Category: Awakenings
Peace

A BETTER LIFE

We need more love, to supersede hatred.   We need more strength, to resist our weaknesses. We need more inspiration, to lighten up our inner mind. We need more learning, to erase our ignorance. We need more wisdom, to live longer and happier. We need more…

Difficulty

IN DIFFICULTY LIES OPPORTUNITY

A man should look for what is and not for what he thinks should be.  Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.  Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.  In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.  Dancers are the athletes…

Today

TODAY

Daily Affirmation:  Reruns hold no power over me.  The past is past and I let it be.  I place my attention on the live version of life and I care for today tenderly.  Through regular spiritual practice, I am aligned with the vibration of the Divine…

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THE WAY OF LOVE

I choose the way of Love and I am lifted up by Angels. Slow down and get quiet enough to listen to your inner guide (a.k.a your intuition or your truth), and spend less time listening to other people’s opinions or the loud, critical voice inside…

INTEGRITY and LOYALTY

I meant what I said, and I said what I meant…  An elephant’s faithful one hundred percent (Horton Hatches the Egg) ~ Dr. Seuss ~  As Dr. Seuss tells us,  be loyal to your friends, and be a person of integrity. Integrity is like a code…

The Energy of a SUPERMOON

Something exciting is coming to the sky nearest you. The Full Moon will be the closest it has been to Earth since 1948. It will appear 15 percent larger and 16 percent brighter than your typical Full Moon. The Supermoon happens when a Full Moon or…

Black Onyx

CRYSTALS OF CAPRICORN

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the Zodiac and is associated with hard work and stamina.  Capricorn individuals are ambitious, patient responsible, stable, trustworthy, smart and strong of character.   Capricorns usually achieve great success at a young age.  A Capricorn individual usually has the feeling of…

BE THANKFUL

Persons thankful for little things are certain to be ones with much to be thankful for.      ~ Frank Clark ~ We should be thankful for everything we have. For things we worked hard for and things given to us. Life is not easy and never will…

WHAT IS REAL FREEDOM?

You may live in a free country, yet you may not be free.  You enjoy real freedom when you are able to accept or reject thoughts, and allow your mind to be silenced.  This is mastery of the mind.  If you could watch the activity going…

Today

SEIZE THE DAY – FOCUS ON TODAY

Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery.  And today?  Today is a gift.  That’s why we call it the “present.”  ~ Babatunde Olatunji ~ “In magic – and in life – there is only the present moment, the now. You can’t measure time the way you measure…

SUCH IS LIFE

When one door of happiness closes, another opens.  But we often took so long at the closed door, that we don’t see the one which has been opened for us.  It’s true that we don’t know what we’ve got until we lose it, but it’s also…

BE MORE CHILDLIKE

People may fail time and time again, but they become failures only when they begin to blame someone else.  It is not what you gather but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived and person you have become. To be wronged…

MOON OF SERENDIPITY

The Moon of Serendipity is a magical one.  The Moon of Serendipity helps us tune into the Earth’s natural rhythms, to use the magic of the moon phases for living, growing crops, mystical rituals and overall good health.  If you have bad thoughts or anxiety about…

JOB HELL

Job hell is, unfortunately, not an unfamiliar place to many of us.  Job hell can take many forms — boring or unfulfilling work, backbiting coworkers, inept — or even psychotic — supervisors, miserly employers, unreasonable workloads.  These are just a few of the nightmares that most…

THE UNIVERSE

The universe loves, protects and cherishes me.   I am nonresistance to all things in the universe.        ~ Imelda Octavia Shanklin  ~ There is a plan in place for us and whether or not we are privy to all of that Divine information in the beginning is the Universe’s…

Love

EXPAND YOUR HEART

Do you need to experience a deeper satisfaction in life?  Try expanding your heart.  Once we begin to experiment with different ways of helping others we may discover a wide array of surprising benefits.  Helping others is always a worthwhile pursuit all on its own, and…

SPEAK KINDLY

Kind words are the music of the soul.  ~  F. W. Faber  ~ Kind words in a conversation with others will show that you care, regardless of the message you are trying to give.  Being kind doesn’t mean that you can’t make your point.  Being kind…

DIVINE INTERVENTION

The term divine intervention refers to a miracle caused by God’s direct and active involvement in the human world. If you look at the words themselves, it means an intervening by a divine power. God got involved. God intervened. The healing of a person, through faith…

I’VE LEARNED — ABOUT A BROKEN HEART

I’ve Learned:  That no matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.  Every living, feeling human being suffers a broken heart at least once in their lifetime.  There are good ways, and not so good ways, to get through, and…

POWER OF OUR MIND

We’d like to be risen in consciousness, but we’re down here in the thought forms that dominate this planet, and we say, “When these conditions change, then I’ll believe it and I’ll rise up.”  But our job is to use the power of our mind. A Course in Miracles…

GET AN OPTIMISTIC ATTITUDE

Optimistic people tend to experience much greater personal joy on a day to day basis.  Increased happiness is one of the immediate positive effects of a more optimistic attitude.  People with a positive attitude live a longer and healthier life.  A happier life means a healthier…

OPEN DOOR

When one door closes, another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.     ~ Alexander Graham Bell  ~ Open doors, doors that we thought would always be…

people

PEOPLE AND LIFE IN NATURE

People travel and wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of rivers, at the vast compass of the oceans, at the circular motion of the stars, and they pass themselves without even wondering  ~  Saint Augustine…

SPIRITUAL CONSCIOUSNESS

The development of spiritual consciousness begins with our first realization that what we are beholding through the senses of sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell is not the reality of things.  Disregarding appearances entirely, the first ray of spiritual illumination brings us hints of the divine,…