AINSLIE’S BLOG

Do Animals Have Souls?

Do Animals Have Souls?

Do Animals Have Souls? A common question I receive after someone loses a beloved furry friend is whether animals have souls. The loss can feel devasting, and is, in part, because of the soul connection shared between human and animal. Some years back, a client called...

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Spirituality and Politics

Spirituality and Politics

I’ve addressed the issue of spirituality and politics before but, given the current state of things in the U.S.—particularly the opposition to racist police violence being met (ironically) with racist police violence—it’s worth examining again. We’re in the midst of...

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Your Soul’s Cosmic Journey

Your Soul’s Cosmic Journey

What is the soul and why should you care? Put simply, your soul is what gives you consciousness. And without it, you'd be unable to function. That should certainly be enough to make you care. But there’s so much more. To recognize the many ways your soul makes you who...

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Finding Joy

Finding Joy

Sometimes finding joy is as easy as changing your perspective. The afternoon before I was scheduled for open heart surgery, my doctor decided that I hadn’t sufficiently shaken off the effects of a recent respiratory virus, and informed me they wanted to reschedule. My...

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Why We Write

Why We Write

My next book is currently in the hands of my editor, and I’m looking forward to its publication a couple of months from now. It’s been a long time coming, and I’m feeling a huge sense of relief, now that the hardest part is done. But it’s left me wondering why the...

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Immigration Policies and Karma

Immigration Policies and Karma

If you've been following current events here in the U.S., I'm sure it won’t surprise you to hear there’s a connection between our current immigration policies and karma. With all the horrific news stories and images of children being locked up in cages far from their...

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Suicide and Your Soul

Suicide and Your Soul

In the wake of his suicide, I’d planned to write about the life and death of Anthony Bourdain, but my Spirit Guides felt there was little I could do to add to the conversation about this inspiring old soul. Instead, they asked me to write an...

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