Everyday Mysticism: The Science of Happiness – Introduction

For the next few weeks, I'd like to do something a little different with the column. Perhaps the main reason people turn to spirituality is because they are looking for more happiness in their lives. In the spirit of "the Lord helps those who help themselves," I've decided to take my happiness in my own … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: The Science of Happiness – Introduction

Weekly Reading: 2/12/2018

  It's a challenge to navigate the current climate and retain a sense of optimism. The constant barrage of news, information, gossip, and drama has created an era of hyper-stimulation, fraught with chaos. After a while, life in the Age of Crazy can just be downright exhausting. If you've reached the end of your rope … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 2/12/2018

Everyday Mysticism: If Baskin-Robbins Can Have 31 Flavors…

  Blogging about spirituality each week, it can be difficult to navigate the treacherous waters of religion. Most people agree there is a difference between religion and spirituality, although the two are not mutually exclusive. And like many people, my days of participation in organized religion are far, far behind me. When folks talk about … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: If Baskin-Robbins Can Have 31 Flavors…

Weekly Reading: 1/29/2018

All change requires time, effort, and space to become fully realized. Our impatience not only makes the wait seem longer...it can actually increase the length of time needed to fulfill our goals. Plant the seeds, pull the weeds, and let nature do the rest of the job. Contrary to what a lot of people would … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 1/29/2018

Weekly Reading: 1/15/2018

Sometimes, I lay down the cards and just have to pause and say, "Whoa....." You'll notice there are five cards in this spread instead of three--that's because Justice and The Sun jumped out of the deck when I was pulling position one and three. When a card jumps out of the deck at you, you … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 1/15/2018

Everyday Mysticism: The Year End Charity Post

Yup, it's that time of the year. Everybody's hand is out, and you are wondering "How can I be┬áthe noble, generous, charitable person I want to be, without bankrupting myself?" Okay, you may not be thinking that, but maybe you should. When you're living in crazy times, action can be great medicine. And doing good, … Continue reading Everyday Mysticism: The Year End Charity Post

Weekly Reading: 12/11/2017

  Last week, the cards set a challenge for us--reach out to those with whom we may not have been connecting in the past few months. While the hope is that bridges were mended, the reality could be that it's time for some relationships to end. It's tough to close doors behind us, and too … Continue reading Weekly Reading: 12/11/2017