Archive for September 2010

“Survey: Americans don’t know much about religion”

Did you catch this article about religious literacy in the news recently?  It’s interesting that so many Americans who belong to a religion don’t know what the religion believes — i.e., what they are supposed to believe. Here’s the link:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_religious_literacy_poll What do you think?  Comments I […]

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Keep drugs out of the water supply: dispose of drugs safely tomorrow at National Take-Back Day

“Having leftover drugs around the house is a significant safety risk and, in some cases, fosters prescription drug abuse and fuels black market trade.  However, throwing drugs away in the home or flushing them down the toilet can result in water contamination.  A 2002 U.S. Geological Survey […]

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How gratitude can actually keep you small — watch out

“Think how gratification blocks change.”  This phrase came up in a healing session today and gave me some unusual insights into how we stay stuck.  At first, I thought, “No, that can’t be right.  Getting what you want keeps you reaching towards the next thing.  Gratification of goals […]

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New Workshop: How to Find What You’ve Been Missing

Level: All — Explorers, Healers, and Leaders Format:  Three teleclasses  Dates: Wednesdays, Sept 22, 29, and Oct 6 Time: 11am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1pm Central, 2pm Eastern US Duration: 60 mins, but please leave 30 mins afterwards for finishing exercises & reflecting Description:  What really drives […]

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The Director’s Notebook, newsletter Sept 2010

Dear Brilliant Soul, Hello!  I’m back from three hot and muggy days in San Antonio, Texas — what a contrast to the cool dry air I gratefully met coming back home to Wisconsin. But contrast is important.  Traveling falls under Task #3 of Awakening: Explore the World.  […]

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Why do you need a spiritual practice?

Have you been guilt-tripping yourself about not having a spiritual practice?  The truth is, you already do have one.  Maybe you’re not meditating like a monk or levitating like a lama, but you do have a spiritual practice. The question is:  is your current practice doing for you […]

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