What’s Your Daily Practice?

Did you enjoy watching the 2016 Rio Olympics? In spite of the various controversies surrounding these Games, it’s hard not to be impressed with the dedication of the individual athletes. It was fascinating to watch the competitors mentally rehearse their routines before it was their turn to perform. But this wasn’t playful fantasy. It was [Read More…]

Why Bother?

Ever ask yourself that question? Perhaps you’ve tried relationship after relationship, but nothing seems to have any longevity. Maybe you’ve tried for years to please a relative or mate without success. You may have some examples of your own. It can seem so hopeless, so frustrating. Why bother? Why bother, indeed! I’ll tell you why. [Read More…]

The Blessing of Limitations

Recently I’ve written about having problems as part of experiencing our humanity. I’ve also brought up using disempowerment as a tool of empowering our lives. Both of these topics have resulted in numerous emails or comments on social media. Most have applauded my stand, but there are a couple of people (in the most severe [Read More…]

Guidance and Responsibility

Theme for the Month of May The Global Vision: Spiritual Guidance and Personal Responsibility Theme for the Week of May 2: My Mind Is a Center of Divine Activity “We believe that life is the logical and necessary outcome of the infinite self-knowingness of God.” –  Ernest Holmes Do you realize we’ve completed one third [Read More…]

Will You Accept or Except?

Theme for the Week of March 28: Identify Yourself With What You Want Affirmation:  We see a world in which individuals rediscover their personal power to create an individual life that works within a life that works for everyone. Do you see yourself accepting something before you physically have it in your possession? Or, do you [Read More…]

Expressing Life to the Fullest

Theme for the Week of January 25: Individual Expressions of an Infinite Creator “This One manifests itself in and through all creation but is not absorbed by its creation.” – Ernest Holmes How are you expressing life? Your immediate thought might be that of the struggle of life and not feeling that is “expressive.” When [Read More…]

Suffer No More

How is this even possible? We see suffering all around us. But, could suffering be a manifestation of something else? Like the rest of our lives, what we considering to be suffering is often more about the attitude we have regard any given situation and less about the event or condition. To illustrate, read the [Read More…]

Choose the Stream

We have all seen televangelists or motivational speakers. Some of them seem to have the same smile on their face constantly. I find that kind of perennial “happy go lucky” or “everything is just wonderful all the time” attitude incredibly unbelievable. No one is happy all the time. When we admit that the only constant [Read More…]

How Big Is Your Package?

Do you like to receive presents? I think most people would say “yes,” but do our actions support that answer? The books by Spencer Johnson about “The Present” show how living in the present is a present, one that we can give to ourselves if we choose. How would that be if you saw your [Read More…]

Greek Yogurt

One of my favorite people to fly with at my “day job” is an Austrian-born, naturalized U.S. citizen. You’d never think he was anything but American, at least until you get into a conversation with him. As Americanized as he is, his European roots are pretty close to the surface and a lot of his [Read More…]


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