It has always been important for me to find time to be alone. I recently decided to spend a full day alone at a local retreat house. I would read, journal, pray, reflect, and end the retreat by meeting with my spiritual mentor.
It was perfect timing for me to reflect on all the inner ... Views: 452
"You'll never guess what happened to me?" I'm a professional intuitive consultant and when someone says that to me on the phone, it's never good news. I'm one of the first people someone calls when they've been visited with a car accident by the fickle finger of fate.
Car accidents are ... Views: 9464
According to ancient writings, the God worshiped by Jews, Christians and Muslims sent Messengers to warn of the disaster that could befall us at a future time--if we will not do what is needed to prevent it! The Prophets explicitly warned of a day when our flesh and eyes could "consume away" ... Views: 812
Please don’t shoot the messenger, but Suncorp Metway, Ltd., a multi-faceted Australian Financial Service, ranked car accident claimants by sun sign last year in a study of 160,000 accident claims over the previous three year period. This is what they found.
The number one worst drivers were ... Views: 900
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
This is one of the most famous opening lines ever written. The author is a man consumed by horror and fascination with families and family life, a man who had 12 children and an intense relationship with his much ... Views: 2107
John, with an outward smile and an inward, troubled conscience, raised his glass of Sandeman port to a toast made in honor of his recent promotion and upcoming New Year’s wedding anniversary in Morocco.
Downing his sixth glass of port and taking a few puffs from his Monte Cristo, his left arm ... Views: 683
As Reiki practitioners we are receptacles of our client’s stories. We hold for them, and eventually by accumulation for all of us, the shared story of the human journey. It is a great privilege to receive first-hand the details of a person’s life, their triumphs and defeats. In the silent, ... Views: 544
Sit or lie down in a private, safe space (bathtub is fine).
Bring all your attention to your breath. As you breathe out, imagine waves flowing out of you with your breath. Breathe out waves of water, of energy, of color, of sound. Allow these waves to flow out of you. Notice where you are ... Views: 1771
Something very rare is going to occur next year – something no living human being has experienced. It’s time to prepare. Venus will be making a visible trip across the face of the Sun on June 8, 2004 and again in 2012 in a dyad of eclipses that occurs only once in a hundred years. You’ll be ... Views: 1038
No animal hides in shame for being itself. No tree bends to the opinion of others. No wind avoids the granite face before it. Only human beings cultivate ways in which to fawn or cower before one another, and all for the sake of winning nothing but a fleeting feeling that for their cunning they ... Views: 569
"The Power of Words" was the theme of one of my speaking engagements that I had scheduled in Atlanta. Little did I know that I would personally go through a challenge, that had me live what it is that I teach.
I had an engagement that I was hoping to get confirmed. I left several messages and ... Views: 1235
One of my very favorite places is the beach. Sure, the threeS’s are an attraction: sun, sand, and seafood. But the maindraw is the ocean. The ocean symbolizes all of life,carrying many analogies that help me stay in tune with themeaning of life.
Reason One: The ocean calms. It infuses with the ... Views: 2070
Venus, the planet, goes retrograde (backwards) less frequently than Mercury, about every 18 months, and the cycle lasts 40 days. Because it is less frequent, it is more difficult to understand and wreaks more havoc than a Mercury retrograde transit. Mercury affects communication. Venus ... Views: 5200
Who doesn't want to be healthy? I've been fascinated with health ever since I can remember. My grandmother's best friend was bedridden with rheumatoid arthritis since she was in her early thirties. My own mother had chronic mental and physical illnesses (some would call it hypochondria). ... Views: 647
I'm a psychiatrist and intuitive in Los Angeles. What I do isn't my job. It's my life's passion. With patients and in workshops, I listen with my intellect and my intuition, a potent inner wisdom that goes beyond the literal. I experience it as a flash of insight, a gut feeling, a hunch, a ... Views: 1366
The Essential Conflict in Humans
is between our Species Nature
and our Consciousness.
