My journey started many years ago as a young boy. i had an Aunt Millie who was a Catholic nun and was a very extraordinary spiritual person. She wasn't just a religious person. She was a truly spiritual person who we thought of as a Mother Teresa of her time in Central America.
...what he discovered was the light inside him. What do we mean by that? We could call it our resilience, could call that our spirit or soul, our true self. But that is our Essence. That’s who we are. That’s what we’re all looking for.
Father Payton encouraged all of us to volunteer to work on the Southside of Chicago with King's organization called unity and slums. So every Wednesday afternoon, we go into the Southside of Chicago, young, white seminarians going door to door trying to encourage people to join Dr. King's union
I'm grateful, especially to those who have been serving us that are first responders, frontline workers and health care. All of the people in our restaurants or grocery stores, all the people who are helping us to get through these times and take care of our physical health, our mental health and all of our needs.
I've really been having a lot of interesting conversations with people who I'm interviewing to be in of part-four of my book which is entitled "Echoes of Mind, Resilience and Action" How our understanding of Mind is the source of our resilience...
Thriving in the unknown. Hope lies inside. It's already there. When our mind clears of all the thoughts, of the fears, the only thing that exists in this moment is our thinking in this moment, in the present moment. And when we reside in that present moment, were residing in mind, we're residing in our innate health.
This book will address how is it that we can utilize the new paradigm of the Three Principles Psychology to maintain our calm and to actually thrive and flourish in this uncertain new normal time that we're in.
I was reflecting this week about the name of my Newsletter "Mind Matters." It's a little play on words about "matters of the mind." We talk about all kinds of matters of the mind, whether it's stress, dealing with a pandemic, or lots of different topics.
Because of the Covid-19 quarantine, as well as a new crisis occurring on the horizon, this has been a time of reflection. We could call it soul searching, or we could call it a time to wakeup.
I wrote a book called “Slowing down to the speed of life.” and another one called “Slowing down to the speed of love.” But I’m finally starting to realize the depth of what that means because if you don’t understand where your experience is coming from, the experience can be frightening, tedious, anxiety-producing, and can affect our mental health.