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Journey to Enlightenment: All You Need More of is Your Essence

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

The world is filled with bright ideas, innovative solutions, and great opportunities. The biggest challenge always lies in finding your own motivation and willingness. In Eastern traditions, there’s an old expression about the journey to enlightenment. It’s been said that […]

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Nourish Your Essence: Make Time for Fun!

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

You need to have fun–often! And you need to get out of your busy mind–often. Not only does it help to develop a playful attitude during daily activities, but you also need to schedule time to relax and be creative. […]

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Intuition: How Your Essence Speaks to Your Mind

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

Intuition is more than the accumulation of old information in an instantaneous brain blast. It’s the gut feeling, the hunch, or “knowing” that defies experience or understanding. We’ve all had these experiences at one time or another. Some dismiss them […]

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Where Do You Stand? Inspiration Is A Choice!

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

In the book Inspiration Deficit Disorder I discuss the important of understanding five core dimensions of “self”  that are involved in human growth and healing. The more you have awareness of these aspects of who you are, the more agile and […]

Eat, Pray, Love: Do You Need to Travel to Find Inspiration?

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

The film “Eat Pray Love,” based on the lovely book by the same name, is about to be released. The common question that arises is “do you have to travel and experience exotic people and places to re-inspire your life?” […]

Beyond the Stars

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

When did you last go out into the night to gaze at the stars? When did you last take the time, perhaps lying on an old blanket, supported by the nurturing earth, to do nothing but look into the darkness–your […]

Is Inspiration Deficit Disorder Haunting You?

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

It is one of those words that just sounds good. Most of us hear it and know we want more of it – inspiration! To be inspired, to find something that is an inspiration to us, maybe to inspire others. […]

Love: How Essence Speaks to Your Heart

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

In any moment, you can always ask yourself, What is in the highest good? or What would be most loving and empowering? Despite your wounds and habits, you know what kindness is. Holding a door for someone whose hands are […]

Three Traits of an Inspired Life

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

Clarity Clarity is about how well you manage your energy and intention. Stay focused and sharp in every situation, whenever possible. Clarity is also about moving beyond confusion through understanding, communication, decision making, and the willingness to let go. You’ll […]

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posted 5:00:24pm Jul. 05, 2012 | read full post »

Gaga For My Guru
Ok, so to begin, I am not a big fan of TV or pop culture in general, and while I think everything has its place in the world, I wasn’t overly interested in Lady Gaga a week ago. I certainly knew who she was and of course lots of her songs are catchy – but a “meat suit” – really??? It just

posted 9:35:42am Apr. 19, 2011 | read full post »

Does God Have a Name?
We were on the road to Malinalco, Mexico, when we came upon clusters of people of all ages walking along the highway. It was surprising and mysterious to me. As we passed families, groups, and individuals, I felt as if I were looking through the car window into a world I couldn't begin to comprehend

posted 10:57:08pm Dec. 30, 2010 | read full post »

Go Beyond Fear
Approach the world of spiritual practice with trust and an open heart. Don't be afraid of spiritual experiences. Strange sensations of energy, a feeling of deep love, vulnerability, connectedness, and a loss of ego and control are all aspects of spiritual experience that test and try people's limits

posted 2:32:37pm Dec. 22, 2010 | read full post »

A Thanksgiving Gift
For the American reader, Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Regardless of the cloudy history of this celebration, it has come to mean a time of family, food and discount shopping - not always in that order. Naturally, it's all to be sprinkled with a dose of gratitude and reflection. Before&

posted 9:19:10am Nov. 24, 2010 | read full post »

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