If you are a person who works to be a better person, often through study and personal reflection, you may find there is always something more to do. It can seem like no matter how hard we try we just can’t seem to get our lives to reflect the excellence for which we strive.
Perhaps you are trying too hard. There are just so many hours in a day and so many days in a week. Yet we use our electronic devices to accomplish far more, often simultaneously, than we could possibly do…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on April 27, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments
Let me begin with the acknowledgement that you may substitute any other more palatable word for “God” in this discussion. Many people still see God as the old man in the sky who punishes us if we’re bad and blesses us if we’re good (maybe…if He’s feeling so inclined).
In the New Thought Movement we have a very different concept of God as an intelligence with which we have a direct connection. But, if Spirit, Divine Love, Universal Intelligence, or something else works better for you,…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on April 20, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments
(Originally written April 6, 2012, but not published)
I’m a firm believer in blogging when you have something to say. This week I really don’t have a cute story, any deep insights to share or a foible of my own to report for amusement and education. It’s a busy week with extra services for Holy Week, caring for my Dad and living the life I have chosen to live – all good stuff, actually! But a full-out, blog to share – Iit ain’t…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on April 9, 2012 at 5:50pm — No Comments
(Originally written March 30, 2012, but not posted)
Whether or not we are aware of it, the Universal Law of Cause and Effect operates at all times in our lives. Our thoughts, both conscious and unconscious, are constantly forming our reality. The results of those thoughts produce what we think are rewards and consequences.
It is our ego that is into judging, not the Universe. We judge some outcomes and situations as rewards, sometimes even miracles. Other…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on April 9, 2012 at 5:48pm — No Comments
(Originally written March 23, 2012, but not posted)
I am alternately amused, annoyed and perplexed at how much I, and others around me, can fuss about the most insignificant things. I remember a discussion not too long ago about what color to paint a room in our home. That decision was preceded by high-level negotiations about the necessity of a wall border, and ultimately which border to choose since he had to have his way about having one – oops,…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on April 9, 2012 at 5:47pm — No Comments