Yearly Archives: 2022

posticon Soul Contracts

Posted on   by

If you’ve been on the spiritual path very long, you’ve probably heard of “soul contracts.” But what are they?

Spirit

There is no being in your life by accident—whether it be a human, animal, plant, other sentient being. There are no accidents, only soul contracts.

We realize this may be, as you say, a “hard pill to swallow.” But literally every aspect of your lives, from the most minute to the most monumental, is there because you have put it there.Read more

posticon Thoughts and Synchronicity

Posted on   by

The Miriam Webster dictionary defines “synchronicity” as the coincidental occurrence of events and especially psychic events (such as similar thoughts in widely separated persons or a mental image of an unexpected event before it happens) that seem related but are not explained by conventional mechanisms of causality used especially in the psychology of Carl Gustav Jung

We generally associate synchronicity with happy events. But synchronicity also works in creating unhappy events.

Years ago, two members of my family lost their sons in untimely, tragic deaths.Read more

dark side

posticon Your Shadow Self

Posted on   by

While we are not religious, we do find much wisdom in the Bible, and in the world’s other sacred texts.

This is a powerful, insightful statement from the Bible:
“Why do you observe the splinter in your brother’s eye and never notice the plank in your own?” Gospel of Matthew 7:4

The legendary Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung popularized the term, “shadow self.”

Spirit

Years ago, when Johnny first heard the term “shadow self,” it made him uncomfortable. He could not accept the idea all humans have a dark side.Read more

posticon The New Year

Posted on   by

In 1977, Mother Teresa visited the four founders of the Foundation for Inner Peace. (As you may know, the foundation is the publisher of A Course in Miracles.)

In their conversation, the group talked about all the sadness and suffering in our modern world. Mother Teresa said, “…it is actually a disease….” The others asked her if there was any cure. She replied, “Yes. The cure is called love, and thank God it is contagious.”

What a great reply!Read more