Posts Tagged ‘reframe’

What a Gift! What a Miracle!

September 9, 2011

The next time you sit down with a loved one, challenge yourself to appreciate them like never before. Here’s how.

Imagine that earlier in the day you got the news that your loved one had passed away suddenly. If that had actually happened, you would have given all you owned to sit with them like you’re sitting with them right now—to hold (more…)

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…)

Reframe, Reflect, Rejoice!

May 5, 2009

man-on-rocks-beach-arms-raised-to-sky-cloudsPeople often ask me how I stay so happy and positive. The short answer is:

Imagine the worst thing that can possibly happen in your life. Step into it and feel the horror of what that must be like. If that terrible event did indeed happen, would you give everything you own—would you give your very life—to have your old life back, the life you have right now?

Keep this thought in the back of your mind and (more…)