Beliefs

My Life Is A-OK!

  Isn’t it wonderful that life itself gives you the chance to rejoice and delight in all things? Sure, some of the things are difficult but once you back off and see it for what it truly is, there is still the opportunity to be glad. You may…

A Blogger’s Post: Joy

My mind is thinking of what colors I should paint the room, imagining how she will look, and anxious for her to finally come into the world. My daughter Riley Blake has now made her entrance and the joy I feel is beyond anything I have ever felt. Bringing…

JOY IN THE MORNING, JOY EVERY DAY

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy” – Rumi Do you feel there is something missing from your life, that perhaps the world is against you or that other people seem to smile, laugh and be a lot happier…

Affirmations with Russell Clayton

  Coming Soon… Seven years ago I started writing The Greater You. I was inspired by the death of my father to write an in-depth book about the keys to life for the benefit of my children. In order to prepare myself, I read over one hundred books…

A Starfish Minister

I am a Starfish Minister. I bestowed this label upon myself in conversation with a philosopher who was describing her “purpose in life” as a “systems changer”. When she finished the description, she then inquired about how I see myself as contributing to the evolution of humanity. It…

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF DIWALI IN DIFFERENT RELIGIONS

The word “DIWALI” is derived from two words ‘deep’, which means lamp or diyas, and ‘’ avali’’ which means row – so the meaning stands for a row of lights. During the festival of Diwali all the houses in India, offices, and streets are decorated with lights or…

Will You Stand OR Compromise?

“Your ability to stand up for your truth is a muscle, and the more you exercise it the stronger it gets” Dan Pallota Our world is a sphere of shifting moral and ethical values -the clear-cut delineation of black and white, has morphed into more than fifty shades…

Words from Russell Clayton

Evil depends upon good people to be quiet. Stand up for justice and equality for all. THE UNIVERSE IS RESPONDING TO YOU The benefits of giving in your life are never lost, unnoticed, or forgotten by the Creator. When you give of yourself, the universe responds to you…

Deeply Rooted and Grounded

In today’s world, it is most difficult to hold your ground, to maintain your position. With social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Intstagram, we are under constant bombardment of all kind of information. We live in a time where fake news and outright lies are the…

Row: “Stand” Meaning What?

  For more than ten years academic directors of institutes and members of educational institutes dedicated to teaching English as a foreign language turned to me for advice and answers to amazing questions about our language. I learned more about my own ‘mother tongue’ after I began teaching…