Author Archives: gerrystarnes

On Being Gentle

What is the attitude I need in order to weather the current emotional swings of these turbulent times? The word “gentle” kept coming up, and I realized that I did not understand what that meant. Continue reading

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Three Keys To Successful Long-Term Relationships

You may already know that I have been in a long-term relationship for … well … a very long time. I have seen many other relationships that have developed during that time fall apart. As a counselor, teacher, and minister, … Continue reading

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Navigating Difficult Times

These days can be particularly anxiety-producing and possibly even traumatic. Here are some simple ways to navigate these difficult times. Continue reading

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When You Let Your Guides Down

Among the wonderful benefits of having more than 20 educational videos about journeying and spirit allies online, is that I occasionally get some very interesting questions. I would like to share this one, and my response, because I hear variations on it … Continue reading

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Eagle’s Challenge

The Eagle chapter of Spirit Paths: The Quest for Authenticity is challenging. It leaps from a discussion of personal authenticity within family and community (Tribe) to an overarching view of responsibility for nurturing human evolution as a whole. That is … Continue reading

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“Spirit Paths” Book Wins Grand Prize from TISBA

This month, Spirit Paths: The Quest for Authenticity, written by Gerry Starnes, M.Ed., and published in December 2013, has won the Grand Prize Award from The Indie Spiritual Book Awards. The competition was open to authors who publish independently regarding spiritually-oriented … Continue reading

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Making Room

If there is light in the soul, there is beauty in the person.
 If there is beauty in the person, there is harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, there is order in the nation. If … Continue reading

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