Should We Be Specific in Prayer?

Let’s cut to the chase with the short answer: Maybe My feelings and practice about this question have changed over the years, and in particular, over this past twelve months. Whether we use spiritual mind treatment or traditional prayers, the approach is the same. Being Specific Mind maps have...

Seriously, Universe?!?

Where do you find your guidance? We might engage in prayer treatment or meditation expecting divine direction. If that’s what we genuinely believe on a deep emotional level it must occur. The conduit, however, sometimes surprises us. One therapist worked with a client for over a year on a...

Is Age Just a Number?

Are you one of those people who tell the truth no matter what? I once read this is usually a quality only found in young children and older adults. The kids don’t know any better. And, as we age, the older we get the less we care about what...

Give It … or Lose It?

I’m thinking about love and forgiveness today. Those two get tangled up quite a bit. Clients tell me, “I just can’t forgive him. He doesn’t deserve it.” I tell them, “Perhaps not, but you do.” The longer we refuse to forgive someone the stronger those psychic ties become. Often,...

Are You Self-ish or Self-full?

I don’t think I know anyone who revels in being called selfish. I certainly don’t. Sadly, as soon as we begin to exercise our own desires, often around two or three years old, we find adults telling us we can’t have what we want. Worse yet, we may be...

Alone In a Crowd

Have you noticed how many people have serious issues? Like my grandfather used to say, “Be reasonable. Do it my way!” We both know we have a few issues ourselves, though perhaps not as many as we might have had in the past. But no matter how spiritually savvy...

Acceptance Is Not Approval

Does everyone act the way you want them to? In the past, people have been ultimately disappointed in their efforts to make me into something I’m not. When I founded my first spiritual community in 1993, I was warned by some of the higher ups at the time to...

Appreciating Our Way To Joy

Here’s a question a subscriber asked this week: How do we create what we want and hold it in mind and also allow Spirit or whatever to bring us a good we may not see or allow because we are focused on our picture? The question came after reading...

What Will You Make of 2021?

I can’t think of any New Year Eve that has been more anticipated as starting anew, and that includes the Millennium celebrations. We lost far too many people for totally senseless reasons in 2020. Our lives were turned upside down, with almost all of us experiencing loss or change...

Why Do We Compare Ourselves To Others?

Do you still compare yourself to others? I’d like to say I don’t … not ever … but I’d be lying. I don’t like to lie. In thinking about this topic, it seems to me when most of us do our internal comparison studies they almost always surround something...