Internal Flame

A flame that is well nourished and thriving holds all the power of a sea of angels, lifting you abut the seductive temptations of the past and securing you in the wisdom and guidance of your divine source.  But, like any fire your internal flame must be looked after and protected.  To keep it burning […]

Surrender Box

I love to pass along ideas that have helped me and may help someone else.  I stumbled across one this week and couldn’t wait to share it with you!  My new discovery is a Surrender Box. What exactly is a surrender box?  It is a dedicated box where you surrender your problems.  I know, surrender […]

Bona fide!!!

Look at what I got yesterday!!!! This stamp validates that I am the real deal!  I am now a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach!  After a year of training, practicing, studying and coaching I have come full circle.  I love celebrating this wonderful accomplishment. I also want to say a big thank you to my […]

The Summer Day

The Summer Day, by Mary Oliver Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead […]

Walk the Walk

One of my new favorite things to do is to walk the labyrinth at Rhodes College here in my hometown.  I only recently discovered this treasure when a friend and I were exercising this summer.  She mentioned how much she loved to exercise because it made her feel good.  The act of exercising gave her […]

Phenomenal Woman

We are all beautiful, interesting, intriguing, and mysteriously magical.  Celebrate the Phenomenal Woman in you! Phenomenal Woman, by Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach […]

Sweet Spot Tip

More and more the message of the power of “Now” is seeping into main stream culture.  Lots of self help gurus are talking about the preciousness of the present moment, encouraging us to embrace our Now and suggesting that living mindfully helps us to enjoy our life as it unfolds.  All this is true, but […]

The Three Gatekeepers

The Three Gatekeepers According to traditional Buddhist teaching there are three gatekeepers your words must pass thru before they leave your mouth:  The words must first be true.  They must then be kind.  And, lastly they must be necessary. If words are true, but not kind or necessary you abuse the receiving person, bludgeoning them […]

The Voice

The Voice By Shel Silverstein There is a voice inside of you That whispers all day long, “I feel that this is right for me, I know that this is wrong.” No teacher, preacher, parent, friend Or wise man can decide What’s right for you – just listen to The voice that speaks inside.

The Guest House

The Guest House by Rumi This human being is a guest house, A joy, a depression, a meanness, Some momentary awareness comes As an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, Who violently sweep your house Empty of its furniture, Still, treat each guest honorably. She may […]