What does the word intuition mean to you? Does it sound weird, wacko, out-of-touch, interesting, exciting, scary? In today’s article, we’ll discusses intuition as a source of connection to truth and all the answers we may seek.
Though dying and gracefulness may seem odd bedfellows, when experienced in unison, they allow us to ebb and flow with life’s tide. Today, we’ll look at ways to ease our way into grace, and death, both spiritually and physically.
Does contentment sound like a fantasy? Some sort of Pollyanna pipe dream only discussed by monks on faraway mountaintops? Many may think so. Considering our current state of affairs on the planet, the concept of contentment may seem even more outlandish and out-of-reach.
When we’re aware of our thoughts, feelings and needs, we can speak and act on our own behalf. That’s authenticity. And when we’re authentic, we reap rewards like: joy “just because,” increased ability to focus, reduced stress, greater wellbeing, more energy, feelings of contentment, passion, resolve, connectivity with life, and strength within our self, soul and relationships.
Why be authentic? Why not? The answer to both of these questions is the same: because we want to be loved. And how we define love directs whether or not we choose to be authentic.
How authentic are we? In part one of this three-part series on authenticity, we’ll share its definition, its five states, and various examples of those states.
Does the idea of moving forward from the “comfort” of something we know, into the “discomfort” of something we don’t, seem frightening? If so, today’s article will take a closer look at our discomfort, then help us move through it by applying a healthy dose of faith.
When we’re up against resistance, it may feel like trying to move through a gale-force wind and getting nowhere. Have any of us been in a hurricane or strong storm with whipping winds? What about in our personal life? Were there times when we did all we could to try to move through the windy words and stonewalling of someone else’s resistance to our ideas or ways, yet we got nowhere?
Whether your week has been extra challenging or par for the course, Sundays can be a restorative day of rest. For me, the healthiest way to “power up,” take a “rest from stress,” and reconnect to truth, love, beauty, and joy is through holy leisure.
Each of us has fallen off our applecart and done something we regret. One of the best ways to get back on track and strengthen our willpower, is to truly apologize—to ourself and others, with our whole heart.