Divine Romance

What is “Divine Romance”?

In this blog I explore the multiple facets of the diamond I call "Conscious Living through Conscious Loving". I'll be covering the practical applications of Conscious Loving to our individual lives, our relationships, and even to our work and creative endeavours. Most people basically want six things: more time more money more freedom more health … Continue reading What is “Divine Romance”?

The Power of Silence

Our ability to listen deeply to what other people say, and don't say, is incredibly important for us to be able to enjoy high quality personal and professional relationships. And ... there is more we can listen to. I was walking in the forest close to my home when I stopped to listen deeply to … Continue reading The Power of Silence

The Power of Questions in Healing Conversations

A mindful healing conversation is a two-way relationship in which both people listen and, when appropriate, ask questions. A key difference between a healing conversation and an ordinary conversation is that we value our subjective intuitive insights, not only objective intellectual analysis. After all, the reality is that if all that was required to resolve your personal or professional problem was intellectual analysis, you would most likely have discovered and implemented that solution long ago ... Click the headline above to read the full article.

The Power of Pausing

Simple solutions and simple ways of handling life are far more appealing – and effective – for most people than trying to implement complex theories, techniques and strategies. And for most of us, the simple act of stopping is a lot more attractive a prospect than adding yet more "doing" in a futile attempt to resolve whatever has been challenging us. Click the headline above to read the full article ...

Enjoy Clear, Conscious Communication in Your Relationships

Apply these principles and enjoy clear, conscious (mindful) communication in your professional and personal relationships. I've kept the explanations as simple as possible so you can read this post quickly and practice easily. Click the headline above to read the full post ...

I can, of myself, do nothing …

The process of manifesting changes in the external world is that of true prayer. To paraphrase the teachings of Jesus, "I" do not, of myself, have the power to manifest these changes. Only Divine Presence can do that. The process of manifestation is that of asking, with deep humility. This is an exceptionally subtle point … Continue reading I can, of myself, do nothing …

Could Heartful Self-Compassion bring You Emotional Freedom?

The way I see life is that we humans are rather like fish who live in an ocean. When the they are swimming around in the ocean, they probably don't think too much about it, it's just so obvious to them. Similarly, we have our existence in an ocean of consciousness whose very nature is … Continue reading Could Heartful Self-Compassion bring You Emotional Freedom?

A Great Love …

How can a relationship weather the storms, even hurricanes, of conditioned thoughts and emotions that inevitably arise when two people come together in intimacy? The answer in my experience is a Conscious Love. Nothing else has the power to take us through the emotional storms to the peace, joy and freedom that await us just … Continue reading A Great Love …

What is a “Soulmate”?

When we're talking about soul, what do we mean by soul? To me, soul is consciousness, awareness, being, who we are, literally who we are in the truth and reality of the spiritual consciousness that is prior to and includes our human embodiment. This soul consciousness is timeless, formless, spaceless, independent of time, independent of … Continue reading What is a “Soulmate”?

Who the Heck am I to Write about Relationships?

My guess is there are a number of women in this world who would raise an eyebrow or two at the thought of me having the audacity to write about intimate relationships. But, as Chuck Spezzano once said, "Our greatest challenge is our greatest gift". So it was that, after a lifetime of often painful … Continue reading Who the Heck am I to Write about Relationships?