Author: Terry Drew Karanen

Which Button Will You Push?

(Click HERE for the video version!) Taking the Local or the Express? Have you ever been to one of those luxury, rooftop cocktail lounges or restaurants? The top floor at the Marriott in San Francisco near the Moscone Center has one of my favorite views of the City. The...

This is Why We Experience Lack

Who Is Your Source? Ever get your paycheck and think, “W…T…F?!?” (WTF = Where’s the FAITH? What did you think I meant?!?) With so much going on in our lives we can forget significant events. Situations like forgetting about an advance on our salary, a deduction for a loan...

Don’t Settle!

Is Settling Such a Bad Thing? Photographer: Ghost Presenter Why should you settle for less than you know you want? One of the major teachings that stood out in my original training in the Science of Mind® philosophy was that we don’t have to settle for less than we...

Three Words to Avoid

How Being Right is Destroying Our Planet When was the last time you did an “ego check?” You may not be familiar with the term, but I’ll bet you’ve heard this one:  “You’re cutting off your nose to spite your face.” No one would really do that, but it...

This is What’s Stopping You

Photographer:  Dion Tavenier If not now, when? Do you have something you want to do? It could be taking a trip, finding a new job, remodeling or redecorating, buying a new car, or the first thing that popped into your head when you read that question. Or, is there...

Got Problems? Here’s the Solution!

Dealing Effectively With Problems Ernest Holmes taught us that our reality is a real as we need it to be. The question here is how real do we want our problems to be? While we may try to avoid them, problems pop up. Ignoring them can be disastrous. Here’s...

Why You MUST Be Heard

Finding Your Voice Do you know what your “voice” is? We might first think of the sounds we make coming out of our mouths, but our true voice is more than that. Much can be told about us when we speak. Do we speak loudly, with aggression in our...

Could You Use a Hero?

Whose Hero Are You? Do you know the Bonnie Tyler song, “I Need a Hero?” If you’re younger than me you might remember the wicked stepmother singing an alternative version of it in Shrek II, but it first gained popularity in the original version of the movie, Footloose. Here’s...

All Stop!

When Life Comes Screeching to a Halt Remember when the captains of the various Enterprise vessels on StarTrek ordered, “All stop?” The ship came to a complete stop. Engines were shut down. The crew wasn’t going anywhere. Every so often life has an “all stop” for us. Last week...

Judgment v. Curiosity

Knickers in a Twist? Panties in a Wad? Do you enjoy the work of Emma Curtis Hopkins? If you’re unfamiliar with her name, she was a well-known teacher in the New Thought Movement went it was young. One of my favorite sayings of hers is about being in “high...