How often do you find yourself in great conflict with two parts of yourself? The conflict may be about whether you should eat that chocolate cake, stay up or go to sleep early, turn off the TV and go pay the bills, keep your mouth shut and not answer your partner’s snide remark, or thousands […]
I. Listening vs. Lecturing Children, like most of us, don’t like to be lectured. When a child does something “wrong,” the last thing he wants is to hear his parents’ authoritative voice rambling about his mistake. Children will naturally shut out their parents when they are lecturing to them. A child will respond positively to […]
When we find things in the world that we don’t like, we can live in the complaint or we can do something about it. What do you want to do about it?
What does it mean to love yourself? You know what it feels like to love another, but do you experience that sensation for yourself? Learn how, and teach your children.
Once we truly learn to love ourselves, just because, then our inner voice will emerge to direct us toward our passion- our life’s purpose. Most people do not hear this little voice because it is blocked by their fears and insecurities.
The greatest source of unhappiness and pain in our lives is our unfulfilled desire to experience unconditional love. Why is it so important to us and how can we learn to give it to ourselves?
We are mostly reactive, unconscious creatures. Yet within us lives a conscious, creative presence which is part of Spirit. Our calling is to connect with and operate from that part of us.
Understanding the nature of children so that parents can patiently help shape and steward them to become the best that they can be.
Spiritual teachers serve us in two significant ways: they awaken us to our higher selves, and stretch us by role modeling love and courage; e.g. Mandela in jail for 27yrs.
When we truly connect with our Core Self – our inner directive, our creative force, our truth – we no longer fear death. Our only drive is to express and manifest that truth; Socrates, Gandhi, Martin Luther king.