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Give Gratitude a Try

July 17, 2018

A friend called in a cynical mood. He was disgusted with his job and his less-than-ideal house. “I want you to do something,” I said. “Practice being grateful for everything…

Trust Your Heart

July 03, 2018

For so long, you relied on your head. Now it’s time to make the shift—the great leap into your heart. Are you beginning to see how your head gets in…

Doing My Part

June 19, 2018

The surest way to become Tense, Awkward, and Confused is to develop a mind that tries too hard—one that thinks too much. — Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh The…

Slow Down and Let Go

June 05, 2018

On a road trip up the California coast a while back, I tried to call home only to find that the batteries in my cell phone had died. I worried.…

Gratitude Isn’t Denial

May 22, 2018

Gratitude isn’t denial. We can practice gratitude without denying how we feel. Sometimes we do need to change the circumstances in our lives. But we usually can’t do that until…

Heal Yourself

May 08, 2018

Infuse healing energy into yourself, into your being. For too long, we’ve been attracted to things that drain us, exhausting our body, depleting our soul. That time has passed. The…

Near the Top

April 24, 2018

I know you’re tired. I know you feel overwhelmed. You may feel as though this crisis, this problem, this hard time will last forever. It won’t. You are almost through.…

The Magic Is in You

April 10, 2018

Sometimes, we play a little trick on ourselves. We may get so close to someone, we think, I don’t have to let go. Or we may become so successful at…

Practice Deliberate Gratitude

March 27, 2018

“But you don’t know my circumstances. That won’t work for me. I don’t have it as good as other people. You should see my life. It’s a mess.” Religious leaders,…

What Does Service Mean to You?

March 13, 2018

For a long time, service meant drudgery, something grim and tiresome to me. Having to say yes all the time, even when I wanted to say no. Doing a lot…