We so often focus on the obstacles in our way, the reasons why we can’t live the life we want. And instead, I invite you to stand in possibility. Open yourself up to what’s new and wanting to emerge through you in 2017. Start by thinking about how it can […]
For this series on Practical Spirituality (you can read the first post in the series here), I wanted to share some specifics to provide a better sense of how nice-sounding spiritual principles and theories are really practical, and impactful, when actually applied to real life experiences. I recently returned home […]
Spiritual principles are those fundamental truths that form the foundation of my spiritual understanding. They are my rock, my fall back. Whenever I find myself spinning because of something “bad” or “wrong” that seems to be going on in my world, I revert back to spiritual principle – what do I know, at the deepest level of my being, as the spiritual Truth behind whatever is showing up?
Mustard seed faith has nothing to do with the size of the mustard seed or needing only a small amount of faith. It has everything to do with the nature of the mustard seed. The mustard seed knows its nature. It knows that it is never going to grow...
You don’t need prayer, affirmations, meditation, church (or other spiritual community) services, or any other spiritual practice to “become more spiritual.” Now it might seem ironic that I’m saying this given that this post is included in the “spiritual practice” section of my website. Or because I have numerous prayers and […]
If you had asked me 12 months ago whether I believed in duality, I would have confidently said “nope, God is all there is.” As I’ve been going even deeper in my spiritual practice I’ve come to recognize just how pernicious dualistic thinking is. And yes, I had clearly been […]
Some people call it listening to your gut, others intuition, divine guidance, spiritual wisdom, or inner wisdom/inner guidance. It’s that still, small voice within that often guides and directs us, if we’re willing to take the time to listen. I often get asked about my process for “checking in,” the […]
Have positive affirmations stopped working for you? Or maybe they never actually did work for you and you think the whole idea is nonsense. Well, here’s the thing about positive affirmations. It’s not about the words you think or speak, but the feeling and, more importantly, the understanding behind the […]
Affirmative prayer is a metaphysical approach to prayer that focuses on the good we desire rather than the negative condition or situation we are praying about. We recognize that we’re not changing God’s mind about anything. God’s will is for our good. In fact, everything in creation has been created […]