The Spiritual Practice of giving is older than the Bible. Nearly every Spiritual or Religious entity emphases the importance of giving. Not just tithing your money (treasure), but sharing your time and talents (gifts) as well. In doing so, we set in motion the cycle of giving and receiving. In New Thought, we refer to… More Spiritual Practices: Giving Time, Talents and Treasures
I am sure you’ve heard the word: Karma! We often refer to it as the retribution to some action (usually negative action). In other words, negative actions against someone or something (or in some circles, evil actions) will be rewarded with negative action. In biblical terms, this would be the ‘eye for an eye’ concept.… More Karma: What Is It?
Following is one in a series of articles based on the words of New Thought leaders — current or past. New Thought Inspiration from Carl Jung Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also… More Quotable Inspiration from Carl Jung
I’ve always believed each of us is endowed with a special gift. And although being a great artist, singer, musician, or writer is definitely a special gift, it goes much further than just artistic gifts. (NOTE: You might want to refer back to my last article: We Are Creative Beings.) Two years ago, I shared… More Finding Your Gift!
For years, I never considered myself to be creative. I didn’t paint. I didn’t sing (at least not well enough to get paid for it!). I didn’t pay a musical instrument… You get the idea! But when I learned more about New Thought principles, I understood that we are all creative! Here are some interesting… More We Are Creative Beings
Earlier this year, I wrote a series of articles describing How Affirmations Changed My Life. But the real change in my life began when I discovered, what I refer to as ‘affirmations on steroids’ — commonly called Spiritual Mind Treatment! So what exactly is Spiritual Mind Treatment (SMT)? SMT is a type of prayer which… More Spiritual Practices: Spiritual Mind Treatment
Following is one in a series of articles based on the words of New Thought leaders — current or past. New Thought Inspiration from Mister (Fred) Rogers Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was known as the creator, composer, producer, head writer, showrunner,… More Quotable Inspiration from Mister Rogers
The following story was originally shared in the 19th century — but is still valid today! THE NAKED TRUTH The Truth and the Lie meet on the road one day. The Lie says to the Truth: “it’s a marvelous day today”! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was beautiful… More The Truth and the Lie
Chaos is too common lately. Some days, my emotions flare up — I get angry, and I lose my alignment with Spirit. The first thing I do is go into my spiritual practices of affirmative prayers, spiritual reading, and meditation. I often wonder what others do to ‘stop the burning’! When I see the level… More Stop the Burning!
Following is a wonderful short story, about Buddha and the mustard seeds, taken from the Unity booklet, Compassion: Living Life with an Open Heart Self-Compassion by Rev. Kelly Isola About 600 years before the writers of Mark, Matthew, and Luke penned Jesus’ parable of the mustard seed, Buddha told a parable of a mustard seed.… More Buddha and Self-Compassion