God must have known love would hurt at times. He must have known people would experience hurtful memories then try to forget and forgive. Perhaps that’s why there are thorns on a rose. A reminder that love is bittersweet and never dies.
If or when we hear ourselves say, “You made me feel _____,” STOP and remember this, no person, place or thing can make us, you or me, feel good or bad, loved or unloved, accepted or unaccepted, angry or peaceful unless we give our power to self-love, self-compassion and self–acceptance over to them. Maya Angelou […]
When we practice gratitude, we grow, change and heal past hurts and disappointments. When we practice forgiveness, we have peace and joy When we practice unconditional love, we become what we are looking for.
It’s not what we love but HOW we love that matters. Why? Conditional and Unconditional love influences our patience, kindness and forgiveness toward ourselves and others. It influences how we remember yesterday and sets expectations for today. Conditional love is an if love – if you do this then _____. Unconditional love acknowledges all have […]
What is ONE thing that can: lead to peace and understanding find the power to forgive share and speak the same language embrace the lonely and feed the hungry The answer is and always will be: LOVE
When we recognize our true essence, we live knowing we are more than our five senses. We walk by faith fearless, courageous unmoved. We become the knowing that there is something bigger than you or I could ever imagine. We become the flow, resisting nothing. We become the peace that surpasses all understanding. We become free […]
Life is one big tapestry. A magnificent mosaic filled with our stories, emotions, loves, losses, places, friends, family, regrets, joy, anger, happy times, not so happy times and more. Every experience enables us to create, change and complete another piece. Today, take time to look and see a wonder called YOU.
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 […]
Be mindful of your thoughts. The mind is a wonderful instrument needing fine tuning moment to moment. Listen intently, do you hear the note of anger, are you playing the key of fear? We are a choice, control the strings of negative thoughts, continue playing in the wrong key or fine tune them and […]