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    Our Power and Our Privilege

    Have you ever heard the saying, “there are no mistakes.” Or put another way, “there’s a reason for everything.” I’m of two minds when it comes to this episode’s theme, which is, the all-powerful force that puts you in a certain place at a certain time, and has you facing whatever it is that you’re facing....

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    The One Thing You Can Really Control

    What is your biggest wish? Go ahead, think for a second. I’ll wait. Now, if someone who knows you well wrote your obituary today, would anything about that wish be in there?  The kind of wishes we’re talking about today are the kind that you’d probably want to show up there.  Now it’s none of my...

  • When We’re in Pain, Joy is Still There

    The theme for this episode is ecstasy, joy and expansiveness… I love joy. And let’s face it, ecstasy is in a league of its own… expansiveness, yes, please.  Here’s the sticky part though. As I release these episodes, I’ve made a commitment to bringing you one every week reliably. If this series is a pilgrimage, each...

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    When will we recognize our Unity?

    Have you ever heard the saying that “you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. There may be some truth there. But I want to take it to another level. This week’s topic is Unity. How everything there is in the universe is contained in you. In the scripture from Abrahamic...

  • Horseshoe Bend Grand Canyon

    Strength battles Softness—and loses

    Do you ever get frustrated because.... well... you have so much... you have all the tools you need, on paper, but in spite of your best efforts, it's just NOT WORKING! Today's episode of 99 is about slowing down and letting things happen when they want to happen. Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon? Or seen pictures of it? The Grand Canyon is one of the wonders of the world and it's basically rock that's been worn away by water.

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    Who Are You – Really?

    Think of how much has changed. In your whole life, just over the last few days, or whatever comes to mind. Go ahead. I’ll give you a moment to get a sense of it. Even if I don’t know you, I know this much about you. You wouldn’t be here – even listening to this –...

  • The Secret of Our Suffering

    What is your purpose in this life? Why have you had to suffer so much? How is it that some people have opportunities fall in their lap while you’re over here working twice as hard for half as much? It’s about justice, really, isn’t it? All things being equal, everybody should have to suffer a certain...

  • Becoming Yourself

    Rhythm. Balance Strength. Softness. In dance, all of these things come together in just the right way. Too much of any one pulls things off balance, but when you get just the right mix, you rise above – unstoppable and appearing effortless. Today’s theme is the dance of life….  Rhythm. Balance Strength. Softness. In dance, all...

  • Hello You and You and YOU and…

    Welcome to 99 – your weekly spiritual journey. I’m Andrew Chirch Each episode is like one step on a pilgrimage – and I’m so glad you’re here for this step.  Over the next 9 minutes or so, I invite you to slow down and invest in YOU. Whether this is your first time listening, or you...