Giving In The Name Of…

My 10-year-old nephew celebrated his birthday in style earlier this month. He asked for donations to their local food bank in lieu of gifts for himself because he said, “I already have what I need and a lot of people don’t.” When it was over, they delivered 214 lbs of…

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Those Who Greet Us at the End of “The Tunnel of Light”

I did a reading for a friend recently. He has always been interested in death and the afterlife, working in the medical field, and even a hospital morgue when he was younger. He has studied near death experiences (also known as NDE’s), and has tried to learn everything he can…

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Find Peace in Connection

Meditating on the idea of peace, and I was reminded that it comes when everyone remembers their connection to each other. It is recognizing “The Source”, or God, in each living thing (including other species, plants, the ocean, the earth…). Mother Teresa understood it.

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The Spirit Gene

We’re all born with the spirit gene. No matter who you are. Your philosophical and religious beliefs, geography, social status and skin color are of no concern. Even atheists have it. Every person ever born has it because the spirit gene is simply the ability for kindness and respect. Whether…

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Breaking News: We’re All the Same!

This just in!  Beyond our obvious moral, political, physical and emotional differences, we’re all the same. We’re all connected by a commonality that goes beyond what you can see, taste, hear, touch and feel. The elections had me scratching my head over the sheer ferociousness of the recent U.S. campaigns…

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Love and Happiness

Do you love yourself enough to be happy?  Here’s a recent conversation with a friend. Friend:  “I love you with all my heart.”  And then later in the conversation, “I’m so sad and miserable.” Me:  “Do you love me enough to want to see me happy?” Friend:  “I love you…

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Love on the Doorstep

This is a story about love, friendship and “earth angels”. It may sound a bit like a Lifetime orginal movie, but don’t fall asleep just yet. It’s probably more interesting than you think. I left my rather lucrative (or at least stable) job with an internationally-recognized GPS company back in…

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