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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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Let’s build a brand new table

“You are a creative genius who came here to express yourself.”—Esther Hicks I mentioned in yesterday’s blog my intention for everyone (no exceptions) to get a seat at the table. But I decided an even better intention is to build a whole new table. Which sorta leads to Lesson 21: I am determined to see […]

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Every day should be devoted to miracles

“You’re here and you’re breathing and you get to take part in the ongoing creation of the world.”—Rob Bell My self-created job title is fielder of miracles. Although I don’t have a catcher’s mitt, I do have a very capable in-box that works even better. Ever since writing E-Squared, people have been lobbing really cool […]

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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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Wonder Woman’s true superpower

“If you need to stop an asteroid, you call Superman. If you need to solve a mystery, you call Batman. But if you need to end a war, you call Wonder Woman.”–Gail Simone Anyone who has ever attended one of my workshops knows I LOVE Wonder Woman. I have t-shirts, action figures, even underwear. On […]

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There’s never a need for Plan B

“The second I decide something is done, it’s done. I just have to wait for all y’all to see it.”—Will Smith Or in many of our cases, we have to wait for ourselves to see it. The minute we make any intention, it’s real, it’s a viable creation. But until we can feel it and […]

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Why Amazingly Awesome morphed into Extraordinarly Epic

“You are a Deity in jeans and a t-shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was.” –Anthon St. Maarten My catchphrase over the past few years has been, “Something amazingly awesome is going to happen to me today.” […]

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Wriggle out of the straitjacket of negativity

“Absolutely everything is available to us—sorrow and joy, grievance and forgiveness, horror and transcendence—it’s all on the menu. It’s up to us where we put our attention.”–Josh Radnor My daughter, Taz, and I once took surfing lessons in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Our instructor, a Venezuelan named Jesus, was very clear. “When you get on […]

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Are you willing to allow the possibility of an unrecognizable new world?

“I signed up for the Olympics of internal freedom and happiness.”—Grace Bell Will Smith once said that all successful people have the delusional quality of believing something different can happen. Most of us, instead, get stuck in expectation loops. We continue looking for and expecting the same things as yesterday. But here’s the thing. Today […]

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Why you should always invite the universe to pull rabbits out of hats

“There’s no reason to have a Plan B because it distracts from Plan A.”–Will Smith I just returned from the 7500-island country of the Philippines. I spoke to the Pampanga Medical Society, gave a couple playshops and had an amazingly awesome time. Some of you may have seen a few of the pictures on Facebook. […]

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