Monthly Archive:: March 2008

Transparent

When life comes at you, as it does, and you feel yourself wanting to defend yourself against a person or a circumstance, what if you allowed it to pass through you instead of resisting? When something is

Listen to the Story

When you are in a dialogue with a good friend, do you find yourself telling the same story over and over? Do you hear the words regarding the thoughtlessness of your spouse? The anger your parents displayed?

Thoughts

Ernest Holmes in the “The Science of Mind” text reminds us Thoughts are Things Many other great teachers have reminded us of such. And yet, we let our thoughts control our experience, we allow our thoughts to

Take a Step

“Leap and the net will appear.” I’m often caught up in the “What am I here for?” question. When I was a single mother to Blake I had a moment where I “knew” my reason for living

Bite My Tongue

In reading A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, I am learning a great deal about the Ego and how powerful it is. I am making huge realizations regarding my own Ego and the mechanisms it uses to

Silence

Sometimes, the most compassionate thing to do is to say nothing at all.

Accommodate

I bet you’ve heard of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’s Stages of Dying. But I bet you have heard of them as referred to as the Stages of Grief. Actually they were the stages most common to dying persons, and

Choose Silence.

The things you do not have to say make you rich. Saying the things you do not have to say weakens your talk. Hearing the things you do not need to hear dulls your hearing. And the

Gentle to Myself

Early in my journey of grief after the death of my son, someone said to me, “Be gentle to yourself.” I had never been told that before and those words had a profound effect on my heart.

Worth.

I have felt drained and uninspired these last few days. Last night, I started writing in my journal. I found a few different things draining my energy. We recently met some neighbors. They are so super-nice and