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“IF YOU DON’T CHANGE YOUR MIND,
YOU CANNOT CHANGE YOUR WORLD”

This is the first chapter of the latest book in the Get A Grip series, Suicide - Fast or Slow.  It is an important topic - I encourage you to read this post and share it with anyone you know who is suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts. There is help. Read more »
Every thought, word and action is a prayer that manifest through the Divine Creator. When you are alone, it is a silent conversation between you and your Creator. I always say that when I’m alone, I pray silently and when I am with others, I pray aloud.  It is called the ‘More Truth Will Set You Free’ Workshop; this is my prayer or offering. Read more »
How you view yourself, who you are, what you are capable of and how you impact the world around you is all connected to confidence. Becoming more empowered and confident may seem hard to do, especially if your feelings of low self-esteem and self-worth have become a way of life. We ALL have the same potential. Read more »
I used to bless my food but I don’t anymore. I now know that I would only be blessing myself. Instead, I offer my food to God in this way; I start the meal in silence and offer the first mouthful of food to God, I offer the second mouthful to myself as God, and I offer the third mouthful to all of the people in the world that are hungry. If you do this, you will change your consciousness around food. Read more »
Modern Applications of Ancient Wisdom – The Bhagavad Gita We know that these teachings have stood the test of time and truth and give us the blueprint, or the indicators of how we live under unconscious guidance, and how whatever is unconscious has to be made conscious; otherwise you’re not aware of your awareness. So how do you make the unconscious, conscious? Read more »
But how do you define your excellence? Is it achieving the highest position in the company or scoring top grades on a test? For me it’s simply the ability to get into the bed every night and say I did my best. It’s about the way you see yourself in your own mind and knowing you already have excellence, you've probably just misplaced it. Read more »
In each of our lives we share joy, sorrow, achievements, disappointments, moments of enlightenment and confusion as well as every other type of ebb and flow that life has to offer...this is the way life is meant to be.  Whether grief and loss are personal, or has affected someone you know, or the world on a global scale, compassion and service become positive life affirming tools that bring ease, healing and transformation following shock and trauma. Read more »
The Bhagavad Gita was written by sages who broke through the maya of illusion and wrote a guidebook for us on how to live a God-Realized life. It is called the devotees song of love to God. Many consider this the Hindu bible which is a misnomer actually because if you read the Upanishads, which the Bhagavad Gita comes from, you will find a section that translated means "Sermon on the Mount". So many spiritual teachings can be traced back to this book. Read more »
On the top of the Rising Star symbol, the star represents the Crown Chakra. The heart shape represents the Heart Chakra. The bottom, center of the triangle is the Root Chakra. So, within the symbol, you have your seven chakras. Now, right from the bottom of the star there are five strokes coming out. Then on each side you have three strokes coming out of the star. What is five and three? Eight. And what is eight and three? Eleven. Read more »
Ancient Indian philosophy talks about Five Principles Of Spirituality. When we spend time contemplating each principle and applying it to a question or situation we are faced with, the power of these beautiful teachings starts to unfold. Read more »

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