Our Actions Are Making a Difference

Dear Friends, I miss you. I miss your hugs, your presence and your warmth. And I am so proud of you for staying away, for staying home and sheltering in place. I know it is hard for us not to hug our friends. I know it is hard, but if we remember why we are…

Believing in Something More

I’m a huge fan of The Crown on Netflix and binge-watched all of season three over the holidays. In a recent episode, Prince Philip realizes he has lost his faith. The character says, “It’s been more of a gradual thing: a drip, drip, drip of doubt, disaffection, disease, discomfort. … [and] compulsive over-exercising. An inability…

On Second Thought

As Science of Mind students, we know “thoughts are things;” thoughts create the very foundation that anchors our lives. In fact, the two most powerful spiritual practices prescribed are affirmative prayer and affirmations, both designed to remind ourselves, using words, how Divine we are. We also know that while our being is Divine Perfection, we…

Becoming a Blessing by Making Space

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen’s book, “My Grandfather’s Blessings” is opening my heart and mind. Dr. Remen writes exquisitely about the wisdom of her grandfather and her own approach to patients who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. She also writes about other doctors and how their presence, not their medical expertise, was often what…

Making Space for Meditation

Imagine living daily from that place of feeling truly “enough.” I believe it can come from meditation, the practice of acknowledging that we are greater than our culture, our judgments, and our story. I recently stumbled upon Kyle Cease. He is a former comedian who found his calling as a thought leader and wrote a…

Am I the Only One?

Tomorrow is Halloween and I don’t want to participate. Boo-hoo! Evidently the etiquette for not participating involves, turning your lights off, not answering your doorbell and leaving a note of explanation in the bowl filled with all the candy, encouraging the trick-or-treaters to help themselves. Last year was my first Halloween home. I decided to…