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Many of us begin life with big dreams, big goals, ambition, intense desires, hope, and optimism. After years of not achieving the kind of success we always wanted, our motivation begins to dwindle. We start thinking maybe those were all allusions and we just didn't have what it takes to ... Views: 126
You are a powerful creator. The Source Energy that creates worlds flows through you and all things. Believing is vital. Believe in yourself as a Divine Being in human form. Believe that you already have the creative power within for your sacred journey on Earth.
As you develop your ... Views: 116
When you make a New Year Resolution, ensure it comes from your heart, in unison with your head. It has the capacity to enrich your life and bring you closer to your positive and empowered future
Irrespective of who we are, we all want the best for our lives. How many times have you fallen ... Views: 116
By the fact that everything about her existence is perfectly ordered, Mother Nature is “choice-less.” What does being “without choice” mean in this context? All creatures – from the smallest to the largest – from gnat, to gorilla, all the way to the humpback whale, must serve nature as she ... Views: 103
Long-term empirical research tells us that the concept of karma is valid, though we regularly encounter people with misconceptions about the spiritual tenet.
For example, we received this anonymous e-mail recently: “Who are you to tell anyone they deserve what happens to them. This is your ... Views: 120
INNOCENT LITTLE GIRL
As tears rolled down my face, I remember it as if it was yesterday. I was wearing purple and white polka dotted shorts. My mother, my aunts and my grandmother traveled to Texas to visit this man who’s actions does not warrant him the name of grandfather. I was so excited ... Views: 164
In a world that constantly tells you what you need and how you should feel, have you ever felt that a title or credential next to your name was necessary to be successful or valuable? Do you find yourself invalidating your thoughts, feelings, and ideas often because you don't feel "qualified" or ... Views: 106
I read a true story once about a guy who suddenly became inexplicably interested in photography. He surrendered to this strong interest, and indulged himself. One day he came across a flyer advertising a free local photography meeting, and decided to attend. When he got there, he found a group ... Views: 155
Life to me is about living fully, all out. It is about moving one day at a time, one action at a time toward my dreams. It is about being happy, healthy, and comfortable in my body, cultivating freedom in my day and my life. It is about a life of service to others and using my gifts. It was ... Views: 119
A long time ago I heard the phrase, “Your thoughts create your reality.” What does this mean to you? I think the truth goes a little bit deeper. As Francisco Coll shared, “You’re not what you think you are, you are what you think.”
You may consciously tell yourself certain thoughts, but ... Views: 190
As most of us have experienced at one time or another it is all too easy to allow one aspect of life to take precedence over all others. As an example, we get so caught up in our work that we ignore the other equally important aspects of life without realizing the impact it has on our family, ... Views: 123
The comment caught me off guard.
Sometimes you go through the motions of daily life, and then something sticks out. This was one of those moments.
We were talking about how cynical this world can be, and it can even cause a person to doubt themselves sometimes. The author has a known lack ... Views: 119
“Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.” - Lewis Carroll
A Roman general known for his valour, insisted a slave follow him everywhere holding a sign that read, momento mori which translated means, “remember that you have to die.”
I invite you to consider the extent of your ... Views: 178
New Year Resolutions are contracts we make with ourselves, but share openly with others. Avoid disappointment and make them reasonable
How many times have you promised yourself that tomorrow will be better? You’ll give up smoking; lose weight; take up exercise; eat more healthy meals; go and ... Views: 222
The comment caught me off guard.
Sometimes you go through the motions of daily life, and then something sticks out. This was one of those moments.
We were talking about how cynical this world can be, and it can even cause a person to doubt themselves sometimes. The author has a known lack ... Views: 163
How does one discover their true purpose in life?
How do you know that you even have a purpose?
How do you know you’re not just BS-ing yourself?
Of course you have a purpose. You’ve just been conditioned to ignore the internal screaming occurring within yourself, and then label that as ... Views: 271
“Why do we have to listen to our hearts? "Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you'll find your treasure." Paulo Coelho
Many years ago, when I was a young woman in the corporate world in New York, I was deeply confused as to my life’s purpose. Before falling sleep I wanted guidance ... Views: 112
How much do you value your time?
