How my life and belief changed as I became an awakened woman

At 11 years old, I wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton... about why he vetoed a bill that would ban partial birth abortion. Unfortunately I do not have a copy of the letter I wrote to him, but have his response:   I had no idea about being a woman or the situation a woman …

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How to get the most out of an argument

My relationships have come a long way since committing to mindfulness. It's not easy, but full of lessons, surprises and raw bliss. "On their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple reflected on their life together, Bishop Malesic said. The husband said to his wife, "I have always wanted to ask you something. From the night we …

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3 Things We Can Learn From Other People

  Many of us seekers know this... I have also heard Dr. Christiane Northrup say, "If you spot it, you got it." We want to lead happy lives, we want to feel connected, we want to make the most of our time here... No regrets... This is a theme that swirls us now, and always …

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My prayer for you today

I surrender to you, oh Lord. The more I learn and grow, I feel growing pressure to hold on... to keep. To put all my eggs in my own basket... ...and rely on my own strength and understanding. The feeling of angst... of helplessness... is an indication I am relying on my own power. The …

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Prayers for my daughter

My daughter is growing up. And I am thrilled about it. She is moving through these experiences and I am fumbling alongside her... sometimes ahead of her, sometimes behind her. We know how important we are to our daughters. We know they learn about life through us. And yet, we must surrender this importance and recognize …

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Will some people ever change?

We are making positive changes in our lives. It's not always easy, but we feel called to do it. We aren't exactly sure what we are doing, but forging ahead anyhow. ....and although we feel fear, sadness, and doubt.... we know it's worth the journey and we must be willing to see things differently... we …

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Screen time, mindfulness and parenting with heart

I am featuring a blog post by my very dear friend, Tina Balodi, author, speaker, Life & Soul Coach, New Age Guide & Parenting Mentor, Mommapreneur, Researcher, humble student and co-creator of PranaBoost.com. Tina writes on a topic that is important for me as a mindful mama. The amount of information we are told on a daily …

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When a loved one weds: A bittersweet symphony

My baby cousin got married this weekend. Calling him my baby cousin has yet to get old, although he is much taller than me.   It hasn't gotten old because in my heart... and my mind...he is a little baby. He is the first little baby I remember holding. He is the first little boy I have memories …

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3 Ways to Make Our Light Brighter

"This little light of mine... I'm gonna let it shine. This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine. This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine.... ....let it shine, let it shine, let it shine." I used to sing this song when I was younger and have sung it to all …

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Why our thoughts are important

We have close to 60,000 thoughts a day. Many are the same...and many are similar in nature. We have been led to believe that our thoughts are in reaction to the world around us. And they are. But more importantly, our thoughts actually influence the world around us. What our thoughts teach us Our thoughts teach us …

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