Tag Archives: inspirational

Is “Working Your Joy” Your Next Step?

It’s interesting how certain dates stick in your mind even years after the event.  The date of December 6, 1992 was a turning point for me. On that evening I attended a lecture at Unity Center in Walnut Creek, CA … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Is “Working Your Joy” Your Next Step?

The World Needs You to Love Yourself

It’s Valentine’s Day – the day of love – a day when we send greetings of love to those who are near and dear to our hearts. For me, Valentine’s Day holds an additional significance because it is also my … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Healing Processes & Rituals, Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on The World Needs You to Love Yourself

Dissolving Clouds: A Story of Manifestation

This story took place in 2004.  Victor and I were sitting on a BART train that had stopped temporarily to repair a problem on the track. We were returning from San Francisco where we had just completed a meeting with … Continue reading

Posted in Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Dissolving Clouds: A Story of Manifestation

A Gift in Every Experience: Alice Herz-Sommer Interview

A while ago I posted an article about Finding the Gift in Every Experience.  The video interview that I am attaching here goes so far beyond my slight, by comparison, inconvenience and yet the message is the same. Alice Herz-Sommer, … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Inspirational | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on A Gift in Every Experience: Alice Herz-Sommer Interview

World Peace Experiment: Why 90,000?

When Victor and I were inspired to start the World Peace Experiment in 1996 the world population was estimated to reach 6.4 billion in a few years. Our goal was to reach 80,000 participants by start of the new millennium. … Continue reading

Posted in Healing Processes & Rituals, Inspirational | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on World Peace Experiment: Why 90,000?

The Harmonious Continuum of Giving and Receiving

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. -Aesop I learned a valuable lesson many years ago from a young college student who worked as an intern in my office at a local college. Several of us in the office … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Harmonious Continuum of Giving and Receiving

The Empowerment of Surrender

The term “surrender” is surrounded by the connotation of “giving up” or “losing the battle.”  So when we are told to surrender to God by saying, “Thy Will be done,” we may feel that in some way we are giving … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Healing Processes & Rituals, Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Empowerment of Surrender

One Day You Knew What You Had To Do…

The January 23rd quote of the day from The Journey by Mary Oliver has been one of my favorites for many years: Every time I hear or see the above quote, I remember the day in 1985 when I knew … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Inspirational, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on One Day You Knew What You Had To Do…

Keeping Chickens: The Story of a Mother’s Love and Follow-Through

Recently I posted an article I had written about the importance of follow through. This is an instance that takes follow-through to a whole new level and illustrates what can happen when a mother is focused on the welfare of … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Inspirational | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Futility of Waging War

I love the following quote by life-long pacifist Jeanette Rankin, the first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress and the only woman from Montana to ever have been elected: The idea of war has always puzzled me, even as … Continue reading

Posted in General Interest, Inspirational | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Futility of Waging War