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3 Measures of Spiritual Progress – Part 2

Patti Montella
Jan 10, 2014 at 11:48 AM PDT

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Measure of your Spiritual Progress – Part 2

#2 Observation:  A fascinating law of nature is that when we observe what  is negative it begins to dissolve and when we observe what is positive, it expands.  Are you observing what is happening inside of you – the pleasant and unpleasant sensations? This is a powerful practice that eventually brings great wisdom.   Many of us trick ourselves into  thinking our intellect has the power – however, when we are not acting from our center, our intellect takes a back seat and emotions drive …

3 Measures of Spiritual Progress – Part 3

Patti Montella
Jan 10, 2014 at 11:47 AM PDT

Unknown#3 Expression: To connect with others, enjoy a sense of belonging in life and live life as an expression of our authentic self is pure joy and freedom.  While technology has added much to the world , I don’t think I’m alone in questioning its impact on human relationships. It seems that most people feel more comfortable texting rather than talking and growing healthy relationships with themselves and others.  Yet after 19 years as a spiritual teacher working with people from every age, background, culture and religion I am convinced of …

What Impact Do Your Words have on the Environment?

Patti Montella
Jan 3, 2014 at 11:29 AM PDT

Washington Park DenverThe air was crisp and the sun warm when I headed out this morning for a walk in historical Washington Park, a bedrock of the Denver community where I live. The famous philanthropist, Molly Brown, (of Titanic fame) who helped to shape our dear Victorian city, also contributed to the planning of this historical urban park. It all seemed peaceful enough until a woman riding a bike through the park passed a man rollerblading while holding a hockey stick…apparently too close for his comfort.

“TOO CLOSE, TOO …

3 Measures of Spiritual Progress – Part 1

Patti Montella
Dec 10, 2013 at 3:42 AM PDT

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU’RE PROGRESSING SPIRITUALLY?

I know if I’m progressing with weight every time I pack my suitcase. Either it’s a breeze because all my clothes fit, or I’m in hell because nothing does and I have to make a  mad dash to the store before it closes for something “new”.

What about spirituality? How do we know if we’re progressing? 
Is there there a certain number of times to chant “Om” and a bell goes off in heaven? 

I used to measure my spiritual progression once a year by flying through Dallas Fort-Worth airport and meeting my ex-husband. If …