5 Things I Like – Issue # 2

I am happy it is spring time. It is now a warm 65º degree weather here in New York City. This issue of the “5 Things I Like” is a happy hello to springtime!         1. Book: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir  written by Haruki Murakami The art of writing fiction is far from what I do as a day job (I work in Ed-Tech). I find solace in reading about the focus, dedication, and sheer hard work that writers must have in…

Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich (Annotated Summary)

Wallace D. Wattles wrote “The Science of Getting Rich” in the early 1900’s, almost one century plus two decades has passed since then and the book has found its resurgence into our present time as people rediscovers his teachings. Wallace had made swift declarations in his book that this is the ONLY book one needs to get rich. He even goes into saying that one should not read other books but simply focus their energy on the ‘energy work‘ that this book requires. In many ways, Wallace is true to his…

Thoughts on Deliberate Intentions

Life delivers what you ask. Not by the words you speak but by the energy that you put out. If you complain, the universe will happily find more stuff for you to complain. In fact, it will move mountains to match that energy that you put out. Bringing with it more things for you to complain about. If you are thankful, the universe will move mountains, bringing with it more stuff for you to be thankful for. This universe is a universe of energy. This energy will always seek to…

How to Pray (The Secret Way of Praying to Unlock Blessings)

Whether you pray or not. Spiritual, religious, or not. The power of prayer is well-documented. It is similar in many sense to the power of meditation and deep visualization. Greg Bradden’s book:  Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer: The Hidden Power of Beauty, Blessing, Wisdom, and Hurt rediscovers prayer and examines our mode of praying. The book shows that most there is a certain way to pray that many of us have forgotten. The way we pray now is much different than how our ancestors prayed — and possibly…