April 13, 2017

Teach Only Love

It could be said that the main purpose of A Course In Miracles [ACIM] is to teach the lessons necessary for us to learn how to teach only love. ACIM does not aim to teach the “meaning of love,” which it maintains is “beyond what can be taught.” However, it does aim to teach us … Continue reading “Teach Only Love”

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January 3, 2017

Faith & New Beginnings

A new year is the archetype symbol for new beginnings. It is also the perfect moment to rely on the creative power of our faith. Why? Because the power of faith is the single best creative faculty we have for embracing the inevitable changes that new beginnings bring. In The Twelve Powers, Charles Fillmore describes … Continue reading “Faith & New Beginnings”

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January 2, 2017

Spiritual Creativity & Transformation

For the past decade or more, each year, I have faithfully participated in two special services at my home church, Unity Church of the Hills in Austin. The first, a Burning Bowl ceremony, takes place on New Year’s Eve and the second, a White Stone service, takes place on the first Sunday of the new … Continue reading “Spiritual Creativity & Transformation”

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July 16, 2016

Saying No, To Say Yes

Insofar as we often find ourselves in transition and facing the paradox of change in our lives, encountering resistance is inevitable, but not insurmountable. Fortunately, we come equipped with a powerful capacity for renunciation, the power to release and eliminate anything we believe does not serve us. In short, we have the power to say, … Continue reading “Saying No, To Say Yes”

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The only moment in time we can ever experience peace is right now...the eternal present moment.

July 15, 2016

My Favorite Word is Peace

Considering every possible word I could choose, without a doubt, peace is my favorite word. For me, peace is not only an efficient, pleasant sounding word; it is the end game, the very purpose of our lives. Peace is the condition and experience we seek most in every situation, circumstance and relationship in our lives. As we … Continue reading “My Favorite Word is Peace”

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May 10, 2016

Be Like Water

In the midst of any interpersonal or personal struggle among or within humans, inevitably there comes a moment when we realize with crystal clarity there is only one sure fire, never fail way to resolve the conflict and restore the peace. Surrender! We immediately recognize and intuitively know the power of it’s truth, because, quite … Continue reading “Be Like Water”

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Unity minister and metaphysical author, Eric Butterworth's classic book, Discover the Power Within You, makes the point that "your thought is your life."

September 10, 2015

The Greatest Discovery of All Time

In the “Foreword to the 40th Anniversary Edition” of Eric Butterworth’s spiritual classic, Discover the Power Within You, the esteemed poet Maya Angelou acknowledges her affinity for the compelling idea at the very heart of Butterworth’s teachings. Namely, that “the power of God, the essential spirit, is within each of us.” This idea is also at … Continue reading “The Greatest Discovery of All Time”

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"You are the light of the world." - Matthew 5:14-16

September 9, 2011

How Does Your Light Shine? – (Part II of II)

So, how does your light shine? From a scientific perspective, light is energy. Light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. Einstein’s theory of relativity, which I do not even pretend to understand, simply states that “energy equals mass times the speed of light squared.” It is a challenge for the human mind to wrap … Continue reading “How Does Your Light Shine? – (Part II of II)”

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September 8, 2011

How Does Your Light Shine? – (Part I of II)

When I was six years old, which, for the record, was almost 50 years ago, my family went on vacation to Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. We lived in Nashville at the time and I have two specific memory recalls from that summer trip. First, me and my middle brother Ron, aged 5 at the time, … Continue reading “How Does Your Light Shine? – (Part I of II)”

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July 7, 2011

The Greatest Lie Ever Told – (Part II of II)

What is the prevailing feeling tone of your life? In other words, how do you feel inside as you go through the routines of your life? If you had to name it in one word, what would that word be? You don’t have to answer to anyone but your own self, so be honest with … Continue reading “The Greatest Lie Ever Told – (Part II of II)”

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