Affirming A New Vision – Week 28

Relationships: Step Six I am my vision, how I see myself and others. There are two kinds of suffering. There is the suffering you run away from, which follows you everywhere. And there is the suffering you face directly, and so become free.~Ajahn Chah As I recovered from the shock of being ousted from my […]

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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 24

Relationships: Step 2 I am the flow of change, and I am grateful for the gifts that shifting brings. You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day.  You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.  ~ Barbara De Angelis Relationships are dangerous waters for me.  In intimate relationships, I […]

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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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Affirming A New Vision – Week 22

Step Seven:  I am a miracle.  Through forgiveness, I know I am love. The reason to forgive is for your own sake. For our own health. Because beyond that point needed for healing, if we hold on to our anger, we stop growing and our souls begin to shrivel. ~ M. Scott Peck Below you […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 21

Step Six:  I am my vision, how I see myself and others. Over the years I have developed a picture of what a human being living humanely is like.  She is a person who understands, values and develops her body, finding it beautiful and useful; a person who is real and is willing to take risks, […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 20

Step Five:  I am the creator of my life. I mold and make my world. Be fearless in trying new things, whether they are physical, mental, or emotional, since being afraid can challenge you to go to the next level.  ~Rita Wilson Creating a plan is the next step to making positive changes in my […]

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Affirming a New Vision – Week 19

Step Four:  I am one with all souls, earthly and eternal. The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it – whether he’s got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.  ~ Rona Barrett While zeroing in on resources for improving my health, I immediately think […]

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