Category: Inner guidance

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...

Cement Loafers

Are You Feeling Stuck? Have you felt recently like every time you take two steps forward you end up taking three steps back? Grandma Esther used to say, “Sometimes you just can win for losin’.” It seems that feeling is going around like a bad summer cold. If not...

They Aren’t Going to Like This

Can You Stand Up to Criticism? Are you feeling more like a leader in life? In my blog two weeks ago I opened a conversation that we ought to have with ourselves:  Am I willing to be a leader? How’s that going for you? There’s a truly inspirational speaker...

This May Tick You Off

Women of Power Have you noticed a resurgence of women acting powerfully? It’s not like there hasn’t been a growing stream of upwardly mobile females in the workforce in the past 50 years. But the #metoo movement acknowledging what men have denied for decades if not centuries, growing numbers...

Let It Go

Does It Really Make a Difference? Have you found yourself watching someone’s mouth move, but not being able to be interested in the nonsense you’re hearing? I do my best to be engaged and concerned when someone is relating a story to me. Really I do! But there are...

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...

Do You Find it Difficult to Make Decisions?

Do You Need to Have it Your Way? Do you find yourself faced with too many choices? It’s definitely a “first world” problem. People in third world countries search for clean water on a daily basis. Meanwhile, we’re stumped at our grocery store trying to decide which of the 20...

What Do You MEAN You’re Satisfied?

Have you ever questioned your happiness? I did recently. I found my life so very settled in one special moment; I felt an overwhelming sense of contentment. Then my analytical mind took over and I wondered, Am I experiencing complacency? Why am I satisfied? Don’t I want more? Isn’t...

Calculated Ignorance

Do you know the difference between “ignorance” and “stupidity?” I speak about this in my new book, “From the Trailer Park to the Pulpit:  How a wise grandmother shaped my life and ministry,” which is based on the outrageous sayings of my Grandma Esther. She had quite an explanation...

Is It Time to Quit?

Are you a quitter? “Of course not!” you might exclaim as if being classified as a quitter is worse than being a murderer. In some ways, you’d be right. We are taught never quit, never give up. It’s drilled into our heads that quitters are losers. However, recent studies...