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The LIGHT Within

Celebrate this season of light by recognizing and reveling in the LIGHT within.

Millions of people around the world have begun the annual celebration of Christmas – the gift of Christ Consciousness; while others commemorate the Winter Solstice, Chanukah or the presence of Buddha or Krishna Consciousness. It is a time for deep reflection and […]

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Gratitude

We are on the verge of gathering for our Thanksgiving celebration — a time when most in our culture press the PAUSE button to gather to acknowledge the many blessings that we enjoy and to express our gratitude.

Some have traveled to join family and friends while those separated by great distances will connect through […]

By |November 27th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Gratitude

Source of the Realization

 

Two great Sufi leaders and teachers inspire us to break through the grand illusion of duality to discover the truth of our existence and the source of the realization.
“The source of the realization of truth is within man; he himself is the object of his realization”. Hazrat Inayat Khan
The elaboration on this essential truth […]

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Cosmic Motion Picture

I  admit, my last blog post – Cosmic Motion Picture — calls out for amplification, so consider this Cosmic Motion Picture part two.

Easier said than done, you’ve scoffed! How can I possibly detach from my life you have wondered? Believe me when I say that I am quite familiar with the wide range of […]

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Cosmic Motion Picture

Paramahansa Yogananda’s prayer Make Me See That I Am But An Actor In Thy Cosmic Motion Picture is a source of great inspiration and comfort. His wisdom provokes one to contemplate the play of life – lila – from the observer perspective. This detachment, while difficult to achieve, is key to achieving peace and […]

By |October 19th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Cosmic Motion Picture

Patience

Patience is too often in short supply!!  I have to admit that this is a virtue which I don’t have an abundance of and on a bad day I never seem to have enough. Perhaps you too have been feeling that the number of situations that demand patience of you seem to be on […]

By |September 27th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Patience

Holding On

Let’s be honest, holding on through dark and troubled times can be incredibly difficult. The last time I felt besieged by the weight of life and its predictable disappointments, positive thoughts floated off like clouds on the distant horizon – recognizable but beyond reach. Each time I got close to holding on to one, […]

By |September 13th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Holding On

Experience

EXPERIENCE

I am frequently asked by students and clients “what is the purpose of life”, my answer in a word – EXPERIENCE. Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan in a Bowl of Saki expresses this more eloquently, “life is an opportunity given to satisfy the hunger and thirst of the soul”.

Often this answer is followed by a […]

By |August 30th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Experience

Ljubljana Love Between Lives

Ljubljana Love Between Lives  ~ this blog was posted by my colleague and fellow Newton Institute Life Between Lives facilitator Marcus Sorensen following his trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia to conduct hypnotic regression sessions. It is fabulous and captures the incredible experience of a Life Between Lives session. For additional posts by Marcus, follow him […]

By |August 16th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Ljubljana Love Between Lives

Silence

During Susan Driscoll’s most recent channeling of Martin and Company at Soul Source Martin reminded us that “all wisdom is birthed in silence.” He went on to say “all sacredness is shrouded in silence”, a phenomena experienced by those who visit holy sites. Most importantly, Martin reminded us that it is in the silence […]

By |August 2nd, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Silence

GOD

For the longest time I couldn’t utter the word God, even silently. Not because I thought God was dead as some headlines clamored nor because God had failed to live up to false hopes or expectations that I wrongly conceived. No, it was because my sense of God was much bigger, much grander than […]

By |July 19th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on GOD

Freedom to Exercise Free Will

This is Independence Day Weekend – the time when many of us pause from our all too busy lives to celebrate the nation’s independence and the freedom to exercise free will that it affords.

In addition to the traditional markers – family picnics, parades, fireworks, weekends away at the beach, mountains or similarly restful and […]

By |July 6th, 2014|blog|Comments Off on Freedom to Exercise Free Will