The Successful Mastery of One’s Mind

  “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”  – Marcus Aurelius   “If your mind can be calm, clear and bright, the environment will be affected and transformed. [Read More…]

8 Steps to Connect with Your Intuition and Clean Your Inner House

  You are intuitive, whether you realize it or not. There’s a higher knowing within you. It’s always there and available to support you. It may communicate or express itself as a feeling, a vision, a voice, or a simple knowing.The challenge for most people is in recognizing their intuition and distinguishing between it, the [Read More…]

Three Powerful Prayers

New situations involving a leap outside of my comfort zone can shake me when I’m not paying attention. After years of being caught off guard, I’ve learned to stay conscious and connected. I return to three simple and sacred prayers that right me every single time. Prayer isn’t about asking a changeless God to do [Read More…]

Thou Shalt Not Judge or Should You?

Thou shalt not judge is a commonly espoused holy edict. Religious leaders admonish us not draw unfavorable conclusions about others and consequently many of us feel guilty when, inevitably, we appear to judge others. Refraining from judgment does not mean that one should  ignore potentially negative or non-beneficial information about others. When we encounter a behavior, [Read More…]

Spiritual But Human

This week has deeply challenged me. The news out of Cleveland where three teenage girls were abducted, kept as animals, sexually abused, and tortured at the hands of a monster for upwards of 10 years, has rocked my center. I am an active advocate of oneness, forgiveness, and love always being the answer to every [Read More…]

Coming Home

  This week, on Facebook (, a group of us agreed to challenge ourselves to a 21 day fast from all negative self judgment. The more criticism of self, the lower one’s level of happiness and confidence. On the surface, it appears we’re dealing thought alone. Yet, the source of these toxic thoughts bears noting because [Read More…]

The Truth About You

Last week on my radio show (Hay House Radio), a woman called in and shared that she was being hurt by people repeatedly in her life. In a kind and loving way I asked her why she’d given her power away. I explained to her that she is a creation of the Divine and no [Read More…]

Becoming a Co Creator

This week a dream came true for me. My book, Resurrecting Venus, was published by AMI and Hay House. My journey to publication reinforced my understanding (albeit limited) and awe of the Divine. It was a co-creation rife with constant reminders that I am not my creator, I am participating in creation. Resurrecting Venus is [Read More…]

How I Pray

First, I will pray with anyone from any religion. To me there is no hierarchy of righteousness in prayer. Today, I want to share how I came to the way I pray when I’m alone and why it resonates with me. The following excerpt from Resurrecting Venus highlights the mindset I grew up with and [Read More…]

Why I’m Spiritual and Not Religious

I’ve studied many faiths, from Catholicism–the religion I was born into–to Islam, conventional Christianity, the Kabbalah, Buddhism, Taoism, and New Thought/Ancient Wisdom.  Every faith and teaching has beautiful qualities. Some portray God as a temperamental score-keeper and others as an amorphous energy with no capacity for personal connection. All agree that the fundamental essence of [Read More…]