No, we can’t BUT

No, we can’t control some of our thoughts, memories and feelings that at times just come up.  BUT, we can control how long we choose to camp out with them. No, we can’t control the words and actions of others.  BUT, we can control how we react to them. No, we can’t always agree with […]

Purpose, do you have one?

Are we living for a purpose?  Do we wake each day driven to become the change we want to see? A purpose driven life knows what’s done to one is done to all, that peace for everyone begins with peace within ourselves.   Without a purpose, we see and fuel the flames of ugly and increase […]

And it is good!

All things are created three times, once in thought (imagining), then in words, then in actions.  In the beginning, God saw, then said, then created and it was good. Every day we get a chance to create again, to start over.  Every day we get another opportunity to leave old things behind and begin a new thing, […]

Attitudes and Labels, we all have them.

Attitudes and labels determine how we perceive our conditions.    They create a push for us to collect evidence in thoughts, words and actions to back up perceptions caused by our beliefs. A simple shift in attitude, a change in a label and we rise above the conditions. When we understand and accept nothing in life […]

Words are telling!

Words by themselves do not have power.   We give them power with our feelings. Words filled with love and an attitude of compassion ignite life and healing to someone hurting.  But words filled with discourse and hate crush a spirit.   A harsh answer fueled by our ego stirs up anger but a gentle reply from […]

An Attitude of Gratitude

The benefits of living with a grateful heart go on an on.  The following benefits are just the beginning: We increase in understanding, become aware of our fears, alert to our worries We are more accepting of ourselves and others We self-care more, walk in nature and become one with its calm We learn to love […]

I CAN or I CAN’T choose!

There are many words describing what we believe, and the two that really matter are I CAN or I CAN’T. I CAN believers see a world filled with possibilities, support and encouragement. They understand behind challenges are opportunities of solutions.   I CAN believes don’t deny the storms of life, they see through them and find […]

Stories

Olympic Winner Simone Biles writes maybe it’s good we don’t know what will happen next in our stories because if we did, we may not turn the page and miss the experience of good that comes out of hard times. Remember all things, not some things, will work together for our good, IF we look […]