Awaken and See Clearly

A metaphor for awakening could be the clearing of a thick fog or a persistent marine layer that finally burns off. Suddenly, there’s clarity. You can see for miles, it seems – breathing is easier and everything feels lighter. There’s a powerful simplicity in moments like this. Why complicate things and allow the fog toContinue reading “Awaken and See Clearly”

Flow is Freedom and Ease

Change begins with awareness which leads to an awakening. From there, a discovery might occur which can open the door to courage, action and finally flow. Once we’ve reach a state of flow, is this it – have we arrived? Can we always be in a state of flow? Can we always be happy, positiveContinue reading “Flow is Freedom and Ease”

Action is Color

Somehow, the first step just happens and, seemingly, in a moment taking action is the right thing to do. It was only in retrospect that I was able to identify all that went before that first step, allowing the path to open. I felt every emotion possible that day. Fear, anger, shame, resignation, relief andContinue reading “Action is Color”

Courage Comes from Within

If courage comes from within, that means it has always been with you – just hidden behind curtains of fear. It’s so much easier to stick with what you know – to be complacent, and even to live in mediocrity, sadness, despair or fear rather than to muster enough courage to stand in the light.Continue reading “Courage Comes from Within”

Discovering that I’m Not Alone

It was such a relief to discover that I wasn’t alone and that I was understood. I wasn’t the only person to feel the way I felt. I wasn’t unique and many others had lived my life and had found the support they needed to feel whole. Yes, I felt relief but was I readyContinue reading “Discovering that I’m Not Alone”

Awakening Leads to Clarity

Do I really want to know the truth? I was aware of something niggling within me, and it kept up and got louder until I paid attention and then, there is was, right in front of me – I could see the truth – I was awake and my head and heart were clear andContinue reading “Awakening Leads to Clarity”