During this time of uncertainty — especially about the coronavirus — you and others around you may be fearful. But I have found that faith always overcomes fear. But what is faith? Excerpt from the Unity Booklet: 30 Days to Fearless Living (Day 3 by Rev. Gaylon McDowell) Faith is our ability to see the… More Faith Overcomes Fear
Learning to practice mindfulness during stressful times helps us to appreciate the present moment. Even when life around you is stressful, being mindful of the little things in life can be beautifully uplifting. For clarity, Mindfulness is the psychological process of purposely bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment without judgment, which… More Mindfulness During Stressful Times
Months ago, I read an interesting article I received as part of the daily Divine Science Daily Study email. I’ve been saving the article to share at a time when looking for the foundation for miracles was pertinent to our current situation. With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, I felt now is the time to… More A Foundation for Miracles
Bigotry and hate crimes are on the rise in today’s society. In the US where we are the “land of the free and the home of the brave” maybe you, like me, are shaking your head and wondering why this happened and how we heal bigotry and hatred! The following question was addressed in the… More Healing Bigotry & Hatred
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?
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!
Happiness is your choice! It is not dependent on getting that great job; marrying your wonderful soul mate; having the best looking body; or possessing all the money in the world! Every day when we get out of bed, we DECIDED to be happy! Even though we all share the ups and downs of life,… More Making Happiness Your Choice
In a world where division, anger and hate seem so prevalent, cultivating love can make a positive impact on those around you. Personally, I am horrified by the lack of empathy in our society. When we push aside our humanitarianism — the parts of us that care for one another — the further we move… More Cultivating Love and Compassion
If you remember the 70s and 80s when the evangelical movement was quite strong (and I was among those following it) and all kinds of ‘Christian’ bumper stickers were popular. But, do you remember WWJD? It stood for the words: ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ At the time, I was not impressed with the saying. Even… More Remember “WWJD”?
Nails in the Fence (author unknown) There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails… More Nails in the Fence … or in our Hearts