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

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

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

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

Love: Here, There and Everywhere


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Love:  Here, There and Everywhere – The Beatles Reflect the peace of Heaven here and bring this world to Heaven. For the reflection of truth draws everyone to truth, and as they enter into it, they leave all reflections behind. (A Course in Miracles Text Chapter 14, Bringing Illusions … Continue reading

Prayer of Service


Grace Notes:  of Music and Spirit Service Devastation seen I weep for humanity— then forgive myself. . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgcOhcEDBBo . Rhapsody in b minor, Op. 79, No. 1 by Johannes Brahms – Radu Lupu . Forgiveness is the answer.  Forgiveness is the prayer. With Peace and Love, Mira Carroll http://www.alohaservices.org http://www.healingloss.biz Purchase paperback http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/108990 Sample … Continue reading

Healing Loss: Grace


Grace Notes: of Music and Spirit Grace Grace is an aspect of the Love of God which is most like the state prevailing in the Unity of truth. It is the world’s most lofty aspiration, for it leads beyond the world entirely. It is past learning yet the goal of learning, for grace cannot come … Continue reading