Forgiveness is for the Forgiver

When I participated in Deepak Chopra’s meditation for compassion this past week, he said several things which really resonated with me. I think one of the most important for people to hear was his response to a question about forgiveness: “Forgive not because the other person deserves it, but because…

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Connect to Silence… or Don’t be a D*ck… or Gratitude for Lessons Learned

Yesterday, I had a couple of experiences which really helped me to grow as a person. They were rather trivial, but both experiences reminded me of something very important I learned as a child: If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all. In the first situation, I…

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A Gift We Only Get Once

I was ranting about something a career politician from an oil baron family said in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the climate and the need for nations to take action to care for the planet and all living upon it. The oil baron said that climate change, while he…

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Socrates: Notes on a State of Grace

This post is not a direct pull from my regular Socrates automatic writing sessions. I have included information culled from my daily life. I began a gratitude jar in mid-January thanks to a friend who posted the idea on social media. It’s almost full, and it’s only June! Once I…

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Socrates: Above/Below, Torus and Balance

May 6, 2015 Without focus on the dream, you will never FULLY achieve it in the physical realm. Focus must be every day because every day is new, vibrating differently, from the day before. Physical sleep takes you to waking life. Who’s to say THAT is not the REAL world…

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An Introduction to “Socrates”

An Introduction to the ethereal energy called Socrates Ok. Here goes. Today, I am going to share what has been going on with me for the past few weeks. No. Years. First, I need to preface this entire story with some science. Everything in the Universe is made up of…

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The Human Experience

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” This quote from philosopher and priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, has always rung true for me. I’ve never felt wholly invested in my body (which has shown at different times throughout my life), and I…

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The Internet Can Be So Much More (So Can You)

A friend recently posted on Facebook a video of a man on trying to break a board on his head because he believed in himself. He didn’t do it and got very upset.  I’m not a doctor, and I am in no way qualified to diagnose anything; however, I know…

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