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The optical illusion known as your life

“Everything is a prop to help us love more.”—Sue Morter In Thank & Grow Rich, I mentioned the “visual” I used to prove that spending your life watching television is probably not the best use of your time. For ACIM Lesson 151, I’d like to use this optical illusion to make my point. If you’ve […]

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Maybe the invisible world really isn’t

“Carry something beautiful in your heart.”–Blaise Pascal So, I’ve been in Chicago, writing a couple travel stories, one that involves newspaper-delivering robots. Stay tuned. I also managed to sneak in a performance of Hamilton (yay!) and the world premiere of Doppelganger, a hilarious send up of the downside of international development. My hero, Rainn Wilson, […]

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Joy is my mission statement, God is my CEO

“Stop giving your inner critic leadership positions.”—SARK I just ordered the book, Blue Ocean Strategy. It’s about the importance of creating new markets as opposed to squeezing yourself into a slot within the existing structure. Since ACIM Lesson 147 is a review (My mind holds only what I think with God), I decided to rerun […]

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Small sign, ginormous implications

“Facts, my dear Sancho, are the enemy of truth.”—Miquel de Cervantes The brain, as cool as it is, mainly serves as a reducing valve. It takes the overwhelming flood of information available and filters it down to a trickle. It’s efficient for survival, I suppose, but it screens out most of life’s wonderment. That’s why […]

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing

“Leave your fear at the train station.”–Paul Selig Today, I’m going to let Bob Marley take the floor. His “lesson” (sung below) personifies ACIM Lesson 141. It’s all I need to know going into this next review. And for those still confused about the F word, here’s a post I ran last year. According to […]

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Proud to be high on the woo-woo-spectrum

“Your thoughts are the strongest currency at your disposal.”–Alan Cohen A reporter from Fast Company asked me once, “So what do you say to skeptics?” She was interviewing me on the power of visualization. Although I probably cited one of the many scientific studies proving its effectiveness, I was tempted to repeat a line from […]

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Never forget there’s an off button on the remote

“Man’s chief delusion is his conviction that there are causes other than his own state of consciousness.”-Neville Goddard NASA Astronauts take an oath. They commit to their spaceship no matter what the weather, no matter how far off it goes. That’s what ACIM Lesson 138 asks us to do. To commit to love. No matter […]

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Taking my brain off-line

“Everybody everywhere , has his own movie going, his own scenario, and everybody is acting his movie out like mad, only most people don’t know that is what they’re trapped by, their little script.” –Tom Wolfe You probably heard. The writer Tom Wolfe died a couple days ago. His 1968 book, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid […]

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My secret weapon

“Hate, in the long run, is about as nourishing as cyanide.”–Kurt Vonnegut ACIM Lesson 135 is one of my favorite lessons. I use it ALL the time. It comes in handy anytime I’m tempted to play victim. It’s the perfect antidote when I notice myself feeling offended by something someone says. It’s particularly useful when […]

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The one who will catch me

“Let me fall if I must fall. The one I am becoming will catch me.”–Baal Shem Tov Many years before Garry Shandling made his transition, he had a NEAR transition, commonly called an NDE. In 1977, he was in a car accident, in critical condition and in a hospital for two weeks with a ruptured […]

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