Often the word surrender is interpreted as quitting or giving up. While it can have that connotation in a siege it has other meanings when it comes to your life. For example, have you ever felt like you were struggling uphill with an impossible load on your back? What if you let some of that … Continue reading Surrender; What’s That?
I've been giving some serious thought to a concept shared with me many years ago by a Native American Elder. They said, "We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us." At the time I likened this to my upbringing that taught, "respect your elders." I did my best to honor and … Continue reading The Shoulders We Stand On
We've been sold a story. It goes something like this: you are small, you are weak, you're just one person, what difference can you make? Besides you are unworthy, you're too this or not enough of that. You're broken, a victim, so shut up, stand down, be submissive and struggle through. The main intention of … Continue reading We Are Powerful
Thoughts on finding Bliss: Today's treasures are not to be missed. Splash, whirl, dance and play, Celebrate with abandon this special day. Release your burdens for a time, Take my hand, as together we climb, And reclaim all that is sublime. There will be time to drink from life's bitter cup, But today let bliss take … Continue reading Finding Bliss
Today I have been occupied with "what ifs". Rather than allow my mind to take me on an aimless and futile journey; I called on my inner wisdom to direct the introspection. The following "what ifs" are not unique, new or even original. They have been around as topics of contemplation and discussion for millennia. … Continue reading What If…Musings
I did not arrive at today's post by saying, "I feel fabulous! Today I'm going to write about sunshine and rainbows." Nope; I'll hold onto that topic for another day. Honestly, I'm writing about creating more light, more love and more laughter because my attention has been drawn to the anger I spew into the … Continue reading Create more Light, more Love, more Laughter!
Today is a day celebrated in many cultures as the mid point between winter and spring. There are a variety of rituals and celebrations that are held both in the spirit of hope and in an invocation of welcome. Today is significant because it is at this point that the ancestors took time to both … Continue reading Mid-Winter Celebrations
Have you ever had a dream, desire or yearning that emanates from deep within you? Do you recognize that it is your heart, your soul calling to you? If so, are you living those wishes out in your life? I sure hope that you are doing just as you dreamed! But if you are not … Continue reading No Permission Needed
During a recent meditation I learned that I was defining myself based upon things other people told me about myself. Even as I write that sentence I giggle about its absurdity. How can any other person know more truth about me than I know myself? Ludicrous!!! And yet for so long I've held many of … Continue reading Meditation Revelation
When you look at the picture accompanying today's post it appears as if the image is moving. Interestingly there is no actual motion within the picture. You may be aware that you are viewing an illusion. What is causing you to believe that you see movement is the way that your mind interprets the data … Continue reading Unraveling Illusion