Getting To Your Roots

Getting To Your Roots

There is a quote on my calendar that I have been reflecting on for several weeks.

“If you want a tree to grow, it won’t help to water the leaves.
You have to water the roots.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

Did You Miss the New Year?

Did You Miss the New Year?

Once upon a time I only knew about one New Year’s event and that was on January 1st . Later I found out about other cultures and countries that celebrated New Year’s on different dates, like Greek Orthodox New Year and Chinese New Year.

2015 The Year of Personal Power

2015 The Year of Personal Power

When I wrote the words “Powerful Presence Purpose and Passion” on my 2015 Vision Board I was surprised. Power is not a word I usually use when I think about myself. I usually think of myself as gentle, supportive and having inner strength. But my thoughts and beliefs about myself have been shifting.

Blessings of the Season

Blessings of the Season

What is a blessing?

Poet John O’Donohoe says:

Messages from the Otherside

Messages from the Otherside

Do you believe in life after death? Do you believe that your soul continues when you leave the physical body? I had believed in the concept, but it was very difficult to hold onto after my husband passed away in May. I couldn’t feel his energy, see his face, hear his voice, receive any messages. Was I caught in an illusion where we had made this up to feel better?

Paradigm Shifts

Paradigm Shifts

~ My October Observations ~

Well, October arrived and it’s almost over. Many things have changed or occurred. And I got to make some decisions.

Transitioning Through Grief

Transitioning Through Grief

The last 4 months since my husband passed away have been very hard. Despite having a daily spiritual practice, knowing how to meditate and use energy healing, I could not deal with everything. All the emotions that came up were very raw and painful. And the tears, continuous tears.

Do You Doubt Your Intuition?

Do You Doubt Your Intuition?

Everyone has intuition. Everyone has a way of knowing what’s right for them. Everyone has a way of tapping into the universal energies – into the source field around us. And almost everyone doubts their intuition.  

Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

A few days ago there was a break in the winter weather. It was warm and I was able to sit outside and soak in the sunshine. Just sitting outside without thinking, without trying to figure things out.

Suddenly, the phrase, “It is already done,” popped into my mind. It was a phrase from “Say Yes to Your Success” by Kim Burgner, founder of NWA Center for Spiritual Living.*

I Disagree with the Guru

I Disagree with the Guru

This past month while I was reviewing my beliefs, my actions and patterns, all great things to do during Mercury retrograde, I noticed several blog posts about disagreeing with the guru or thought leader.