I have been on my own now for just over seven years. Seven is a magical number and realizing this has caused me to sit back and think about all that I did to transform and empower myself – and to ultimately completely change my life. It has been a time of sweet and joyous [...]
Empowerment can sometimes be lonely. But loneliness is oftentimes a shortcut to your soul. Loneliness means you have been touched by the warmth of love. What could be more beautiful than that? Remember: Your heart is very strong. Push through.
I am thinking about all the hate, you know? Hate is really about fear. That’s why it’s so important to cultivate all kinds of COURAGE in your life. There are many different kinds of courage and they all require concentrated practice and awareness: the courage to face difficult emotions, the courage to forgive, the courage [...]
This week I was reminded once more how much we have to cultivate our compassion for others. There are some who we encounter who have a high need for control, others who desire no control at all and maybe should try a little harder to find some, some who are so rude and detached, others [...]
An age old question. But perhaps these quotes from Rumi, a 12th century mystic, get it right. Love is from the infinite and will remain until Eternity. Love cannot be described. It must be tasted. It is love that holds everything together. And it is the everything also. I have died many times but your [...]
“Take time for gratitude. This is the gift — to have the wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic good of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, even ecstasy.” ~ Abraham Maslow What is your SIMPLE PLEASURE today?