TC359: Cafe Book Club – The Game Called Life – Part 2

TC359: Cafe Book Club – The Game Called Life – Part 2

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome back Kay Gilley, the author of “The Game Called Life” available from Amazon. In this episode they discuss chapters 3 and 4. The Game Called Life: Book Club Notes Chapter 3: Redefining Success The material world would have us believe that we need to develop a plan for our lives, set goals, and succeed in material ways. In The Game Called Life the only goals that count are the intentions — the goals of our souls — established before we were conceived. When we are at one with the goals of our souls we are in integrity–the word means to be “at one” or to be “whole”. When we established these...

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TC358: Cafe Book Club – The Game Called Life – Chapter 1 – 2

TC358: Cafe Book Club – The Game Called Life – Chapter 1 – 2

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome back Kay Gilley to kick off another book in the Cafe Book Club! Kay is the author of “The Game Called Life” available from Amazon. In this episode they discuss chapters 1 and 2. In The Game Called Life, a visit from jovial and sometimes irreverent spirit guide Helen propels mid-life Lizzie Magill from despair and emptiness onto her path where she discovers joy, meaning, and purpose as she learns the secret to winning in life. In chapters 1 and 2 Lizzie is introduced to Helen, who has come in answer to Lizzie’s prayers. Lizzie isn’t sure if she’s going crazy, or is she really hearing the voice of an angel. Why her? Why...

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TC354: The Game Called Life – Interview with author Kay Gilley

TC354: The Game Called Life – Interview with author Kay Gilley

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome Kay Gilley. Kay is the author of “The Game Called Life” available from Amazon. Kay and Amy have been friends for over 20 years. About Kay: Kay Gilley is a spiritual coach and mentor to executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals. In her writing, public speaking and individual work, she helps individuals break out of habitual near-life experiences to rediscover life, foster latent creativity and reclaim their whole potential. Kay has been described as “the world’s leading thinking on intention.” She says that means intention is the assignment God has given her to master at this point on her journey. To date, here...

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TC351: The Book of Joy – Relationships and Community

TC351: The Book of Joy – Relationships and Community

In this week’s podcast we conclude our Cafe Book Club review of “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World“. Host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost provide a meditation exercise for each one of the Eight Pillars of Joy, and Robin demonstrates a Laughter Yoga exercise that will put a smile on your face. From the description on Amazon: Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity. The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The subject was joy. Both winners of the Nobel Prize, both great...

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TC350: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 8: Generosity

TC350: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 8: Generosity

In this week’s podcast host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost discuss the last of the 8 Pillars of Joy from the “Book of Joy” by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pillar 8 is “Generosity”. Generosity¬†is the habit of giving freely without expecting anything in return. It can involve offering time, assets or talents to aid someone in need. Often equated with¬†charity as a virtue, generosity is widely accepted in society as a desirable trait. Generosity is often a natural outgrowth of compassion, thought the line between the two can be hard to distinguish. We don’t need to wait until the feelings of compassion arise before we choose to be generous. Generosity is often something that we learn to enjoy by doing. It is...

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TC348: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy-Pillar 6: Gratitude

TC348: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy-Pillar 6: Gratitude

In this week’s podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost continue their discussion on The Book of Joy. This week we focus on Pillar 6: Gratitude – I am Fortunate to be Alive The quotes below are excerpted from this chapter. Greet each day with gratitude “Every day, think as you wake up, ‘I am fortunate to be alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it.'” Gratitude is the recognition of all that holds us in the web of life and all that has made it possible to have the live that we have and the moment that we are experiencing. Thanksgiving is a natural response to life and may be the only way to savor it. It allows us to shift our perspective toward all we have been given and all that we have. It moves us...

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