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…

Thinking

ACCEPT REASON

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.  Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.  Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.  Do not believe in anything merely on the authority…

People

THE ROAD TO SUCCESS

The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized.  Nothing important was ever done but that the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility.  Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can’t be done.  ~~ C.V. White You absolutely cannot have success if…

Remakes

OUR REMAKE

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.    ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi    ~ If your life isn’t going the way…

Children are our Future, Let them Lead the Way

A child can get lost in thought for hours, imagining that they have unlimited freedom to do anything. They even believe in their fantasies, believing that it might even be their reality. It’s so easy for a child to get lost in a daydream. They have…

BEING WHO YOU ARE

Just being yourself, being who you are, is a successful rebellion. Develop and express your individuality. If your preferred way of doing something strays from the mainstream and produces positive outcomes, then be proud of it. Be a character, not a type. The better you express…

Happy Lady

FREEDOM OF THE INDIVIDUAL

  Every morning when we wake up, we should feel joy and happiness. There is that energy that we have that allows us the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices. Our energy level is high. We must try to…

Angel

ANGELS CAN HEAL A BROKEN HEART

A house call from an angel can heal a broken heart. You may not always understand the spiritual reason for what has happened in your life.  You may fully believe that “everything happens for a reason” and yet, that reason may elude you.   At this…

State of Consciousness

STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS

The next step in human evolution is not inevitable, but for the first time in the history of our planet, it can be a conscious choice.  Who is making that choice?  You are.  And who are you?  Consciousness that has become conscious of itself.      ~ Eckhart…

Peace

PEACE AND GOODWILL

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.  To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.    ~ Calvin Coolidge  ~ There is one more good thing about Winter—he brings Christmas. Through the…

RELATIONSHIPS MATTER

If you were all alone in the universe, with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life?  It is other life, it is love, which gives…

People

WHEN TIMES ARE TOUGH

When times are tough, one way out of the mess is to actively notice new things.  The essence of happiness is that feeling of engagement with the world and with other people.  Meeting new people and sharing a laugh with your friends and co-workers will enhance…

Love

JOY AND PEACE

When you know who you truly are, there is an abiding alive sense of peace.  You could call it “joy” because that’s what joy is: vibrantly alive peace.  It is the joy of knowing yourself as the very life essence before life takes on form.  That…