One of the gardening tools used in Tending to Your Garden Within is mirroring. It is a mechanism to look at experiences in our daily lives and investigate their deeper meanings. Many times, what we feel and experience in the outside world has meanings for us inwardly, and can be used to know ourselves better.
A couple of months ago I meet a very nice lady who was an associate minister at a local church. I then attended two programs outside the church setting which the lady also… Continue
Added by Shervin Hojat on January 27, 2010 at 8:30pm —
“When we die and go to Heaven, God is not going to say, ''Why didn't you discover the cure for such and such?'' The only thing we're going to be asked at that precious moment is ''Why didn't you become you?''
All those efforts you made in the past have gotten you very comfortable. Are you afraid to disrupt your comfort to achieve even bigger dreams? Are you reluctant to climb out from under your warm blanket for fear things won’t work out, or that there will be too much work… Continue
Added by Maria Khalife on January 27, 2010 at 1:00pm —
I am filled with the power of God. I am solid and strong just like a mountain. I am an immovable force. I recognize that all of my strength, my courage, my faith, and my power comes from within and not from without. The only one that can move me is God. I live for God's purpose through every aspect of my life. I am filled with appreciation for Dattatriya Siva Baba. He has opened my eyes to God realization. He is the all, and the everything. He has… Continue
You are a very complex creation – a human being complete with all the thoughts you think and the emotions you feel. When you matured from young adulthood into the fullness of being an adult, one of the skills you acquired was the ability to think through and to feel more fully the emotions you experienced.
Or are you one of those folks who suppresses his or her negative feelings and shoves them into a dark corner of your mind labeled “I’ll look at this later?” That leads me to the… Continue
Added by Maria Khalife on January 26, 2010 at 2:30am —
I began to write
But, was told that I am wrong.
I love to write
But, was told that loving you is wrong.
I offered my writings
But, was told I gave the wrong things.
I decided that I am write
Thus, will not concede to wrong.
I found my mister do write
Thus, in my heart I can do no wrong
I gave my heart with writings
Now, my pages are filled with Right Things.
The earthquake and its aftermath in Haiti have touched all of our lives.
As many of you know I sell and distribute through CD Baby. The CD Baby family has just announced that starting on Monday, January 25th and continuing for two weeks, they will donate $1 of their cut from every CD sale through the website, and $1 from every download sale over $8.99 on CD BABY to the American Red Cross and to Mercy Corps, a Portland-based relief… Continue
Added by Kara Johnstad on January 23, 2010 at 5:19am —
Everyone can benefit from being a mindful leader, a mindful manager, a mindful, assistant, even a mindful parent, wife or husband as it applies to one’s personal and business lives. My work as a transformational coach teaches individuals and those at all levels in the corporate and organizational culture how to become mindful leaders in all aspects of their lives.
A mindful leader leads from a position of mindful awareness, or what I call… Continue
In my new book, Second Sight I recount how I was able to accept and embrace my intuitive abilities. Part of this process was to learn how to center myself. Here are some of the tips that I learned on my personal journey to become whole.
Watch your diet. Notice what foods feel good, which do not. Your body will tell you what it requires. Usually,… Continue
Added by Judith Orloff on January 22, 2010 at 4:59pm —
For the ancients, February marked the return of light and life to the world. With food supplies running low, the birth of the first lambs brought a reprieve from hunger providing milk and fresh meat. Our ancestors celebrated February as a time of renewal, a time to honor the returning light, as the cold and darkness of winter withdrew and the earth hinted at the return of spring. The birthing of lambs and the lengthening days fostered the early fertility festivals that became our modern… Continue
Added by Lorri Amsden on January 20, 2010 at 2:42pm —
In ancient times, before common era, Western Europe (Italy, France, Belgium, part of Switzerland, part of the Netherlands, and the west part of Germany) was called Gaul. The Gauls are believed to be a people similar to the Celts of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Like other ancient people, the Gauls had many gods and goddesses. One such Goddess is Damona, sometimes referred to as “the divine cow”.
The main temple honouring Damona was located at… Continue
Added by Judy Hirst on January 20, 2010 at 12:11pm —
Dennis Brutus : A Glow of Friendship does not fade.
There will come a time we believe
when the shape of the planet
and the divisions of the land
will be less important.
We will be caught in a glow of friendship
A red star of hope
will illuminate our lives
A star of hope
A star of joy
A star of freedom Dennis Brutus (2008)
Dennis Brutus, the South African poet, a fighter against apartheid which had led to… Continue
Added by Rene Wadlow on January 20, 2010 at 5:18am —
I am creating wealth, affluence, opulence, and opportunities for the world.
I am the Presence Divine.
I am a global unified infrastructure of the galactic golden energies.
I am the wisdom seeker and the Truth revealer.
I am powered by the electromagnetic field of God’s Goodness and Greatness.
I am the explorer of the secrets of the soul.
I am the… Continue
How can you add deeper meaning so you can Be the Change you want in your life?
* Research, investigate, and analyze the topic.
* Meditate and trust what your inner self tells you.
* Ask yourself "What does that mean?" until you get the answer you seek.
* Ask your mentor or your wise friends for their input.
Take Action Now
I can go inside and ask my inner self "Do I have a deep enough meaning for what I am about to do to sustain its… Continue
Added by Maria Khalife on January 18, 2010 at 2:35pm —
I’m confident that at some time in your life, you’ve encountered a needy person. Maybe there is one in your experience right now? When a needy person leans on you, and you allow that to happen, you might not be doing the best for that individual or for yourself.
What are some of the elements that create neediness? These individuals embody several inaccurate senses, like: “I can’t, I’m afraid, You’re better, or I’m too shy.” They will either have the behavior of whining about their… Continue
Added by Maria Khalife on January 18, 2010 at 2:22pm —