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Spiritual Matters: Spirit in the Round

I believe God*/Spirit wants to be in our lives, and we can do this easily, with an attention on being spiritual and asking Spirit into our process. If we believe ourselves to be spiritual persons AND we have been doing the practice of spiritual journaling, this column teaches another variation on the practice, allowing us to surround ourselves with Spirit’s wisdom at the beginning and at the close of this practice. 

But for those new to this column, let me first provide information about what it could mean to be spiritual and the simplest practice of what I call spiritual journaling. With these foundational pieces, a person new to this process can immediately step into the variation which will also be presented in this column.

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Spiritual Matters: The Spiritual Benefits of Journaling

This article originally ran October 28, 2022 on the Spirituality & Health site 

Feel relaxed and connected after spending time writing down your thoughts and feelings? You have unknowingly tapped...

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Spiritual Matters: Journaling in the Biggest Big Book

I’ve learned that the manual for Alcoholics Anonymous is known as the “Big Book,” and I understand one of the reasons why: it has helped millions arrive at and live in recovery. That’s pretty...

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Spiritual Matters: Co-Create with Spirit

There is a massage technique called Sweeping that I use at the end of every massage. It is done with positive intentions towards the end goal that the body releases things like worries, stresses and...

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Spiritual Matters: Recognize Movement by Looking Back

One of the reasons I have come to love journaling is that there is so much value in the looking back. That’s where the magic happens! I’ve been journaling since 2009 and it has made such a huge...
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Spiritual Matters: Live Your Obituary

When project managers begin a new project, they often begin with the end in mind. They are given a desired deadline and then the project manager breaks the time period down into individual tasks,...

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Spiritual Matters: Liminal Space

About thirteen years ago, I left a long-standing career, giving two months’ notice, to be more available at home and to find something that newly made my heart sing. In the beginning, I didn’t know...

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Spiritual Matters: The Most Important Question

So far, in this Spiritual Matters Column, I have written about a variety of ways to journal to help us grow spiritually; that is, to grow into the most loving person, to ourselves, and everyone and...

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Spiritual Matters: Grateful for Gratitude

If you use your journal like I do, you use it for everything, scribbling down various thoughts, desires, heartaches, happenings, and everything in between, including action items and gratitude lists....

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