Easter

“What are you doing for Easter?” is a question I have heard often lately. It usually means are you making dinner or celebrating with family and friends. But it is a great question to cause us to look at the meaning of Easter and what it can mean to us today . No matter what the sacred…

The Proof of Positive THinking

Mark Waldman and Andrew Newburg write a monthly column in the Science of Mind magazine. In the March issue they write: “If your goals are aligned with your deepest values, and if you immerse yourself in the pleasure of achieving daily goals, your brain becomes more motivated to seek bigger rewards. But brains encode failures…

Self Appreciation

” There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance;that imitation is suicide;”     Ralph Waldo Emerson These immortal words in Emerson’s essay on Self-Reliance  are just as true today as they were 150 years ago when they were written. Yet in our current culture…

The Myth of Security

Ernest Holmes wrote:  “The greatest good that can come to anyone is the..absolute certainty of himself, and of his relationship to the Universe, forever removing the sense of heaven as being outside himself.. Such an understanding teaches us that there can never come a time when we shall stop progressing…Such an understanding will rob man…