Accept – Then act

Everything works toward your highest good. “I feel safe in the rhythm and flow of ever-changing life.”  ~Louise Hay~ Life will provide whatever experience is most needed for the evolution of your consciousness. Whatever appears in your life is happening for you, not to you. So if you find yourself wondering “Why me?” see if […]

Friendship

The extent to which you are willing to be supported is an indication of the love you have for yourself. “I always have wonderful, harmonious relationships. The person I am looking for is now looking for me.”  ~Louise Hay~ I awoke this morning thinking of the joys of friendship. Often it seems there are an […]

Mindfulness

Suffering is the result of insisting that life be other than what it is. “Everything unfolds in the perfect way at the perfect time.”  ~Louise Hay~ Mindfulness is the substance of Zen. Consciously observing and experiencing the ebb and flow of breath is the easiest way to bring oneself present. When you practice in this […]

Fear

Fear – False Evidence Appearing Real “When I find harmony and balance in my mind, I find it in my life.”  ~Louise Hay~ Have you ever noticed that life often forces you to face what you fear the most? Many people put a lot of energy into avoidance, preparing themselves for every possible contingency and […]

Lessons comes from everywhere

Recent events reminded me of a Wow Moment from years ago…. “Every experience I have is perfect for my growth.”  ~Louise Hay~ Perhaps 15-20 years ago I stayed home sick from work. While channel surfing I ran across the Oprah Winfrey Show and watched her speak with a family of white supremacists. Of course, there […]

Uncertainty

Inner grace allows us to remain peaceful, even in the face of the unknown. “I feel safe in the rhythm and flow of ever-changing life.” ~Louise Hay~ There is great peace in discovering the Law of Detachment. In a world that’s evolving faster than ever before, old structures are dissolving. What was once considered stable […]

The Zen Manifesto

Be willing to achieve, believe, conceive… receive. “I easily flow with new experiences and new opportunities.” ~Louise Hay~ “Zen knows only a vast life which contains all kinds of contradictions in a deep harmony. The night is in harmony with the day, and life is in harmony with the sky. The presence is in harmony […]

This moment is sacred

Today, I am willing to accept a miracle. “A smiling face and joyful, loving words are the best presents I can share with everyone I know.” ~Louise Hay~ Awaken the heart of compassion. Scatter seeds of joy throughout your day, pausing to appreciate the uniqueness of it, the beauty of it. Remind yourself often to […]

The quest for happiness

I bring an unprotected heart to our meeting place. “I see myself as a magnificent being who is wise and beautiful. I love what I see in me” ~Louise Hay~ True happiness is not dependent upon outside factors. It is simply a peaceful acceptance of ourselves and the present moment while residing in the knowledge […]

Three choices

Happiness is a choice. “I am aware that what I do not want to change is exactly what I need to change the most.” ~Louise Hay~ When faced with a challenging situation we have three choices: change it, leave it or accept it. The key is to act from a space of awareness while detaching […]