being okay ~ with not being okay

the pain is in the resistance. we block our own paths to freedom when we resist the reality of now. pushing away the emotions, stuffing them down, brushing them under the rug and running away (by staying constantly busy), we blind ourselves to our truths ~ and the very path to our independence from suffering.Continue reading “being okay ~ with not being okay”

Perspective: It’s Everything

When I look at life as magical and miraculous, I see magic at every turn. Yet, when all I feel is despair, then I find myself disconnecting – creating the very thing I believe. How I perceive means everything; it can make me, it can break me. Truly. Sadly. Happily. You name it, I createContinue reading “Perspective: It’s Everything”

The Song of the Sea

Gonna rise up turning mistakes into gold. Gonna rise up and find my direction magnetically… Rise by Eddie Vedder It’s no wonder I must descend into the murky depths for my soul to heal. When I feel, I feel with each and every fiber of my being; down to the core. My passion, when IContinue reading “The Song of the Sea”

What Many Miss with the Law of Attraction 

Many who practice the Law of Attraction often forget a few key components, what we resist persists. The pain is in the resistance. Allowing and surrendering heal us.  So many who are practitioners avoid the “void” feelings because they say feeling it will attract it. True! And not healing it keeps it in your energyContinue reading “What Many Miss with the Law of Attraction “

The Transformative Power of Pain

Here I will focus on how emotional pain can be a powerful tool for transformation through the release of held energy. We often block feeling our emotions because we feel that we will die from them. The emotions are not real as they cannot kill you. Instead, they block us from our greatest potential. While not religious, IContinue reading “The Transformative Power of Pain”

The Path of the Lotus

For the lotus to bloom It must overcome its fear Of the dark, Reaching in faith upwards towards the light. Fighting gravity, Fighting inertia, Trusting its growth is true While the murky waters keep it blind. Feeling all alone, One could easily give up, Never penetrating the darkness, Never basking in the glow of theContinue reading “The Path of the Lotus”

Change Takes Courage

To go forth and be Merry, we first must remove the (seeming) obstacles to our merriment. It takes courage to look within to see where our lives are not what we would like them to be. It takes will and courage to make the changes that we need to free ourselves from these obstacles, andContinue reading “Change Takes Courage”

Being Small No More

For many years of my life, I have chosen to do the things that made me feel small. I feared sticking my neck out, being too big, too loud, too much 0f anything. I drove a small, quiet car that was fuel efficient. I wanted to blend in. I wanted to hide. I feared beingContinue reading “Being Small No More”

Shadows of Death

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadows of death, I shall fear no evil. – Psalm 23 In Buddhism, Shiva, the creator and the destroyer, represents the process of breaking down that needs to occur prior to being able to build back up. Nature is filled with examples of this idea of deathContinue reading “Shadows of Death”

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