Independence Day Indeed


Since the Course came through the Americans Helen Schucman and Bill Thetford, I wondered if Jesus included a special lesson for us on Independence Day.  He did: I want the peace of God. To say these words is nothing. But to mean these words is everything. If you could but mean them for just an … Continue reading

Hell Week, Heaven Sent


In the short span of one week: client #1 offered me schedule changes that dictate cutting my hours in half while infringing on my most popular time for individual sessions (reducing my income further), client #2 put our work on hold indefinitely due to cost-cutting measures, and, client #3 sold her business and retired. And … Continue reading

Surrender


This year I was called into a situation in my personal life that I strongly resisted. It involves a family member’s physical and mental illness, and straightening out the effects of lifelong dysfunction and unhealthy decisions. It requires a lot of communication, both written and verbal, and some red tape. The situation is a can … Continue reading

Whisper


This sweet kitten I called Whisper scampered through my life for a short while this fall, on his way to his loving, forever home. Though he seemed unschooled, he was quite a sage—as this picture reveals. . . Here are Whisper’s Top Ten Teachings:   Speak softly; your whole being is already speaking for you. … Continue reading

Sweet Surrender – Jon Mundy’s Be You In Charge


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit – Sweet Surrender Jon Mundy, through his ministry of writing, (Living A Course in Miracles, Lesson 101: Perfect Happiness and numerous other titles) has been a key Course teacher to me. Reading Jon’s articles has helped me to heal. And Jon has a quality I have always deeply admired—one … Continue reading

Fruit Basket Upset


The Story Behind Healing Loss: Choose Love Now I had been a student of A Course in Miracles (ACIM) for several years, was in the midst of doing the workbook lessons, had been working hard in the area of spirituality and forgiveness. I thought I saw the fruits of my spiritual labor finally ripening and … Continue reading

Sweet Oneness: Flower Duet


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Sweet Oneness: Flower Duet from the opera Lakmé – Léo Delibes . http://www.youtu.be/kij_hHB_hyY . Flower Duet from the opera Lakmé – Léo Delibes Performed by Milica Ilic, Soprano, and Victoria Lambourn, Mezzo Soprano Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Greene, Conductor ABC Classics, Australia “like smearing my ears with honey” ~ … Continue reading

Affirmations for My Less Extreme Youth: I am not a body. I am free.


A Course in Miracles emphasizes that we are mind in communion with Mind, not bodies, and our body- identification perpetuates our unhappy dream of separation from God and All That Is.  One of our tasks of healing is to re-identify with God’s Conception of us, which because of its Source in eternity can never be … Continue reading

Say Something


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Say Something I SO get this song.  It tells the story of my own heartbreak. Say something I’m giving up on you I’ll be the one if you want me to Anywhere I would have followed you Say something I’m giving up on you It softly explodes with the … Continue reading

Living in the Light – Prayer for Perspective


The real challenge on the spiritual path through this seemingly non-spiritual world is putting insight into action.  This requires that we keep choosing the perspective FOR peace, love, forgiveness and Oneness.  We have to remember who we are!  When we live the goodness we are remembering and reclaiming, our lives and all those we touch … Continue reading