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Affirmation

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Sunday Inspiration

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Affirmation

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Sunday Inspiration

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Sunday Inspiration

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Pure Unconditional Love

When you find yourself struggling with a decision, feeling frustrated, or totally stressed, just stop.  Hit the pause button and take a deep breath.  Remember to let go of needing to know all the details and trust in Divine power, which … Continue reading

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Compassion

We are more alike than we are different, even if we look different and have different religious practices.   Old perceptions are no longer serving us.  Instead of building walls due to fear, we need to remove obstacles to love, … Continue reading

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Truth

Truth is a constant on all levels.  Whether we like it or not, it is there.  You can deny global warming, but that does not negate its effects on the planet.  You can deny your true feelings, but they will … Continue reading

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Think Positive

Divine Message for the Week: Now is the time to replace all negative thoughts with positive ones.  When you think a negative thought, mentally delete or cancel it and think of a positive way to look a the situation.  For example, … Continue reading

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Move forward

Now is the time to reflect on what you want your life to look like.  What have you been wishing for?  A better job, an improved relationship, losing weight, or better health? Whatever has been on your mind, think about … Continue reading

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Peace

Until there is peace within us, there cannot be peace in the world around us.

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Divine Message for the Week – Listen

Take time to be still and quiet your mind.  The angels want to communicate their messages from God.  They cannot do it until you create the space to receive them.  How do you do this?  You can sit in the … Continue reading

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Divine Message for the Weekend – Unconditional Love

The Divine Mother wants you to know that you are loved unconditionally.  Self criticism and judgment are from the world, and are not in any way associated with your true self.   Always remember that you are perfectly imperfect, made by … Continue reading

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Divine Message for the Week – Connect with your Inner Child

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

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Divine Guidance for the Weekend

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

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Guidance Card for Today

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

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Gratitude

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Troubled Water

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Monday Motivation

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Right Speech – Buddhism

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

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No Worries

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Contentment

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How to be happy

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Be True to Yourself

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.

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Be Good

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Expect Miracles

Miracles are there – if we look for them.

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

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Weddings including step-children

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

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Gratitude

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.

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You are the author of your own story

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.  

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Never Give Up

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Forgiveness

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

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How to Be Successful and Content

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

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Truth

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Friendship from Frankie Perez’s MindGym

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

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Cranky Old Man – Anonymous Poem

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

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The Power of Water

  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

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Shoot for the Moon

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Live More

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Grace

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

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Life is the Journey

I leave no trace of wings in the air, but I am glad I have had my flight.                                             … Continue reading

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Intention

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

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Why is it so hard to be mindful?

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”                                                         … Continue reading

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Choose to Love Yourself

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

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Meditation and Prayer – Together

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

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Gratitude

“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

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I used to hate cats

    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

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A New Attitude – Noticing Miracles Every Day

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

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Amazing Results of Mindfulness Research

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

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Just Be Still

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

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Success

“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

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Embracing Uncertainty

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

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Control your own emotional state

In order to be content, we have to take charge of our own emotions.  A great challenge is not getting annoyed or upset when people around me are angry, complaining a lot, or gossiping.  When this happens, I take these 3 steps: … Continue reading

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