Affirming a New Vision – Week 33

Step Four:  I am one with all souls, earthly and eternal. Remain focused on who and what are most important in your life.  Making a life is more important than making a living.  ~Larree Renda The concept of money carries all kinds of negative beliefs like: People who have money are either born into it or […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 32

Step Three:  I am precious, unique and authentic. No material object, however beautiful or valuable, can make us feel loved, because our deeper identity and true character lie in the subjective nature of the mind.  ~His Holiness the Dalai Lama Several years ago my mother went to Tanzania with her church on a mission trip […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 31

Step Two:  I am the flow of change, and I am grateful for the gifts that shifting brings. Judge your success not just by what you have accomplished, but by the person you have become.  ~Ranjana Clark Having enough money or time have been an ongoing mental struggle for me.  Truthfully, I had/have all of […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 30

Time and Money: Step One   I am present. Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.  ~ Richard Evans Time and money are both manmade systems that reflect how I “spend” my life.  They represent my attitude about having enough in life.   Sadly, […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 29

Relationships: Step Seven I am a miracle.  Through forgiveness, I know I am love. Forgive.  Don’t condone but forgive and move on.  It’s the best revenge.  ~Sally Field  Below you will find the denial, forgiveness/release, and affirmation I created concerning the negative core belief I would like to give up (release) and the Truth (affirmation) I would […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Illinois

 They are able who think they are able.  ~ Virgil, Roman poet Going through an incredibly tough experience builds character.  I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, but I am extremely grateful for the lessons I learned after my husband of three months decided he was in love with someone else.  Of course, I did not […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 27

Relationships: Step Five I am the creator of my life. I mold and make my world. You should be smart enough to find people who are smarter than you and keep them close. (I found this distressingly easy.)  ~Michael J. Fox When I started college, I decided to reinvent myself before the concept had been […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 26

Relationships: Step Four I am one with all souls, earthly and eternal. When people don’t want the best for you, they ARE NOT the best for you.  ~Gayle King I love Gayle King’s quote (above.)  Growing up wanting desperately for my father, a convicted sex offender to love me, it took me some time to […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 25

Relationships:Step Three I am precious, unique and authentic. Always be willing to disappoint another to be true to yourself; that is a true leader and architect for change. ~Jess Weiner When I think of how I once thought of relationships, the quote by Woody Allen comes to mind, “I would never want to belong to […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 23

Relationships – Step 1 I am present. If someone listens, or stretches out a hand or whispers a word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.  ~ Loretta Firzaris This post marks the beginning of moving into a new area of explorations – relationships.  How we show up […]

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