Imagination vs. Present Moment Awareness

One of my favorite ways to spend a quiet day is to dream. I dream about all sorts of things—future books I want to write, far away places I want to visit, new garden ideas for my back yard, just about anything will do.

Letting my imagination take me to new experiences in my headlights me up from the inside. I love it so much!

I like to think of myself as a spiritual person—a girl whose main desire is to be open,

Surrender = Trust

What if surrender is the same frequency as trust?

I’ve resisted surrendering for a long time.

Part of me hates the thought of giving up, giving in, and possibly not getting what I want. This is the aspect of me that likes control. The part of me that is addicted to the outcome and results. This part of me secretly loves all spiritual talk about creating my reality and manifesting.

Seed of Joy

Long ago before you were born, a seed was planted in you.

Your only responsibility is to nurture that little seed.

The seed responds best to love. Your love. Your loving attention, understanding, and care.

When you feel good it means the seed is growing. Your feeling of well-being is the indicator that your seed is sprouting roots, and growing strong and resilient.

As your seed grows and blossoms,

Want to Feel Really Alive? Do this Despite your Fear.

Brene Brown has made a living by encouraging folks to allow themselves to feel vulnerable and do the thing anyway—write the book, give the PTA speech, stick up for yourself at dinner club. She says that what we see as courage on the outside often feels like vulnerability on the inside.

What I’ve noticed about vulnerability is that I feel most vulnerable when I’m unsure of the outcome. When there is no guarantee that the speech will be a success or the dinner date will end in romance.