WHAT IS FAMILY

#WHAT IS FAMILY, #family, #multi cultural, #multi-ethnic, #relatives, #family members, #extended family, #adopted family, #universal family, #International family May 31st I have a friend that once shared with me something his son had told him earlier in life. His son simply said, “Dad there is family and then there’s relatives.” His son was saying in a most innocent manner that not all those in our bloodline are necessarily family. And those that we may not share the same blood with can be … [Read more...]

FEEDING EMOTIONS

#FEEDING EMOTIONS, #GOOD VIBRATIONAL EMOTIONS, #feel good and exuberant, #choose my emotions, #truth, #happiness, #justice May 26th What do you feed your emotions? What emotions are you experiencing? When we have good vibrational emotions we feel good and exuberant. We can laugh and truly enjoy life. We can choose to remain in this state or we can give that power away to another force. Negative emotions have a tendency to rob us of happiness. Sometimes we feed them with food or other drugs. … [Read more...]

THE HEART

#THE HEART, #Innermost nature, #heartfelt, #sing praises, # gratitude, #self-love, #complete love for self, #give thanks May 23rd By definition, the heart is the central, vital or main part; core; the center. Consider this definition: at heart – in one’s innermost nature, or heartfelt – sincere, genuine. What are you allowing to reside in your core? What emotions are controlling your vital part? What state is your innermost nature in? Today I consciously choose to flex the muscles of my … [Read more...]

THE ART OF BEING STILL

#THE ART OF BEING STILL, #God power, #connect with Source, #spiritual leaders, #just sit, #be still and know May 21st As I sat and listened intently to Sri Charles of Shanti Villa Holistic Healing Institute, I clearly heard his message of being still. As questions were being posed to him by the participants, his response to solving their seeming challenge was, Just Sit! What a powerful lesson he was giving to all of us. Our answers are each imbedded in the core of who we are. We need not look … [Read more...]

WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY?

May 8th Have you ever considered the answer to that question, ‘What makes you happy?’ I was asked that question recently and provided a long list of answers. When I was finished with the list I was told that none of my answers involved anything materialistic. I was then called a ‘simple kind of girl’. And I Loved IT!!! My list went something like this; the birds singing to me in the early morning hours while it is still dark outside, the smile on a child’s face, people being treated fairly, … [Read more...]

FORGIVE SELF

May 5th I forgive myself for holding on to things which no longer serve me. I forgive myself totally and completely for any negative emotions I have not allowed myself to release. I forgive myself for not honoring the life and beauty in me. I forgive myself for not loving unconditionally!!! I forgive myself because I have become my own worst critic. I release the need to beat up on myself for missing the mark. I forgive myself because I believe I have to work hard to be acceptable and gain … [Read more...]

REBIRTH

May 4th Each night we lay down to sleep and are dead to this physical world. Each morning we are awakened to a new life. We have received another opportunity to live, we have been given another chance. This newness is like being born again, or experiencing a rebirth. What will you do with this brand new day? Can you recognize the beauty in it? Do you hear the sounds of life or are you being totally entranced by loud disturbing noises? Can you see the life in all living things or are you … [Read more...]

SELF-MOTIVATION

March 30th Lights, Camera, Action! Well here you are ready and poised to manifest your miracles. You have written the script, hired the best technical team of experts, obtained the perfect producers and located the ideal movie company. It is your time to shine. It is your time to direct the next Block Buster Movie. The Universe will celebrate with you as this production is revealed on the Big Screen of Life. Yes, some things were not as easy as others, yet you prevailed. The cast was not … [Read more...]

EMPOWERMENT

March 28th I Am an Empowered Individual. My Empowerment comes from the rich and everlasting Source. I joyously accept my Empowerment with ease and grace. Empowerment implies a strength that gives extra weight to an ability to perform certain things. Webster’s Dictionary defines it as: to give power to; to authorize and to enable. Add to that definition the fact our empowerment comes from The Infinite Source, which lives within each of us. Can you envision the kind of power you have? It is so … [Read more...]

HONOR OUR ELDERS

March 26th I am always enthused when I can sit at the feet of my elders and have them to share with me. Currently I enjoy the wisdom of several elders, ranging in age from 100 to 80, both men and women, some are adopted family members. I remember even as a child my preference would be to sit and listen to them. I have absorbed much of what they have shared with me, especially those that have passed on. I remember them with a special fondness and love. They were always so willing to share. Their … [Read more...]