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Today is the last day of this column on  After over 12 years of daily writings on Beliefnet, I’m moving on.  I thank God for this wonderful experience.  As far as I’ve been told, I’m the last original Beliefnet …Read More

There’s an old saying found in Twelve Step groups: “First Things First.”  When I first heard that years ago from a client, I honestly wondered what it meant. Was it the “first thing” that came to mind?  Or is the …Read More

As the days go by, and I get healthier and healthier, I realize that I am getting more in touch with and connected to my body. You can too. As I’ve lost weight and been maintaining it for a long …Read More

Even though Usama Bin Laden may be dead, terrorism lives. There is still the threat that terrorists may want to retaliate, or take more action towards fueling hatred and war. Yet, with God we need not fear. Remember that terror …Read More

I am so pleased to tell you, dear reader, that today is the publishing date for my new book, “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer: Experiencing the Presence of God and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of An Ancient Spirituality.” Eight …Read More

Today, let’s expand on a technique I’ve learned for offering love to others, in a way that they need — listening. We live in a world that is very fast paced, and getting faster every minute.  Many of us are …Read More

Here’s a query for your day, today… What is overeating and being overweight giving you? Please think about this, in a very insightful, deep way, and share your feelings.  Post them on a comment below, then come back in a …Read More

Today, let us celebrate love.  It’s St. Valentine’s Day.  Go out and love others.  Forgive them of their trespasses, and do your best to see their bright, best qualities.  Traditionally, Valentine’s Day was a celebration of love between lovers, but …Read More

We were treated to the news the other day that Lindsay Lohan, the 24 year-old actress who has been in and out of rehab treatment, is out again from the Betty Ford Clinic, according to Radar and TMZ.  We also …Read More

Dear Friend, here is an article that I wrote awhile back.  It’s one of my favorites.  I thought I would share it with you as we approach the New Year.  I hope you enjoy it. – – – – – …Read More