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Are You Doing What You Can?

“As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. This is the divine mystery supreme. A wonderful thing it is and the source of our happiness. We need not wait to see what others do” Mahatma Ghandi
 
It is so easy to give power to conditions outside of ourselves, to rant and rave about...
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Would You Rather Be Happy Or Would You Rather Be Right?

“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
 
I have addressed this subject before, but it seemed appropriate to take it out again in response to general reactions to our election. Many of us are creating dissent and disharmony,...
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Do You Believe That What You Were Is What You Will Be?

“Remember then: there is only one time that is important.  Now!  It is the most important time, because it is the only time when we have any power .” Leo Tolstoy
 
 
Sometimes we fall into the habit of thinking that our past defines us.  We believe that the mistakes, failures and successes of our past...
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Have You Planned Ahead To Be Positive?

“That’s how you glorify something. You put a lot of energy on it. The vision that you glorify in your mind; the ideal that you enthrone in your heart, this you will build in your life. This you will become.”Mary Morrissey
 
When we are in the habit of something, say, complaining, whining, being negative, it takes effort...
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Do You Have A Sacred Time and Space?

“Self-care is not selfish.  You cannot serve from an empty vessel” —Eleanor Brownn
 
Modern people, especially women, are so busy with the hurry and worry of everyday life that we never take a moment to care for ourselves; to replenish and rejuvenate.  
 
This way lies madness and a short life. Make a...
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What Do You Love?

“And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you” — Luke 11:9
 
Most of us plan our lives by asking the question “what CAN I have, do, be and give?” The better question is “What Would I Love?” You can be, do, have, give and...
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What is One Small Step You Can Take Today?

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” — Lao Tzu
 
 
The number one way we can signal the universe what we are wanting and intending is to take a step in the direction of that dream.  What is one small step you can take today?
 
If you believed your dream were possible, what...
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Do You Have At least One Outspoken Cheerleader?

“Real friends support you no matter what.  If you want to be a tunafish, it is my job to encourage you to be the best damn tunafish you can be!” — Unknown – Rebel Circus?
 
 
We all must have at least one person in our lives who will refuse to agree when we are criticizing ourselves.  When...
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Are You Being Serene?

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” — Reinhold Niebuhr
 
 
This very old prayer, adopted and made famous by Alcoholics Anonymous, is truly a great blueprint for life; simplify things up a lot!...
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Do Your Beliefs Serve You?

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” —Henry Ford
 
 
Every time I am around people, I hear them voice beliefs that not only don’t serve them, they’re just not true!  Like “oh that always happens to people in their 50’s.”...
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