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Face the darkness and bring more light into your life

None of us want to experience tough times: to drop into the chasms of depression, worry and despair. However, when we find ourselves in this place, we can flip our perceptions of the dark, increasing our capacity to love and experience joy. It’s so easy to be scared of the dark. Afterall, it’s human nature [...]

The meaningless and harmful quest for perfection

Many of us spend most of our lives in an endless quest for perfection: to be flawless in our jobs, in our mindsets and in our actions. Today, I see that endeavor as hollow, an illusion holding me down, telling me I’m not good enough. So now, I embrace my imperfections and I encourage you [...]

We are resilient. We are spirit.

Living in a physical realm, we believe all we see and feel. It’s easy to think this is all there is because we’ve forgotten what we are: souls, eternal spirits that choose to come to Earth. In this grand experiment of living in bodies, we experience monumental blessings. Our senses awaken to the joys [...]

Strengthen your divine connection by reviving wonder

Most of us have lost the wide-eyed wonder we possessed as small children. That appreciation for all creation and its diversity buried in the hubbub of our lives. We have allowed the responsibilities and busyness of being an adult to hijack our mind to believe that possessing a sense of awe is immature. Wonder, [...]

Our purpose: to live in love

I would’ve made a lousy hippie. “All You Need is Love,” is a fine Beatles song, but I’d always found it a bit Pollyanna. That was until I spent the night in the closed down Goldfield Hotel (read A Reluctant Spirit). In the emotional aftermath of that event, I experienced mind-blowing, unconditional love from [...]

Personal growth requires pain and peace

The most productive, rewarding lives come from balancing cycles of pain and comfort. Like blacksmiths use fire and water to shape metal, we need both pain and ease to transform our lives. It is only through surviving tough times and then recuperating afterwards where we are forged into the people we are meant to be. [...]

God gifted you a body

“Not all who want to come to Earth and take a body are allowed this opportunity.” I stared at this passage that I’d free written in January. I had no idea what it meant. I prayed for divine guidance to better understand what I was being shown. After a few weeks, I received the [...]

9 ways to banish energy vampires

While working with a healer, I was told I had a strong, one-way attachment to an acquaintance who was siphoning my energy. While the practitioner did some work to lessen the cord’s connection, she said it was something I needed to work on. My energy level was low, leaving me weak, and this was [...]

Accept the love others give to you

Love—the ultimate super power—dwells in each of us. We create this powerful energy every time we think of those most special to us. With each adoring thought, we transmit emotional, physical and mental healing to the object of our affection. Allowing love to do its magic. However, since we possess free will, we must consciously [...]

Suicide won’t bring you peace

This post was been on my heart for years. I’ve been afraid to write this as I don’t want to upset those who have lost loved ones to suicide. If you’ve lost someone, I don’t recommend you read this. However, it’s time for me to be frank and share why no matter how hard my [...]

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