LIFE AS AN EXPERIENCE … Fear vs. Love

Our path is a journey of discovery for each of us. We all awaken at a time in our lives when we cannot take the pain any longer. There are many kinds of abuse, but mental abuse is the most difficult because the words spin around in our minds. An ego is a beautiful tool … Continue reading LIFE AS AN EXPERIENCE … Fear vs. Love

I LOVE YOU… DO YOU BELIEVE ME?

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." -Lao Tzu I love you! I swear I do! Yes, I do. Love is how I feel about you, I swear... I also love puppies, chocolate, apple pie, sunrises, sunsets and snow. I love the smell of fresh clothes. I … Continue reading I LOVE YOU… DO YOU BELIEVE ME?

WARNING: It’s Time to Wake Up!

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." - Maya Angelou There are many different relationships that we will all live through. Some we will survive, and others will damage us beyond repair. Does one need to ask himself, 'Why?' That magic word that tears at our heart when we cannot … Continue reading WARNING: It’s Time to Wake Up!

THE ESSENTIALS OF GRIEF, LOSS & FEAR

"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live..." - Norman Cousins I'm wondering if there are tools to help one process the death of a loved one. I believe it does not matter as much as who died, when or where but that they … Continue reading THE ESSENTIALS OF GRIEF, LOSS & FEAR

THE SHADOWS OF LIFE

As we travel close to the holiday season I have been reflecting on the changes in my personal life this past year. In the past I tended to fear change but today I welcome it as part of my growth process. Fear is the main function of belief that is claimed by most of us … Continue reading THE SHADOWS OF LIFE

Life is Constantly Changing

"The magic of water has been in my life for years now as I wake up every day to  behold the beautiful sight of Mother Nature..."-Linda Amato As I sit here in my library and fill with a heart full of gratitude for the days that are moving me forward. I am blessed. My life … Continue reading Life is Constantly Changing

LA BELIEVES IN LOVE

The Darkness of The Ego "The words of a talebearer (a gossiper) are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly"  - Proverbs 18.8, King James Version According to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition, gossip means:"A person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others" and "rumor or report … Continue reading LA BELIEVES IN LOVE

LA BELIEVES IN LOVE

Today I reflect on my life and all that I have experienced. Who am I? Where am I gong? How did I get to this page? The questions of my mind are constant and fill me with comfort. It has been a journey. Remarkable - yes! It seems it has been my path to live … Continue reading LA BELIEVES IN LOVE

LA BELIEVES …

My Inner ChildI wonder if at any given time during a persons life experience can the issues of their parents despair resurface?Can abandonment be heredity?Can anger be a seed planted to grow from generation to generation?Aren't we all One destined to experience a consciousness as One?Does it not matter the love and support in ones … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA Believes …

My Inner Child ... Not all memories from growing up fill me with despair. There was joy, I know there was. There had to be! I smile as I sit here in a very small cottage on an island called Fire Island, New York. Paradise is the only word that comes to my mind! To … Continue reading LA Believes …

LA BELIEVES …

Death ...A destiny or is it fate that we all create in some way by our thoughts, words and actions when our soul will exit our body?Does DNA play a role?Do we come into this world programmed with an illness that will manifest and end our time here?Is exiting this life experience part of a … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA BELIEVES …

Relationships ...This word has been going around my mind all week. How is it that relationships are the hardest for so many? I meditated on this and I believe that the first relationship we need to manifest is the one with ourselves. I have asked myself the following and in doing so, I learned that … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA BELIEVES …

Forgiveness ... but, why, when, how ...That small voice of our inner child is terrified and needs a hug, a kind word, acknowledgement and to know she is loved. What has scared her into being fearful is the screams, the anger, the shame and the dysfunctional pain of yesterday. Can she release the nightmares, the … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA BELIEVES …

Retreat ... Ritual ... Renew ... Believe ...I am amazed daily when I hear of others needing to go on a Retreat to find themselves, to learn what their purpose in life is. I hear stories where everyone blames their parents. I see their pain in their eyes because they fear they are not worthy. … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA Believes

What am I looking for? I have Asked myself. Those who I love and cherish have also asked this question of me!In the past I was looking for my belief in life, is the answer I was given. At this stage of my path I wanted answers to yesterday's life. It seemed to me that … Continue reading LA Believes

LA Believes

I received a word this past week that allowed me to look at my life differently! It was just a whisper, gently heard from within but the word "PAUSE" stopped me dead in my tracks. I had to agree as I smiled, "yes, my life is on pause..." Simple and clear it was time for … Continue reading LA Believes