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More tales from the frontiers of magic and miracles

“I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley Today, according to my Scrabble buddy Christine Smith, is International Buy a Priest a Beer Day, Opposite Day, Banana Day and Wonderful Weirdoes Day. It’s also the perfect day to share a few new stories. Enjoy! 1. “I’d […]

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The 5 kinds of capital that out-trump financial capital

“The spiritual lens—even just the nightly gratitude list–is starting to rewrite the story of my life. I feel like I have been snatched out of the fire, salvaged, saved.”—Mary Karr  You might have seen my post on Facebook, where I gushed in glee about my new book. Hay House, my publisher, moved up the pub […]

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Your manufactor’s setting is the Divine.

“Jesus was the only son of God. And so are you and so am I.”—William Blake In electronics, there’s a term known as factory reset—or master reset—where your device is returned to its original setting. All the information that has been added since say your laptop or your I-pad rolled off the factory floor is […]

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Why you should smile more, play more and live full-time in your heart

“The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.”–Storm Jameson When asked the secret to life, Thich Nhat Hahn, the amazing Vietnamese Buddhist monk, said, “Get up later in the morning and smile more.” What? Isn’t that the exact opposite of everything we’ve been taught? The early bird gets the […]

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Why I live by Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” mantra

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” ― Aberjhani 
 This is getting crazy. I just heard about two college professors at two different colleges who assigned, E-Squared. For college credit. One is even going to send me her students’ papers which, as she said, were “pretty […]

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Why we’re creating an epidemic of love

“What is yours will come to you when you are ready.”—A Course in Miracles Although I forgot to mention it to my power posse in today’s blessings text, I feel extremely lucky that I was able to get back in the country yesterday. I was so high from the London I Can Do It! that […]

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Move over, Garmin! Following your joy is the best GPS

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”—Emily Bronte One afternoon, when Taz was four, she was playing “mom” in the backyard with her friend, Ashley. Ashley had taken her turn being “mom” and had dutifully washed the pretend dishes, hung up the pretend laundry and ordered her pretend daughter, Taz, to […]

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“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”–@StephenCovey

“You must never allow something that happened to you to become a morbidly treasured heirloom that you carry, show people, put back in its black velvet pouch and then tuck back into your jacket where you can keep it close to your heart.”–Augusten Burroughs You know that story you tell about yourself? The one that […]

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Why you should always get your hopes up

“You know what I am? I’m a dust magnet!” –Pig-Pen A friend of mine raises money for the Citizens Climate Lobby, a non-profit working to address climate change. I, too, am addressing climate change, but not the big, global kind. The climate change I’m most interested in is the climate within my own energetic field. […]

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It’s T.G.I.M. and I’ll blog if I want to

“Joy is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.’—Jon Krakauer Okay, so I saw this picture. And it reminded me of me. Or at least the me that sometimes pouts, the me that sometimes forgets to look […]

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