Yearly Archives: 2021

posticon Savior of the World

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Today, as you know, the Christian world celebrates Christmas, the birth of its savior, Jesus Christ. But what is a “savior?” Do you consider yourself a savior? Probably not.

“Only the voice of ego would see a difference of being the savior of the world and a street sweeper.” The Way of the Heart by Jayem

A few years ago we wrote a post about a real-life street sweeper, a man I knew from my childhood.

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Every one of you reading this—no exceptions—was born to be a savior of the world.Read more

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Recently, Berna and I were discussing free will. She mentioned that, in fact, we have been given free will to discover that we are doing God’s will.

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We’ve said this before, but it bears repeating: Your will and God’s will are one, they are the same.

“How can that be?” you might ask. “After all, look at all the awful deeds humans have committed over the centuries.”

Great question. How indeed could a good and gracious God ever allow those awful deeds to be heaped upon the heads of his children?Read more

posticon The Magic of Meditation

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In my personal life, I’ve found meditation a most powerful tool. I’ve meditated every day over 40 years, cannot imagine life without it. It can work magic in your life.

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The benefits of meditation are many. It will help and heal you in all areas of your life—physical, mental, emotional, spiritual.

There are many ways to meditate. Our purpose here today is not to teach you meditation methods. There is plenty of good information on that available today.

What is important is that you choose a method that appeals to you personally.Read more

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I’m not a country music fan. But there is one hauntingly beautiful song I first heard years ago. The title was “Bringing Mary Home.”

The song tells the story of a man driving down a lonely country road on a dark and stormy night. A little girl suddenly shows up in his headlights. He stops and she gets in the back seat. She explains, “My name is Mary. Please won’t you take me home?”

He did take her home. But when they arrived at her house, she had vanished.Read more

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Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. ~ Denis Waitley

Two days ago, on November 25, 2021, the United States celebrated its annual holiday of Thanksgiving.

The message of gratitude often gets confused, misused, and even lost. So it’s helpful to remind ourselves, now and then, of how much we have to be truly grateful for.

Here are some of Spirit’s thoughts about gratitude.Read more