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
Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want. ~Kristin ArmstrongRead 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
The spiritual journey involves going beyond hope and fear, stepping into unknown territory, continually moving forward. The most important aspect of being on the spiritual path may be just to keep moving. ~ Pema ChodronRead More
The most important person to foster a healthy relationship with is yourself. It’s easy to spend a lot of time and energy fostering relationships with others and overlook the one with yourself. When you have a healthy relationship with yourself, it makes all other relationships easier. What building blocks are you using to foster a relationship with yourself?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
Although vulnerability encompasses openness and innocence to trust, it seems as though the willingness to get hurt is the more challenging aspect…at least it is for me. I crave the openness and the innocence but definitely do NOT long for getting hurt.Read More