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Walk a mile in the moccasins of wonder and awe

“You’re here to localize a cosmic celebration.”—Michael Beckwith  You’ve probably heard the proverb, “Do not judge a man until you walk two moons (or a mile) in their moccasins.” So today, I’d like to give you a little taste of what it’s like to walk in the moccasins of the Field of Potentiality–or the universe, […]

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Another trio of tales from the annals of magic and enchantment

“Take off your shoes and let yourself go.”–Elvin Bishop My mission remains the same. To be in service to the new story. The story that reminds us we’re all connected–to each other, to the natural world and to the big cosmic mystery. One of the ways I fulfill my purpose is by sharing miracles, by […]

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Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Episode Can’t Keep Track

“I cannot quite embrace the gods of antiquity. Gods so petty as to feel threatened by human hubris, destroy Babel, chain Prometheus to a rock, etc. Nah. Look around: there are French cheese and wine, Mozart and Bossa Nova, love and sunsets…all ours for the taking. Surely, He/She/It loves us some.”—Vivian Allvin  Life’s many blessings, […]

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Gratitude is my bullet-proof vest

“I wake up curious and every day I’m surprised by something. I try to recognize that surprise every day and say, “That’s a new gift that I got today that I didn’t even know about yesterday.”—Michael J. Fox I was thrilled to learn that Mike Birbiglia keeps a gratitude journal. The comedian whose recent film, […]

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Important news flash: There is only one problem left in the world.

“Through His power and glory all your wrong decisions are undone completely, releasing you and your brothers from every imprisoning thought.” —A Course in Miracles This will probably come as a shock, but there is only one problem in the world today. Despite all its many wily manifestations, this one problem is the same for […]

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“Whether we love, or close our hearts to love, is a mental choice we make, every moment of every day.”—Marianne Williamson

“Observations not only disturb what is to be measured, they produce it.” Pascual Jordan, German physicist This is a story about a speck and infinity. Since infinity is a rather difficult concept to grasp, I’m going to use the metaphor of this familiar painting: For the sake of argument, let’s pretend Mona Lisa here is […]

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The Universe and Me: a love story

“Accept but the joyous as truth.”–A Course in Miracles I normally share miracles from readers here on the blog. And while this story involves readers, it concerns three miracles that happened to me. It is only my conceit that believes you might have noticed, but I have been pretty quiet on social media over the […]

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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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“We are all quantum special effects animators.”–Robert Scheinfeld

“Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.”—Fyodor Dostoyevsky Before entering the hospital room of a tuberculosis patient, visitors are required to cover their entire bodies. They even don surgical gloves and face masks. None of us balk at this seemingly overcautious behavior. We don’t want to catch tuberculosis. […]

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Why it’s only prudent to give every event in your life a five-star review

“Our thoughts have the power to instantly release positive energy, or to entangle energy.”—Michele Longo-O’Donnell  The fifth sentence in Dr. Joe Dispenza’s book, You are the Placebo goes like this: “On a beautiful Southern California day in April, I had the privilege of being run over by an SUV in a Palm Springs triathlon.” Say […]

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