Trusting My Good Increases My Happiness!

This month at our center the theme is happiness. I find myself thinking about it a lot, talking about it with parents, youth and other students of life like myself. My belief about happiness is being happy comes naturally. It’s natural to be happy. One idea presented during my happiness research this month is that…

Fathering Happiness

Honoring the men in our lives, a focus on what we love most about them, is the question. A dad that fathers humor. A remembrance of the sweet moments of everyday life is one key to honoring our men.  It’s easy to overlook the day-to-day operations as being of significance.  However, these are the memories…

PRACTICE MAKES THE MASTER

PRACTICE MAKES THE MASTER On Wednesday night, Rick Dale and I had the blessed opportunity to share an inspiration talk entitled, Practice Makes The Master.  This title came from a quote I heard from author and Toltec teacher, Don Miguel Ruiz, which states, “Practice makes the master. It’s not about learning; it’s about taking action and…

Life is a Story

I just finished reading Life of Pi an amazing story about a young boy and a Bengal tiger surviving on a life raft for seven months. Months ago I saw the movie and was struck by how spiritual it was, but is wasn’t until reading the book I truly understood how spiritual it is. It…

The “Secret” to Affirmative Prayer

Last week in our “Essential Ernest” class, Dr. Heather shared a magical secret to make our affirmative prayers more effective when we may be challenged with feeling the emotion of having the very desire we are praying for in our lives. Feeling what it is like to already have that (insert prayer request) in your life…

Let Gifts Guide You to Your Higher Purpose

My gift of photography captures my daughter’s gift of dance, and we both live our higher purpose. I’ve come to discover that when a concept comes to me in many ways…I hear, see or read it in a number of different places… it’s a message from the Universe to pay attention; to look more closely…

Come on, get happy

What is happiness?  Do we have it?  Do we want it?  If we get it, can we keep it? These are questions we ask ourselves when we stop to reflect on our lives. In this time and space, a planetary shift is occurring and it’s heading toward the collective, the unselfish collective.  With our connections…