Tag: compassion

Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Vegas

In 2008 I was getting ready to head out for the night to a meeting, when some guy emailed me out of the blue using my business contact form and called me a whale. Yeah. “You’re a fat whale. You should lose some weight. I can’t stand looking at you.” That was the entirety of his email. He didn’t include a real email address for a response. Typical. At that point in my life, I was getting a little bit of hate mail, but it was usually related to my business. “You’re a fraud.” “Stop charging money for your god

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Where Peace and Plenty are Possible

Monday night I dreamed a vortex of swirling energy opened up in the sky and this Being came out of it. I went to talk to him and ask him what the vortex was all about. He told me, “If you enter that vortex it will transport you to a time when Earth is at peace, where people cooperate for survival instead of competing over resources, and the earth is in balance.” I said, “Awesome! I really want to see how we accomplish that. Sign me up. I want to go!” So I stepped through the vortex and when I

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In Her Shoes

Ever pick the wrong line in a grocery store and wish you had picked any other line in the store? It was 4pm at Whole Foods on a Tuesday when I found myself searching for a check-out line. I walked to the very end, and got in the shortest line in the store. There was a reason the line was so short. Everyone who got in line, got out and went somewhere else. I didn’t know this, however, when I started putting my groceries on the conveyor belt. There was just one lady in front of me. An Indian woman

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You Must Have God In You

When you remember that you are a loving tendril of Source consciousness, and that everyone around you is as well, you begin to see that we are all One. Like fingers on the hand, or limbs on the body of God, we are all connected even when we can’t see the web of connection between us. Sometimes it’s hard to see that connection with our eyes or our minds, but it’s always there in our hearts. Open your heart, connect with others, and you will begin to feel that you are not a single energy walking in this world, but

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