Category Archives: Facing fear

Owning My Life — Attention and Intention

23 March 2016 Accept — then act.  Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it… This will miraculously transform your whole life.  ~Eckhart Tolle Amazed that only six weeks remain of this year-long blog, I’ve … Continue reading

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Three Steps

16 February 2016 If you live the questions, life will move you into the answers.  ~Deepak Chopra Often when I feel discouraged or weary, I’m resenting the way the world is.  And asking it to tend to me in a … Continue reading

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Stopping in My Tracks

25 November 2015 True abundance does exist; it flows from sufficiency, in an experience of the beauty and wholeness of what is.  ~Lynne Twist I desire to fully appreciate the goodness in my life, but sometimes there’s a catch.  Fully … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Creating a Bullseye

16 October 2015 When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.  ~Rumi From early on, my parents raised me to think of other people and put them first.  To be practical and sensible … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Laying Down the Gavel

11 September 2015 “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.  ~ Brené Brown This morning a friend mentioned that she wanted to open some boxes, pigeonholes where she had set people with whom she’d … Continue reading

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Delving Into the Dark

11 August 2015 “You must go into the dark in order to bring forth your light.”  ~Debbie Ford, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance, and Dreams   I fear going into this kind of … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Take Your Mind for a Walk

7 August 2015 “Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.”  ~ Robert Allen I love this quote, even though I don’t fully subscribe to it.  It’s patently not true about a lot of things for me.  The smile … Continue reading

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