Author: Tina Thrussell


Words to Live by: Desiderata

This has been a favourite piece since I first read it as a young teen. Later, hearing it as the classic 70’s song “Child of the Universe” made it even more special. Today I see its alignment with the Shin Dao – The Way of the Heart. I am sharing this piece with you today…
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5 February 2024 0

Unconditional Happiness

A few weeks ago, I picked up Micheal Singer’s book, “The Untethered Soul”, which I had read many years ago. I’d forgotten how deep this book is! I have to read a little, walk away and digest it, and then come back to it several days later. On Friday, I felt the need to re-read…
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29 January 2024 0

Envisioning your 2024

January is the perfect time to set resolutions / goals/ intentions for the New Year. Having an idea of where you want to be at the end of this year (physically, emotionally, mentally and /or spiritually) will make you far more likely to get there! A watercraft without a specific destination and a captain to…
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15 January 2024 0

It’s a Blessing!

It’s easy to count our blessings when things are going our way… and a little more challenging when things aren’t going so well. Yet when we are in the space of true appreciation and gratitude for everything – just as it is – we can see that we are blessed beyond measure. In the video…
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8 January 2024 0

Celebrate What’s Right

A share from Tina Thrussell, inspired by Neil Thrussell’s Dec 2022 talk What better way to start the year than in the spirit of Celebration!?  Many of us have been celebrating the Christmas season for several weeks now…  and the celebration doesn’t have to stop, just because the holiday season is coming to a close.…
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1 January 2024 0

Last wishes for the holidays

Last message of the year from Tina and Neil Happy Boxing Day! The holiday season isn’t over (in our books!) until the New Year has been greeted and we begin afresh. Therefore, we offer you one last Holiday Season blessing: May you have much to celebrate this holiday season and in this New Year. May…
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25 December 2023 0

The Greatest Gift of All

Tina shares a readers response Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, it’s hard not to notice the hustle and bustle of this season. Two week ago, Neil’s blog began, “ As the holiday season approaches, it’s an opportune time to delve deeper into the true meaning of Christmas, steering away from the hype and commercialized…
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18 December 2023 0

Good news everywhere!

Thoughts from Tina Thrussell It can be tempting to buy into all the stories of how bad the world is… but any time you hear a bad news story, remember there are just as many good news stories!  There are good people all over the world doing good things. Simple examples:  A neighbor out for…
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27 November 2023 0

Love in Action

thoughts from Tina Thrussell and Leo Buscaglia I closed my eyes and pulled a book off our bookshelf yesterday. It turned out to be Leo Buscaglia’s* book, “Born for Love”. I randomly flipped to page 214. The title read, “Love can only be understood in action.” I thought, “How different the world would be if…
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14 November 2023 0

Life is like a puzzle…

Reflections from Tina Thrussell Actually, life can be more like an open puzzle box dropped on the floor – with pieces scattered everywhere!  It can take awhile to put all the pieces together so that you can see the full picture… and sometimes missing pieces show up in the most unexpected ways. In this case,…
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6 November 2023 0