In Everything, Give Thanks

Those of us who say, “I will be happy when….” or “I would be happy if….” fail to realize that our happiness has a direct relationship to our sense of gratitude. We think of gratitude as an effect when it is, in fact, cause. Jesus, who saw it as such,…

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Laugh It Off

There are times when life can be serious, even dangerous or tragic. At those times, our natural defense system, created when we were cave dwellers, floods our bodies with adrenaline; “That dinosaur is after me!!” However, in today’s world it still reacts to everyday stresses, flooding our bodies with toxic…

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Choose Love

Love is unconditional; it always loves just for the sake of loving. Scarlett Lewis, mother of Jesse Lewis – killed in the Sandy Hook shooting – chose love over anger and hatred, founded “Choose Love Foundation.” Her method: Gratitude + Forgiveness + Compassion = Love. Nobody ever invites trauma, however,…

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Aladdin's Lamp

Each of us has within a “genie,” of sorts. His/her response to our summons is always: “Your wish is my command.” This age-old tale is a metaphysical representation of our own indwelling Christ, always ready, always anxious to give, to birth, to produce in the manifest world our every desire!…

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