Do you willingly trade it to the highest hourly-paid bidder, or is your time invaluable?
How do you use your time?
Is time getting the best of you, or are you making the best out of your time?
What follows are 10 very good reasons why you should start ... Views: 134
If you desire life balance between your inner Self and the outer world, you must practice self-discipline. True power also comes from discipline. It requires that you control your mind and emotions. It requires that you find ways to honor the inner You. As you practice self-discipline, you ... Views: 170
Do you know God? If so, do you know Him intimately? And how should you respond to your knowledge of Him?
We can know someone in two ways: impersonal knowledge and personal knowledge. To know someone impersonally is to know of the person's existence, their name, what they do, where they live, ... Views: 224
Finding Happiness Begins with You
Can you remember playing hide and seek as a child? Looking around the place, searching for your friends? For many of us this game, which was so much fun playing, has never really ended. The game is still being played in our lives, only this time, the confined ... Views: 217
"Good riddance to good works!" is the mentality of some Christians who believe that obedience to Yahweh God's holy commandments is no longer required once you put faith in Jesus Christ for your salvation. Is this belief Biblical? When we accept Jesus as our Savior, does it mean we can indulge in ... Views: 199
1. Believe you can achieve your goals.
Self-belief is everything. Have you set New Year's Resolutions in the past, only to forget them a few weeks into January? This can often happen because you don't truly believe that you can achieve them. If you have a goal to purchase a new car, or a ... Views: 225
We all think we know what success is. There are certainly enough definitions of it and opinions about how to succeed IN life. But, how can we truly succeed AT life?
We can succeed AT life by being true to ourselves. It’s not always as simple or easy to do this as we might imagine or wish; but ... Views: 305
Is Sedona calling to you? Is it whispering to you? Is your heart longing to go to see the sunlight reflecting on the Red Rocks? Are you being gently nudged to experience the transformative energy of the vortexes? I know for me, Sedona is a place I long for in my heart and soul. I visit as ... Views: 191
There is a new, vibrant energy coming in for 2015; can you feel it?
I am very excited for the New Year and have almost been impatient for December to be over with this year. 2014 has been a great year, but I've been feeling lately like I'm ready to take this to the next level of success in my ... Views: 285
2015 is coming! Personally, I’m kind of glad 2014 is coming to a close. It wasn’t a bad year by any means; in fact, it was a year of a lot of growth. A lot of new things have happened in my life and it’s taken some time to get used to all the change and settle down into a “new normal.”
For ... Views: 267
This article is about Christmas. You can fondly remember your favorite Christmas. Maybe it was the one when you received that toy that you were dying to get. Maybe it was the one when your grandma and aunt showed up, you haven’t seen them in a very long time. Or, maybe it was the one you ... Views: 225
I have worked to embrace “meaning” all of my life. I tried to understand those smiling faces over my cradle. I learned that when my mom washed clothes, I could play in the sun with her. I learned the meaning of good friends and hurtful people.
I began to make sense and value in my world. ... Views: 138
Mention the word "goals" around a lot of people and they will immediately hide their heads or look the other way! There's something about the word that feels like pressure. Perhaps it's because when we were growing up parents and teachers told us the goals they thought we should have, rather ... Views: 292
What is it that you most want, but are afraid of speaking up about? Has there been something that you've kept locked away from all your friends and family members simply because of a fear of being judged or ridiculed? Is there some sort of secret fantasy life you wish to live yet you don't ... Views: 482
Overcoming procrastination may be difficult for most people when the "negative feeling" strikes. However, it should become easier for you because you have to create achievement and fulfill several things in life.
The feeling of procrastination can slow you down greatly and when this happens ... Views: 313
This story is about my experiences of what light really means in my life.
How my understanding of light has grown over the years and is ongoing.
