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Am I to speak up or simply listen?

Am I to speak up or simply listen?

This is a quandary most of us face more often than we may wish to let on. I know it is for me. And the question, “Am I to speak up or simply...

Truth time: Are you really fearless?

Truth time: Are you really fearless?

That's a question I found myself having to ask in these recent weeks, and it's also an invitation for some honest and compassionate...

A sharing of a powerful possibility

A sharing of a powerful possibility

Earlier this month, I was moved to call a dear friend and her husband to whom I hadn't spoken for several months. They live up in New England, and I...

Déjà vu: Eighteen Months Later…

Déjà vu: Eighteen Months Later…

As I begin to create this blog I am once again quietly asking myself, “When are you finally going to accept that nothing in your life happens by...

A Perspective Revisited for These Times

A Perspective Revisited for These Times

Can a Deeper Faith Transform our COVID-19 Experience? Jul 11, 2020 This is a blog I was guided to write nearly two years ago, and while going...

OPEN YOUR HEART

OPEN YOUR HEART

A Brief Guide to Finding Inner Peace – by Steven Howard and his Inner Guide This acronym, O.P.E.N. Y.O.U.R. H.E.A.R.T., came to me as I was writing...

A Powerful Movie Experience

A Powerful Movie Experience

I just finished watching a movie that is a must-see for anyone who considers themselves to be on a path to fully discovering who they truly are and...

Jump in and catch the wave!

Jump in and catch the wave!

Any of you who are familiar with The Art of Quantum Livingã program, previously known as the Q ProcessÔ, may recall a portion of their Phase Three...

Live like the Easter lily

Live like the Easter lily

Today’s Daily WordL message was built around an analogy about a specie of the lily family, the surprise lily, and that prompted me to write a blog...

Are you getting real?

Are you getting real?

I can always depend upon Mark Nepo to stir up something within me that needs to be shared and today is no exception. His message was about having...

Is your awareness being challenged?

Is your awareness being challenged?

I can attest to the reality that becoming aware of what has seemed to block my spiritual journey from greater levels of understanding and knowing...

Guess what? You’re enough!

Guess what? You’re enough!

In a world where our aspirations are shaped by an emphasis on outer achievements, we often live our lives with an underlying belief that we aren’t...

“Go away! Come, teach me.”

“Go away! Come, teach me.”

The title of this blog is taken from a chapter in Mark Nepo's book, More Together Than Alone, a second of his that has recently become part of my...

What do you want 2022 to look like?

What do you want 2022 to look like?

Do you really want 2022 to be different from 2021? Well, it can be if you’re prepared to take these three steps: GET READY GET SET GO Or, in other...

The Courage to Believe!

The Courage to Believe!

I am always both humbled and amazed by how one simple piece of writing can so align the moments that follow and lead me to write a blog with this...

Give Yourself the Gift of Love!

Give Yourself the Gift of Love!

So often at this time of year we are encouraged to express our love to and for others. We do this through the giving of gifts to those we are...

Release and Renew!

Release and Renew!

As we move into and through the month of December 2021, with opportunities for joy-filled activities and connections being experienced under very...

Living on the Edge

Living on the Edge

The title for this blog came to me a few days ago, as I was led to take stock of some conflicting thoughts and feelings that life had presented me...

From Scaring to Caring

From Scaring to Caring

As we come to the end of October, we leave behind all the traditions and our focus on Halloween, the Jack-O-lanterns, trick-or-treating, and scary...

God is Present, Right Here, Right Now!

God is Present, Right Here, Right Now!

This blog title came to me this morning and it felt like a blessing following a recent period of on and off moments of sadness and, yes, a touch of...

Breathe Your Way into a Miracle!

Breathe Your Way into a Miracle!

It’s an amazing fact that when we remember to take a deep breath and slow down, our whole world can change. It is the truth behind and within the...

Living with Our Unanswered Questions

Living with Our Unanswered Questions

Over the past several months there have been many souls making their transitions, seemingly untimely because they were so young, still in their...

Ask and you shall receive!

Ask and you shall receive!

I was moved to write this blog after having remembered a portion of a recent daily message from Mark Nepo’s “The Book of Awakening.” Here’s what he...

Being Present to the Needs of Others

Being Present to the Needs of Others

In recent weeks my wife and I have experienced all kinds of “breakdowns,” mostly involving appliances that have served us well for more than fifteen...

The Heart-Song of Gratitude

The Heart-Song of Gratitude

Gratitude is what seems to be filling my mind and heart over this past week. Gratitude for so much that is shaping my life, as if the level of...

Now You See It, Now You Don’t!

Now You See It, Now You Don’t!

The title of this blog is borrowed from a message that Mark Nepo wrote in his book, “The Book of Awakening.” It is among my favorite daily...

Be Open to the Unexpected!

Be Open to the Unexpected!

I love it when I find what I least expect, Spirit just sounding off with a gem in moments when I’m doing something seemingly non-spiritual in...

Rate Your Inclusivity and Diversity

Rate Your Inclusivity and Diversity

We all like to think of ourselves as open-minded, embracing everyone, regardless of their race, creed, gender, or political leanings, right? With no...

One Way into a Joy-filled Heart!

One Way into a Joy-filled Heart!

The themes of JOY and HAPPINESS have both been showing up in my readings and in my own mind and heart. I’ve debated with myself and others as to...

