Are you busier than a cat in a room full of rocking chairs? I'm writing to you today to tell you about a wonderful new workshop I've created called "Action and Contemplation: A Beautiful Partnership." I'm really excited about this workshop! Somewhere along the line I learned that contemplation allows for more action, and action ...continue reading "Action and Contemplation, a Beautiful Partnership"
One of my favorite things to do in the mornings, after meditating and doing my spiritual study, is to check my Facebook memories feed. It gives me a snap shot of my life in years past. This is very helpful because I don’t remember the past. Not really. I remember it in very general terms, ...continue reading "Sheltering in Place = Getting to know self and Self"
I remember what life used to be like when I did not have a daily practice of going within and connecting. It was like being a dandelion in the wind. I got blown here and there, bits and pieces of me scattered everywhere. I could have been beautiful, but I didn't appreciate myself, and consequently ...continue reading "Make 2018 THE BEST YEAR EVER!"
I have a vision for my life that began in 2003. Some people might call it a dream, but it isn't. Dreams are nebulous, they come to us in sleep. Vision, well, vision is powerful stuff. Leading a vision led life is fulfilling, but in my experience leading a vision led life sometimes takes ...continue reading "Never give up on the dream…especially if it is a vision"
In the comforting sounds of hearing the rain on the roof of my skylights, I contemplate. Contemplation is such a wonderful thing. I don't know about you but this spiritual practice is the one that allows my mind to wander and consider possibilities. Meditation trains the mind and brings focus, while contemplation seems to want ...continue reading "Are you settling?"
Thank you to Jeff Anderson for this quote. There are traditional ways to refer to a process which allows us to open up to our highest good. In traditional language, words like powerless and surrender are used. For me, these words evoke a return to victimhood and I do not resonate with them. But the ...continue reading "A new way of looking at surrender"
Every day, as part of my spiritual practice, I read from a couple of different daily readers. Today, both of them are about forgiveness. While some might consider this magical thinking, I've learned not to ignore stuff like this. When I get two readings on the same topic, it allows me to stop and ...continue reading "Got forgiveness?"