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Grateful

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In the far away places of our minds, we have two worlds...one that actually is and the one that our mind has created.

The concocted one...oh we give it so much power over us. It controls how we go about our lives. We blame it for our happiness, joy, sorrow, anxiety, sadness, bitterness, anger, shame, surprise, pride, embarrassment, boredom, satisfaction and loneliness.
As time passes in our lives, we become more and more aware of these feelings that we have created. The days go by and some of us wake up and realize that we do indeed have control over the world that our mind has generated.
We learn that the only thing that we can control in our lives is our reactions. If we want to be happy and joyful and compassionate, we have to consciously look for those little things in every moment. Seek them out. Look for the good in every situation.
The opposite is also true. If you constantly find yourself in a state of aggravation, boredom, bitterness and aggression, it is your fault.
You have…

Solitude

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It is in solitude that you will realize that you are really never alone.

We have this soul within us that shines bright and is different and unique...so very distinct from all others. We have a destiny to fulfill that is beautiful, good an eternal.

We should learn to look at ourselves with the same delight, joy and satisfaction with which God sees us in every moment. That would be amazing, wouldn’t it? Imagine how great the world would be if we all did this.

Because He is within us. So we are never alone, you see.

Nothing, including the brightest days to the darkest days, can separate us from His love.

Wouldn’t it be great if we all looked at ourselves with such love and went through each day looking for our blessings in each moment? If we responded to everything that happens to us with gratitude and acceptance?

The dark times wouldn’t seem so dark. We would realize that they are temporary and that there is good happening, even when we can’t readily see it.

The light times would be s…

The Fork in the Road

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I think that each of us have these turning points in our lives...these forks in the road that propels us in such a wildly different direction from where we would have gone with our manner of living had we made a different decision. I believe that we have many of these occurrences in our lifetime.  Perhaps when they happened we didn’t know how profound each decision was. It may have seemed so simple and mundane at the time. Or conceivably, it was a monumental decision to complexly change who we are because we had become so far away from the authentic self that God had created us to be.

We have so many “forks” within our journeys along the way of our soul paths. It is really interesting sometimes to look back and see just how far one single decision took you.

A decision to...

Change your health...how you eat and how you exercise.
Stop drinking.
Stop smoking.
To love someone.
To take a class.
Turn left versus right.
Have the affair or do something that is wrong when you know it is wrong.

Prayers Unanswered

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I have heard that the greatest prayer unanswered is the prayer never prayed. I disagree.

I think the greatest prayer unanswered is one that was; but I wasn’t ready.

This is what I have learned, when you pray, you HAVE to believe in God’s great power to make it happen. If you pray for rain, you had better prepare your fields.

Trust His will. If it IS His will, then it’s gonna happen. End of story.

BUT you have to also believe that it will happen. We have to make are we are ready for it to happen. After all, we can’t be asking God to do something in our lives and then not believe enough in Him to follow through.

You want to be healed? Prepare yourself to be healed. Change your mindset. Change your attitude. Be open-minded. Prepare.

You want to find love? Get your home in order. Get your shit together and make yourself ready so that when the prayer is answered for you, you are totally equipped for this person to love you back.

Do you want to heal from hurt? Then get your heart right. For…

Would I Want to be Quarantined With You Forever?

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That is my new measurement for my dating standards...I think that it’s catchy and quite wise, actually. You can use it if you want to.

When I tell people that I am single, they look at me like I have 3 eyes and I know that they think that there is something totally wrong with me. There isn’t. I am going to keep on breaking up with men until I find the one that I am supposed to be with. Then I won’t. It is that simple.

Most girls know how to dress, where to go and what to say to meet the men we want to meet. That is the easy part. The part that most of us mess up on is actually sitting down and thinking about what is actually important to us for the most IMPORTANT “position” out there...our life partners. The one with whom we could totally quarantine with. Forever.

When I was younger, I think that I made the same mistake as so many others; I settled. A lot. I was so hungry for love that I stayed with anyone who loved me, or appeared to. I didn’t think about anything long term like actu…

Your House Says a LOT About You

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What makes a house a home? The ago old question, right? Your home should be a haven for you that shelters you from the hectic world that we live in. It tells a story about you...who you are and what is important to you. 
Your home is a very accurate gauge of your life choices. Where have you been? What’s going on now? What is important? It shows what you value and who you are right now.
That’s a lot of pressure...I know. 
Now, I am not talking about how expensive the stuff is in your home. I am talking about the stuff that counts...what is on the inside. it doesn’t take a whole lot of money to make it “your” house.
Or maybe you never thought of it that way. In that case, it is time to open your eyes :) Take a look around you and tell me...what is your house saying about you? Is it a home? Does it represent who you are?
It is time to realize that your home represents the most authentic version of yourself. It is just like the clothes that you wear...they do the talkin’. What is your h…

17 Things for My Younger Me

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Dear Younger Me,

Older me wants to give you some advice about your life, so I urge you to listen. You see, you are about to embark on a journey that will take you places you have haven't even dreamed of yet. Older me wants to give tell you some things that will make your passage more enjoyable and understandable.

So here goes:


You know that feeling that you get sometimes in the pit of your gut? You should totally listen to that. That is God talking to you.Who really cares about what anyone else thinks? It doesn’t matter. Do your own thang and don’t care about what “they” think.It is perfectly fine to fail. In fact, it is going to make us a better person.Having a good relationship with God is totally up to you. But, man-o-man, life is so much better when you are close to Him and spend time with Him every day. You should start this much earlier in life.Enjoy every second with your parents and your grandparents. They won’t be around forever.Never, ever let anyone speak limitations int…