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Are you spreading wisdom? Or woe?

“The universe is being healed. Don’t you want to be a part of the dance?”—Rob Bell I’m often asked about my possibility posses. How do you start one? What do you do? Because I’m allergic to rules and steps and how-to’s, it’s hard to give a definitive answer. But I can say this. Every human […]

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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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It’s impossible to fall short of the glory of God

“We are players, actors on many stages. We yearn to wonder, we long to be amazed, to be enthusiastic, to be expressive. In short to be alive. Creativity keeps us creating the life we wish to live.” Matthew Fox Although the term “fake news” is nearly as popular as Despacito, it recently hit me that […]

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Why I no longer march in the streets

“Turn your light on for those with no vision.”–Pharrell Williams I used to ADORE a good protest! I marched against war, against guns, against racism. Nothing’s more exhilarating than carrying a sign and chanting in resistance with fellow comrades. But it finally dawned on me that being AGAINST something only adds energy to a reality […]

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Be radical: choose to inject surprise, fun and outrageousness into your day

“There’s power in looking silly. And not caring that you do.”—Amy Poehler “He actually caught himself saying things like “Yippee,” as he pranced ridiculously round the house.” ― Douglas Adams In my new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded, I offer what I call, Zumba for the Soul. These fun, quirky activities, add-on’s to the weekly […]

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Who rules the kingdom of your mind?

“Rule your mind or it will rule you.”― Horace My Course in Miracles lesson a couple days ago was, “I rule my mind, which I alone must rule.” Each of us is in charge of the kingdom of our minds. Right now, there are a lot of crazy people circling the kingdom walls shouting “the […]

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Miracle, find me now!

“You have to see the miracles for there to be miracles.” ― Jandy Nelson Many years ago, I had the opportunity to interview SARK for a profile in an inflight magazine. You’ve probably seen her “How to Be An Artist” poster. Stay loose. Learn to watch snails, etc. It was a perennial favorite (along with […]

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Update on Carpool Karaoke–Changing FB Live date

“I could show and tell your students things they could gain from no other wizards.” –J.K. Rowling Thanks for all the great questions. And thanks especially for pointing out my bad timing. Guess my brain was muddled from jet lag. I happen to live right at the eclipse pinnacle and, well duh! of course, I […]

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Do you live in problem state or possibility state?

“The fact that the field exists changes everything we’ve believed about our role in creation.”—Gregg Braden Thanks to flat-screen technology, our television sets are no longer shaped like boxes. But they still show us a “box of life” that is limited and constrictive. For every piece of “news” you watch on TV, there are millions […]

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“My mind is a bad neighborhood I try not to go into alone.”–Anne Lamott

“Thinking the physical world is all that matters is like shutting oneself up in a small closet and imagining there is nothing beyond it.”—Eben Alexander One of the great joys in my life is knowing the universe is so much bigger than anything I can conceive, in knowing that miracles (or what we call miracles) […]

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