Are You Still Saying NO to Fear?

The world is in a spiritual battle right now between love and fear.  It is an age-old battle that continues to be played out in the world.  It is important to remember this is not a battle that can be fought with earthly weapons.  It must be fought in our minds with our thoughts.  We areContinue reading “Are You Still Saying NO to Fear?”

Stay Calm and Pray for Peace

Tuesday is election day for those of us in the United States.  While we all hope it will be an ordinary election, much like all the others, we know it may not be.  While we do not want to invite trouble, we know it could happen.  So what do we do?  Meditate on peace.  InnerContinue reading “Stay Calm and Pray for Peace”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Gratitude

There are people who in their fervor to win high political office and (in their minds) control the world who are intentionally spreading fear.  It makes perfect sense.  People who are afraid are easier to control. A part of this political tactic is to paint a picture of doom and gloom;  a world gone astrayContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Gratitude”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Take a Day Off

We live in a world where we have immediate access to pretty much everything that is going 24/7.  We know of everything from mass shootings to natural disasters to celebrity “tweet wars” before the dust has even settled in both the literal and figurative sense.  Our parents and grandparents could not have even imagined such immediate accessContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Take a Day Off”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Grounding

Grounding is an important tool for spiritual protection and defeating fear.  Grounding reconnects us to the energy system of the earh.  Some people do this by living as close to the earth as possible, sitting on the ground or walking barefoot.  My daily walks by the lake are part of grounding for me.  I doContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Grounding”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation

Meditation is always important, but especially when we find ourselves going up against fear.  Many of these tools I will talk about are things we need to grow and cultivate so they will become a natural part of our lives, available when we need them.  Fear, desperation and turmoil certainly can drive us to these practices  ThereContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation”