Life is a gift. As far as we know it, it's the only one we have. We owe it to ourselves to live it in the best way we know how.
We teach people how to treat us by the way we behave. What are you teaching people? To love and respect you and acknowledge your contribution with gratitude. Or To think of you as SO dependable that you'll do anything for them, even at the cost of your own health and sanity.
So, as is always the case, the toughest critics, the biggest backstabbers, the most challenging situations are always the people, places and issues where we have the biggest breakthroughs in our lives.
On Thursday evening, I came home from work and kids activities feeling nauseous and barely able to lift my head for fear of throwing up. I thought it was food poisoning. I thought i would be back on my feet in 12 hours. But-- i had no 'ejections' of any kind. Hmmm.
Wow this has been quite a year! God's calling up a lot of angels. Lucky them. Yes it's sad to lose someone we love and revere. I think this is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect why death impacts us the way it does? Why does death bring us together in a way … Continue reading I Am Divine
I attended a Buddhist meditation class last week. The teacher talked about inner and outer problems in a way that really resonated with me. Outer problems are the ones we have no control over- the ones that happen to us as a part of living our lives- our car breaks down or someone cuts us … Continue reading Inner and Outer Problems
So ends the first five days of my cleanse. I fared well. I had a couple slips-- a bite of bread when we went to Daphne's Grill for dinner tonight, the most delectable chocolate ball by Lindt... Hazelnut truffle! but other than that I did rather well. I treated myself to a gluten free lemon … Continue reading Days 3, 4 and 5 – there are no shortcuts
I'm grateful for my two incredibly adorable kids. My 6yo daughter is smart, funny and beautiful! She challenges status quo constantly (already!) and is the best big sister anyone could hope to have! My 2yo son said to me yesterday 'I yove you mommy!' He's known to grab my face in his little hands and … Continue reading Day 4 of Giving Thanks