The Light of Grace by Samoiya Shelley Yates

On November 11, 2006, at 11:11 am, my friend, Shelley Yates (of Fire the Grid fame), had a naming ceremony in Bedford, Nova Scotia, where she accepted her spirit name, Samoiya, in front of a small group of about sixty or so friends and family. It was a deeply touching ceremony, full of the most…

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Miracles — An Update

I just thought I’d provide a quick update to my last post about miracles. It’s June now, and when I posted about my finances back on May 4th, I didn’t know what was going to happen to allow me to cover my expenses into June. Well, although nothing major happened to improve my overall financial…

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The Lightworker’s Prayer

From The Lighworker’s Way by Doreen Virtue: I choose to stay centered in the awareness of love, God, and my true self. In this center, like the eye of a hurricane, all is tranquil, safe, and peaceful. My power, wisdom, and peace comes from staying in this center, and I ask for spiritual support from…

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Dream Allegory: The Three Shells

A little more than a year ago, I woke up one morning remembering a dream that disturbed me so much, I couldn’t bear to think about it. The funny thing was, the dream wasn’t scary in any way; it didn’t involve jeopardy, threat or behavior that was morally questionable. In fact, I had no idea…

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A House Built on Sand

I recently found myself wondering if I had built my house on sand (metaphorically speaking) because I didn’t know how else to account for all the hardship and uncertainty in my life. My wife and I are one and a half months away from moving our family from Toronto to Los Angeles, and yet we…

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About This Blog

Back in February of 2006, I first created this blog because I had been receiving guidance from my friends in spirit for several years — guidance that was really helpful to me — and it suddenly dawned on me, perhaps others could be helped by this guidance too. So, I put together a compilation of…

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The Power of Prayer

Prayer was the last thing I would ever think to do as a young adult. But then, one day when I was 21, I had the most incredible, highly strange experience where I was literally urged by spirit to pray. Being young and foolish, however, I had certain preconceived unflattering notions of what it meant…

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