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A Thanksgiving Prayer 2016

A Thanksgiving Prayer (based on prayers from Illuminata by Marianne Williamson) We give thanks today, on this day of thanksgiving, remembering in our hearts the principles this country was founded upon. Hope and Goodness, a melting pot of immigrants all seeking a better life, finding freedom and peace in being able to express their own

Syrian Refugees: The Truth

I want to share a video from my dear friend Zoe Wild who has spent a few months in Lesvos, Greece and came back to share the truth about what is happening with the refugees. I don't imagine that anyone comes back from an experience like that unchanged. She was so inspired by the people,

The best thing you can do to help your children through divorce

“The most profound finding of divorce in the past four decades is that parent’s conflict is more important than divorce per se in predicting how well children function. In fact, children whose parents have a lot of conflict and stay married, those are the children who actually have the most difficulty psychologically. They have the

Divorce Your Spouse – Not your Children’s Grandparents…A Guest Blog

When parents divorce, each member of the family is affected in very unique and personal ways. The age of the child, their gender, their relationship with their siblings, how close they were to each parent and a myriad of other factors all influence the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual repercussions in the months and years

Forgiveness in baby steps

Sometimes forgiveness is something we take for granted. Like if I get into a little tiff with my daughter, I know she'll forgive me and she knows I'll forgive her. But it's in the taking for granted that we sometimes feel bad. That's why it's such a great practice to take baby steps in building

Bill Cosby and Sex Abuse

I find that I keep thinking about Bill Cosby and the abuse women, or were they children, suffered at his hands. I have been a Bill Cosby fan my whole life, seen him in comedy shows, from the electric company days, Fat Albert days, through the Cosby Show days, until now. Until just a few

Healing our Cultural Wounds with Father Michael Lapsley

I am honored to be part of the Sedona International City of Peace, which, in furthering it’s mission of “fostering a culture of peace” in part through “forgiveness, reconciliation and honoring diversity and inclusion” is extremely pleased to be able to bring Father Michael Lapsley, an Anglican priest and South African anti-apartheid/social justice activist, to

World Peace starts with Inner Peace

Our minds create stories based on our past, our past conditioning. How we see the world is likewise dependent upon our past history. It's sort of like we don't even have a choice about our beliefs...as they get dictated by the past.  Is that true? What if we do have a choice?  What would it