Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything happens for a reason. Each moment, each experience, each breath. Every conversation. Every thought. Every insight. Every intuitive nudge, impulse, and feeling of inspiration. It’s not always easy to see in the moment. It’s often difficult to understand. The perspective we hold is generally too narrow, too confined….

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Why I Sometimes Choose Not to Be Mindful

Why I Sometimes Choose Not to Be Mindful

I often let my thoughts wander, allowing them to take me where they want me to go. I follow the path. I’m pulled by the journey. I let the inner tug move me and guide me. Sometimes the musings are light and I easily weave between my imagined thoughts and the fullness of my present moment experience….

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How to Get our Egos to Work With and For Us

How to Get our Egos to Work With and For Us

Our ego selves are the parts of us that like to judge. They’re dualistic, which means they operate from a space of separation. Black or white; good or bad; better or worse; superior or inferior; right or wrong; this or that; desirable, undesirable; can, can’t; possible, impossible….

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Why Spirituality and the Journey of Self-Awareness Cannot be Forced

Why Spirituality and the Journey of Self-Awareness Cannot be Forced

Several months ago I had a conversation with someone about an article I wrote. It was about the first moment I realized I was beautiful. As we were talking, he asked me if I thought I could try to feel that again—if I could try to hold that knowing all the time. …

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