Wiser and Learning

We say we are wise, but are we?   We say we have learned, but did we? With wisdom comes understanding without judgment, acts of kindness without expectations and appreciation for the little things. With wisdom comes love and a life filled with meaning. We know we have learned when we can let go and […]

This Present Moment

There is a place where we stop struggling against fear and uncertainty.   That place can only be found in this our present moment.  And, in the present moment and in the next and the next…..we find our rest.

Want more peace?

Want more peace, embrace the following Q & A from the movie The Way of the Peaceful Warrior: Question                  Answer Who Am I?               This Moment! Where Am I?            Here! What Time Is It?       Now! When we live mindfully in the present moment […]

What’s important to you?

What is important to you? Is it taking a moment to breathe the fresh-cut grass or listen to the birds singing for you in the morning?   Is it taking a walk on the beach to reconnect with yourself and the Creator?  Or, is it the feeling of wonder after being touched by an angel? When […]

Who will win?

We are reminded when we do what others say we can’t do, we will never pay attention to their limiting beliefs again. So what will we do with this reminder,  nod and go on living our daily routine, continue to follow main stream I can’t thinking, choose to bury our dreams and avoid swimming upstream?  […]

Are we listening?

What’s in your heart, the treasure chest of stored wants and desires? Proverbs reminds us to listen and find treasures we have buried (good and not so good) behind our words.   We are told life and destruction come out of the mouth, but are we listening?    We know with words we can tear down or […]

Piece by piece…….

Life, like a new puzzle, brings new challenges.   And, like a new puzzle, if we address our challenges like we address a puzzle, taking one piece at time, corners first, then straight line pieces, then colors, shapes etc., before we know it the puzzle is back together and so it will be with our lives. […]

Who was in charge?

So who was in charge during the storm – Ego or Spirit? Ego is the invisible force demanding its way.  It is the unquenchable desire to expect things to always go our way, seek what’s easy and comfortable.   It’s that little voice inside that repeats over and over destructive and quarrelsome self-talk. Spirit on the […]

Thoughts Create

If we believe there are no neutral thoughts and every thought cannot be without an effect then, we will be mindful of our thoughts. If we believe what we think, we create and as we create, so it will be, we will live mindful of our thinking. If we believe every thought is creating something or […]

Are we listening?

When we hear ourselves repeating – listen to me – stop and ask am I listening? Hearing through the ears of others is practicing the Art of Understanding.  When we listen to understand, we criticize less knowing things are not always what they appear to be.   Author Stephen Covey reminds us to give others emotional oxygen by listening […]