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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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Want to change the world? Nurture a beautiful inner state

“At any given moment, we can leave the self-enclosed world of our thought and touch down in the present moment.”—Terry Cochran “I don’t know how you do it.” When you lose a child, you hear that a lot. It’s unthinkable, to lose the precious being who grew in your womb, nursed at your breast and […]

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A broader perspective is our greatest need

“You must unlearn what you have learned.”—Yoda A FB memory from two years ago popped up this morning of Taz and me in a photo booth in Stockholm, Sweden. It made me happy to see the two of us clowning around, being goofy. Taz and I had a lot of silly rituals. We watched every […]

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Don’t forget to show love

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” –Harold Kushner I figure I have a choice. I can either read the political news which is the equivalent of dumping toxic sludge into my brain. Or I can read about superheroes like […]

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Back to the Mothership

  “Say yes to revealing an unseen energy that surrounds us, that we’re actually a part of. Our soul yearns to witness and experience this nonphysical energy, not only for us to fully heal, but also to make the absolute most of our lives.”—Christina Rasmussen In my ongoing efforts to figure my life out (now […]

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More is being offered

“If I’m not careful, I freeze myself with certain descriptions of myself. And then I’m forced to play out some storyline that was true twenty years ago but might not be true today.”—Josh Radnor Muchas gracias, mis amigos! I’ve been busy dancing to all your uplifting song suggestions. I can’t thank you enough. Once again, […]

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When life pitches a curveball

“Love is a mighty force, capable of raising us to the very pinnacle of being and into its darkest abyss.”—Andrew Anthony I’m flying home from Virginia Beach this afternoon. I just gave a workshop on my book, Living Big, at Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment. It’s a truly magical place. The sand on […]

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No such thing as separation

“Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?” –Marcel Marceau Happy Thursday, dear ones! My Course in Miracles book comes back from the editor tomorrow so I’ll likely be busy with rewrites. In the meantime, I wanted to send a quick update. And also share the wonderful latte designs […]

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