We all have most likely heard this acronym interpreted as Keep It Simple, Stupid. This weekend as I was driving to do private consultations in Medford, NJ, I heard Keep it Soulful, Sunshine. I was thinking that these are quite different and then I heard “maybe they are more alike than you know.”

According to Dictionary.com the word Stupid means characterized by or proceeding from mental dullness.  Would it require someone of mental dullness to keep a situation simple?  Perhaps Keep It Simple, Stupid  means that in order to live in the flow of life, we need to keep our complicated thought process at bay.

Checking on Dictionary.com, the word Sunshine means brightness or radiance; cheerfulness or happiness. Would it require someone with a warm and bright persona to demonstrate a soulful response?   Perhaps Keep it Soulful, Sunshine means that in order to live in the flow of live, we need to feel deeply and express our positive emotions freely.

Could these two interpretations of the K.I.S.S. acronym be two sides of the same spiritual coin?   It is true that in order to deeply connect to Spirit, you must dull you mind so that you hear guidance. But you must also open your heart to feel the deep love from the Divine and share these good vibes in service to others.

What if we merged the two into one?  I propose, Keep it Simple and Soulful. This new acronym is a gentle reminder to quiet the mind and open the heart at the same time resulting in the type of connection to Spirit that supports your highest good and the highest good of everyone connected to you.