The Power of Giving and Receiving

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” ―Maya Angelou I interact with a wide range of people on a daily basis at my job, and I’ve noticed the tendency of people to shy away from receiving a gift without giving something in return. Sure that’s how storesContinue reading “The Power of Giving and Receiving”

Why Strangers Shouldn’t be Strange

“There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met.” -William Butler Yeats Think about how many “strangers” you meet in a day, that you don’t open yourself up to getting to know. How many opportunities to learn and to grow do you think have passed you by? The store I work at doesContinue reading “Why Strangers Shouldn’t be Strange”

A Life-Changing Abraham Hicks Cruise

“The ship named ‘Solstice’ embarked from Seattle, and as we headed toward Alaska I felt a sense that (like this ship) my life was about to head in a brand new direction.” My week-long trip to Alaska turned out to be one of the most life-changing and soul-awakening moments that I had experienced up toContinue reading “A Life-Changing Abraham Hicks Cruise”

My First Introduction to Spirituality

“It was like riding in a spaceship being pinned to your seat, going through turbulence, until it finally exits the atmosphere and all becomes still and life becomes weightless– effortless even.” My spiritual journey, as many other teachers have experienced, began with intense asking and (self-created) suffering. This searching for self and the true essenceContinue reading “My First Introduction to Spirituality”