Tag Archives: musings on life
Until there is peace within us, there cannot be peace in the world around us.
Time to take care of yourself. You work so hard and put so much attention on your responsibilities that you are close to losing touch with your imagination, with your creativity. Take a break and play. Get out your paints, go … Continue reading
This weekend is the time to trust yourself to lovingly speak your own truth. You need not be angry. Let no one tell you how you should feel, act, or be. When you feel frightened or anxious, know that … Continue reading
With all the change going on in the world, I decided it was time to share my angel/oracle guides readings. Each day after meditation, I request a card that will be of benefit to myself and my followers. All advice … Continue reading
Speak at the right time Speak the truth Speak with affection Speak only if it is beneficial. If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. Speak from a place off good will. If you are in a … Continue reading
Being true to yourself does not mean getting your own way all the time. It means standing in your own light with integrity, being honest with yourself and others, and always acting with love instead of fear and anger.
Miracles are there – if we look for them.
I spent the last few months recharging. After my step-daughter’s wedding in September 2015, and my daughter’s in November 2015, I needed time to myself. I am divorced and both my ex and I are remarried. Nothing brings up family … Continue reading
I began meditating and keeping a gratitude journal several years ago. It changed my life. I have learned to look at the bright side, and I literally wake up each morning with a song in my heart.
I love this video by Ernesto Cortazar. It is a good one to look at on a bad day when I forget the importance of a positive attitude.
All the wisdom and spiritual traditions speak of forgiving others. I was recently in a situation that we are all familiar with – I had to deal with a person who is extremely difficult and unable to talk about what … Continue reading
This was posted on Facebook on Sept. 21 by Stephen Kaczor. There was a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned … Continue reading
Reason, Season, Lifetime When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a Reason, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They … Continue reading
You may have seen this already on Facebook. I love it because it can apply to anyone, not just the aged. We human beings are, after all, more alike than we are different. If we would each just take the … Continue reading
I love the ocean. It represents God to me. My best summers were spent “down the shore.” From time to time I still feel the need to hear the waves and see the blue horizon. I will never forget the … Continue reading
Growing up I heard a lot about grace. The grace of God was a common phrase I often heard on Sunday morning. But what is grace? I could not define it. So I looked it up. Grace is defined in … Continue reading
I leave no trace of wings in the air, but I am glad I have had my flight. … Continue reading
I just love this video,which is well worth taking 5 minutes to watch. It is a reminder to set a positive intention each day. My intention is to see each day as a gift. What’s yours? Awakening, a lovely poem … Continue reading
“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” … Continue reading
All of the religions and ancient wisdom traditions teach us to love. Indeed, all of them have some version of the Golden Rule in their sacred texts, reminding us to treat others as we want to be treated. We often forget … Continue reading
I knew I was different at an early age. I remember a weekend retreat I went on with the Pioneer Girls, the religious equivalent of the Girl Scouts. Sunday services were held outside. I absolutely loved it. As a child … Continue reading
“If the only prayer you say in your life is ‘thank you’ that would be enough.” Meister Eckhart, the German philosopher who strongly influenced the Quaker movement, said this in the thirteenth century. This made an impression on me, being … Continue reading
Growing up, we had a collie that was prettier than Lassie, the one on TV in the 1950’s. We never had a cat because my mom hated them. She had a bad experience as a young child, involving her … Continue reading
There are two ways to live your life. One is though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. I love this quote. It is often ascribed to Albert Einstein. Since he was a scientist, … Continue reading
Everyone knows that the mind affects the body, but now there is scientific research to back it up. Where you put your mind, your body goes. This explains the placebo effect, when there is a positive result even though nothing … Continue reading
The older I get and the more I meditate, the more powerful this message of Psalm 46:10 becomes: Be still and know that I am God All the ancient wisdom traditions and religions believe this. It does not matter if you … Continue reading
“Real success is not to be sought after in the outer world, but discovered in your inner world.” -Tim Conner The best and worst thing about having a disability is that as a child you are forced to redefine success. … Continue reading
I used to push myself to do free weights 6 days a week. I worked as many hours as I could until the back pain got too intense, and then I would ask for a reduction in my hours. My … Continue reading