• A healthy reminder and warning from the movie, American Gangster

    Last night I was watching the movie American gangster. Early on I was once again struck by a scene that has caught my attention before. Frank Lucas and his mentor Bumpy Johnson are walking. Bumpy is talking to Frank about some things that greatly disappoint him about the world. They then walk into a store. Bumpy is on a roll now with his complaining, talking about the store with disgust. Asking “Look at this super f…ing discount store, Where is the service, where is the pride in ownership?” The next thing you know Frank’s mentor and friend is falling to the floor in the middle of a heart attack. This…

  • Miracle? Yes or No

    I woke up at 4:50 in the morning and I was still very tired. I thought that maybe I should get up and tend to my spiritual time, but I was so still so tired. I debated in my mind off and on for a moment which one to do because I really wanted to tend to my meditating and writing, but I just felt so drained like I barely had any sleep. I decided to go back to bed for and hour and get back up at 6:00. I know it sounds crazy but I do not have an alarm clock. I usually rely on my wife’s clock. The…

  • A friend’s dialouge with God and The Universe

    A friend of mine who is also a member of Meditativezone and PositiveAmbassador.Org were talking. He was telling me how he has been learning to dialogue with God and The Universe more. He reminded me that years ago he had a problem with the whole idea, but over the years through our conversations and some of my stories, he finally decided to give it a try. Before I go any further I should add that Charles’ problem with talking to God and even asking God for answers was not that he did not believe in God or the magic of the Universe but rather he felt that it was not…