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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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In collaboration with “the other side”

“End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass.”—J.R.R. Tolkien I’m not big on labels, but if anyone asked, I’d normally sum up my book’s main topic as miracles or gratitude or maybe how to manifest. When I […]

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An invitation to a whole new story

“It’s time for something that was beautiful to turn into something else that is beautiful.”—Elizabeth Gilbert When Taz died last October, I wondered if, like spouses often do, I’d be gone within the year. But here it is, an entire 12 months later, and I’m still here on Planet Earth, breathing and creating yet another […]

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Your body is eavesdropping on everything you say

“Being a mother means a love that’s deeper than anything you can imagine. The love is beyond Earth and beyond time and space, and it’s a connection that will be constant.”—Beyoncé I knew Beyoncé, like me, is a Course in Miracles fan, but who knew she would also put into words the very thing I […]

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What if there is no bad guy?

“One sees things from only one angle, a partial view, which is bound to be distorted; and yet one accepts this view as the full truth.”– S.N. Goenka A Course in Miracles turns every certainty on its head. It promises peace of mind. It says that’s my natural state. It says “good” and “evil” are […]

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I want to give money away: Now taking pitches for the 2020 award of the 222 Foundation

“What reality was ever created by realists?  What we cannot dream we can never do.”—Richard Flanagan So, I started a foundation to honor my daughter, Tasman Mckay Grout, who died suddenly and unexpectedly in 2018 of a cerebral aneurysm. As I’ve written before, Taz’s 25 years were  pure magic. She landed here on planet earth […]

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