Yearly Archives: 2015

posticon Why We Love Refugees (And You Should, Too!) by John Cali and Spirit

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Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Syrian refugees resting

Syrian Refugees

Even if we don’t pay attention to the mainstream news, it’s hard to avoid knowing about the heart-wrenching humanitarian crisis with the Syrian refugees. Some of us may not even know where Syria is.

Many of us live in countries who are mostly at peace, a luxury Syrians lack. Yet we often focus too much on what we do not have, instead of the blessings we do have.Read more

posticon 10 Things You Should Know About Who You Are by John Cali and Spirit

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Accept who you are and the power of your might. ~ Lailah Gifty Akita, Founder of Smart Youth Volunteers Foundation

the universeThe Universe

One of the most basic questions we all have is “Who am I?”

You’ve probably heard it said we are  not only in the universe, be we are the universe. The Sanskrit expression, “Aham brahmasmi,” means “I am the universe, and the universe is me.”

Many of us probably think that’s a  nice thought, but we don’t really believe it’s literally true.Read more

posticon The Big Bang and Human Consciousness by John Cali and Spirit

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In the beginning there was nothing, and it exploded. ~ Sir Terry Pratchett, British author

The Big Bang

The Big Bang

Last week we received a letter from one of our readers, Cinda Miller. With her permission, here’s what she wrote:

Dear John,

I wanted to run something by you and see if it has a ring of truth to it. This is a thought that occurred to me the other day and in order to make sense from a thought I have to write it down.Read more

posticon What Is the Purpose of Life? by Martha Magee

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The purpose of life is soul growth. ~ Martha Magee

spirit in human formSpirit in Human Form

We have many lifetimes, an infinite amount to achieve this purpose (of soul growth). Each lifetime is a learning experience that we choose. Every aspect: our birth, what roles we will play out, karmic issues to be worked out, our parents, our country of origin, hometown, economic-social status, our bodies, our families, ethnic persuasion, beliefs, mental capacity, psychic abilities, constitutional strengths/weaknesses, soulmates, marriages, children, pets, livelihoods, lifestyles, vulnerabilities, talents, affinities, gifts, passions, challenges, addictions, persuasions, preferences, diseases, handicaps, injuries, wounds, accidents, intentions, relationships, friends, hobbies, incarcerations, triumphs, achievements, afflictions and spiritual goals, are ALL chosen by us—for purposes of soul growth.Read more

posticon Mr. Smith Goes To Texas: Follow-up by John Cali and Spirit

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Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and see that the chaff is printed. ~ Elbert Hubbard 1856-1915

the world is a good placeNote: I chose that graphic above for this post because my spirit guides are fond of saying exactly that—It (life) is all good, whether or not it seems so.

One of our readers, Cinda Miller, sent us a letter in response to last week’s post, Mr. Smith Goes To Texas. I thought it was a great letter.Read more