Counting Blessings

September is a month when I am counting my blessings! North Central Idaho is beautiful this time of the year. The air is still warm as summer is coming to a close. I take my daily walks along the levy of the Clearwater River. The tree-lined path is a beautiful sight, with various birds and… More Counting Blessings

We Are Stardust

Last week, I listened to an online talk titled: We Are Stardust. Interestingly, my mind raced back to my teen years and Woodstock Music Festive in 1969. The words of the song, Woodstock by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young came to mind: We are stardust, we are golden We are billion-year-old carbon And we’ve got… More We Are Stardust

So Heavenly Minded

When I was active in the fundamental Christian Movement, we had a saying:  “So heavenly minded that you are no earthly good.” At the time, observing heavenly-mindedness meant that the particular person seemed so focused on ‘getting to Heaven’ that they were not functioning much on earth as humans nor relating to life in the… More So Heavenly Minded

Learning Mindfulness

Mindfulness is an important skill to help you move through life with a better perspective. Today, I am sharing ways of learning mindfulness to connect more deeply with life. What is Mindfulness? According to the Mayo Clinic website: Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re… More Learning Mindfulness

Remember Who We Are

Life has its moments where we do not remember who we are.  Living gets complicated and messing, and suddenly, we feel out of control and react out of fear, confusion, and pain.  Can you relate? I spent way too long in a relationship, not remembering who I am. In this relationship, I was constantly belittled. … More Remember Who We Are

Manifesting Your Dreams

Manifesting your dreams and goals may seem like a lofty thought. You can find many spiritual gurus promising the secret formula for manifesting your dreams. (Actually, even I have a free email course on this subject:  Manifesting Peace and Fulfillment!) Even though this sounds unbelievable, there is truth to many of the principles. After the… More Manifesting Your Dreams