You probably have realized this by now – you cannot “spin” your way out of a bad situation. You can’t just tell a better story about how things are, and then hope that life will take the shape of your thoughts. Life doesn’t work that way. I know many might think I’m flying in the … Continue reading There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?
I used to think...w I used to think when I was much younger that I was lucky. I also remember having big, bold, audacious dreams. Then...as time passed...my dream circle shrank in size. I became afraid to let my mind expand. I cut off the blood supply to my imagination and entered a room with … Continue reading Practice Asking: “What if…?”
As I pry my fingers off of all the hurt I've been carrying...some from perhaps when I was maybe two or three...the actual chain of events...vague...but the pain...raw and real...I'm thinking that we can only let go when we learn. I'm not suggesting painstakingly rehashing events. What I am suggesting is that we let our … Continue reading Let Down that Heavy Load
I love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Growing up my mom made bread. I loved the bread. I didn't like the crust. I saw my friends bring their sandwiches to school crust-less. Not in my home. You HAD to eat the crust. So I devised a method of eating the crust first...all the way around … Continue reading What Motivates You?
THE quest to find one’s purpose is exhausting. I know because for a long time I was not only exhausted but frustrated trying to find mine. It seemed everyone else on planet earth had found theirs except me. But then as I talked to more and more people, I realized that I had PLENTY company. In looking … Continue reading What is Your Amazing Unfathomable Gift?
You know you’re in trouble when you wear your habit of procrastinating like a badge – “I don’t know...it’s just who I am...I am a procrastinator.” You go on to further explain “I just LOVE the adrenaline rush of a deadline fast approaching. I spend two sleepless nights and I get the task done – … Continue reading Is Your Procrastination Habit at a Crisis Point?
None of us are without demons. I am not talking about ghosts, goblins or the minions of Satan and I am not arguing whether these are real or not. I am talking simply about the demons of our minds. In her book ‘Feeding Your Demons’, Tsultrim Allione defines demons this way: “Our demons are our … Continue reading Despite Your Demons – Use Your Gifts!
Today I was certain which came first. First I had the egg and then a couple of hours later - pain reared its head - searing blinding pain. I didn't know if I was going or coming. Every time I thought "OK, it's over" a new wave of pain ensued. Of course when I set … Continue reading Expected Pain vs. Unwelcome Pain
People love to use the phrase 'the truth shall set you free' especially if they're trying to get some juicy gossip out of you :). And for more serious matters they might use as a warning -'what's done in darkness WILL come to light!' (Be very afraid...) Many of us are not as truthful as … Continue reading Some interesting “truths” – no one is exempt 🙂