Posts Tagged ‘every moment is a gift’

A Hopeless End or Endless Hope?

January 26, 2010


Every event has a purpose; sometimes you get to see the reason, sometimes you don’t. Unplug from the need to know why something happened and trust that behind the event is a message of divine love and empowerment.


The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination—but the combination is locked up in the safe.
Peter DeVries

Train yourself to look beyond the illusory “negative” aspects of events to discover the divinely directed lessons embedded within.

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Confucius

The beauty of reframing even the most challenging of moments as a gift is (more…)

Have What You Want or Want What You Have?

July 28, 2009

person-extending-arms-in-gratitude-on-the-beachInstead of worrying about having what you want, you will be happier and more peaceful if you focus on wanting what you have.

What does that mean? You look for and appreciate the gift in every possession, every encounter, every situation.

You trust that whatever shows up in your life has been uniquely designed by divine intelligence to bring you one step closer to who you are capable of becoming.

You humbly acknowledge that you will only be given experiences that are appropriate for your present circumstances, your life’s purpose, and the level of your consciousness.

You recognize that everything that comes your way presents an opportunity to (more…)

Work Through Your Relationship Grief

September 27, 2008

Last summer, my marriage ended. I didn’t want it to, but the gap between our lifestyles kept widening, and splitting up soon became the obvious course of action. I was heartbroken, but from the start I recognized that there was great value in my grieving process.

I’m sharing what I went through in the hope that the process that helped me recover relatively quickly may offer some comfort to others who are hurting. It took me four months to heal, which is far better than four years . . . or forever. You can recover from a broken heart. You can heal. You can be whole again.

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Live Your Life as One Long Prayer

August 30, 2008

joyous-woman-on-beach-arms-raisedWhat is devotion? It is the unceasing practice of acknowledging God’s presence, with the ultimate goal of living your life as one long prayer.

Is it possible to maintain awareness of God’s presence in every moment? Think of it this way: When you fall in love, you hold the thought of your beloved in the back of your mind throughout the day, even while concentrating on difficult tasks. It is not outer activity but inner (more…)