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Practice being rich, skinny and madly in love

“You are what you practice most.”—Richard Carlson When I played soccer, my team met twice a week at a park in front of Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to practice. Likewise, when I was learning Clair De Lune on the piano, I rehearsed it over and over again. Practice, of course, makes a new […]

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No longer subject to the rumors of my mind

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.”–Bob Marley Whew! So relieved today’s ACIM Lesson 248 didn’t come up back in January. To suggest that tragedy, chaos and unhappiness are nothing but a ridiculous rumor doesn’t typically sit well. Polite company tends to be heavily invested in the inevitability of sorrows and trials. Even making a joke about […]

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Changing my world one thought at a time

“I encourage everybody to open their ears and their eyes and especially their minds, wide.”—Christoph Waltz Christoph Waltz won the Oscar, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA for his portrayal of King Schultz, a dentist turned bounty hunter in Django Unchained. During pre-production, however, he was bucked off a horse and sent to the hospital […]

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Houston, there is NO problem

“We believe a lot of stupid things.”—Esther Hicks Just a couple ACIM Cliff Notes for your weekend pleasure: 1. If it’s not wholly joyous, it’s not God’s will. 2. If it’s not wholly joyous, it involves some decision I erroneously made. 3. Because it was me who made the less than joyous decision (See #1) […]

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Today, I take a different bus

“I don’t have to make the crowd go wild or get a standing ovation. Good enough means that I finally enjoy playing the game.” ― Jenni Schaefer My friend, Jay, an amazing life coach and cherished member of my possibility posse, told a funny story that perfectly illustrates the current Course section, “What is the […]

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Set the dial back to zero

“People who judge you are just not your people.”—Constance Wu Just returning home after a few days in Denver (love to all the peeps who came to the playshop at the Halcyon Hotel) and then a quick press trip to Green Bay. I had a blast attending Packers Training Camp, finding a beer called Awesome […]

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Lovers gonna love

“There are people waiting for someone just like us to come along. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give.”–Leo Buscaglia You can’t make a giraffe sing an aria. You can’t teach a goat to do the cha-cha. And you can’t really be […]

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Spoiler alert: don’t read this if you’re coming to tonight’s playshop

“We can make ourselves miserable or we can make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.”–Carlos Castaneda So I’m in Denver, prepping for tonight’s workshop. So if you’re planning to be there, this post will either serve as a trailer (it’ll make you really excited) or it could be all you need. ACIM […]

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Your vibe attracts your tribe

“The secret is to gang up on the problem.”–Thomas Stallkamp If you’re a regular at this blog, you know how much I love my possibility posses and how important I think it is for all of us to “gang up” on the problem of lack and limitation. I get together with my one of my […]

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Four portals to transcendence

“An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.” ― Hafiz The good news is you can use anything to find God. Beauty, art, even suffering offer portals to life’s transcendent moments. The trick is to recognize that the Divinity we seek is within us. It’s within every person, within every situation. There are […]

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