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Perfect Vs. Perfectionism

 “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen I love words and one of my favorite is ‘perfect’.  Brene’ Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection, says that there is no such thing as ‘perfect’.  I would offer the idea […]
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Perfect Vs. Perfectionism

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen I love words and one of my favorite is ‘perfect’.  Brene’ Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection, says that there is no such thing as ‘perfect’.  I would offer the idea that […]
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What If God Were Benign?

 “There’s something that’s within you, there’s power within you, that is greater than the world.”   ~ Michael Bernard Beckwith  What if the events that transpire in our life are granted not in response to our wishes and pleas, but to our confident knowing (also known as faith)?  What if it isn’t God that thinks we’re […]
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Creating a Masterful Life

Last month, my mother passed away after just turning 93. Even though I understood what she did for me personally, the breadth of her impact was not clear to me. And, to be honest, even unknown to her. From our conversations, it seemed as if she did not realize that she had a Masterful Life. Being […]
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Recognizing The Line

“Know the line.Know the line that is joy.Know the line that is coping.” ~Spirit, through  Anne Brady-Cronin Had your fill of stress?  Admit it, we all have times of stress in our lives.  For some of us, a low undercurrent of stress exists that is constant.  Even though it is normal in our society, it’s not necessarily healthy.  […]
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Calming Sanctuary

“How are you supposed to soar when you have so much weighing down your wings?” ~ Kerri Richardson If you’re being called to clear out some of the spaces in your world, join the club.  I love the idea of nesting – to arrange one’s immediate surroundings and create a place where one feels secure, […]
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Failure to Thrive

You cannot get sick enough to help sick people get better.You cannot get poor enough to help poor people thrive.It is only in your thriving that you have anything to offer anyone. ~ Abraham Hicks Do you think that sometimes (or oftentimes) we hold ourselves back because of others around us?  Is it ok to […]
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Do We Wait For Joy?

“We can become either enabled or embittered.  The difference lies in whether we are able to find meaning in our suffering.”  ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu   I highly recommend The Book Of Joy (Douglas Abrams), which expertly details the reunion of the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.  The  amicable & loving conversations between the Christian […]
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The Power of Play

“Scientists have discovered that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain, unless it is done in play in which case it only takes 10 to 20 repetitions.”  ~ Dr. Karyn Purvis, Child Psychologist Dr. Doreen Virtue, Ph. D. who has an innate ability to communicate with angels says they […]
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Emotional Intelligence

By acknowledging, accepting, and working through your feelings, you can learn to turn “emotional” into “emotionally intelligent”. ~ Inc.com Dr. David Hawkins, a renowned physician; professor and psychiatrist, was a teacher of advanced awareness.  Abraham a collective consciousness, translated by Esther Hicks, is devoted to bringing clarity to our human condition (which, can often be confusing […]