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

Ripe for a Miracle

April 11, 2021 | COMMENTS
I’m a fan of the parables of Jesus. They’re beautiful teaching tools and have held up over the last two thousand years. As spring is coming on strong in Vermont and the daffodils are coming up, I’m preparing to plant... Read More

Projection, Perception, Deception

April 10, 2021 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles teaches us that our perception is our projection.   Another way to say it is “we made the whole thing up.” In my experience, people, and by people I mean all of us, including myself, are fooled... Read More

Losing Ten Tons of False Beliefs

April 9, 2021 | COMMENTS
Are you ready to lose the weight of ten tons of false beliefs and open up to the good in life? Sometimes it seems impossible to believe that there’s unlimited good available in this world, and still that’s the truth... 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

ACIM and Prayer

April 6, 2021 | COMMENTS
The Text of A Course in Miracles begins with fifty miracle principles. They’re beautiful and helpful and some are cryptic. The 11th miracle principle is:"Prayer is the medium of miracles. It is a means of communication of the created with... Read More

Removing the Blocks to Prosperity

April 5, 2021 | COMMENTS
The spiritual student who desires to become truly masterful will ultimately come to the realization that their willingness to accept total responsibility for everything in their life is the way out of hell. In actuality, there is no other way... Read More

I’m Choosing Resurrection

April 4, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things that I’ve found most valuable in my life is to realize that I can’t move into the resurrection, the awakening of my mind, until I’m willing to get down off the cross of crucifixion. Let me... Read More

Seeing with Divine Vision

April 3, 2021 | COMMENTS
This winter in Vermont I decided to put up some bird feeders and it’s been a daily enjoyment for me.  We had 10 weeks of snow on the ground and many days of single digit temps.  Yes, it was a... Read More

Good Friday

April 2, 2021 | COMMENTS
Good Friday is today, and that’s the day that we pay respect for Jesus’ crucifixion, and for what he went through so that we may have life, and have it abundantly - life everlasting. As I perceive it now, Jesus’... Read More

Greener Grass

April 1, 2021 | COMMENTS
It’s so common for folks to have that mindset that things are better elsewhere.  I remember once when someone I knew had a chance to marry a VERY famous person and decided not to because they just didn’t feel that... 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

Fear of Loss

March 30, 2021 | COMMENTS
This past year we’ve spent so much time either WITH our loved ones or without.  And many of us have lost a family member.  I’ve not been with my father in 17 months and that’s the longest we’ve ever gone.... Read More

Living Without Complaints

March 29, 2021 | COMMENTS
Folks have been telling me that recent times have been rough for them. We’ve just come through a full moon and that’s a time of releasing what doesn’t serve while harvesting the wisdom of what’s been. One of the most... Read More

My TJ Maxx Healing!

March 28, 2021 | COMMENTS
Here in rural Vermont, in the midst of the Green Mountains and the national forest there aren’t many shopping opportunities. I’m not much of a shopper so it’s not a big deal, but I do love home furnishings. Beauty is... Read More

She Let Go

March 27, 2021 | COMMENTS
As a member of the Agape International Spiritual Center community in Los Angeles, as a Prayer Practitioner and a Minister there I had the good fortune to get to know a wonderful Minister named Safire Rose who is a beautiful... Read More

Pain Train Perspective

March 26, 2021 | COMMENTS
A Course in Miracles tells us in Workbook Lesson 190 that “Pain is a wrong perspective.” Our perspective is the place we’re viewing life from. ACIM tells us that when we’re in pain it’s because we’re seeing life from the... Read More

Forgiveness Brings Peace

March 25, 2021 | COMMENTS
One of the things I love about A Course in Miracles is its clarity and simplicity.  It says the same things over and over again, a thousand different ways in order to help us hear it just once.   ACIM says “This course... 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