This morning I feel inspired! I read a chapter from a book of one my favorite authors and in the process of practicing my meditation just felt a new aliveness, joy and energy. And then I had an amazing realization. This energy, this joy and energy- was me, my truest essence!! It made me realize […]
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I imagine just about everyone has heard of the classic book, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Likewise, having great or high expectations and standards often is equally lauded in society. We are encouraged to have high expectations in business, in people that we date, marry, of our kids, our employees, of ourselves, and of our […]
Usually when one hears of “coming out of the closet” one’s spiritual journey and beliefs are not the first thing that comes to mind. However, practically all of us, if we are honest, often live parts of our lives, either external or internal, “in the closet”, hiding parts of ourselves from the ones that love […]
Rereading Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount I was intrigued by this passage in a way I never had been before. Yeah, sure, we’ve all heard the whole turn the other cheek bit before and that Jesus was a pacifist, yada, yada. But reading this passage, in its context, I can’t help but wonder what is […]
The day and the hour had become pitch dark, the sun had stopped shining as just prior Jesus had been crucified on a cross, exhorting God: “forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing”. According to Luke, the Jewish leaders’ were offended by Jesus’ God like or messianic claims, yet neither Pilate […]