As I embark on this next journey in my life, I can’t help but think about what it means, or what it should mean to be in a relationship. Marriage isn’t two souls becoming one. We are already one with everyone (That is my spiritual belief anyway). It isn’t about owning someone as in, I … More The Meaning of Relationships
I am currently reading Deepak Chopra’s, “The Book of Secrets.” This excerpt stuck out to me today: Pitfalls of the Seeker: 1. Knowing where you are going. 2. Struggling to get there. 3. Using someone else’s map. 4. Working to improve yourself. 5. Setting a time table. 6. Waiting for a miracle. This is exactly … More Pitfalls of the Seeker
She looks so cold. The gray blue sky behind the squiggles of branches reminds me of something out of a horror movie. Cold pale skin and blue veins. Her arms reach out, extending her fingers, grasping for something. Reaching. Maybe it’s my mood that has turned this symbol of nature into a forlorn creature. Maybe … More A Season
On Monday I wrote a post entitled, “Letting Go.” The focus was on letting go of destructive behavioral patterns more than attachments to physical things. However, later that day as I was driving in my car, I was listening to the book on CD, You Are Here by Thich Nhat Hanh and none to my surprise, … More Attachments
As I begin a new chapter of sorts in my life, the following three words have been on my mind: Attachments Control Distractions I am slowly learning that I can have a preference for the way I would like things to happen, but I must avoid an attachment to it. What I want and what … More Letting Go
Do I have a dual personality? Why is it on some days I feel like I can conquer the world? I go about my day with confidence and purpose. Things just fall into place. Problems, schroblems! There are no problems. Life is beautiful. Everyone is beautiful! Look at the sky…it’s glorious! My hair looks fan-freakin’-tastic … More Are you talkin’ to me?
I woke up yesterday morning not feeling the greatest. I felt overwhelmed and underwhelmed with life all at the same time. I am quite confident that anyone with a pulse has been there. With so many projects in the works and not sure any of it is taking me anywhere, I felt stuck in the … More Embracing a Bad Day
For the past bunch of months, I have been meditating. My brain, much like most I’m sure, runs on overdrive. When I’m not organizing every minute of the day, I am problem solving. It seems there is always something to “figure out.” Whether it is something innocuous like, what color should I paint a … More Signs, signs, everywhere signs.
Are you selfish or selfless? When I decided to divorce, I was called selfish more times than I can count. Others thought I was putting myself first before my husband and children. In fact, I was, but I did it just as much for myself as I did it for my children. I was selfish … More Being selfish gets a bad rap.
The lovely, witty, funny, and talented Amanda Insidethelifeofmoi allowed ME to write the following Guest Post for her hugely successful blog! If your one of the few who are not already following her, please check her out! Thanks again Amanda! This may seem a bit selfish at first glance. The “me, me, me,” of my … More What the bleep do I want?