What Are You Expecting?

The Universe is abundant with everything that you want. It’s not testing you. It’s benevolently providing for you. But you are the orchestrater. You are the definer, and you do it through your joyous anticipation. If there is an emotion that you are wanting to foster, that would serve you very, very well, it is positive expectation. It is excited anticipation. — Abraham

Why Is Spring Cleaning Good For Your Well Being?

We have been having yo-yo weather, some days with warm sunshine and others with cold rain. I am not sure if it is spring or winter. Either way it is time to do some spring cleaning, I know I will feel healthier and happier by that simple act. Imagine spending winter in your house shut tight against the cold, heated by coal, oil, and wood,, lighted with candles. That is how life was in times

Ready To Tame Your Inner Critic?

Have you ever been a witness to your own behavior? It is like watching yourself act as if you are separate from your actions. I was in a workshop creating on an art project. I noticed that part of me was getting frustrated because I was taking too long, the project was not turning out how I wanted, and my work did not look as good as other people’s projects. It was if there was

Are You Having Enough Fun?

Near the end of 2009 I was thinking about New Year’s resolutions.  I just couldn’t get motivated about making any. So I said “what the heck, I am not making any resolutions.”  To be honest, my past resolutions were based on what I thought I “should” do, not what I really wanted to do.  The usual, exercise more, eat healthier, lose weight, etc. That’s when I got the idea to choose a theme for the

Taking A Stand

As I put my left foot into the canoe I could feel the canoe rock and slide away from the dock. My right foot was solidly planted on the dock, my left foot in the canoe, and my hands firmly grabbing the gunnels of the canoe. I was between two worlds with one foot in each. I was about to leave the security, steadiness, and safety of land for the constant movement and change of water. The only sure thing I

Feelings of Freedom

 I have lived my whole life with feelings of freedom right here in this beautiful country, America. I did not think about freedom much until it was time to vote, or someone’s rights were violated, or I saw oppression on television. I took my freedom for granted. I have delveloped a keener awareness of freedom, what it means and who has it and who doesn’t.