What is pain? Plotinus the ancient philosopher once wrote that “pain was the soul calling itself back to itself.” What do you think pain is? The term means something different to everyone. Pain takes many forms: physical, mental, and emotional. Pain signifies loss of some kind. We feel mentally estranged from ourselves or emotionally separated […]Read more "From Pain to Passion"
Have you had a childhood trauma of any kind? I have and even now in my sixties I am going through the healing process. My husband and I are practitioners of metaphysics. We both do spiritual counseling, and my husband most definitely uses his expertise in inner child work when he counsels. This morning he […]Read more "A New Painting"
“The hero’s journey always begins with the call. One way or another, a guide must come to say, ‘Look, you’re in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that’s not been touched. So, you’re at home here? Well, there’s not enough of you there.’ And […]Read more "My Hero’s Journey"
When we are camera ready in the film world it means we have our makeup and costume on, our lines are memorized, we are filled up with emotion for our role, and we are in the present moment, calm and poised. Let’s exchange the word camera ready for opportunity ready. Are we opportunity ready? This […]Read more "Are You Camera Ready?"
I grew up in the Sixties, but I wasn’t an Elvis fan. I was a Beatles’ girl. “Yeah, yeah, yeah, I loved, Paul, Ringo, George and John. It was only recently that I was awakened to Elvis through the new film, “Elvis.” I am grateful for filmmaking. When I got notice yesterday that “Elvis” was […]Read more "We Are All Kings"
I recently sat in a circle with several souls expressing their gratitude and the miracles that had occurred in their lives. There was a lot of joy exuding from each, and yet challenges too. However, they seemed to see through the darkness to the light of their lives. Suddenly, a Knowing with a capital K […]Read more "What of Eternity?"
There is a song from the musical Shenandoah called “Freedom.” The message of the song is simply: there is no place or person that will give us freedom until we feel free mentally. “Freedom is a state of mind.” This song perfectly articulates what we teach in the Science of Mind and Spirit. We are […]Read more "Freedom is a State of Mind!"
I ask myself this morning, “What’s Your excuse, Rita?” What’s your excuse for not being totally abundant? What’s your excuse for not being totally loving? What’s your excuse for anything less than the perfect life? The only answer I can come up with is, “There is no excuse.” I don’t need to be excused or […]Read more "What’s Your Excuse?"
In the Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes it states: “We mean by demonstration, bringing into our experience something we had not experienced before, bringing it in as the result of conscious thought, and unless it is possible to do this, our whole science is a mistake and a delusion. …But there is a Divine […]Read more "Keep It Simple"
“With man this is impossible. But with God, all things are possible.” I wrote this quote in the first blog of my book “What Do I Need to KNOW?” with this: “When I set about to do something and my finite mind says it is impossible, it is impossible. However, when I know with the […]Read more "Infinite Possibilities"