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Confessions of a bleeding heart liberal

“Shall we let the election be the big bang of our national universe, the time we let our differences send us flying apart? Shall we let terror simplify the world to good and evil? Or shall we lean toward one another, recognize our need, and cherish all magnetic nudges toward inclusion?”—Kim Stafford  I cheered for […]

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Important news flash: There is only one problem left in the world.

“Through His power and glory all your wrong decisions are undone completely, releasing you and your brothers from every imprisoning thought.” —A Course in Miracles This will probably come as a shock, but there is only one problem in the world today. Despite all its many wily manifestations, this one problem is the same for […]

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Is it time to tune into a new radio station?

“At every point in time, there are infinite possibilities and a parallel reality exists for each possibility.” –Daniel Jackson, Stargate Imagine this? A foreign exchange student from a tiny African village with no running water or electricity comes to the West and gets dropped off at a hotel room. The hotel maid, who has a […]

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Why Freaky Friday has become “Well, duh!” ……or….Miracles, it’s just how we roll

“I thought my life would include more impromptu sing-a-longs.”—Susan Kristiansen Happy Friday, my friends. Thought I’d head into the weekend with a couple stories from the Twilight Zone. Only these days, we fully realize that what used to be dubbed miraculous or coincidental or beyond the natural order is nothing but the universe saying, “Psst. […]

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Miracles are natural, normal daily occurrences for those with the eyes to see.

‘If miracles had chemical equations then everyone would believe.” ― Cecelia Ahern Let me start by announcing that 24 winners have been chosen for the E-Cubed Selfie Challenge. As I’ve said countless times, everyone who entered automatically won because by simply creating a new vision for yourself, you’ve started the ball rolling for that reality’s […]

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The F word and why I use it daily

“Let go all the trivial things that churn and bubble on the surface of your mind.”—A Course in Miracles I’ve come up with a test for determining what’s important. If it’s widely misunderstood, it’s probably worth my attention. Case in point: the word “God”—more baggage than a Samsonite store, completely misconceived, the coolest force on […]

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Important news flash: There is only one problem left in the world.

“Through His power and glory all your wrong decisions are undone completely, releasing you and your brothers from every imprisoning thought.” —A Course in Miracles This will probably come as a shock, but there is only one problem in the world today. Despite all its many wily manifestations, this one problem is the same for […]

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The most important question you will ever ask: What are you willing to believe is possible?

“Let your mind be cleared of all the foolish cobwebs which the world would weave.”—A Course in Miracles Let me guess. You probably watched some TV show last night—maybe the season finale of “The Good Wife” or “Game of Thrones” or one of the other hot shows that TV execs like to run on Sunday […]

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The anatomy of an illness A.K.A. the ego’s secret weapon

“A sick thought can devour the body’s flesh more than fever or consumption.”—Guy de Maupassant You might have heard that the American Psychiatric Association came out with a new manual this year for diagnosing mental illness. It’s called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and you probably won’t be surprised to learn […]

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“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”—Frank Zappa

“There comes a point when you know, without doubt, without hesitation, that you cannot go back to your old life. You cannot be who you once were and also have a new life with new riches.”—Julie McIntyre So, I fell this morning at pickleball, a huge, embarrassing spill right in front of 11 other players. […]

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