Empowerment Category

Successfully staying at home with the ones we most love, without losing our minds

Self-quarantine. Shelter in place. Hunker in. 15 days to slow the spread. Working from home. School distance learning. However you call it, just #StayHome, folks. This too shall pass, one day we will indeed be able to leave the house for absolutely no reason. And also to meet friends and extended family at a dine-in […]

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Testing positive

With the serious response to this pandemic, it’s easy to go down the fearful route. As a species, we seem to have forgotten that we ever existed without toilet paper. Or that we could somehow survive now without it. As wonderfully reminded by Pam Grout, A Course In Miracles workbook Lesson 34 helps me with […]

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Everyday supervillans

Okay, here we go: Who are the people in your life who have hurt you the most? Maybe they’re alive, maybe they’re not — for this personal reflection that’s not the point. (The point isn’t about getting all riled up about it, as you will shortly see, so don’t be afraid to really go┬áhere.) If […]

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Acting on our internal dramas

What do you really like about yourself at this moment? Take a moment to seriously consider this. Think of the little stuff, and the big stuff. I really like my freckles. I appreciate that I care so much about others. I like that I’m a good listener. What do you really . . . not […]

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The devil’s not in the details; God is

Okay, so I’m really digging this expanded direct-connection with God thing. Although it’s been a concept I’ve appreciated in my life for a long time, when I actually attend to it — regularly — then the Divine buzz really levels up. Invoking the Divine directly as needed is a good thing. This is like being […]

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