Magic vs. Religion

 Lately I’ve been having conversations with my Deity asking why the requests I’ve been asking for aren’t being done! They’re good things, really, helping others, healing others, things not even for myself, but for those I love.  Things that I certainly would do if I had the power! And then I find this: Magic is when … Continue reading Magic vs. Religion

Steps to Forgiveness

Forgiveness is tough.   Being hurt by someone we care about causes such deep suffering. It’s hard to put into words the pain that seems to emanate from our core into every cell of our bodies.   The truth is that until we forgive, we are trapped, we are controlled, we are imprisoned by the … Continue reading Steps to Forgiveness

Coming soon

At this time of year, we begin to look ahead to spring.  It’s been cold in the northeast, and we are ready for some warmer weather.  Even though we are in January, the stores are already filled with spring fashion. We tend to look ahead, and that’s fine, because sometimes the present is painful and … Continue reading Coming soon

Contemplation

Merriam-Webster defines contemplation as a state of mystical awareness of God’s being. I like that definition.  Is there really any other way to experience God other than through mystical awareness?  Voltaire said this, “In the beginning God created man in His own image, and man has been trying to repay the favor ever since.” We … Continue reading Contemplation