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Are You Supposed to Heal Every Illness?

Dear Meli, I have a friend who is dying. He’s been sick for a long time, so it’s actually a relief. But here’s the thing. One of our mutual friends is not accepting that he’s going. She’s insisting that we need to pray more about it. Lately, she’s been getting really angry at me for […]

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How to Rise Above Criticism About Your Passion

Is there anything better than people telling you that your passion sucks?! Oh, wait. That’s not what I meant to say. Why the &%$^ do people think they have the right to tell you there’s something wrong with the thing that is most precious to you?! That’s better. That’s what I meant to say. Melissa […]

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How Do You Handle a Micro-Manager?

Dear Meli, I have been working in the same office for over twelve years. My boss has been bothering me for just about that long! She is really controlling – pretty much the essence of a micro manager. Just when I think that things are getting better, she clamps down again on something I’m doing. […]

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The Magic Formula Behind All Spiritual Practice

I recently got a great present. At least, it was a great present for a nerd like me. I was given a Universal Remote. I was so excited I could barely contain myself. No, I was not under the mistaken impression that when they called it a Universal remote, it meant it could control the […]

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Is There Room for Ego in Spiritual Practice?

Dear Meli, I’m currently in a spiritual community where they talk a lot about the ego. Mostly, they talk about how bad it is. I’ve also started reading things about the Law of Attraction, where it talks about the power of thought in attracting what you want into your life. In terms of what I’ve […]

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Can You Pass the Scowl Test?

Melissa and I have used a powerful guided meditation for years to transform our lives. One that can help heal any and all places-in-need-of-healing. Now we’re excited to bust it out and make it available to you. Read the post to find out more! We’ve all been there. We’re walking down the street. We’re having a […]

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How Do You Get Unstuck about Money?

Dear Meli, My life is really good. I have a great partner. I have a job I like. I have a great relationship with my grown kids. There’s only one part of my life that isn’t totally great. And that’s my relationship with money. Sometimes I spend more than I have. Sometimes I get scared […]

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3 Ways That Spiritual Practice Can Improve Your Relationships

Last week, we explored the wild and wonderful world of building a relationship with your Higher Power. This week, we’re taking it to the streets! More specifically, we’re taking this Higher Power gig and applying it to our interactions with other people. The trickiest part of this proposition is that other people are messy. Just […]

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How to Build a Relationship with Your Higher Power

Is it really possible to have a relationship with a Higher Power? I mean, that’s a pretty imposing thing to have a relationship with. Like Cher. Except this Cher also created the sky and the seas and everything in creation. Kind of intimidating. When I was a kid, the only version of a Higher Power […]

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