Posts Tagged ‘crisis’

How Free Will and Divine Intervention Coexist

December 27, 2011

"Earth Angel" by Josephine Wall (josephinewall.co.uk)

If you wonder why God allows people to do evil things to other people, what you’re really saying is that you don’t believe in free will. Throughout history, people with malicious intent have exercised their free will to hurt others. God does not directly interfere because, by definition, free will would be rendered meaningless if it were interfered with.

Yet, Divine intervention is also at work. The Divine is always speaking to you, guiding you, nudging you toward your highest good, but it is up to you whether or not you choose to listen. Both free will and divine intervention come down to this: You (more…)

No Winter Lasts Forever

September 19, 2011


The moment you recognize the blessings inherent in your suffering, the greater your capacity to transcend your anguish, even as grief and pain threaten to consume you.

Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.
Leigh Hunt





As inspirational author and speaker Andy Andrews humorously (more…)

Caroline Myss on Change, Upheaval and Sacred Contracts

August 8, 2011

Caroline Myss: brash, bold and brilliant





I very much enjoyed this seventy-seven-minute talk by Caroline Myss (rhymes with “grace”), an author, medical intuitive and superstar on the spiritual lecture circuit. Presented in Phoenix in 2010, How Times of Change Influence Your Sacred Contracts is full of Caroline’s trademark wit, wisdom and sauciness (which I find delightfully endearing).






I especially liked this excerpt about dealing with crisis and change:

When a crisis comes, when you’re frightened, you will instinctively look to your (more…)