Is your life OTSA?

“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not the mind.”—Lionel Hampton So I’m reading this fascinating book called Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain. It’s written by neuroscientist David Eagleman who presents compelling evidence that our DNA is not a blueprint, but the opening domino that kicks off the show. […]

Blame it on the boogie

Beware the stories you read or tell. Beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.”–Ben Okri Kids’ computer games have undoubtedly evolved since my daughter Taz played them on the giant desktop (compared to today’s laptops, that early Gateway is a veritable behemoth) in my office. Back then, she had several games where, […]

Create like a kid with a pail of Legos

“Children see magic because they look for it.” ―Christopher Moore When it comes to creativity, all you have to do is channel your inner four-year-old. Preschoolers don’t sit in front of a pail of legos thinking, “Nah! Not feeling it today.” They don’t wonder if they’re talented enough. They don’t question their ability, worry what […]

Why I switched my morning newspaper habit

“Too many blessings, too little appreciation.”–Don Henley So yesterday, a guy from England tweeted this: “Switched my morning online news paper reading to ‪@PamGrout’s blog instead. It’s a much nicer experience.” That might just be the nicest thing anybody ever said about me. And it gives me hope that our team is expanding. Our team […]

Let’s get this party started! Calisthenics for big-ass manifesting.

“What’s important is you make the leap. Jump high and hard with intention and heart.”—Cheryl Strayed The default setting for most of us is this: life sucks, shit happens and the glass is half-full at best. My work is about cutting off that negative feeding tube and providing a new blueprint—chiefly the TRUTH. That the […]

It’s time for all of us to turn up the light

“I want to choose again, I want to live in the Kingdom. I want to live out from my true spiritual estate, who I really am. I want to live out from eternal, perpetual health and wholeness and strength and vitality. I want to live out from the knowledge that the abundance of all good […]

Dancing with the Stars…and the moon and the people in coffee shop lines

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…” ― Susan Polis Schutz Just found out the pub date (that’s publication date) for my new book has been moved up from October to August. So, in celebration, here’s an excerpt: Wanna know one of my most important spiritual practices? Erupting into spontaneous […]

Dancing with the Stars…. and the moon and the people in the coffee shop line

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…” ― Susan Polis Schutz Today, I’d like to introduce you to what I consider one of the most important spiritual practices. Erupting into spontaneous dance. In places besides dance floors. Here are five reasons it’s as important as meditation: 1. It cuts thought […]

“Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.”—Nelson Mandela

“Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.” Nelson, My Hero, Mandela Two years ago, when visiting Robben Island in South Africa, I bought a replica of Nelson Mandela’s prison bracelet. Engraved with 46664, the number he was assigned during his 27 years of prison there, this bracelet that I wear […]

Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Part 3

“Spiritual practice is just training our minds towards reverence, like moving a potted plant to a sunny spot by the window.”—Lana Maree on Facebook Okay, so I guess this topic (being the luckiest person on the planet) is now an official series. And one of the gazillion reasons it’s true is because I have the […]