Faith and Roller Coasters
Faith... It’s a simple word. Just five letters. Three consonants and two vowels. A simple word. Simple but full of meaning.
To some the meaning is vague, a word bandied about in religious and spiritual circles but still unclear. To others, it is the bedrock of their lives.
They often wonder where they would be without it. And to still . . .
In our teaching, we talk about how we have the ability to create our reality- our lives- by our thoughts.
It is an empowering teaching for we claim our divine birthright and no longer conceive of ourselves as victims or mere pawns in a game controlled by something or someone outside of ourselves. We learn that we can be deliberate creators . . .
Remember Schoolhouse Rock? Oh, how I lived for those video segments that educated and entertained at the same time.
They covered politics: “I’m just a bill. Yes, I’m only a bill and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill…”
Instructed us in math: “if you skate you would be great, if you could make a figure eight…”
And of course, schooled us in . . .
Are you driving with the rearview mirror? You're likely saying, "silly question". Of course you can't drive with the rearview mirror! You'd soon crash because you're focused on what's behind as opposed to having your attention on what lies ahead.
The TV show Extreme Weight Loss featured a woman named Nyla who . . .
Yes! We’re just about at the middle of the month of January. That’s right; we’re a couple of weeks into the New Year.
How are you doing on those resolutions? If you made them, you’re a part of 45% of Americans who usually do so. If not, you fall among the 38% of Americans who never do. And another 17% make them but on an infrequent basis.. . .
I’ve adopted a practice of posting something positive each day to my social media accounts. So much is happening in our world right now and while I’m certainly attentive to those things, I know that I personally cannot let them dominate my day.
So each morning, I find an affirmation and share it. And I’ve noticed others doing something . . .
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