Category Archives: Society

Elder Parents: The Journey Begins

Having both parents suddenly go into an assisted living facility is stunning. It has put me in a place that I never expected—that WE never expected—and it is difficult in a way that I am not sure people who have … Continue reading

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Are You Not Feeling Heard?

Clear communication is central to creating and sustaining relationships of all types. This article explores some key elements to help strengthen your interpersonal communication awareness. Continue reading

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Change The Narrative — With Gratitude

Let’s change the narrative, the stories that we tell about life, the universe, and everything. Let’s work together to create a new narrative, one of compassion, respect, caring, abundance. Of course, the place to begin is within. You have likely … Continue reading

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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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A Warrior’s Refrain

Starting a 7th year teaching the Spirit Paths program, I am afforded the opportunity to examine again what it means to be a warrior. The word has often confusing meanings in our Western culture, and many of our images of warriors … Continue reading

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Healing Self Curses (Cancel/Clear)

Excerpted from the book, “Spirit Paths: The Quest for Authenticity” by Gerry Starnes, M.Ed. For the most part, belief filters are based on learned behaviors that arise from past experience. You may have had a traumatic or frightening experience with … Continue reading

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Healing Deepwater Horizon

Following the explosion and collapse of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform on April 20, 2010, the world watched in helpless horror as an environmental catastrophe unfolded. It was alarming at first to think of the thousands of gallons of oil, … Continue reading

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