Vow Renewal in San Clemente

Come renew your vows to each other. Photo credit: Juli Isola Photography For couples looking for a more meaningful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley is hosting a Vow Renewal on Sunday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. Pattie Mercado. Cost for the ceremony is free with…

Vow Renewal in San Clemente

Come renew your vows to each other. Photo credit: Juli Isola Photography For couples looking for a more meaningful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley is hosting a Vow Renewal on Sunday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. Pattie Mercado. Cost for the ceremony is free with…

Are we all Consciously Connected?

A device to transmit energy Take a moment to attempt an exercise. Concentrate on the cells of your body.  Start at your feet, and then move your way up throughout your entire body.  Feel your legs, stomach, heart, throat, and head.  Now imagine concentrating all your energy to your hands.  Place your entire focus on…

Delay is not a Denial

Moving toward our dreams is not always easy. Sometimes we can feel lost at sea, unsure about which direction to go. The ego serves up fears and negative thoughts about our choices and then we find evidence to support “staying stuck” in our experience. The well-meaning friend who warns you of the unseen dangers, or…

Spirit is Unlimited

Diane King Vann, me and Jimmy Vann  On Sunday, our music director Diane King Vann, gave me the most amazing birthday present of a seven minute musical production of the Finale from  Les Miserables. Several weeks before my birthday, Diane asked me to make a list  of my favorite songs of all time for the…

Everyday is an Opportunity for Alchemy

Where is the world calling you to create something wonderful with what’s in your basket? Have you ever shared a challenge or obstacle you were experiencing with a friend or colleague only to have them respond with one of the many popular cliches or platitudes? “If Life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” “What doesn’t kill…