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Love or fear? The only decision

“Clinging to what you already know is the path to an unlived life.”–Parker Palmer A Course in Miracles says we all have a mighty purpose. The reason we don’t recognize this is because we’re trained to listen to the ego, the voice of fear. The other voice, the voice of love, the voice that instructs […]

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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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Just another day to love and serve

“It’s the best possible time to be alive, when almost everything you thought you knew is wrong.”—Tom Stoppard Medical peeps are doing their thing. Delivery services, grocery stores and governments are doing theirs. My “thing” has always been overturning consensus reality. Offering a story that’s different than what we’ve long believed. Some people call these […]

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Nothing can hurt the real you

“Control your own mind. Or somebody else will.”—Tony Robbins Thought I’d share some of the things I’ve been using to keep me from jumping on the fear train. 1. Needless to say, I turn to A Course in Miracles where I’m assured that my claim to miracles is not dependent on the rituals of medicine, […]

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What if? A Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory

“Worry and fear are not spiritual practices.”—Michael Beckwith When you believe, as I do, that the universe constantly conspires for your good, you can’t help but notice the silver lining. As Jack Kornfield says, “This virus isn’t happening to us. It’s happening for us.” What if this is the universe insisting we slow down, that […]

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I could see peace instead of this

“In a time of crisis, we all have the potential to morph up to a new level and do things we never thought possible.”– Stuart Wilde Hey, team, thought it might be a good time to review ACIM lesson 34. As I write in my book, “Today’s mantra is an all-purpose elixir. I use it […]

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What are you programmed to believe about your body?

“Don’t let your mind bully your body.” – June Tomaso Wood Being the observant person that I am, I can’t help but notice that the current rendition of my body looks nothing like the bodies on the covers of magazines. For one thing, it’s many decades older. It has a lot more wrinkles and spots. […]

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Well, duh! 3 life hacks I was reminded of (once again)

“When the world is in turmoil, it’s time to ‘go fugitive,’ to slow down and receive rather than impose, to feel rather than think. That way we’ll be ready when it’s time to break out of our limited belief systems – for breaking out of our limited understandings is what it will take.”–Carolyn North You […]

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Hitch a ride on the magic carpet

“Enchantment is never in short supply.”—Bayo Akomolafe I live in a college town. Right across the river is a funky little downtown with a wide assortment of late-night entertainment—bands, comics, pubs, deejays. Let’s just say adult beverages are frequently consumed. If you show up the next morning, there’s always money laying around. Sometimes even $100 […]

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