Four Books

Books on My Shelf 2013 Welcome back to SunnyRoomStudio.  This week, from my shelf, I selected four books to share with you. I stay alert, whether it be online, in a bookstore, sharing ideas with friends, pleasure reading or doing research for writing projects, or studying spiritual masters, to books that jump out at me […]

Sheer Willingness

Journal Entry #16 — Seeing It Otherwise Your level of consciousness determines how you view whatever happens within you and beyond. Wonderful work has been done in this field of study by David R. Hawkins, Eckhart Tolle, and many others. Dr. Hawkins identified 17 levels of consciousness: everything from shame to enlightenment.  This perspective is […]


Welcome to Week Twelve of Beyond Self 2012 in SunnyRoomStudio. As you know, this is the second phase of our spiritual retreat.  We are now sitting on the bench of enlightenment to gain a deeper perspective of all the weeks prior.  And we are resting a bit.  If you’ve been keeping a journal since September, […]


Thank you so much for being here for Week Eight of Beyond Self 2012 in SunnyRoomStudio — a creative, sunny space for kindred spirits. I appreciate your participation in this retreat for many reasons.  For one thing, as I write these posts each week, I’ve discovered this to be a wonderful spiritual practice in and […]

If Only

Welcome to Week Seven ofBeyond Self 2012in SunnyRoomStudio, a creative, sunny space for kindred spirits.  Our informal spiritual retreat is an excellent opportunity to “practice” your spirituality each week, challenging yourself in meaningful directions.  And if you are keeping a weekly journal, it will be great to hear from all of you at the close […]