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Straight, No Chaser…With Love

March 29, 2012 0 Comments
Straight, No Chaser…With Love

I had the pleasure of attending a seminar a couple weeks ago featuring one of my all-time favorite authors and spiritual teachers, Marianne Williamson.  The title of the seminar was “Transforming Ourselves, Transforming Our World”.  As always, she said SO many things that resonated with my desire to be more loving and peaceful in my daily […]

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Releasing Attachments

March 28, 2012 7 Comments
Releasing Attachments

In order to stay on the path to “living in the light“, I knew there were going to be some things I would have to let go of.  I spent some time, while on my personal retreat, writing down everything I was attached to in any way.  During this exercise, I was reminded of the Buddhist quote […]

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The Opposite of Complaining is Gratitude

March 27, 2012 1 Comment
The Opposite of Complaining is Gratitude

After my personal retreat, I was determined to maintain the peace of mind that I was experiencing.  I went deep into meditation, spiritual readings, audiobooks, therapy, and anything else I could find that would help me stay focused.  One of the things I couldn’t shake was the negative thoughts I was having about people or situations […]

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Personal Retreat

March 27, 2012 6 Comments
Personal Retreat

The personal retreat that restored my soul… After my breakdown, I knew it was time for me to finally take a personal retreat.  I was shocked when I paused to look back over the last 14 years (my entire adult life) and realized I had never taken a vacation all by myself.  The exception to this was when […]

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Living in the Light

March 26, 2012 22 Comments
Living in the Light

This blog idea came to me during meditation this morning.  I suddenly felt compelled to share my journey to authenticity and peace of mind with the world. A little history… The past 6 months have been some of the most trying in my life.  I got pneumonia in October of 2011 and was hospitalized for […]

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