Guided by the light of the Milky Way

“What you think you are is a belief to be undone.”—Course in Miracles Computers and phones have what’s called a cache that stores data, making it easy and efficient to retrieve files you frequently use. But when your cache gets full, it slows down processing speeds, takes up precious gigabytes and makes it harder to […]

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 […]

An invitation to a whole new story

“It’s time for something that was beautiful to turn into something else that is beautiful.”—Elizabeth Gilbert When Taz died last October, I wondered if, like spouses often do, I’d be gone within the year. But here it is, an entire 12 months later, and I’m still here on Planet Earth, breathing and creating yet another […]

You can never say “I love you” too often

“In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert Every time I took off on a flight, I texted Tasman to tell her I loved her. You know, just […]

Every moment offers a multiple choice of perceptions. Choose wonderment.

“Life is not a roll of the dice. It is a result of what conscious awareness we find ourselves living out from. We can make a deliberate choice to shift our perception from this atmosphere of sickness and sorrow and live out from a higher principle.”–Michele Longo-O’Donnell Elizabeth Gilbert had the words “stubborn gladness” tattooed […]

Why perfectionism is a no-fly zone

“I am the world’s most disciplined half-ass.”—Elizabeth Gilbert My new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded, is about being a maker. It is my contention that we are here on Planet Earth to create, to make beautiful things. I believe our greatest longing is to expand the universe, to make things that, until we came along, […]

Get your boom box on the right frequency and call in miracles

“The universe that constantly spins out new galaxies wants to shine through you, to speak through you, to expand through you.”—A tweet I tweeted out this morning Elizabeth Gilbert tells a funny story in her book, Big Magic. She was working as a cook on a ranch in Wyoming. She was drinking beer one night […]

3 more tales from the quantum sandbox

“Only when we are at our most playful can divinity finally get serious with us.”—Elizabeth Gilbert I’ve been absent from the blog because I’ve been in Arizona, soaking up the sun and playing pickleball. But I’m back and I’ve got a couple quick stories to share. One of the reasons I was in Arizona is […]

Get your boom box on the right frequency and miracles will come crashing in

“The universe that constantly spins out new galaxies wants to shine through you, to speak through you, to expand through you.”—A tweet I tweeted out this morning  Elizabeth Gilbert tells a funny story in her book, Big Magic. She was working as a cook on a ranch in Wyoming. She was drinking beer one night […]

Are you smokin’ what you’re selling?

“I believe reality is a marvelous joke staged for my edification and amusement and everybody is working very hard to make me happy.”– Terence McKenna Elizabeth Gilbert used that phrase in a Facebook post that was brought to my attention the other Sunday by my power posse. I mentioned how, during my February workshop in […]