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Power of Love Radio Show with TJ and Taj Jackson

Yesterday, on June 30 2021, Belvie Rooks and I had the joy of being on a weekly radio show hosted by TJ and Taj Jackson, and the DeeDee Jackson Foundation, which was created in honor of their mother who was murdered when they were young.  The foundation helps people, especially children, to heal from traumatic…

Changing the World from the Inside-Out

“You don’t need to change jobs – you just need to change how you’re looking at it.” That’s what my spiritual teacher told me, many years ago.  I was unhappy with my academic job.  I thought my life would be better if I went into the healing arts profession – something more “holistic.”  But he…

Little Black Kitty: A True Story of Love, Letting Go, and How the Darkness Leads to Light

  She appeared out of the bushes one day.  Frail.  Hungry.  Frightened.  As if she needed a friend.  She was Little Black Kitty. “A divine visitor,” I thought.  “I should make an offering.”  I pulled a can of tuna from the pantry, spooned it into a bowl and placed it on the ground.  “There you…

Dying in peace

  I haven’t faced death in the eye, but I’ve learned from others who have made the journey from this world to …. elsewhere. It hasn’t always been love and light.  When I was 25, a young minister’s wife, I would go visit Mrs. Cook, in her 90s, at a luxury nursing home.  We were…

What Do You Get When You Take the “Panic” out of P-a-n-d-e-m-i-c? “Dem,” which is People!

Photo credit: Meggan Austin What Do You Get When You Take the “Panic” out of P-a-n-d-e-m-i-c? “Dem,” which is People! Embracing the Gift of the Shift by Fran Grace, Ph.D. READ it here! Fran Grace, Ph.D., serves as Professor of Religious Studies and Steward of the Meditation Program at the University of Redlands; she is…