Last night I dreamt that I was at a family get together. So what, you're probably thinking. What's different about this dream is that in reality, the people in my dream, my closest genetic family, are not in my life. This is not my choice. But, to be honest, it probably should've been my choice, . . .
We're stuck. We're earthbound, stuck in our limited ways of looking at life, as if this were all it could be. Or as if we'll all be floating on clouds or burning in hell. Or as if any one "religion" has a lock on heaven. No. We are ONE. That's right. We're all part of each other and part of . . .
Things I've learned on social media: Everyone's got an opinion. Judgmental comments are a way of life for many. More people than I thought lack filters. There are a limitless number of exclamation marks. Lots and lots of people post to seek attention. Spelling is a lost art. Some people have . . .
I've got a question for you. What if you had proof that we never die -- that our souls live really do live on and that love never ends? What if you knew that for sure--for absolute certain--that the soul lives forever? How would that change your life? In what ways would that change the way you . . .
By the time you read this we will have finished our two-day drive to Santa Fe --where we'll live for the next two months. This will be the fourth year we've done the fall in Santa Fe and for some reason, I've been asked a ton of questions about it. So let me give you the FAQ or Frequently Asked . . .
From the moment we draw our first breath we're walking home to the place it all began. Home. Although we fear death, there's another way to look at it. There is no dividing line between life and death...one flows into another. It might be easier to consider that we don't die at all--it's this . . .
How to enjoy life in 15 easy steps: Ask for what you need. Say now what you still need to say. Be kind to yourself. Tell the people you love that you love them. Clear the air. Be kind to others. Eat dessert. Play with your kids. Pet the dog or cat. Give to a charity that helps, even if it's . . .
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you read this? I'd love to know in a sentence or a few in the Comments section. The quote is credited to Christy Ann Martine. I invite you to sign up for A Healing Spirit's newsletter at the bottom of this page. Save Save Save Save Save Save . . .
A big sigh. I'm sitting here thinking about how difficult it would be to watch a new generation fall victim to my family's dysfunctions. "Family." The word is a difficult one for me, as I have two siblings and neither have been in my life for the better part of the last decade. It wasn't my . . .
This can be a bitter pill to swallow about tragedies and loss, but that does not take away from its wisdom. Or its truth. It's something to think about. What does it signify about the meaning of life? When we look at tragedies, we view them from our earth-bound spirit, which often lacks the . . .