What Would You Love?

The Prosperity Plus II course which is nearing completion, begins by asking the students: What would you love? Not what would you like, or what would be okay if it occurred, but what would you LOVE in each of the areas of their lives. What would you love in terms of your body and health?…

Practicing Compassion and Kindness

Every time I step on my yoga mat, my wise teacher reminds the class, “Yoga is a practice.”  I’ve learned that a “practice” means you approach whatever you are doing without expectation, taking what comes in the moment with gratitude. It’s a simple concept but not always easy to do. My mind likes to assess…

It is April and I am experiencing a little bit of spring fever, defined as  a feeling of restlessness. I have been researching short pieces for a wedding I will help officiate in August. Part of my research led me  to a website for on-religious weddings. On it I found a quote which I will…

Kaleidoscope OC

I just came from a planning meeting of the newly formed Kaleidoscope OC, An Alliance of Faith Leaders affirming the LGBTQ Community. I am very honored to be part of this amazing group of ministers, rabbis, and other faith leaders. What we have been meeting about is to ensure that our communities are safe and…

Do you Want to Love Yourself Really?

Whitney Houston sang: “Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.”  Currently Justin Bieber is on the radio with a very snarky song about loving yourself, as in it is a very self-centered, selfish thing to do. To give you a flavor of the song, one line is, “My mama don’t like you…