Baby Steps to Forgiveness

There are people who want to forgive and can’t. Others lack the desire to forgive the object of their grievance. Within the deep and long-held grievance is overwhelming emotional pain that has significantly impacted one’s life. In effect, this grievance becomes one’s personal antagonist. This negative energy creates an obstacle for one to focus on ...

The Five Element Theory

The Five Element Theory
A simple beginning to understanding Oneness We live in a highly technological age where knowledge is growing exponentially. Our children do not picture life without a cell phone, a microwave oven or indoor plumbing. Children study science as a regular part of their curriculum; they do not question that travel to other planets is within ...

The Insidious Nature of Marginalization

There are many polarizing issues in our society. They deal with politics, religion, abortion etc. The result of these intractable views has led to human discomfort and tragedy. These conflicts are in full view and remain a challenge for our society. There is also a lesser-known contributor that creates separation between individuals, organizations and community. ...

Be an Activist: Searching for Common Ground

Peaceful relationships of any kind can develop based on what we have in common. This holds true whether we are talking about personal relationships or world peace. There is an abundance of common ground between us all. Our false perceptions of ourselves and others have created unnecessary conflicts between many segments of our society. At ...

Our Common Ground

Atheist to Evangelical and Beyond…… My heart and I are very concerned about the conflict that exists throughout our world. I keep wondering what it would take to increase the possibility of a more peaceful world. My conclusion is that we need a pathway in conversation that is respectful and illuminates what we need to ...

Redefining Ourselves for Peace

Historians who study wars tell us that the world has become more peaceful. They cite statistics which show that this is true. For many of us, the world doesn’t seem to be very peaceful. We have experienced wars across the globe throughout our lifetime. Many of these conflicts have a strong religious component. This is ...

Dealing with Gossip From Within

When I engage in gossip or slander, I hurt the other person – and I hurt myself as well. At some point, I will probably begin to wonder whether people are talking behind my back as well. Because of my negative focus and things that I say about others, I may start imagining what others ...

Determine the Truth for a Better Tomorrow

The Truth can set Us Free! If our intention is to focus on creating a better world for everyone, then striving to ascertain what is true is a necessary mandate. Comingling the truth with non-truth can create an interesting story however; the consequence for human interaction creates untold disasters. This is true for personal interactions, ...

Worldwide Conflict and Resolution

Our ancient history is filled with human suffering, conflicts and wars that have a religious component. The banner of religion was and is still used as a clarion call to promote a particular ideology with its strict rules. It appears that those who promote these ideologies have a hidden agenda. There are also those rooted ...

The Reality of Creating Illusions

Living life creatively is part of our heritage and physiological makeup. Our gifts are expressed uniquely by each of us. Recognition of this reality enhances one’s ability to live an extraordinary life. Looking at life from the perspective of making magic can open the door to consciously creating your life. Happiness is derived if choices ...