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“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.”-Meister Eckhart What is prayer?  Some might say that it is asking an outside male entity for a specific outcome as various faith […]

I get all kinds of insights while driving. While en route to the gym, I was creating and polishing a business manifesto. It’s based on values that I hold and things I have learned over the years about what I’ve appreciated […]

When Spirit speaks, I listen with open ears, mind and heart. I accepted an invitation to be in the presence of a deeply healing teacher from India named Sri Karunamayi,whose honorary title is Amma; which means ‘mother’ in her native language […]

You have no idea how hard I’ve looked for a gift to bring You. Nothing seemed right. What’s the point of bringing gold to the gold mine, or water to the ocean. Everything I came up with was like taking […]

I woke up this morning to discover that a man who epitomized standing in confidence and standing up for what he believed in would stand no longer. Muhammad Ali passed into the land of his ancestors at the age of […]

A come clean here. This morning, as I was preparing for a radio interview on which I was on the guest side of the microphone, I was slammed with overwhelming fears, feels and tears. The title of the segment on […]

One value that I hold dear in any relationship, whether it is family, friendship, romantic or business, is in this question, ‘what can I be counted on to do?’ Too often, relationships are lopsided and disjointed, in part because we […]

Some days it is so easy to kvetch (Yiddish for complain) and whine and moan about all of the things that aren’t unfolding as we would have them do. People don’t always cooperate in a manner that we think they […]

Writing prompts sometimes arrive unbidden. Today’s inspiration showed up while I was on the table of my friend and chiropractor, Darin Mazepa. He is a a practitioner of a modality called Network Chiropractic. While I was lying face down, he asked […]

I am nestled in my bed as I am writing these words. Thousands of miles and seemingly worlds away from the peace-drenched place in which I spent the past five days. Sivananda Yoga Ashram in the Bahamas drew me there […]