I don’t know when I first heard the term, “nature abhors a vacuum”, but I knew instantly that it was true. It has to do with the desire, the bravery, the courage, the wisdom, the willingness to let go of what you don’t want in order to make space for what you do want. Turned around into a truism about creating what you want, it goes like this: In order to have what you want, You have to be willing to let go Of what you don’t want. In my book, A Holy Relationship: The Memoir of One Couple’s Transformation, I explain how my deceased wife, Barbara, always knew that …..
With a gun put to her head by her husband, the one before me, Barbara made what she considered a lifetime promise to herself: “I will never put myself down or let anyone else put me down”. And from that moment forward, she began to learn about not giving her power away, to anyone or to anything. She eventually learned that there is only one power, an inner power, that we all have, that we all are and that if we give it away we distort it into something that it isn’t. I see it as the power of love. If we give it away, because we believe we are …..
We all have the same amount of power. In fact, we all have the same amount of everything. That’s because we’re all one expression of the same power Source. But because of our conditioning and socialization, the way we are consciously and unconsciously trained to take care of ourselves in the world, we all use our power in different ways. We make things up in our mind and they become true in our reality and that’s how we see the world. We are smart and beautiful, cool and loved. We are not smart or beautiful, not cool and not loved. And everything in between. Since 1980 I have consciously been …..
I discovered the “early morning me” a long time ago when I used to get up at 4:00 A.M. to study for my Tulane University M.B.A. program. I had promised my wife, Barbara, that I would do all of my school work early in the morning before she got up so that we could still have our together time in the evening after work. And I kept that promise. She had heard that the highly rigorous and intense M.B.A. program could wreck a marriage and Barbara never wanted to take a risk with our relationship. I learned never to take that risk either. It took me about a week to …..