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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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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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There’s nothing to fix

“No exercise is urged except a deep relinquishment of everything that clutters up the mind, and makes it deaf to reason, sanity and simple truth.”—A Course in Miracles Since 2012, Jimmy Kimmel has run a “Mean Tweets” segment on his late night talk show. Celebrities ranging from Julia Roberts to Bette Midler to Barack Obama […]

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Love, only love

“The seeker of love escapes the chains of birth and death.”—Rumi Long time, eh? Especially for a writer like me who believes in exercising her creativity on a daily basis. Words have seemed a bit clumsy lately. How can I possibly summarize the journey of the past few months? If anything, I’ve learned death isn’t […]

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The celebration coursing through your body

“You are defined by how great your thoughts are.”—Henry Winkler Henry Winkler won his first Emmy last night for best supporting actor. I have no idea if the 72-year-old actor has even heard of the Course in Miracles, but I do know he uses its principles in every aspect of his life. When he was […]

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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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Feel the beautiful today

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”–Vincent van Gogh Robert Holden, a fellow Hay House author and Course in Miracles teacher from Great Britain, loves to tell stories about his daughter Bo. One day, when she was four, he found her out in the garden, gazing up at the sky. She was […]

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The continuing dress rehearsal in my head

“I’m thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I’ve got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony – and my daughter Grammy.”- Noah Wyle Alessia Cara, the 21-year-old Canadian pop singer who just won the Grammy for Best New Artist, is living proof of one of my top ten maxims: “We […]

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Like a room without a roof

“My whole life has been an effort to find freedom—freedom from myself, freedom from my own fears.”—Helen Mirren As a journalist, I was taught that the lede (the opening paragraph) of any story is my big chance to catch a reader’s attention. Tell them who, what, where, when and how—right up front. Course in Miracles […]

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