Vote for Inner Peace in a World of Chaos

The United States’ presidential elections will be here soon.  Like waiting for some gut-wrenching results from the doctor’s office, we Americans wait with anxiety and fear, as if this outcome will lead to some sort of conclusion to what’s been happening.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are keenly aware of the atrocities […]

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Whatever Happens will be Perfect – How to Think Positive

“Whatever happens will be perfect.” I can’t say that I created this idea.  I heard it a couple of months ago and for some reason, I continued to think about it.  It was the quote that would pop into my head every time I felt fear or worry coming into my thoughts.  When I would […]

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A Prayer for Changing Seasons

  Dear God, I’m looking outside my window and I see leaves turning orange.  I knew that it was time for the season to change, but I didn’t realize it was happening until I saw the evidence of the colors. How many times have you tried to get my attention about the need for my […]

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Midnight Love

Midnight is the darkest hour of the night.  It’s also the scariest and most debilitating.  My pupils are dilated the most at that time because I can’t seem to find any light for assurance of the path forward. At midnight, I’m anxious and desperate for what feels like a nightmare to be over. Have you […]

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Fear of the Street View

It was rush hour traffic on the streets of Washington, D.C.  I had just left my group to sneak off to a museum for an hour and was walking back to my hotel before the street lights came on.  In my mind, I thought it would be an easy left, right, and two more lefts back […]

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Pushing Through the Tough Moments

So, I’m taking up yoga now.  For years, I imagined myself being one of those people who are always in zen-mode.  You know them – maybe you’re one of them – those who don’t let things bother them and who seem so calm in front of me.  I usually look at them with a crooked […]

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Each Time, I Shed a Little More

Since conception, we are shaped by our experiences.  For most of us, our mother was told to be cautious of everything she did, from what she stressed about to what she allowed to enter into her body.  It was all for the purpose of protection of someone so precious. Growing up, I sensed in my […]

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