The two parts of our beings:
One part of our beings is our DNA-based species’ nature, which includes the elements of our brain activity and awareness that evolved to contribute to our survival in the world ... Views: 716
Have you ever noticed that in one moment you can be thinking of something and suddenly its right there in front of you? For example, you’ll be wondering about where to purchase a particular product and moments later, a voice on the radio will be advertising that very thing and where to find it, ... Views: 1048
What you worry about determines the course of your life. Free yourself from the tyranny of your negative "What if..." scenarios, and you will discover that you have everything to lose, and everything to gain!
A number of years ago I had a client who came to me in a really bad stressed out ... Views: 636
If you never imagined that a goose could teach you about your personal growth, think again. Here's a bazaar, true story that our daughter told us about her co-worker Ann's experience.
Ann was training for a marathon, running on a bike path in a major city where she lives. As she was running, a ... Views: 655
We are living in a time when we need to look at and hopefully transform our mental and emotional habits. The "season of adversity" is the best time to start dropping a few wealth, health, protection, success and happiness seeds into our deeper mind and fertilizing them with powerful loving ... Views: 1504
"Optimum health is not just the absence of disease but the presence of wellness in mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and social areas. Some would also include financial health."
Optimum health is essential at all levels, from the individual to the society we live in to the ... Views: 845
There are a couple of different meanings for “metaphysics” in Dictionary.com:
• The “branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, substance and attribute, fact and value”.
• The “theoretical or first principles of a particular ... Views: 1137
The planet Mercury is a complex and enigmatic planet that has much more to do with our lives than just “communication”, like faxes, emails, answering machines, telephones and media.
Mercury in ancient astrology was the Winged Messenger of the Gods. In the Iliad and the Odyssey when someone had ... Views: 2272
"Beyond the Thinking Mind"
(Excerpt From STILLNESS SPEAKS)by Eckhart Tolle, author of THE POWER OF NOW
Most people spend their entire life imprisoned within the confines of their own thoughts. They never go beyond a narrow, mind-made, personalized sense of self that is conditioned ... Views: 1265
Are there any pre-defined terms of Life, when adhered to , can make our lives better or makes the world around us a better place to live. To come to think of it, Yes - there are certain basic fundamental truths of life and the best thing we can do is to accept some of the time tested ones ... Views: 2463
Does it sometimes seem like no matter how hard you work, little gets done? It does to me.
Last week it seemed like every time I looked around we were either having to redo something or some new semi-crisis would present itself. All work towards building the barn got put on hold to fix a broken ... Views: 635
You’re about to begin an important project --- and suddenly all the chores you’ve been ignoring demand immediate attention. This happens whenever I head towards my computer for some serious writing. Dishes, laundry, plants that need repotting – anything and everything keeps me from my ... Views: 962
The great guru in my life in recent years has been by yard. No ordinary yard, I live in the foothills east of San Diego, abutting on the true wasteland between here and Mexico, where scrub brush, poison oak and rattlesnakes would scare away the most intrepid gardener. This is why I refer to ... Views: 696
Have you ever heard someone say, “I don’t have the money” or “I don’t have the time.” Have YOU ever said that to other people? Here’s a bold statement: Time and money are never issues - they are only excuses. Why? Because both time and money are concepts we, as humanity, have invented. They ... Views: 1670
I read recently that, “Everyday you are spending your days.” Your life is like a rare treasure that has tremendous value. I believe if you knew how much your life was worth, you would use it in the best possible way to serve humanity. Beloved, no matter who you are and what your background or ... Views: 509
If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following.
There would be:
14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south
8 would be Africans
52 ... Views: 471
Some of us treat each moment as if it's a scarce commodity, trying to get as much crammed in as we can. Others among us casually toss away the moment, like so much excess fluff. As a former Type Adriven corporate executive, I began to search for meaning in my life ten years ago, when I was ... Views: 4581
Killing Procrastination Instantly
Have you ever had a great idea but did not act upon it? And then later you saw that product or service out in the marketplace, perhaps earning the founder/inventor millions of dollars? Fortunes are lost due to procrastination but that’s not the only reason ... Views: 752
Our beliefs frame our thoughts and our thoughts create our reality…do you know what you’re thinking?
