The gift of compassion

Those who challenge you the most on the physical plane love you the most on the spiritual plane. “[Divine], make me an instrument of your peace.While there is hatred, let me sow love. While there is injury, let me sow pardon. Where there is doubt, let me sow faith. Where there is despair, let me […]

Seeking validation

Release the need to seek validation from others. “There is often a vague sense of danger with which we greet almost every person and every situation. If it had a voice, it might whisper, “Please don’t hurt me.” ~Ezra Bayda~ Do not compare yourself with others. There will always be someone younger, older, more beautiful, […]

Saying yes to life

Everything has meaning and plays its part in your awakening. “What is the path? Residing in this very life, exactly as it is right now… liking or not liking has nothing to do with it.” ~Ezra Bayda~ It’s impossible to be “off your path.” You may delay or avoid certain lessons or experiences; however, your […]

Living moderately

It’s important to cultivate your ability to live harmoniously in the world. “The true master lives in truth, in goodness and restraint, non-violence, moderation and purity.” ~Buddha~ It’s easy to live in extremes. The pendulum swings from excess to denial and though each experience has something of value to teach, true mastery lies in discovering […]

The nature of reality

Our level of consciousness determines how we view the world. “The more we practice with our own struggles and relate to them as our vehicle to awakening, the less we will judge our struggles as defects. Likewise in relationships: the more we can remember that others also have the wish to learn from their struggles, […]

Share your gifts

Whatever you choose to do, do it with love and integrity. “Our higher purpose is what we came here to do on a soul level. We are born with the specific interests, talents, and abilities to fulfill that purpose.” ~Shakti Gawain~ Our higher purpose is the sharing of our gifts. We chose the perfect family, […]

Everything is energy

Everything emits a unique energetic vibration. “Spirituality is one type of energy – the energy that links us to our deepest essential nature and to the universal source. Consciousness is the awareness of all of the energies within us.” ~Shakti Gawain~ Pay attention to the vibrational frequency of the things, people, ideas, emotions and experiences […]

Let your life be your message

You are a living expression of the Universe in ecstatic motion. “Let your life be your message.” ~Mahatma Ghandi~ Your journey is unique and the world is changed by your sojourn here. After years of meditation, gratitude, workshops, books, teachers and experiences, your life becomes the interpretation of what you have truly learned. Many people […]

The joy of being

Choose to create joy where you are. “Opening yourself to the emerging consciousness and bringing its light into this world becomes the primary purpose of your life.” ~Eckhart Tolle~ Our inner purpose is to awaken. While our outer purpose can change many times in the course of a lifetime, the idea is to align the […]

The shimmering pulse of life

We live in a world of limitless possibility. “Looking with a mind that’s awake reveals the shimmering pulse of life. Looking with a mind full of thoughts reveals only your thoughts.” ~Ezra Bayda~ We all have filters through which we interpret our experiences and the world around us. As we move to higher levels of […]