An Awakening Experience

I was sitting in my garden when I said ‘yes’. I felt completely at peace for the first time in years and experienced a deep knowing that all would be well. The moment was fleeting but I seemed to see with a newly found clarity that comes from a change in perspective. I’ve thought aboutContinue reading “An Awakening Experience”

In Alignment

“When you’re aligned with your Soul, you’re aligned with the whole.” ~ Kris Franken Plumb bobs are weights suspended by string and are used to indicate verticality. Egyptians used them to build the pyramids and builders throughout the ages have used them to determine if framing and walls are “plumb” or perfectly vertical. In theContinue reading “In Alignment”

Under the Influence

Whenever I see a rainbow, I feel as if everything is possible. I feel as if I’m truly present and under the influence of joy. When I hear or read the phrase, under the influence, I immediately think of alcohol or drug use but we can be “under the influence” in many ways. How aboutContinue reading “Under the Influence”

The Importance of Community

The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food. ~ Dean Ornish I felt a visceral void within me for years. It was growing and becoming more noticeable. Finally, when it became impossible to ignore, I remember weighing my choices and I’m so grateful I choseContinue reading “The Importance of Community”

Find Courage to Invest in Yourself!

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ~ Stephen Covey What does it mean to invest in yourself? Investing in yourself means looking at yourself and determining that youContinue reading “Find Courage to Invest in Yourself!”

Discover the Sun

It doesn’t matter whether there is a thick blanket of clouds, pouring rain or blue bird skies – most of us can determine if we’ll see the sun or not. I used to feel like Eeyore all the time – at least inside. I always had a happy looking exterior because I didn’t want anyoneContinue reading “Discover the Sun”

I’m FINE – Really?

Freaked out/F – ed up Insecure Neurotic Emotional Now that you know one of the acronyms for FINE, you won’t be able to flippantly say, “I’m fine!” without smiling to yourself anymore. It’s a perfectly fine word that has been ruined by overuse, usually by people who don’t want to tell you that they’re notContinue reading “I’m FINE – Really?”

Living in Flow

One day you realize that everything seems easier. You’re not having to check your thinking or the words coming out of your mouth. You’ve eased into a flow that seems effortless and wonder when this happened? This happens when your heart and soul are in alignment with what you do and the way you behave.Continue reading “Living in Flow”