Heal the heart of addictions

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As a nation we need to heal the heart of addiction, the root cause, the reason someone is numbing out, before we can ever heal addiction. Addiction is self-punishment, it is self-sabatoge, it creates self-abuse. Yes, it’s harmful, painful, considered shameful by self and by others but, don’t despair, there is great news, it is 100% healable! But, we have … Read More

Everyone is free

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Freedom is…a mindset; freedom is… living in gratitude for all things, at all times. Freedom is… being appreciative of the good times as well as the bad. Be thankful for the bad times because they teach us amazing lessons and help us to know the good times! The more we grow, the less bad times there will be. Gratitude changes … Read More

Self-Abuse is Just Abuse

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Just as abusing others is not ok, Self-Abuse is not ok either! It never was, and it never will be. Self-loathing, self-hating, self-abusing…it is all abuse. It is not ok. Just as it’s not okay to be a jerk to others, it is not okay to be a jerk to ourselves. It causes us to be sick, emotionally drained, grumpy … Read More

Brag On

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What is your story? The good, the bad, the ugly? How many people around you know how great you truly are? How many people know your adventures, your shortcomings and your wins? Do you share your greatness with others? Time a brag list, to remind you to keep being great! We are ALWAYS in the company of greatness, sometimes we … Read More

No More Complaining

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When we complain we put ourselves in the Victim mindset. Speaking with Joy in Gratitude, Peace, and Love Takes back our power! Did you know it takes more energy to complain than to just fix the problem? It’s a negative, non-renewing energy that we are using to complain. It is NOT a natural energy, it doesn’t refill us or give … Read More

Six Stones

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Today, I found myself in the middle of a mirrored lake on a little row-boat. I watch and hear the morning come alive with the fragment of light given by the upcoming sun. The morning fog rises from the lake as if it’s breathing its breath of life up from the water. I hear signs of life shuffle their way into the … Read More

Hate is the enemy, Love is the Cure- Choose your side.

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It is simple: We are either part of the solution or part of the problem. The things going on in today’s world, I feel, have the potential to go really wrong or really right if handled properly. I do see a lot of men and women handling things right, in love, in forgiveness, in grace, but I also see a lot … Read More

Kindness Challenge

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GAME ON! The rules are simple. 24 hours of no negativity. 24 hours of NOTHING but kindness. Challenge your friends, family co-workers. Save this image on your phone, Share it all over social media, print it out and post it places you will remember. Start a timer and go! Every time you say, think, act, or be unkind in any … Read More

Reflection

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  Our Translation…. The good we find in others, is the same good that is within us. The faults we find in others, are our own faults as well. After all, to recognize something we must first know it ourself. The beauty we see around us, IS our own beauty! See the best in others, and we will be seeing … Read More

Love People

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Hurt people, Hurt people… meaning, those who hurt others are hurting inside. They have lost hope and have lost their way. They feel so much pain inside that they want to take it out on others, to release it, but that doesn’t work. They have to let it go from within. When we hurt others it only makes us hurt … Read More

From within

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Love vs Hate… the war as old as time. It all starts from within each of us. What do we choose? Everything we think, feel, do, comes from inside. Every single choice we make comes from a tiny seed of a thought from deep down with us. Some are even unconscious thoughts made from lifelong habits we have taught ourself. … Read More

Just Stop

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How many times do we change who we are for what we think someone else “may” think, say or react? Stop that! How exhausting! We should be who we are, and love who we are, at every stage, every place, every way. Just as we should do the same for others. But it has to start from within us! We will … Read More

Live It

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You be you, and I’ll be me. Figure out who you are, and then go all out! Live it, out loud, full throttle, unapologetically!!! And love it. Love it with all your mind, soul, body, LIFE!  Be who you are in EVERYTHING you do! WITHOUT FAIL! You be the best you that you can possibly be, there is no other.  … Read More

Don’t Assume

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Never Assume. Ask questions. Get answers. But, never, ever, ever, assume. assume |əˈso͞om| verb Suppose to be the case, without proof, judge, guess according to our own views, and react accordingly. To make a “joke” out of you and me. (you can fill in the real word ;)) Just think of how many problems in our lives have been created … Read More

Love/Hate Affair

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If there is one thing in this world that I enjoy, one thing that I really look forward to on a regular basis, one single thing that pre-occupies a disproportionate space in my mind… it’s FOOD!!!! I love to eat and if I had the capacity to just eat… and eat… and eat… without any concern with what I was … Read More

You Matter

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You matter. I’m not sure how many ways I can say it. You matter, I matter, they matter, it matters, everything matters! Every person matters, Every job matters, Every opportunity matters but you have to matter to yourself, and others have to matter to you. We live in an apathetic world, where everyone tries so hard to pretend that they … Read More

Unite In Love

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Love + Hurt = Hate We are all connected. All the human race. All trying to do the best we can with what we have. Hating others takes away everything from everyone. When one of us is attacked, ALL of us are attacked. When one of our freedoms are threatened…all of our freedoms are threatened.  If one of us has … Read More

Decide

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Who do you say I am? Matthew 16:15, What do you believe? Write it down. Exactly what, no maybe’s, no could be’s, not what someone else has told you to believe. But what you believe? Deep down in your heart, without a doubt. What do you believe? Define your own Definite’s Define it, Decide it, Believe it. Live by it. … Read More

Lift Us Up

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A friend of mine shared a story that touched my heart so deeply And I’d like to pay it forward and share it with you. (Most of this is my version of it all and how my heart and soul translated it into my own life and what I see in the life of others. But let me first tell … Read More

Be careful little me…

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Do you realize the actions, the reactions, the shouldn’t haves and the definitely should haves, all leave trails for future generations to follow? No pressure right? The Past becomes the future they say… well it very well can. All of our choices lead to choices of others.   When we hate, gossip, fight, say mean things, get angry…. Others are watching. … Read More

Love Begins Within

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In todays crazy times we have to ask ourselves what went wrong. We see so many putting hate and blame on others and on times gone by. Blaming the past to hate the future, instead of learning from it is a dangerous and never-ending vicious cycle. If we hold on and keep bringing the bad of the past, it will … Read More

Teach them

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Our childhoods build our future. People either use it to stand on, or allow it to crush them. Our childhoods are the building blocks for our entire life. Bratty kids make bratty adults. Giving and caring kids make adults who care and give. When we teach children drive and ambition we are building future world changers. Teach them early that failure … Read More

Who truly knows you?

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GOD, investigate my life; get all the facts firsthand. I’m an open book to you; even from a distance, you know what I’m thinking. You know when I leave and when I get back; I’m never out of your sight. You know everything I’m going to say before I start the first sentence. I look behind me and you’re there, … Read More

Go Find It

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Know the Difference!!!! I see this so, so much! Infact, I was the poster child for this exact crime for many many years!! Then the voice inside spoke to me and said….     If it doesn’t make your Soul SING then its not what you’re supposed to be doing!!!  Move over rover and let the person/place/thing/job that is SUPPOSED … Read More

Strengthen Others

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Think about how must stronger this planet would be if we used our words to build up, to strengthen, to bless others as Scripture calls us to do. Words are the most powerful and dangerous of all weapons, they leave invisible scars and wounds that never heal, they cause hate, they cause wars, they cause people to never love themselves … Read More

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