Category: Affirmations

Pin Your Tail Back On, Eeyore!

Rewiring Our Thoughts Are you accused of being a Pollyanna about life? Pollyanna was the little girl who always saw the silver lining in every cloud. Personally, I’d rather be Pollyanna than Eeyore from the Winnie the Pooh stories, the latter who sees the cloud in any silver lining....

Do You Share Your Drugs?

What’s In Your Medicine Bag? Have you ever heard of Malidoma Patrice Somé, PhD? He’s an initiated elder in the indigenous Dargara tradition in his village in Dano, Burkina Faso, West Africa. I had the honor of experiencing a personal healing and intuitive session with Malidoma when I was...

Point of Order

How’s your knowledge of parliamentary procedure? I’m spending five days right now with a couple thousand teenagers from all over the globe who already know far more that I do about the subject. I’m in New York City for the 2017 National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) conference....

Why Rituals Are Important

Do you have sacred rituals in your life? Unless you are practicing a religion where ritual is part of worship this may not seem to be important to you. There’s a lot, however, to be said for ritual. First, we ALL have rituals in our life, whether we see...

The Small Stuff

It’s the little things that make a difference in our lives. We have the choice whether seemingly insignificant events are going to produce happiness, sorrow, regret or gratitude, among many other emotions. In fact, it’s the small stuff that can actually be a life saver for us. In Sir...

We Are More Than We Know

Has anyone ever told you that you should live up to your potential? I’ve heard that, either directed toward me or in passing when one person is discussing someone else (usually their husband or child). My first thought is always, “How do you know the ultimate potential of someone...

Say WHAT?!?

Theme for the Week of April 18: Consciousness Creates Reality “We believe that the manifest universe is the body of God.” – Ernest Holmes Say WHAT?!? Are you enjoying the themes so far this year? Please let me know what you think! While I’m committed to joining other spiritual...

Do You Want to Be Alone?

Theme for the week of April 11: You Cannot Disconnect From Life Affirmation: We see a world in which we live and grow as One Global Family that respects and honors the interconnectedness of all life. Do you ever want to get away from it all? As complicated as...

Train Your Brain!

Theme for the Week of March 14: Your Mind and How to Use It “We see a world in which humanity rediscovers the creative power of thought.” Do you believe we live in a world of choice? We do, even if we don’t always like the choices. It often...

Focusing Our Attention

Have you ever wondered why positive thinking doesn’t always seem to work? Do you understand the difference between “positive thinking” and “thinking positively?” First let me point out the first question includes “doesn’t seem to work,” not “doesn’t work.”  Positive thinking works exactly the same way as prayer, even...