Telling the servant to rest

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“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” (Albert Einstein) I spent the summer in the sacred gift of living from my intuitive mind and connecting with my soul in Peru and with two weeks of Shaman workshops in Utah. It was beautiful and joyful. When I got home, my logical practical mind said, “Okay, now you need to develop a business plan and get serious about your business and your book. It is time to get back to work.” So I started pushing . . .

Praying For the World without Osama Bin Laden

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Last night, a friend texted me with the news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed.. . . I didn’t know what exactly I was feeling. I felt my heart break again for all those that were suffering the continued absence of their loved ones, for those whose health and well being had been forever changed by the attacks that Bin Laden and Al Qaeda have orchestrated. Would this help them heal? Would it bring a sense of justice for them? There was no elation. No joy. . . .

Does Being Practical Hold You Back?

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I am a practical person. I’ve always thought that being practical was a good thing. Unless you are meant to be a cloistered monk or nun, you have to attend to the real world practicalities of life. We have responsibilities to other people and financial considerations like paying the mortgage or rent. Yes, we practical and responsible people choose to feed our children (or animals) and pay our bills before we splurge on luxury items. Being practical also can have a downside. The callings of our soul and heart do not intitially seem practical. . . .