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Rely on the mystical

“Our minds and bodies have been laboring for decades to serve the demands, fears and neuroses of the illusory, finite self.”—Rupert Spira Happy Friday, my friends! Just wanted to share a couple quick things. The above quote by Rupert Spira, a brilliant ceramics artist from Great Britain, pretty much sums up the human condition. Rather […]

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Sit. Feast on your life.

“If we seek beauty, it will spill into our lives.”—Mary Pipher So the title of this post “Sit. Feast on your life” came, not from a self-help book, but from my daughter Taz’s bedroom wall. Being an artist myself, I allowed her to decorate her room however she chose. She drew a three-foot, eerily-accurate octopus […]

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The BIG reset

“If you’re thinking, ‘but my life is upside down,’ don’t worry. How do you know down is not better than up?—Shams of Tabriz We used to have lions and tigers and bears (Oh my!) to frighten us on our journey through life. Now we’ve got a little device no bigger than a deck of cards. […]

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Uplifting the Planet, One Dance at a Time

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance–Martha Graham Two days ago, I woke up discouraged and lethargic. The crazy uncle in my head was concocting a major soap opera. Act I: Woe is Me, starring Pam Grout. Act II: We’re all going to die. And then, during the commercial break, […]

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222 Forever: Celebrating Taz with 3 New Projects

“Let us not look for you only in memory. You would want us to find you in presence, beside us when beauty brightens, when kindness glows and music echoes eternal tones.”– John O’Donohue Yes, my friends, it’s here. The auspicious date for announcing the 2020 recipients of Taz Grout’s 222 Foundation. Every year, to honor […]

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What Brad Pitt taught me about forgiveness

“We made the world we’re living in and we have to make it over.”–James Baldwin So my new book about A Course in Miracles debuts in exactly four days. So while I’d love to tell you about my travels, my upcoming speaking gigs, the 100 applicants for this year’s 222 Foundation award, I figure I […]

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Relinquish your map of the universe

“Put all your knowledge and assumptions aside and start fresh.”–Jed McKenna Although my new book doesn’t start with the above epigraph, it could. It’s the perfect summary of what the Course in Miracles teaches. Start fresh. Let go of past beliefs. Release the ridiculous idea that just because something happened yesterday, it’s bound to happen […]

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Magic is afoot!

“Through it all, I keep coming back to love as the answer, the golden repair that lasts.”–Sue Cochrane You know those bobble head dogs that people put in their back car window? That’s what it’s like for me here at the Namaste community in Ajijic, Mexico. I  keep hearing things that resonate so deeply and […]

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Feliz Navidad and Happy Adam Day

“Dancing and prancing in Jingle Bell Square.” –Bobby Helms Happy Adam Day! Which, as I learned this morning at Satsang, is today since Adam came before Eve. And if you’ll humor me, here’s another. What is the favorite music of Santa’s elves? See answer below. Just wanted to wish everyone a beautiful, mystical holiday and […]

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Big, fat juicy thanks all around

“If you have the right music very loud on the radio, you get about 50 more miles from your tank.”—Hunter S. Thompson It’s gratitude month, my friends. And as I do every morning with my possibility posse, I simply must share three amazingly awesome things that recently transpired. Numero uno. Dr. Christiane Northrup who may […]

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