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“Truth merely wants to give you happiness, for such its purpose is.”–A Course in Miracles

“Lay your interfering thoughts aside.”—Course in Miracles My thoughts provide an endless source of entertainment. Most of the time, they’re busy replaying the past, or constructing a future. Instead of living in “The Holy Now,” where miracles are natural and joy is unstoppable, I put up a barrier. I let the past direct the movie […]

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It’s alive! Whatever you put your attention upon becomes alive!

“Let’s live, baby. Let’s feel alive at all times. Make this moment your reckoning. Your head has been held under water for too long and now it is time to rise up and take your first true breath.”― Brian Krans Kids’ computer games have undoubtedly evolved since my daughter Taz played them on the giant […]

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Why I live by Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” mantra

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” ― Aberjhani 
 This is getting crazy. I just heard about two college professors at two different colleges who assigned, E-Squared. For college credit. One is even going to send me her students’ papers which, as she said, were “pretty […]

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World’s best “how-to” book not found in the self-help section

“Your opinion of yourself becomes your reality. If you have all these doubts, no one will believe in you and everything will go wrong. If you think the opposite, the opposite will happen. It’s that simple.”
–50 Cent My favorite how-to book will never be found in the self-help section of the bookstore. It was written […]

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The Top 5 Perks of Brazen Gratitude

“Thank you is the best prayer anyone could ever say.”—Alice Walker Frequent flyers to this blog already know I’m playfully at work on a new book about the superpower of gratitude. So thought I’d rerun a post from last year on that very topic. Enjoy! I just finished a story called “Training to Be Superman” […]

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Tragedy, chaos and unhappiness are an unfortunate rumor we can throw overboard at any time

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.”
–Bob Marley Most of us think life is some sort of boot camp for heaven. We believe this short life span is “only a test” for the paradise we’re eventually going to earn. If we hang on and bear up, we’ll someday walk through […]

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Invite the Universe to show up in living color

“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything you call life was made up by people no smarter than you.”—Steve Jobs As some of you know, I’m full swing into writing my next book. Despite the persistent rumors, it will not be called E-Quadrangle. But it’s in the same vein. It’s […]

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Be recklessly generous and relentlessly kind.

“All right is almost always where we eventually land, even if we fuck up entirely along the way.”–Cheryl Strayed 
I decided to headline today’s blog post with those words of wisdom, not because it’s exactly the topic I’ll be discussing, but because those two intentions match mine. My topic today is Gabrielle Bernstein’s e-Course “God […]

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Change your perception. Change your world

“What keeps the world in chains but your beliefs?” –A Course in Miracles Every town has one. The mumbling guy on the street. The woman in all-black who frequents coffee shops carrying a three-foot cross. Those intriguing characters that always make you wonder.  In Lawrence, Kansas, where I live, we have a whole contingency of […]

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George Washington was wrong. Sometimes it’s essential to tell “a lie”

“Talking about yesterday’s wrongs keeps each detail alive in your memory.”—Tai Moses Janet walked into yesterday’s power posse a bit late. She told us later. “I just love walking in here—it feels like I’m walking through a doorway into magic.” What a cool image! Walking into magic. And that’s what happens every time I open […]

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