Nature Naturally Nurtures

Nature Naturally Nurtures

“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it, how still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” — Eckhart Tolle I just returned from my yearly relaxing, writing, pondering retreat in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. I …

Fresh Inspiration for 2014

As the New Year unfolds, we welcome new possibilities, new challenges, new opportunities and even new people into our lives. We’re at a point where people are still sensing nostalgia for the year that was and but already building a hopeful disposition for the year to come. Now is a …

Why must we be challenged?

Every single day we are faced with some life challenge, and often several. Sometimes the challenges defeat us, and we suffer. Sometimes we are victorious, and from our experience, we learn and grow. Surprisingly, all life challenges are initiated by the Soul. Though it can appear that our problems come …

Know Yourself More Deeply

“Of all knowledge the wise and good seek most to know themselves.” – William Shakespeare Want to succeed in life? Then get to know more clearly who you are! You might scoff, “I know who I am!” But how confidently can you answer the following questions? •What are your unique …

Defending ourselves: Protection that endangers

How do you protect yourself from discomfort in troublesome situations? Do you withdraw? Attack? Do you laugh it off? Do you go into judgment or justification? Do you blame someone or something? Do you avoid the topic? We’ve all been wounded at different times in our lives. This has brought …

Create your responsibility, emotional healing creed

A creed is a heart-felt statement of your truths and beliefs. It can be a statement of your philosophy, goals and high level affirmations. It inspires and empowers you and connects at a deeper level with your higher self. Below are some sample lines that can go into a responsibility …

Changing perspective

Have you ever been lost in a dense, dark forest? Literally, you can’t see the forest for the trees. In overwhelm, we get confused. Well, imagine flying over that forest, being able to see it in its entirety, in the context of its surroundings. When we can find a higher …

To change, shift your perspectives

We can learn to be the catalysts for our own change.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach ~ Albert Einstein once said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I’ve been trapped in this insane cycle many times, though fortunately it happens …

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