Leo’s Blog: “Divine Romance”

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?

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 …