Receiving can be a bit more challenging than you may realize. How openly do you receive a smile from a stranger? How willingly do you receive a kind gesture, like someone holding the door for you? How easily do you receive a compliment? How graciously do you receive a gift of gratitude? How freely do you receive help? How readily do you receive spiritual support?Read More
Summoning gratitude is a sure way to get our life back on track. Opening our eyes to affirm gratitude grows the garden of our inner abundance, just as standing close to a fire eventually warms our heart. —Alexandra KatehakisRead More
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. ~ Jim MorrisonRead More
As a predominantly introverted person, I adore solitude. I love being alone and allowing my day to unfold or fully engaging in what I intend to do. I don’t have a fear of missing out on activities. I am completely content filling my day with whatever inspires me or tugs at my heart strings. I experience joy in a broad range of activities, too; anything from singing and dancing around my house to journaling to spending time in nature.Read More
There are many different types of support: emotional, moral, spiritual, physical, and mental support. They can be interrelated yet uniquely individual. Support is not about ‘fixing’ a situation or taking on the responsibility for another person. I like to think of it as a boost…imagine interlaced fingers, cupped hands, and someone placing their foot in your hand. The boost of support is like a sprinkle of fairy dust, revealing your own inner magic.Read More
Have you ever done a little soul searching about whether or not you live of life of integrity? Do you strive to do right or be right? Do you choose integrity in certain situations or at all times? Does your life model the values you believe in? Where is the dividing line between discernment and integrity?
When I reflect on these questions, I can see moments of fear winning over integrity.Read More