Quotable Inspiration from Charles Fillmore

Following is one in a series of articles based on the words of New Thought leaders — current or past. New Thought Inspiration from Charles Fillmore Charles Sherlock Fillmore (August 22, 1854 – July 5, 1948) founded Unity, a church within the New Thought movement, with his wife, Myrtle Page Fillmore, in 1889. He became known… More Quotable Inspiration from Charles Fillmore

Living in Gratitude After Thanksgiving

The true grateful feelings around Thanksgiving are seldom practiced after the actual day of celebration. Over the years, the historical story about the Native Americans and Pilgrims’ special meal evolved into a national day of gratitude.  Since the late 1700s, people celebrate this event in history by sharing a large meal with loved ones.  But… More Living in Gratitude After Thanksgiving

Five Regrets in Life

We all regret something from our past.  Whether it pertains to relationships, work or events in life, there are always things that we wish we did differently. But in the end, how many of those regrets impacted us adversely?  And how many really mattered in the end? Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent… More Five Regrets in Life

Spiritual Practices: Sacred Spiritual Study

It is widely accepted when you finish your official schooling (high school or college), you are done studying!  But studying and accumulating knowledge never ends — especially sacred spiritual study where you study to improve yourself and your inner life. Although I was never one of the ‘brainy kids’ in school, I read lots of… More Spiritual Practices: Sacred Spiritual Study

Quotable Inspiration from Maya Angelou

Following is one in a series of articles based on the words of New Thought leaders — current or past. New Thought Inspiration from Maya Angelou Maya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several… More Quotable Inspiration from Maya Angelou

Steps to Create Effective Visualization

Visualization (directing your imagination) is a powerful tool in creating your goals and desires.  Couple visualization with positive affirmative prayer increases your ability to manifest the things you want in life.  But how do you create effective visualization? Shakti Gawain outlines steps to create this process in her book:  Creative Visualization Set Your Goals Your… More Steps to Create Effective Visualization

Spiritual Practices: Giving Time, Talents and Treasures

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

Karma: What Is It?

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?