Change and Transitions

Planets in retrograde, lunar eclipses and instability in the world!  There is a lot of change and transition happening to all of us and it can be scary and overwhelming.  I recently heard a talk by a Shamanic Healer, Mona Delfino, and she had this wonderful quote:  “Change the fear of the unknown into curiosity”. […]

Capacity For Change

What is your “capacity for change”? In part, this is measurable by looking at your first emotional response when a change occurs. Are you excited? Are you fearful? Do you feel the need to control? The concept of change is inevitable. We welcome changes such as the changing of the seasons, the changing that comes[…]

Your Window

It’s all about perspective sometimes, at least that’s what we are suggesting this month.  As we look around at the world, our country, our community, and our family, we can easily get caught up in what we “see”, and getting caught up in that egocentric view impacts us emotionally, physically, and spiritually.  As we are[…]

Everything Has a Spirit

It’s July and this is the time that we celebrate the birth of an institution, The United States of America.  And while we have family gatherings, fireworks and much more, how often do you stop to think that this institution that we call “The United States of America” has a spirit?  All institutions have a[…]

These Changing Times

As you might imagine, at the Higher Self Bookstore we get all kinds of emails from spiritual teachers, authors, and concerned customers. As we read through all these messages, it seems that there is a common thread resonating through many of them that revolves around F.E.A.R. (False Evidence Appearing Real). As I write this, I[…]