7 Ways to Mend Your Fences

"Fear is the highest fence." - Dudley Nichols Mending one's fences - to strengthen or reestablish one's position by conciliation or negotiation. Being on the fence - uncommitted, neutral, and undecided. Walls create physical and mental barriers. Putting up fences and rushing to repair … [Read more...]

Consider The Exquisite Beauty of Your Soul

Life is a funny thing. Here we are as unlimited beings, yet many are like an elephant chained to a pole who won't run away, because he/she believes they can't. The truth is, the elephant is much more powerful than the belief holding it hostage. It's mental masturbation. It is not easy to break free … [Read more...]

Perception or Reality?

Perception or Reality? When we are confused, angry, defiant, and feeling like life is spinning out of our 'perceived' control, what can we do to feel better? The heart is the place to start. A little too Pollyanna for you? Trust me it's not. This is where your power lives and breathes. Everything in … [Read more...]

The Simplicity of Being – A Puzzle

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." -Leonardo Da Vinci The simplicity of being, a puzzle to be sure. Let's say you were brought to this space and time on earth to experience yourself in a way that captures the essence of your potential as a human. We are all different, each having a unique … [Read more...]

Who Are We & What Have We Become?

Who are we and what have we become? Bickering, arguing, judging and criticizing each other when we claim to be love completely undermines our mission. Loving human beings living from the heart (which most claim to do) does a disservice to all life when fear and anger enter stage right and begin … [Read more...]

The Bigger Picture

What is the bigger picture? On the movie screen of life there is unrest. I know you have observed and/or felt the separation not only on the world stage, but in the personal lives of people around the world. Politics is the latest cause of unrest I am observing. Blame, criticism,  gossip, … [Read more...]

Conscious Choice

“Take command, choose the outcome. Feel your passion of purpose; experience your role in full expression as you allow your purpose to permeate your being and world. As you do this, you are plugged into powerful energy that will pull resources, people, places — everything you need to you, in the … [Read more...]

Happiness – The Shape of Our Lives

    [Tweet "“Happiness doesn’t have a shelf life unless you put an expiration date on it.” – Debra Oakland"] We become accustomed to the shape of our lives, to the point it usually takes a challenge or something that 'seems' out of our control, to light a fire of conscious change … [Read more...]

Lonely in a Crowded World

"And if I'm alone in bed, I will go to the window, look up at the sky, and feel certain that loneliness is a lie, because the Universe is there to keep me company." - Paulo Coelho Lonely in a crowded world? Loneliness is suffocating. Solitude is a blessing and enriches a creative life. As … [Read more...]

Friendship is Kinship

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”  - Alice Walker As I began this post, I was thinking about the meaning of friendship and kinship. Friends come and go throughout our life. Some stay forever and others make a short pit stop on their way elsewhere. … [Read more...]