One Little Prayer: God’s Grace Is Enough


I have no cause for anger or for fear, for You surround me. And in every need that I perceive, Your grace suffices me.   (A Course in Miracles Workbook Lesson 348) I have every reason to feel safe and abundant. All That Is exists only WITHIN God, which is inherently safe and need-less. While … Continue reading

The Quickening by Gregg Unterberger – Book Review


The Quickening by Gregg Unterberger, M.Ed., LPC Ah, the gifts that arrive on the winds of change. Breathe them in! Inhale this delightful, Light-full book by Gregg Unterberger! The Quickening is a compelling read—light-hearted, down-to-earth, profound, FUNNY and rich with mesmerizing stories of transformation. The author and I have both trampled (I like to joke … 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

Ebola and Oneness


I’ve been following the unfolding of the most recent Ebola epidemic centered in West Africa with the persistent sense that Ebola is a teacher of oneness. A harsh teacher, to be sure. But what greater lesson would be heard by a student of A Course in Miracles about a virulent killer that refuses to be … Continue reading → https://miracarroll.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/ebola-and-oneness/

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

Let Us Say Amen


 Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Let the Church Say Amen Prescript: One Sunday I was running errands and none of my default radio stations were playing a song to my liking. So I tried the jazz station. When I heard strains of gospel music I had the urge to immediately switch back. I don’t … Continue reading

Labor of Love


This Labor Day, as the world takes a rest from doing, let us also consciously honor our being.  Created in God’s Image, we receive divine attributes.  This is our being.  The apple does not fall far from the tree.  Inside an orange is orange juice.  My labor becomes my creation. As a Virgo I understand … Continue reading

Why Sacred Lomi?


Bodywork is a “secret” tool of psycho-spiritual healing.  Oh, we talk plenty about massage—but usually in the context of how it’s going to fix an ache or pain right now, or about stress reduction/management or as a luxurious pampering amidst our demanding lives of doing.  All of these are wonderful uses of what massage therapy … Continue reading

The Terrestrial Trinity of Proper Priorities


Prepare the Path for Miracles:  Practice Proper Priorities By now almost everyone with access to the media has heard of the need to take care of oneself to avoid burnout, resentment, ineffectiveness, illness and the tragedy of an unfulfilled life.  Many even understand that when we compulsively focus on the needs of others to the … Continue reading