Shift From Destructive to Constructive Mindset

That which is mine can be “withheld” from me.  Have you ever heard a parent say to a child: if you don’t eat your supper, there will be no desert?

Or maybe it’s the Santa Clause thing: “Have you been a good little girl?”  The assumption being that if you were not your request for a toy of your liking would be ‘withheld’ from you.

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How Can I Stop Feeling So Powerless?

 

So many of us feel so powerless.  I wonder why that is?

 

With Pentecost coming up, my mind has been taken up with the subject of Power. Pentecost, in Christian circles, is a day when God supposedly empowered the early Christians to move forward to proclaim the “good news” with boldness and with signs and wonders.

 

I went to Google to see… Continue reading

The Language of The Heart. What is it?

Recently I attended an 8 week course called Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.  This is a course created by Jon Kabat-Zinn.  I found the time spent learning mindfulness very nourishing.  Every Wednesday afternoon for 8 weeks I sat in a circle with a dozen or so other people and we were led gently and without judgment to pay more attention to the life we are living in this moment.

Following… Continue reading