Category Archives: Transformation

UNEMPLOYMENT, KARMA, AND WHAT IS

These are facts – job loss and long periods of unemployment are experienced by millions in this country, and not just once. It can happen, unbelievably, over and over. I personally have experienced layoffs multiple times, and so far there … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU’RE GOING THROUGH HELL, KEEP GOING

I wrote this piece because I wanted to look at a few perspectives regarding traumatic events that result in life-altering circumstances. I also wanted to touch on how we might work with irrevocable alterations to our lives such that we … Continue reading

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GETTING BACK YOUR GRACE: CONNECTING TO YOUR ORIGINAL WHOLENESS DESPITE ACTS OF TERRORISM

Carry on my wayward son There’ll be peace when you are done Lay your weary head to rest Don’t you cry no more Carry on, you will always remember Carry on, nothing equals the splendor The center lights around your … Continue reading

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NO INDIVIDUAL INSURANCE PLAN WILL COVER THIS KIND OF THING

The title of this article is inspired by a statement Liza Long made in her post of December 16, 2012 at gawker.com, “I am Adam Lanza’s mother. No insurance plan will cover this kind of thing.” In a lyrical and … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL DNA: AN INTRODUCTION

I wrote this piece because I wanted to begin the process of understanding what Spiritual DNA is. The term seems to have been introduced relatively recently – perhaps in the last few years – though the more general idea of … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH IS YOUR SOUL WORTH?

This conversation is a continuation of a previous discussion titled Are You Living Life Too Small?. In that essay, I challenged the notion that living a “small” life is indicative of not living your purpose. In this reflection, I address … Continue reading

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ARE YOU LIVING LIFE TOO SMALL?

I These days I hear a great deal about living life too small. I have come across it again and again, mostly from the plethora of coaches and mentors for those seeking to find their purpose. The question, “Are you … Continue reading

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SOUL INTENTIONS, PART II – A REFLECTION ON SOUL PROGRESSION

(This is a continuation of a discussion that began with Soul Intentions, Part I – A Reflection on Soul Purpose. Part I can be found in the November archives.) Soul history and how history and intentions create soul trajectory At … Continue reading

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SOUL INTENTIONS, PART I – A REFLECTION ON SOUL PURPOSE

When we speak of soul intentions, we are referring to those plans that were made by you prior to incarnating. Soul intentions are created for the purpose of fulfilling your agreements to your self and to others. These agreements have … Continue reading

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LOVE ASKS GREAT THINGS OF US

Love asks great things of us. This is not so much about your willingness to sacrifice the ego’s demands for certainty and reassurance, or for validation of personal worthiness. This is not really about giving up your shirt or sandwich, … Continue reading

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HOLDING SPACE WITH THE EXPANDED HEART

When you expand your heart beyond its normal boundaries you are able to incorporate the needs, concerns and even wounds of another, or an entire group of others. How can you do this without also afflicting yourself with the wounds … Continue reading

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WHAT IS PAST LIFE REGRESSION?

I have been drawn to understand who I am through the journey of my own soul. I still vividly recall standing in front of a mirror when I was four and the awareness that took me by surprise that the … Continue reading

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THE LIVES OF GOOD AND BEAUTIFUL SOULS

The lives of good and beautiful souls, that is, those who strive daily for authenticity, accountability and integrity, are nevertheless peppered with disappointment and loss. To have a deeply developed capacity to integrate a broad spectrum of experience does not … Continue reading

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IMMIGRANT SOULS

Each of us began our immigration from reaches unknown, and places only vaguely remembered at best. Although we may not remember the specifics of our origins, those beginnings nevertheless follow us in our dreams and in our imagination, sometimes haunting … Continue reading

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INDELIBLE MARKERS

At the risk of sounding like a complete heretic of the prevailing cultural paradigm (the one that says you aren’t somebody unless you look like this and have measurable status, money, and power and have achieved so much and so … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I FIND MY SOUL’S PURPOSE?

I lived with this question for years, but I didn’t know I was asking it. Later, in my studies of transformational tools and principles, I was told that “Something unique wants to express itself through you – something that only … Continue reading

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HOW TO NAVIGATE THE PAIN OF DEEP DISAPPOINTMENT, LOSS AND BETRAYAL

No matter how much we live our lives with integrity, we are going to take hits. No matter how self-actualized we are, and how many tools we have to get us back to center, we still need to slog through … Continue reading

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