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Why I’m rewriting Murphy’s Law

“Gratitude takes nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, is constantly awakening to new wonder. For the grateful person knows goodness, not by hearsay but by experience. And that is what makes all the difference.”–Thomas Merton Murphy’s law, a famous adage that most of us live by, states that “Anything that can go wrong will go […]

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Who needs a guru when you have a power posse?

“Worry is a misuse of the imagination.”—quote by Dan Zadra that I’ve always loved, but had forgotten until I was reminded of it by Cindy from my Sunday posse I’ve repeated this at least as many times as you’ve heard Uptown Funk** this week. I cherish, adore, love and appreciate the beloved friends who I […]

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What badass reality might be available if you let go of your treasured, but teeny-tiny vantage point?

Anything that does not bring you alive is too small for you.” — David Whyte Unlike the intentions of many LOA aficionados who are envisioning new jobs or new cars or new significant others to snuggle with on the couch, most of my intentions revolve around ideas—beauty and joy, things I want to see happen […]

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The F word and why I use it daily

“Let go all the trivial things that churn and bubble on the surface of your mind.”—A Course in Miracles I’ve come up with a test for determining what’s important. If it’s widely misunderstood, it’s probably worth my attention. Case in point: the word “God”—more baggage than a Samsonite store, completely misconceived, the coolest force on […]

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Why we’re creating an epidemic of love

“What is yours will come to you when you are ready.”—A Course in Miracles Although I forgot to mention it to my power posse in today’s blessings text, I feel extremely lucky that I was able to get back in the country yesterday. I was so high from the London I Can Do It! that […]

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The perks of brazen gratitude, Part III

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.” ― Maya Angelou Being happy and feeling blessed is Step #1 when it comes to manifesting. As I said yesterday, that’s one chicken vs. egg dilemma that will never be in question. Last week, when I was in Kenya, loving the […]

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Finding Forgiveness and Freedom Through the Gift of Love: Guest post by the inimitable Klay S. Williams

“Clinging creates the bricks and mortar with which we build a conceptual self.”–Michael Singer For you regulars at the party of this blog, it’s no surprise that a) I love all the friends I’ve made here in cyberspace b) I love supporting fellow creators and spiritual seekers and c) I’m leaving the country here in […]

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It’s T.G.I.M. and I’ll blog if I want to

“Joy is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.’—Jon Krakauer Okay, so I saw this picture. And it reminded me of me. Or at least the me that sometimes pouts, the me that sometimes forgets to look […]

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This CEO donates 100 percent of his profits to projects that address poverty

“I went broke and got fired before I found my calling.” –Hal Taussig Enjoy! One of my favorite posts from the past: Hal Taussig will never make the Forbes list of highest paid CEO’s. It’s not that his Pennsylvania travel company isn’t profitable. Untours, the company he started in 1971 with a $5000 loan, pulls […]

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“Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.”—Nelson Mandela

“Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.” Nelson, My Hero, Mandela Two years ago, when visiting Robben Island in South Africa, I bought a replica of Nelson Mandela’s prison bracelet. Engraved with 46664, the number he was assigned during his 27 years of prison there, this bracelet that I wear […]

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