Personal and professional development is a passion, as well as my business, and I often hear people lamenting about this or that problem, expressing a desire to see change in some aspect of ... Views: 837
The more you follow the path of exploration into the mystery of life, the more life becomes revealed to you. Life begins to express its secret, its nature. What is required of us, for deeper understanding, is a commitment to follow earnestly the laws of life into self discovery. Few things have ... Views: 388
For many years I have worked with people who are keen to work effectively as possible. The most successful people I have encountered in this time are moved by an expansive vision. They are fascinated by life and driven to experience it fully. They respond well to change although they do not ... Views: 428
Want to get better connected to your inner self? To access your deeper thoughts and unblock your emotion? Try journaling!
I have been journaling for two years now, and it’s like having a special friend. Someone who’s always there to listen. There is something very comforting about writing in ... Views: 1264
When I was three years old, I had an experience I’ll never forget. My mother had just prepared lunch for my brother and me, and a neighbor lady came running over, breathless, telling my mother some news. Mom went right to the television and turned it on. This was unusual—she rarely watched ... Views: 732
Remember me! It’s me! Joseph here in touch with you again! Okay, so you don’t remember! That’s fine then, so let me refresh your mind a bit. When we were in spirit, we had the same discussion you know and I told you, “Hopefully you will remember me when I approach you on this plane.” However, I ... Views: 646
It is suggested that that there are two main approaches to life.
One approach, is to accept all the Truths of life as true, as being completely, actually real, no question. Absolute, bedrock “how things are”.
Realities such as:
The existence of God.
That we have a Soul
The nature of Love.
The ... Views: 1078
In the title, I indicate that you will be communicating with "Past Relatives." I wanted to use the phrase "Dead Relatives." In using that terminology however, I might bring up images of live individuals.
Remember the old Archie Bunker series on television? Archie called his son-in-law, ... Views: 943
It is being suggested here that we have only one real choice in life:
To let go of fear and resistance and be taken by the flow of life, or, to fight, screaming all the way, as the flow of life takes us anyway.
Life is. It moves.
The only way we can avoid that is to die - either to our ... Views: 498
The present paper attempts to discuss the nature and role of Vedic sacrifice in Vedic literature and the ways this topic is expressed by relevant commentators on the subject. Issues of Vedic practices will be discussed along with their purpose, in so taking into account the historical approach ... Views: 3115
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The difference between self-improvement and self- transformation is one of scale. Self-improvement is
constructive change on the first story of a tall building, the first story representing the connecting level to the temporary world of projects and people. Self-transformation begins on the ... Views: 749
I don’t know about you, but when many people hear the word spirituality, they conjure images of monks, candles, religion, and perhaps even incense. Few picture a day in their work life, completely enjoying what they do, feeling totally fulfilled and as if they are making a difference in the ... Views: 585
Excerpt from Psycanics, Level 1
...............COSMOLOGY: HOW IT ALL BEGAN ................
. . . . . . . . . The Story of IT . . . . . . . . . .
In the Beginning, there was no Beginning because at the time, there was no Time. However, our minds cannot grasp a ... Views: 557
Do you know you are playing a part in a real movie?
It’s true. Your reality -- how you perceive the world -- is a series of events and circumstances that make up a living, breathing movie experience. Your internal filters determine the quality of this movie: your five senses, your ... Views: 761
First Aid For The Soul
A Model of the dysfunctional, unconscious human psyche.
A way through, from confusion to consciousness.
Many people are lost and unhappy, with no clear sense of how to regain access to their true selves. Life seems too big, confusing and ... Views: 444
Self-knowledge has always been the key to preparing for competition. Knowledge of your attributes, abilities, interests, strengths, weaknesses, and traits is essential to riding the front end of the wave of change into the new century. To fully assess your own talents, realize that studies ... Views: 1270