Posted April 30, 2017 in Monthly News

Sitting Still

Recently, I saw the following quotation in an article by Tommy Rosen, founder of Recovery 2.0, a tool that uses mindfulness (yoga) for recovery from addictions. Given that we are all dealing with aversion and grasping, longing and dreading, clinging and avoiding, the quotation can serve as the basis for all our recovery.

We […]

Posted March 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Three Syllables

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time… as they say. But with intention. So… Go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you. ~ L. R. Knost (from the Brahma Kumaris Thought […]

Posted February 28, 2017 in Monthly News

Understanding Mohini

If you’re depressed, you’re living in the past. If you’re anxious, you’re living in the future. If you’re at peace, you’re living in the present.

Lao Tzu (Laozi), ancient Chinese philosopher and writer

We have been teaching this concept in SCS (energy medicine and linguistics) for decades, but I did not know the awareness of […]

Posted January 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Relationships and SCS/NLP

Choose your love. Love your choice. ~ Thomas S. Monson

February has long been celebrated as a month of romance. As we know it today, St. Valentine’s Day contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition, so it seems only appropriate to write about love for the February Beyond Mastery Newsletter. In Radical […]

Posted December 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Let's Laugh

After having my blood pressure be relatively stable since August after it spiked in May of this year, it spiked again last week. I am once again surrendering to the release of old emotional patterns. (You may appreciate reading my earlier blog post if this is news to you: Three Days Without Anxiety Medication.)


Posted November 30, 2016 in Monthly News

What Your Soul Wants You to Know

In May of 2006 I sat in the front row of the room, within spitting distance of Gary Zukav, author of Seat of the Soul. He and Linda Francis were speaking on authentic power. Linda’s major claim to fame might have been her connection to Zukav, but I will always remember her for this comment: […]

Posted October 31, 2016 in Monthly News

The Art of Disruption

Change doesn’t have to be destructive to be productively disruptive. ~ Alva Noë

I share some devout values with Alva Noë, author of Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015). One of those values we share is art. I have said there is a reason ART is in the […]

Posted September 30, 2016 in Monthly News

Willingness to Learn

“If you’re not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you’re determined to learn, no one can stop you.” ~ Author unknown (website)

When I read this opening quotation in my friend David Bloyd’s thought for the day, I resonated deeply with the implication. Reading on, I saw this newsletter […]

Posted August 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Show Me the Way

Last week Joel and I were enjoying listening to and singing along with Styx, “Show Me the Way,” written in 1990 by lead vocalist/keyboardist Dennis DeYoung. A devout Roman Catholic,DeYoung originally wrote the song for his son Matthew, as a pseudo-hymn about the struggle to keep the faith in a “world so filled with hatred.” […]

Posted July 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Blessings in Disguise

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

August 1, 2000, Joel and I had one of the biggest arguments I had experienced with another human being. It was big enough for us to name it: Parking Lot Number One. This argument […]