Working With the Universal Laws

Working With The Universal Laws to Create Harmony Lots of people use control as a means of staving off fear. We might get a degree to reduce the fear of poverty. Maybe we get married to avoid the fear of loneliness. We might verbally attack someone to avoid the fear of them hurting us. It’s […]

How to Naturally Deal With Pests

Warmer weather is coming and with comes bugs and other pests. If you are savvy, this won’t be a problem for you. You already know about natural pest control. For all the others, here are just a few of the safe ways to deal with unwanted critters. Praying Mantises Praying mantises are voracious carnivores that […]

Cultivate a No-Mow, Ecofriendly Landscape

Many homeowners are starting to catch no-mow fever. They understand that while lawns help with fire, rodent, and weed control, they also require toxic fertilizers and herbicides to  maintain them. Not to mention the labor and fuel invested in keeping them short and pretty. One source claims that 3 trillion gallons of water a year is […]

How to Engage in Hospitality as a Spiritual Practice

When I was little, we knew who our neighbors were. We had neighborhood block parties. If someone was having a barbeque, you could almost always be assured of someone offering you food if you were hungry. People sat outside on the porch on hot summer nights talking nonsense for hours. These days everyone is inside […]

Living an Ordinary Sacred Life

Animism is an ordinary sacred thing. There is no enlightenment or Heaven at the end. You don’t get status that elevates you above others. To have those things requires separateness. In a state of Oneness, nobody is any more enlightened than anyone else. No one is higher or lower. We just Are. Modern animism doesn’t […]

What You Want is Not for Sale

We live in a society where everything is a commodity. The belief is that everything can be bought for a price. Cars, homes, land, beauty, salvation, friendships, education, spirituality, happiness, and even love. In fact, we judge others by how well they are able to acquire the things they want. The truth is, what you want […]

Living a Spiritually Debt Free Life

As a facilitator of past life regression, I can tell you that the number one thing that comes up in any session is spiritual debt or unfinished business. When you leave this world in debt, you don’t get a “get out of debt free” card. You accumulate debt. So when you come back again, you […]

Let the World See You

Everything and everyone is interconnected. People whom westerners see as primitive often still have and live with this knowing. When you see others and let the world see you, you embody that knowing. What am I talking about? The movie Avatar displayed this beautifully. In one of the final scenes, Neytiri holds Jake in his […]

You Can’t Think Your Way to Spirituality

Once there was a well known philosopher and scholar who devoted himself to the study of Zen for many years. On the day that he finally attained enlightenment, he took all of his books out into the yard and burned them all. ~Zen parable A lot of people approach spirituality from a head space. They […]

The Many Benefits of Ritual

There are many benefits of rituals. You just have to engage in them with an open heart to see for yourself. There is nothing superstitious or evil about it. It’s just a way to get in touch with yourself, your ancestors, and the universe. Rituals Help You Get Acquainted With Your World When you do rituals, […]