Believe in Yourself

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings.  Always believe in yourself.” When you were born, you believed in yourself.  You knew your purpose.  You trusted the Divine. Then it happened…you began to believe in the illusionContinue reading “Believe in Yourself”

Self-Limiting Illusions

“The next time that a piece of your life breaks off and falls away, try to remember that what is Real cannot be lost, and then give thanks that what is false must always prove itself so.” ~Rev. Angela Peregoff Illusion #1:  It is better for me to live with a presently known problem thanContinue reading “Self-Limiting Illusions”

A Power Greater Than You…

* This blog is dedicated to my daughter and anyone who suffers from an addiction, as well as the loved ones that are standing by watching, loving and encouraging them to wholeness again.** The 12 steps are a group of principles, spiritual in nature, that are to be practiced as a way of life forContinue reading “A Power Greater Than You…”


This is an excerpt from Chapter 5 Believe in Yourself of “Choosing the Life You Were Born to Live:  How Changing Your Thoughts Will Change Your Life” by Chris Sopa published by Balboa Press. Click here to purchase your copy! Self-Love “Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself and be good to yourself, because without youContinue reading “Self-Love”

Your 7 Impossible Things

This is taken from Chapter 3 ~ Overcoming Limiting Beliefs from “Choosing the Life You Were Born to Live:  How Changing Your Thoughts Will Change Your Life” by Chris Sopa, published by Balboa Press.  Click here to purchase your copy! “One great way to see where your fears lie is to bring them up inContinue reading “Your 7 Impossible Things”

Waiting for Normal

“Hunger, thirst, cold, fatigue, your own physical and mental limitations – you will feel all of these.  This teaches you about nature, more than that, you come face to face with yourself.”  ~Willi Unsoeld If your life has been anything like mine over the last year, high and low tides rather than “smooth sailing” hasContinue reading “Waiting for Normal”


“If you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.” ~Pat (Bradley Cooper), from “Silver Linings Playbook” After my three week trip back east and coming home Wednesday completely exhausted, I found myself on Friday night wanting to get out.  There is a great movie theatre near me that is a restaurant-style movieContinue reading “Excelsior”

In Memory Of…

(In memory of my friend Heath McBriarty) Oh, for the peace of a perfect trust, My loving God, in Thee; Unwavering faith, that never doubts Thou choosest best for me. Best, though my plans be all upset; Best, though the way be rough; Best, though my earthly store be scant; in Thee I have enough.Continue reading “In Memory Of…”

The Fine Art of Worry

“If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry.  If it is not fixable, then there is no help in worrying.” ~Dali Lama Worry = a state of anxiety over actual or potential problems. I will admit it…I am aContinue reading “The Fine Art of Worry”

Cast Aside All Doubt

by:  Ernest Holmes Cast aside all doubt, O Soul of mine, and be unafraid, for Thy power is from On High. He who sitteth in the heavens shall be Thy champion; Thou need not fear; Come forth, O Spirit, from within and express Thyself through me and let not my doubts hinder Thy approach. MyContinue reading “Cast Aside All Doubt”