Tag Archives: perspective

Opening yourself to Peace, Faith, Love & Joy

 Hope is the ability to hear the music of the future, Faith is the courage to dance to it today! ~ Author unknown Peace is the absence of conflict; total acceptance of what is… complete serenity. Faith is believing in that which is unseen or unknown. Love is the driving force behind life; the spark that ignites …

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Harvesting Success

    Fall is a time of celebrating the harvest of our crops. It is a time for enjoying the fruits of our labor. Fall is a time of transition and change from the warmth of summer to the cold chills of winter. We harvest whatever we’ve planted earlier in the year and this nourishment is meant …

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Are you Happy?

We are One; inextricably connected. In bringing joy and comfort joy to others, we receive everlasting joy and fulfillment. In waking up to these universal principles, we release selfish motives and dysfunctional patterns of behavior. So what are you willing to do differently on your quest for happiness, prosperity, and purpose?

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Declare Your Independence!

Fourth of July is almost here; a time to celebrate our (United States of America) independence from Great Britain. Unrest from the colonists began the  American Revolution as a way to assert their independence and more than a year later the Continental Congress was formed. A special committee was formed and the Declaration of Independence was created …

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Lisa’s Top Summer Reading Pic

This is my favorite book of the summer; Gift from the Sea from Anne        Morrow Lindbergh. It’s an inspirational story written in the early 1950’s about a woman who went on a retreat-style vacation to Florida’s Captiva Island where she reflected on lessons of love, marriage, youth, age, peace, solitude, and contentment. …

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Re-fueling and Renewing

“The universe will fill your cup — if you carry a big cup, a little cup, or a thimble!” – Sonia Choquette   Meditating in this Zen Garden, would easily renew a sense of tranquility and peace, but what if you don’t have a garden? Not to worry. Re-fueling our dreams and renewing our hope is …

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Taming the Shrew; Overcoming Your Monkey-Mind

While this monkey may look cute in the picture, it’s all but cute in your life! When you’re scattered and out of focus, it’s the “monkey-mind” behind the scenes confusing your perspective and thus effecting your choices. This little critter thrives on doubt and fear causing procrastination and termoil. Many times we don’t trust ourselves …

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Being Open to Life!

  Just like this picture depicts, there is freedom from stretching our wings and allowing ourselves to fly. While humans don’t necessarily have “wings” we can still “fly”. Take flying in an airplane for example, we board metal tubes that miraculously take flight into the sky and transport us all over the world. We can …

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Have Faith

           How has your 2012 been going thus far? If you are like me, perhaps it’s tapered off. My year, certainly started unexpectedly with tragedy and one challenges after another. I fell at my church twisting my ankle,my Uncle suddenly died in early January, I caught a nasty cold right after …

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Keep It Simple!

Simplicity. So much has been written about it, yet few of us take a moment to contemplate its true meaning. What is simple for you, may not be for me. We all have tasks we view as simple. Yet this is not what I’m talking about. Really, simplicity is a matter of subjective perspective. For …

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