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posticon God Is A Big Illusion We Made Up

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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect and writer


If you read our last week’s post, You and God Have An Eternal Connection, you may be puzzled by this post’s title. In fact, you may think I’ve lost my mind.

Let me explain.

Today I was at my desk wondering what we were going to write about for this week’s post. Then I remembered a close friend from long ago. She didn’t believe in God, and did her best to convince me to ditch my beliefs.Read more


posticon You and God Have An Eternal Connection

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Think of yourself as an incandescent power, illuminated and perhaps forever talked to by God and his messengers. ~ Brenda Ueland, American journalist and writer


Our dear friend George Ball, of Alexandria, Virginia, suggested recently that we come up with some inspirational thoughts to remind us that we and Spirit are eternally connected. I think George’s idea is a great way to start this new year of 2018—and set the tone for the whole year, and beyond.

The following list consists of Spirit’s random thoughts, in no particular order.Read more


posticon What You Ought To Know about Loneliness

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We are all so much together, but we are dying of loneliness. ~ Albert Schweitzer


You would think in this super-connected world we live in no one would feel lonely. Communication is literally instantaneous, even across thousands of miles. And yet there is an epidemic of loneliness plaguing so many people all across the globe.

One of our readers wrote me recently. With her permission, I want to share with you part of her letter:

I’ve been thinking of our last conversation with Spirit and how you told me I already know everything.Read more


posticon What Masks Are You Wearing?

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The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher


Years ago a good friend asked me, “What masks are you wearing?” A bit startled by her question, I replied, “I’m not wearing any masks.” “Yes, you are,” she said.

In the years since that day, I’ve come to realize she was absolutely right. We’re all wearing masks. We’ve become experts at disguising our true identities.

It’s even reached the point where many of us believe we ARE our masks.Read more

eternity is in the present moment

posticon Pretend You’re Going To Live For Eternity

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The soul of man is immortal and imperishable. ~ Plato

eternity is in the present moment

You may have heard of an American woman named Norma Bauerschmidt. Norma’s been in the news a lot over the past couple years. At the age of 90, she was hit with a real double-whammy. First, her husband of 67 years died. Then Norma was diagnosed with  uterine cancer.

Sitting in her doctor’s office, she listened to him go through the standard litany of her medical options: surgery, radiation, chemotherapy.Read more