The Safety of Friendships

The Safety of Friendships

In The Book of Awakening, Mark Nepo writes in his message for today, May 18th, “Honest friends are doorways to our souls, and loving friends are the...

Confession Time! An Aha Moment!

Confession Time! An Aha Moment!

I want to express my gratitude to the majority of you who receive email notices about my blogs and never open them up or open them and delete them...

Who’s in the Pilot’s seat?

Who’s in the Pilot’s seat?

It’s only human for us to want to be in control of our lives, to be in the driver’s seat. Sure, we may quickly add that God’s in our life,...

“Who’s Running the Show?”

“Who’s Running the Show?”

I’m a big believer in synchronicity and the importance of my being receptive to recognizing when it’s showing up and why. That’s what this blog is...

A Road Less Traveled – How Is It?

A Road Less Traveled – How Is It?

This blog title came to me while processing some feelings I’ve been experiencing, sporadically, over the past couple of weeks. It’s taken from the...

The Secret to a Peaceful Life

The Secret to a Peaceful Life

"A peaceful life is built one moment at a time, one moment after another." That seems like such a simple and some might say trite statement to use...

Make the most of Lent!

Make the most of Lent!

Here is what came to me as I thought about some concrete steps I might offer up as I thought about the word “LENT.” Listen to your heart. Entertain...

“Leave Your Footprints Behind!”

“Leave Your Footprints Behind!”

“Leave Your Footprints Behind!” was a statement I noticed during a Zoom presentation I attended earlier this week. It was an informative...

The Miracle That Lies Within!

The Miracle That Lies Within!

I want to share with you an exchange I had with my wife while we were having breakfast the other morning. We both were enjoying the navel oranges we...

Self-Test of Your Love Quotient

Self-Test of Your Love Quotient

The theme of forgiveness has been showing up in my life over the past month or two and it gave me reason to ask the question, “Have I truly...

Delight or “Magni-Light”?

Delight or “Magni-Light”?

The other morning, I got to thinking about some of the words we use so often and how they don’t always align with what we intend or mean when we use...

Get Ready, Get Set, Go! 2021!

Get Ready, Get Set, Go! 2021!

Do you really want 2021 to be different from 2020? Well it can be if you’re prepared to take these three steps: 1. GET READY 2. GET SET 3. GO Or, in...

Who Are Your Unsung Heroes?

Who Are Your Unsung Heroes?

That question came to me this morning while being transported into a particularly poignant scene in a James Patterson novel I was reading during...

Free Vaccine for What Ails You!

Free Vaccine for What Ails You!

Do you find yourself feeling a good “Woe is me!” coming on as you contemplate experiencing a Thanksgiving Day celebration quite different from what...

The Impact of Praise and Appreciation

The Impact of Praise and Appreciation

I had no intention of writing a blog so soon after my last one, but when I watched a piece on this morning’s CBS News Sunday Morning show about...

Time for a Reality Check

Time for a Reality Check

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a topic of several of my previous blogs over the past few months and an article by Peggy Noonan in today’s WSJ caused...

Avoiding the “I told you so!” Trap

Avoiding the “I told you so!” Trap

As the news of the world about both the increase of new COVID-19 cases and growing tension from demonstrations in the streets of more and more...

The COVID19/George Floyd Double Whammy

The COVID19/George Floyd Double Whammy

I imagine I’m not alone in what I’ve been experiencing recently: a kind of “push-pull” of seemingly conflicting thoughts surfacing as I deal with...

Loving All Your Parts

Loving All Your Parts

It is amazing how Spirit works and how It shows up in our lives! I hope you are all living your lives with your minds, hearts, and spirits wide open...

Living in a Time of Fear

Living in a Time of Fear

The world around us has taken on a new, somewhat frightening appearance—at least for me—since I last posted a blog back in mid-February. The source...

Embracing ALL of Who We Are…

Embracing ALL of Who We Are…

This morning I found an important reminder in both Unity’s Daily Word message for today as well as in Mark Nepo’s thoughts for this day in his “The...

“God’s Transforming Presence…”

“God’s Transforming Presence…”

“God’s Transforming Presence”…That was a phrase from my reading this morning of Ruth Haley Barton’s book, “Invitation to SOLITUDE and SILENCE.” And...

“The Power of Belief!”

“The Power of Belief!”

Does your power of belief need recharging? If so, read on… There are many variations of a statement that affirms the truth of this: “As you sow, so...

Gratitude for the Unexpected!

Gratitude for the Unexpected!

I’m feeling ever so grateful for the happenings in my life, particularly over the past couple of weeks! Truly, Divine Order guides my journey when...

The Powers of Compassion

The Powers of Compassion

It's interesting to me just how synchronistically Spirit works! This past New Year's eve I attended a Burning Bowl and White Stone ceremony and...

Acquiring 20/20 Vision In 2020

Acquiring 20/20 Vision In 2020

Today is the first day of 2020 and it can also be the first day of a new Life! Interestingly, to acquire 20/20 vision necessitates that you close...

Be IN the World but Not OF the World

Be IN the World but Not OF the World

It seems like Spirit wants me to make sure I “get it”…that I must continue to remain in alignment with the intuitive urgings I receive and the...

Staying Centered in the World of Today

Staying Centered in the World of Today

This morning I found my thoughts centering around the challenge I think we all have at one time or another as we go through our day. That of taking...