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Category: ACIM

Love Letter to Michael Rowe

Happy Birthday, Michael Rowe

This is a love letter.  Writing love letters is not something I’ve done a lot of over the years, but before the days of instant messaging and cell phones that allow us to communicate from all corners of the earth, the depths of one’s affection for another could be evidenced by taking the time to […]

A Story about Stories


The past is a collection of stories.  In reality, these stories are the only way the past continues to exist and so it behooves us (me) to tell stories that empower.  It behooves us (me) to recount a version that plants seeds of creativity, stories that catapult us in the direction of our dreams rather […]

Nothing to Fix

opening to the possibility

I am no longer trying to fix things.  There IS nothing to fix.  Letting go of this inclination may not seem like a gargantuan feat – after all, it is infinitely easier to NOT do things than to do them, but trust me,  it is.  It’s huge.  It is the taming of ego.  It is […]

In Search of the Peace of God

A Course in Miracles

Nothing real can be threatened.  Nothing unreal exists.  Herein lies the Peace of God. I have studied long enough to realize that when I encounter stress, I am looking at a place within that needs healing.  It is resistance to what is.  It is fear.  It is lack of trust.  Yesterday, as I once again […]

Hell: Resistance to Life

Resistance to Life

“There isn’t any hell or heaven except for how we relate to our world.  Hell is just resistance to life.” ~Pema Chodron, The Wisdom of No Escape. When I am in hell, I need to write.  The part that is screwed up (of course!) is that I resist writing, as well.  When I am in […]

Rules of Engagement

Rules for Decision

As a child, I remember rehearsing my defense.  In my imagination, I was being attacked and I needed to lay out arguments to ward off the assault.  These days, I don’t spend a lot of time running through such scenarios in my head, although when something or someone is really getting to me, I still […]

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