Forgive and Let Go

On any given day, you may stumble upon inspirational quotes that outline the power of letting go and the healing that comes with forgiveness....

What does Being Happy really Mean?

For a long time, I wrestled with the idea that our purpose here on Earth is to be happy. I listened to spiritual gurus...

In Memorium: Barbara Marx Hubbard (1929-2019)

Visionary and futurist Barbara Marx Hubbard, leader in the field of conscious evolution, slipped peacefully from this realm to the next on April 10...

Presence

"The present moment never leaves you. It is you who leaves the present moment." If you are not present, then you must be in your...

Spirit Leaves: Residence in the Heart

When we first feel romantic attraction, a resonant pulse like the beating of wings flutters over the chest. When someone insults us, a stinging...

The Redesign of Reality

We should not divide our perceived reality but be amused by it. The thought fragments that divulge our reactions create assumptions that shape our...

How to Liberate Yourself from Repressed Emotions

Feelings are just energies arising within you. They have a message to deliver. They guide an appropriate response to whatever is occurring in the...

The Open Heart

The heart as the seat of emotion -- what could be more telling? The heart as the seat of love -- what could be...

Happiness is…

Be in love with the moment and you will find and unfold happiness. Be in that moment even when misery tears you apart, and...

Nurture Inner Peace to Balance Body and Mind

In this world scarred by turmoil and endless challenges, I find balance in body and mind by nurturing a sense of inner peace: in...

Conscious Living Expo returns to Lake Harriet

The sixth annual Conscious Living Expo, hosted by Lake Harriet Spiritual Community (LHSC), will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,...

Essentially Hopeful and Optimistic

While the world can be full of doom and gloom, I prefer to see the beauty in the world to give me hope for...

How to be Unconditional in Relationships

Unconditional is a word used often and randomly. Being unconditional in relationships is what spiritual sciences teach us. This view is endorsed by the...

Stop the Madness! Harvesting the Power of Trapped Trauma through Integration

In these highly catalyzed, transformational times many people feel caught in a spin cycle, recirculating old baggage. For people raised in hostile, unstable, unsafe...

Using Gratitude to Remain Present

There are many methodologies to achieve "enlightenment." This is not a state that one attains; it is our natural state that we've set aside...

Spotlight on Conscious Business

The Gathering Salon & Wellness Center, 656 Selby Ave., St. Paul MN 55104, 651.222.3322, gathering@qwest.net, gatheringsalon.netOnce upon a time there was a lady named...

How To Love Yourself

Recently while leading a group, someone shared that her goal was to learn to love herself, but felt it was an impossible task. Others...