The Courage to Go In Between All That Is!

You can call God the Divine, Source Power, Higher Being, but I feel most comfortable with All That Is! In India on my 30 day silent retreat, many hours were spent feeling into the resonance of love that can be felt in between the lines of every-day thought and experience. It was like an ongoing ... For the Rest of the Story...

Manifesto of Kindness

If you asked me what I would like others to say about me long after I am dead and gone, it would be, "She was a kind-hearted woman."  I thought about the many times I was impatient or aggitated with someone close to me or a perfect stranger, and for no good reason! I don't want to use excuses like, ... For the Rest of the Story...

Giving Up The Need To Be Special

One of my greatest lessons occurred when I was on a month long silent retreat course in Chennai, India. Just before the 30 days were complete and we were getting ready to return to our homes, we were instructed to sit in a circle with a teacher. She looked lovingly around the circle and asked if ... For the Rest of the Story...

The Frustration of Not Being Able to Change Things

“When we can no longer change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~Viktor Frankl  We all have certain things that are not within our control. Sometimes it is very difficult to determine what circumstances are within our realm to change. The worse thing we can do is ignore ... For the Rest of the Story...

The Greatest Lesson of Intimacy

When we have gone through struggles in relationships with our intimate partners, children, siblings, friends or business associates, it is hard to understand our part in things and the role we are playing. Feeling resentful and angry at their behavior is much easier than looking at ourselves in the ... For the Rest of the Story...

Are Distractions Keeping You From Your Goals?

HERE ARE FIVE STEPS TO CULTIVATING AN ORGANIZED MIND: We live in a world where distractions abound, where the internet, entertainment and consumerism seduce us to self medicate in seemingly benign and socially acceptable ways. For each of us the hook may be different: work, shopping, sports, sex, ... For the Rest of the Story...

Increasing the Ability to Love Yourself and Others

Love is one of the greatest gifts on earth, but many people need a spiritual makeover when it comes to the subject of love. As the years go by, we find that love for ourselves and others starts to diminish due to negative experiences and the stresses of life. So, to increase love in your life follow ... For the Rest of the Story...