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Apr.16.2013
Dr. Christiane Northrup says, "The things that make us weep contain something we need to know about." On this day, I, like you, weep for Boston, Newtown, Aurora, Oslo, Bagdad and countless other places on earth where violence and bloodshed cover the hills, valleys, mountains, streets and streams of...
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Mar.15.2013
It's not difficult but we make it so. The pathway to spiritual growth unfolds naturally. It is the path of letting go. In the last blog, What Is Faith? I made the point that faith is the Divinely-given capacity to let go - to live in uncertainty, to give up control. The ego in you will almost...
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Nov.09.2012
      Hi, my name is Steve. I teach leadership and the laws of success.  I coach executives, professionals, businesses, congregations, and religious leaders both privately and in group settings.  In the east, they say, “When the student’s ready, the teacher...
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Aug.16.2012
You could not be nearer to the Divine Presence than you are right now. This I will remember today... * To know God requires no effort whatsoever. When effort appears, struggle surfaces, I will know that is the ego in me. The real me, the higher self, would never struggle to reach God; it is one...
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Aug.15.2012
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Prayer is the longing of the soul…a daily admission of the weakness of one’s soul. Therefore, it is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” Heart without words? I have had such times, haven’t you? The inner burden so heavy…so confusing…so...
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Aug.02.2012
Spirituality is not declaring, “The Bible says it; I believe it; that settles it.” That settles nothing. Such proclamations sound absolute…sound certain…sound as if the person making them is living by faith. Want to know the truth? Most likely, it is this: declarations like these are often confused...
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Jul.24.2012
Benjamin Whichcote said, "The human soul is to God as a flower is to the sun; it opens at its approach; it shuts when it withdraws." Today, I will approach the sun; I will open to all that is divine. And, the approach? Well, it's just that - a simple acknowledgement...a thought...a desire...a tiny...
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Jul.13.2012
In Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, Ariel exchanges her voice for a pair of legs. I suppose I love the story because I see so much of myself in it. I've been in the exchange business for much of my life. There have been times, for example, I have given up my voice in exchange for...
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May.06.2012
"Life unfolds as a series of synchronous events that, seemingly random and disconnected, are actually conspiring together to bring you in union with yourself...with God" (The Enoch Factor, p. 10). If you knew this were true, how would it change your life? The way you view what is happening in your...
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Mar.30.2012
As with most great movies, there are many parallels to our shared experience as human beings in the most recent blockbuster, "The Hunger Games." I loved this movie. And now, I must read the books. In one of the film's many memorable scenes, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), co-star who is in love...