Trust

Everyone has trust issues.  We are taught from a very young age not to trust ourselves.  Parenting has become about scheduling, activities, ‘getting it right’ so that futures are bright, and having all the right things.  So many times I’ve seen babies so immersed in toys and objects that they cry just from the over…

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What do you do?

Sometimes being there and listening is enough.  When someone has been abused and they are recovering and healing, being the person who validates their experience by listening is enough.  In fact it’s golden.  Being there when the good things happen and sharing in the love and the joy is a gift and something we should…

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What get’s you excited?

So it’s the new year. What get’s you excited about all this vast expanse of possibility laid out before you?  What makes you want to get up out of bed in the morning?  Do you drag your sorry behind up because you have to and wish you didn’t or are you jumping up to dance…

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2012 – Year of the Dragon

I’d like to she a little wisdom from We’moon about 2012.  This year is the year of the Dragon and I believe that it is going to rock. “Dragon is the most powerful sign of the Chinese zodiac, so anticipate a year that is exciting, creative, and over the top.  Dragon’s influence inspires passion, drive…

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The Akashic Library

Progress on my class for Daily Om progresses.  Here’s an excerpt from Lesson #5: The main focus of the Akashic Library is information and communication. You might think of it, not as a monolithic library full of texts, but as a living document or an ongoing conversation.  How we perceive the world, using our five…

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New Year Resolutions

Ok, it’s 2012.  So are you making New Year resolutions or not?  I mean, if the world is ending next December, how does that change your perspective?  I say that a bit tongue in cheek because I don’ t think there will be a grand finale then and if there is I’ll admit I’m wrong,…

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Gratitude

It’s exciting to think of all that is possible in a the new year that’s coming. Tonight is about celebrating all that is yet to be and that can be with the optimism and hope that it will all be bright, beautiful, and better than this year has been. But while we’re doing that, let’s…

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Endings and Beginnings

So Christmas is over.  And now the Christmas hangover begins.  Leftovers, leftover relatives, returning gifts, wincing at the bank statement, putting away all the decorations, deciding if you’re taking down the Christmas lights or not, you know the drill.  And getting ready to watch the year change from 2011 to 2012.  And while all that…

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Christmas Eve

Today is such dichotomy. Either you are at your destination and so have shaken off all the cares and worries of the world and are settled in for enjoyment of the holiday or you are freaking out trying to get all the last-minute minutia done before you run out of time.  Or you have run…

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Christmas Traveling

Patience.  That’s the best thing I can recommend at this point.  Unless you’re driving out of a metropolitan area between 1am and 4am there will be traffic and you will be in the middle of it (physics and statistics not withstanding.  This is a magical season, after all).  So be patient.  I know that they…

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