Power and Presence

It’s intangible. You can’t see it, touch it, or smell it, yet you know it’s there. Always. Some people call it a Higher Power. I grew up calling it Holy Spirit. Call it what you will, believe it to be masculine, feminine, a combination of both - no matter. Your relationship with Spirit is unique. This gently powerful presence lights your path and guides each step if you allow it. All it takes is your attention and your willing participation.

In each moment lies an opportunity, if you choose to accept it. Acknowledge the presence, be still enough to hear that voiceless message…then choose. Follow it or ignore it. Continue the adventure, or ignore its direction and remain trapped in your imaginary box of safety.

If Spirit is intangible, how will you recognize its presence, its guidance? You might get an intuition or gut feeling about a situation. At a crossroads, one fork may seem brighter than the other. You may become aware of little synchronicities as you...

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Your Spiritual Journey

In my last post, I talked about your human journey, and how a fresh look at the stories of your life can reveal hidden possibilities. You may already have discovered you are simultaneously traveling a second, spiritual journey. This isn’t about being religious. It’s not something you do, but something you are. The human and spiritual paths don’t so much run parallel to each other as they interweave together into one, multidimensional track. Looking at your life stories from this larger perspective can unveil even more amazing opportunities for freedom, creativity, and transformation.

That said, the spiritual journey can be subtle. It takes practice to recognize how it manifests in your daily life. The spiritual journey deals more with feelings than with tangible things. Gut feelings, Intuition, seeming happenstances are examples of what I’m talking about. For example, your friend answers, “Fine,” when you ask “How are you?” Your gut...

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