Category: Awakenings

HELPING OTHERS – HELPING OURSELVES

When we help others, what we are really doing is helping ourselves.  The joy and happiness that love and compassion for others brings to us is one of the best kept secrets of life.  Helping others always makes us feel good. A hidden part of us…

MAKING DECISIONS

Having to make decisions can be awful.  We go round and round in our minds, not quite knowing which set of factors should he given greater weight.  Sometimes reason competes with gut instinct, which only seems to make matters worse. But what if we could place all our…

Happy Lady

A POSITIVE RESPONSE

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.    ~ Deepak Chopra  ~ When you start to react the same old way, remember the golden rule of…

Abundance

ABUNDANCE QUOTES

Know that the greater abundance of every good thing which you are bringing out in your life, the more perfectly you are satisfying the Divine Urge within you.    ~ The Science of Mind  ~ “The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many…

Hope

HOPE

All the great spiritual leaders in history were people of hope.  Abraham, Moses, Ruth, Mary, Jesus, Rumi, Gandhi and Dorothy Day all lived with a promise in their hearts that guided them toward the future without the need to know exactly what it would look like. …

Thoughtful

PRAYER – MAY I BE AT PEACE

Holy One, When I am receptive, I connect with a reality beyond my five senses. At the corners of my mind, I catch a movement of energy, a subtle feeling. In these moments, I am at peace. My eyes and ears are easily drawn to the…

FOLLOW YOUR INTUITION

Abraham Lincoln did not go to Gettysburg having commissioned a poll to find out what would sell in Gettysburg.  There were no people with percentages for him, cautioning him about this group or that group or what they found in exit polls a year earlier.  When…

BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror.  I can take the next thing that comes along.”  You must do the…

Opportunities

OPPORTUNITIES OF IMPORTANCE

There are no little events in life, those we think of no consequence may be full of fate, and it is at our own risk if we neglect the acquaintances and opportunities that seem to be casually offered, and of small importance.   ~ Amelia E.…

MIRACLES

Never give up on anybody.  Miracles happen every day.    ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (Life’s Little Instruction Book)      ~ Many people cross our paths every day.  Some we never get their name, others are family members, and those that we choose, we call…

Rainbow

RAINBOWS – IZ (Video)

Why do Rainbows make people feel happy?  The colors of the rainbow are light, fresh and joyous.  Since they are so rare, they create a sense of awe and delight as well as bringing the promise of sunshine with a blue sky usually on the horizon.…

Prayer

USING PRAYER FOR SOLUTIONS

I once read in an essay on Buddhism that “nothing is so fragile as action without prayer.”  Prayer aligns our internal energies with truth in a way that mere action cannot.  Events ultimately unfold according to subconscious rather than conscious programming, and prayer is a way…