I remember the first time at school using a prism and being fascinated by the refractured light of what I thought was white light, turned out ... Views: 228
Many times in life you can get stuck in a way of thinking that is no longer serving your purpose or your goals. You no longer receive any positive benefits from your efforts, yet you continue to utilize these same tired methods to achieve your goals and create the kind of life you seek. ... Views: 239
Life Purpose: It’s a topic on the minds of many. It’s a question (and an industry) that’s like the siren’s song, luring us into its depths. What is this yearning really about?
I don’t think the question of life purpose is as deep as we make it out to be. I think what drives the question, ... Views: 425
Psalms 37:23 says, “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord; and he delighteth in his way.”
How many times have you gotten on an elevator and if everyone is looking up, you’re either tempted to look up or you actually do look up. Then you wonder, why is everyone looking up? I don’t ... Views: 244
Summary: The inadequacies of evolutionary theory are contrasted with Intelligent Design. True science is compatible with the Bible as seen by Sir Isaac Newton. Origin is linked to destiny.
The tragedy of most best-selling books like Roots, is that they fail to grasp a higher truth beyond ... Views: 242
Back in May, I shared with you that my theme for the year is "Spiraling Upward." For those of you that may have missed that article, here's a quick recap.
In February, we attended the annual International Regrouping Retreat in Puerto Rico. There was a different theme each day of the retreat. ... Views: 224
THREE GOOD RELATIONSHIPS TO HAVE
“We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it ... Views: 236
Like it or not, if you don't have everything you desire in life, or if you are having trouble reaching your goals, it is a result of self-imposed limitations. The programming you grew up with, or the maze as we call it, has a strong effect on what success you will achieve. Often, you take this ... Views: 262
The notion of rewriting your soul contract is about eliminating life’s challenges and getting what you want in a snap. We believe it’s impossible to rewrite your soul contract, though you do have free will to respond positively to it.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to suddenly live the life of ... Views: 266
In this world where technology has eclipsed our humanity, many of us are looking for a way to operate in our lives that fulfills our spiritual nature. People have tried different religions or disciplines with varying degrees of success or failure. They have taken motivational workshops to ... Views: 706
Serenity, well-being, feeling OK being you, feeling good in your own skin, not having to second guess your choices, trusting that you will do the right thing, these are but a few of the things we have found while working with people that most folks are striving for.
People say they want ... Views: 577
Even through my 38 weeks of pregnancy, I never once imagined what motherhood would be like. I really never thought about being a single mom. Yes, you hear things will change, but I never truly understood it, which seems to be the case with most things, until you experience them.
After ... Views: 296
Since more and more people have become familiar the Law of Attraction and how to use it to attract the things they want, there has been a big demand for the service of people who call themselves a Law of Attraction Life Coach. The most common questions are: ’Who are these people ?’, ‘What do ... Views: 416
The idea of having a unique life purpose is something that has fascinated me since I was a teenager. In my younger years I followed the obvious path in front of me, but slowly but surely I learned to look within and find my own passions in purpose instead of doing what everyone else expected of ... Views: 230
How would your life change if you knew (without a doubt) you are being guided by a Sacred Contract that your soul made before you were born? Would you feel more trusting of your "life lessons", more at ease, and peaceful (even in the midst of your most challenging relationships and ... Views: 253
"Getting what you go after is success; but liking it while you are getting it is happiness." -Bertha Damon
This is one of the quotes that I live by, because it's soooooo true. I haven't had so much fun in a long time. Granted, I've always loved what I do as a motivational speaker and coach, ... Views: 246
I surely do! I also believe that we only come back, because we have work to do!
Do you remember why you're here on Earth? What are some of the goals you have to accomplish? What your PURPOSE is? Or even more interesting..... what is your connection with some of the people you love or even ... Views: 348
In the process of becoming fully human, we wonder about the reason for our existence. We search to find our role and live with purpose on Earth. These life questions may be considered unimportant in our modern world, compared to matters of business and finance. But how we respond to them is ... Views: 279