Category Archives: faith

The Neuroscience of Gratitude

I wanted to share a quick read with you about the brain science behind gratitude. I have been working on being consciously grateful for some time now. Gratitude pulls me out of the doldrums faster than most anything else I … Continue reading

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Listen. Think. Love. Our only Choices.

My heart hurts this morning and tears keep leaking out at unexpected times. I have such a depth of sorrow about the events over the past week. I remember remarking to my mister last summer during the Ferguson riots that … Continue reading

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Day #5 Let’s Talk TED & Unschooling

I have great admiration for the life that this family leads with their children.  The concept of “unschooling”is difficult for me,  being the daughter and sister of educators. Yet, as I watch the Heilmans mature – I question what we … Continue reading

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New Horizons and the Present of  Yes (a bit of introspection when I should be working)

Mothra has permanent resident status in my belly, and yet…it is working out. Continue reading

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My Spiritual Manifesto or What It Means to be Me

“Everything in my life is controlled by love, harmony and peace; …everything I do prospers, and the Eternal Energy back of all things animates everything which I undertake.” –E. Holmes, Science of Mind, 169.3 It has taken me many years … Continue reading

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Dear God, Its me, Teri (a nod to Judy Blume for the title)

Dear God, its me, Teri. I want to talk with you about an issue that I have been having with intimacy. You see, for a long time, I have felt very empty inside. Nothing has been able to  fill me up. Not … Continue reading

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Gratitude Valley

Last weekend, we drove to Yosemite Valley for a short overnight trip. We left on Sunday morning and returned Monday night. While there, we heard French, German, and Southern accents and I marvelled that I live in a place that people … Continue reading

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