Life is Like That

Life is just like that – we take steps without really understanding who is the one walking and sometimes we need to look back to see truly how we arrived where we are standing. But for how much longer can we get away with living this way? I dare say time is running out onContinue reading “Life is Like That”

Moving From Fear into Action and Engagement

At one point a few years ago, people who fear public speaking were coming into my awareness.  I can remember back when I had that same fear but was cured of it when the meeting-script binder was grabbed from my hands and literally tossed into the group by my trainer.  The group loved it andContinue reading “Moving From Fear into Action and Engagement”

A Fledgling’s Message

One of life’s Golden Rule’s I appreciate is: Don’t interfere with nature. It’s always served me and is completely common sense. Well, I found myself violating this rule when I came face to face with a fledgling, one I’d been watching for days, trying to hide under a small fern.

Turn Fear Into Faith: Wisdom From Florence Scovel Shinn

In her book, The Power of the Spoken Word, Florence Scovel Shinn says: “Be Strong! Fear not: Fear is man’s only adversary.” She believes our word is our wand, filled with magic and power, and our word is the only weapon we can use to defeat our lions. “You face defeat whenever you are fearful!”Continue reading “Turn Fear Into Faith: Wisdom From Florence Scovel Shinn”

Rekindling Creativity: Healing Stuck Feelings That Block Inspiration

I’ve heard people say they’ve received creative inspiration from various kinds of places.  At the time, I couldn’t really speak to that because I believed I had limited personal experience with creativity.  I’ve always believed and said, for better or worse, “I’m not a creative person.”  I couldn’t conceive of what being creative meant soContinue reading “Rekindling Creativity: Healing Stuck Feelings That Block Inspiration”

Facing Our Fear of the Dark

Darkness would have us believe it’s engaged in an all-out war with the light.  Is it true?  Is there actually a war going on between darkness and light?  Darkness (our own fear) would have us believe it will prevail, that it’s stronger than our light.  It uses our love against us and others by shuttingContinue reading “Facing Our Fear of the Dark”

Speaking up for Yourself – Easier Said Than Done!

This can be a very stressful decision – Do I speak up or say nothing? I have struggled with finding my voice for many years. I have also been healing that which stops me from speaking up for myself. My tendency would be to “stuff it” down and say nothing out of fear of reprisal.Continue reading “Speaking up for Yourself – Easier Said Than Done!”

How to be Free of Negative Circumstances in Your Life: Taking Self-Responsibility

No one wants to be told you’re the source of your own misery and suffering.  If you’re blaming others and circumstances for your predicaments and unhappiness, you’re missing a golden opportunity for some amazing changes and growth to take place in your life.  Misery and suffering come from within but it’s not who you areContinue reading “How to be Free of Negative Circumstances in Your Life: Taking Self-Responsibility”

Discernment a Powerful Tool in Making Your Life for Easier

The first counsel written over the gateway to the temple of Delphi, “Know Thyself” is an important element of good discernment.  In my experience, there’s a direct correlation between the quality of discernment and how well we know ourselves.  Having good discernment can help us see things with a clear eye and receive answers toContinue reading “Discernment a Powerful Tool in Making Your Life for Easier”