Per aspera ad astra You can be unhappy anywhere. You don’t have to move across the ocean or across the country, you don’t have to leave your relationship or move from your home. The sad truth is that wherever you go, you carry Your Self with You. Your fears, hopes, expectations, delusions, mistakes…yes, they [...]
Through your lives you are seeking enlightenment, learning to defeat the Self and working through any karma you have created.
This is your play and everyone in your life is playing a supporting role in your little drama that we call the life experience. I remember Maitreya stressing that everyone is mirroring for you an aspect of yourself that you don’t want to see.
Why do you think that housewives are uneducated? Why other women belittle others? I am ashamed to say that I was one of them too.
Family Family relationships are some of the most complicated and challenging situations to deal with. Yet, it is also the environment where the soul can work out karmic debt, past life energy and learn valuable life lessons. It is the best place to learn about love, acceptance, compassion and detachment. So much dissension is [...]
Life Lessons Here I am back in Seattle, where the majority of my Metaphysical adventure began with Margaret when we moved here in December of 2004. It seems on one hand as if it was yesterday, but on the other hand, it seems like another lifetime. I had so many experiences and opportunities for [...]
The Importance of Emotional Detachment We are living in a time of great change along with the opportunity for accelerated soul evolution individually and collectively. As always, change brings chaos and uncertainty as we are moving out of the old comfort zone, moving into a new energy and building a new reality for ourselves. [...]
Watching Yourself Jean and I are visiting China for a month and I am experiencing something that I encountered the last time we were here. That would be, being quiet, not voicing my opinion, not talking for the sake of talking. This is difficult for me, because when among friends, I tend to speak [...]
Pride - How to be Proud of Yourself without being Prideful? Maitreya's teaching, “Pride is one of the worst issues to have on your metaphysical/ spiritual path, for it is a barrier to the truth.” jolted me in my thinking. Well, to be honest, I have always been “proud of my pride” and couldn't [...]
Journey of Self Discovery In the last couple of years, around new moons or eclipses, I seem to touch some kind of uncertainty, something yet to be discovered, which is not necessarily a calm or peaceful feeling. Sometimes it feels like a cozy rug of comfort I was resting on seemed to be tugged [...]
Maitreya explains the reason why even when someone is a "good" person, he or she can experience difficulty in life. Transcript: Question: Why do bad things happen to good people in this world? Why does the woman who helps people all her life get mugged and killed at a late age? Why [...]
It’s October and that’s a special month for me, Margaret and my birthdays are October 19th and 17th respectively, plus I arrived in New Zealand to start our relationship together on October 20th of 2004. Ironically, I left the states on the 18th, was in the air for her birthday and landed on the 20th, [...]
I normally do not watch the news, especially the political news on television. However, for some reason, in the past few weeks, I have been drawn to the news around Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s story of her being sexually assaulted by Brett M. Kavanaugh, who is being nominated to be the next supreme court [...]
Looking in the Mirror Jean and I were taking our morning walk the other day enjoying a beautiful sunny morning as we strolled along majestic Lake Pontchartrain. It is a large estuary that is fed by The Gulf of Mexico. New Orleans sits at the center of its southern shore. It has an oval [...]
Lessons and Learning from being Retrograde! Late in August, Valerie Shinn posted this on her Astrology Face Book page Astrology 4 U, “The planet Mars starts moving forward again. Our get up and go to get things accomplished increases and will become more outward focused, more public and more social.” My response was immediate. [...]