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“My mind is a bad neighborhood I try not to go into alone.”–Anne Lamott

“Thinking the physical world is all that matters is like shutting oneself up in a small closet and imagining there is nothing beyond it.”—Eben Alexander One of the great joys in my life is knowing the universe is so much bigger than anything I can conceive, in knowing that miracles (or what we call miracles) […]

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Make sure to claim your blessing this weekend

“It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept.”–Calvin & Hobbes When it comes to manifesting miracles, there’s really just one hindrance. It’s the same obstacle whether you’re trying to draw in a new Lexus or attract a soul mate. Instead of using our imaginations, we rely on what we know now, what […]

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Why I believe in singing to the choir

“Let no sorrow abate your joy today, no fear disturb your peace. Bring happiness to everyone who looks on you and sees your happy face.”—A Course in Miracles First, a hearty shout out to all of you who kindly objected to Adam Grant’s reporting that the average Joe believes Pollyannas are 14 percent less intelligent […]

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Note to self: Feed and water happy thoughts today

“Perception selects, and makes the world you see.”–Course in Miracles Who in their right mind would walk into a restaurant, take a look at the menu and order the dish they least desire? Likewise, who would go shopping at Nordstrom’s and opt to carry the rack’s ugliest outfit up to the sales counter? Yet, that’s […]

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The choice is clear. Pick Door #Purple Light

“Nothing prepared me for being this awesome. It’s kind of a shock to wake up every morning and be bathed in this purple light.”—Bill Murray  It has come to my attention that there are people out there who discount the importance of gratitude. They think it’s beneath them, too Pollyanish. They think it’s important right now […]

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“Incredible things happen all the time when you buzz at the right level.” –Eitan Tom Aitch

“Do not bend reality to your tiny experience or limit its purpose to your little personal thoughts.”—A Course in Miracles Every year, I start anew on the lessons of the Course in Miracles. There are 365 lessons, one for each day. Right now, as I’m wrapping up January, the lessons focus on seeing things differently. […]

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A Tale of Two Pams

“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”―Marcus Aurelius Lately, I’ve been observing the two Pams who live inside my brain. I find it’s helpful to narrow them down, to notice which one’s in charge. First, there’s Blessed Pam. She, of course, notices how lucky she is, how amazingly awesome life is, how […]

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Today is my book’s birthday and I’ll dance if I want to

“Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.” — Martin H. Fischer I am so incredibly excited about my new book. It officially debuts today. So rather than my normal quick post, I decided to humbly and proudly offer the introduction to Thank and Grow Rich: A 30-Day Experiment in Shameless Gratitude and […]

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What’s in your hologram?

“The separated ones have invented many “cures” for what they believe to be “the ills of the world.” But the one thing they do not do is question the reality of the problem.”–A Course in Miracles  We live in a quantum age where people can instantaneously text each other across the planet, repair detached retinas […]

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Is it a fact or just a long-held cultural belief?

“Withdraw your faith in distortions and invest in only what is true.”—A Course in Miracles Web MD and other “authorities” will tell you that you need eight hours of sleep, that there’s a disease called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that inflicts havoc every winter and that gaining weight is inevitable if you don’t rigorously watch […]

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