The More Minds that get United on an Effort, the More They Attract and Create the Intended Purpose

The More Minds that get United on an Effort, the More They Attract and Create the Intended Purpose

Just like negative thinking can create undesirable outcomes, positive thinking can create optimistic ones. Our thoughts do matter, and we can use them to create the reality we want. However, we were not taught to believe we could make the life we wanted. We were told instead that our talents limited us or that we belonged in some world pecking order. We were taught to conform to the norms of society and limit ourselves to what our five senses perceive.  But that is too restrictive for there is a real world of thought, spirit and of creation.

read more
Is Lying Ever Acceptable?

Is Lying Ever Acceptable?

The most important aspect of building a solid house is how you construct the foundation. Educated as a structural engineer, I learned that a house will never stand for long if built on shallow sand. I can say the same for every relationship, to be successful, they...

read more
The Wisdom Hidden in Indiana Jones’ Search for the Holy Grail 

The Wisdom Hidden in Indiana Jones’ Search for the Holy Grail 

Of all the great Indiana Jones movies made, my favorite one is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The plot has Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) racing to rescue his father, Doctor Henry Jones (Sean Connery) from the Nazis to find the Holy Grail, the cup Christ used during the Last Supper.

read more
Life Lessons I Learned from the Itsy-Bitsy Spider 

Life Lessons I Learned from the Itsy-Bitsy Spider 

While walking on the boardwalk that connects my townhome with nine others, I stopped to watch a spider busily building a magnificent web. Then the wind picked up and blew the web back and forth like it was a trampoline. A few minutes later, I saw the web blown into oblivion and I was sure the spider had flown with it. The next day, I was amazed me to see the spider reconstructing a new masterpiece.

read more
Sometimes I Miss My Old Self

Sometimes I Miss My Old Self

There was a time when I was certain I had it all together. My old self, or ego, ruled my life with what appeared to be a reliable set of rules and beliefs forged out of my many experiences. My life worked pretty well then, and I loved and revered my ego’s beliefs. They were welcoming, reassuring and reliable, until one day when they were not.

read more
Is Your Higher Calling Hidden from You?

Is Your Higher Calling Hidden from You?

Serving as manager of public works for the City of Denver was one of the most challenging jobs I ever held. Among the myriad of responsibilities, I was in charge of the Waste Management Branch. These are the folks who picked up the trash and recycling citywide.

read more
Don’t Let Anyone Talk You Out of Enforcing Your Boundaries

Don’t Let Anyone Talk You Out of Enforcing Your Boundaries

Setting and enforcing boundaries is a necessary skill one must learn if you want to maintain healthy relationships. Many of us, however, were trained to do exactly the opposite. Our parents, teachers and mentors told us that it was selfish to take care of our needs...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest