Norwegian Wood


Miten’s version of Norwegian Wood with Deva Premal—mmmmmmm! Consider this classic Beatles’ song as a metaphor for being captivated by the ego and transcending it. “so I lit a fire, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?” Norwegian Wood I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me. She showed me her room, … Continue reading

Terrorism: A Call to Prayer


A week ago the carnage in Paris happened. As I shook off the shock, grateful to be technically out of harm’s way, along with my sadness I felt the urge to do something helpful. From the United States, and not being in the military, not being a doctor or nurse, not being a politician or … Continue reading

Caregiver Crunch, Balance and Resilience


Caregiver Crunch Over the years of my practice I’ve heard many stories I would put in the category of “caregiver crunch.” Caregiver crunch is the over-tasked, over-scheduled, time-pressed, stressful life we experience when we simply have too much to do and can’t see a way around it. There is nothing on “the list” we feel … Continue reading

A Lightworker’s Pledge


I’ve seen good, well-meaning people engrossed in worldly matters, looking away from seemingly difficult truths (I’ve done the same myself), but now I choose to follow the inner, spiritual voice— Source—God’s Voice—the Holy Spirit—the Voice for Love! I place my attention on what is true—what The Creator Extended in Creation. I choose a higher course. … Continue reading

What Sweeter Music


The time of Christ—the eternal freshness of Peace and Love from Mind without past or future—is always now. May this music open your heart to reveal the gift of Christ within. What Sweeter Music by John Rutter set to the poem A Christmas Carol by Robert Herrick (1591-1674) King’s College Choir, Cambridge, 2008 youtube.com/watch?v=1ucVQSJunR4&feature=youtu.be What … Continue reading

God’s Voice Speaks to Me All Through the Day


I was raised amidst the rationalist attitude that if you think God is speaking to you, you’re probably crazy—as in mentally ill. This narrow view (along with a few other factors) shielded me from hearing God’s Voice for many years, and set me up to assume that God’s messages to us are more general 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

Holiday Survival Guide


This Christmas give the Holy Spirit EVERYTHING that would hurt you.  LET yourself be healed completely that you may JOIN with Him in healing and let us celebrate our release together. . . Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Lady Antebellum   Mira Carroll http://www.alohaservices.org http://www.healingloss.biz Purchase paperback http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/108990 Sample or purchase Healing Loss … 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

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