Getting Everything We Want

Can we have everything we want? I’ve often said that we can have everything we want, but we just can’t have it all at the same time. That seemed logical until recently. Turns out I’ve wrong all along. Mike Dooley of tut.com says the correct answer is, “Absolutely not!” He gives us “[three] areas in [Read More…]

Can I Trust You?

Are you a trust worthy person? I’m sure you probably are. I sincerely believe people usually do the right thing when it comes to honesty. But are there trust issues in your life you’ve been ignoring? When thinking of trust issues I suggest most of us think not of ourselves, but more often than not [Read More…]

The Perils of Blindness

One of the things people often ask me is: how did I go from being a farmer to being a spiritual leader. It all sounds so high-falutin. And even mentioning it makes me somewhat uncomfortable. And yet the question is asked of me again and again. The reason I think people are so curious is [Read More…]

How to Use It

For the last few weeks we’ve been exploring the introductory chapters of the Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes. We know what “It” is, we know how “It” works, but now we’re down to the nitty gritty: how exactly are we to use this Thing. When people approach me about a change they want to [Read More…]

Exposed

I’ve been feeling extremely vulnerable lately. It started last Thursday when I got sick with bronchitis and could not to go to work; I’m still recovering. I’m not used to feeling sick or at least so sick that I can hardly move, let alone trying to do all the things I normally do on a [Read More…]

Anticipatory Conflict

As a licensed social worker in clinical practice I’m familiar with the term “anticipatory grief.” As a son who was his father’s caregiver for nearly three years, including two years of hospice care, I can appreciate this on a very personal level. Week after week of wondering when my father was going to make his [Read More…]

Trick or Treat

Back in the early 80’s, when I was teaching Sunday School during the Halloween season for the Honolulu church, the movie “Friday the 13th” had just been released and was quite popular. Many of the children in my class had seen it, and I was shocked their parents had let them. I asked them “Weren’t [Read More…]


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