Your manufactor’s setting is the Divine.

“Jesus was the only son of God. And so are you and so am I.”—William Blake In electronics, there’s a term known as factory reset—or master reset—where your device is returned to its original setting. All the information that has been added since say your laptop or your I-pad rolled off the factory floor is […]

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Why you should smile more, play more and live full-time in your heart

“The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.”–Storm Jameson When asked the secret to life, Thich Nhat Hahn, the amazing Vietnamese Buddhist monk, said, “Get up later in the morning and smile more.” What? Isn’t that the exact opposite of everything we’ve been taught? The early bird gets the […]

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Why I live by Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” mantra

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” ― Aberjhani 
 This is getting crazy. I just heard about two college professors at two different colleges who assigned, E-Squared. For college credit. One is even going to send me her students’ papers which, as she said, were “pretty […]

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Why we’re creating an epidemic of love

“What is yours will come to you when you are ready.”—A Course in Miracles Although I forgot to mention it to my power posse in today’s blessings text, I feel extremely lucky that I was able to get back in the country yesterday. I was so high from the London I Can Do It! that […]

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Move over, Garmin! Following your joy is the best GPS

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”—Emily Bronte One afternoon, when Taz was four, she was playing “mom” in the backyard with her friend, Ashley. Ashley had taken her turn being “mom” and had dutifully washed the pretend dishes, hung up the pretend laundry and ordered her pretend daughter, Taz, to […]

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“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”–@StephenCovey

“You must never allow something that happened to you to become a morbidly treasured heirloom that you carry, show people, put back in its black velvet pouch and then tuck back into your jacket where you can keep it close to your heart.”–Augusten Burroughs You know that story you tell about yourself? The one that […]

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Why you should always get your hopes up

“You know what I am? I’m a dust magnet!” –Pig-Pen A friend of mine raises money for the Citizens Climate Lobby, a non-profit working to address climate change. I, too, am addressing climate change, but not the big, global kind. The climate change I’m most interested in is the climate within my own energetic field. […]

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It’s T.G.I.M. and I’ll blog if I want to

“Joy is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.’—Jon Krakauer Okay, so I saw this picture. And it reminded me of me. Or at least the me that sometimes pouts, the me that sometimes forgets to look […]

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Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Part 3

“Spiritual practice is just training our minds towards reverence, like moving a potted plant to a sunny spot by the window.”—Lana Maree on Facebook Okay, so I guess this topic (being the luckiest person on the planet) is now an official series. And one of the gazillion reasons it’s true is because I have the […]

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“Dance like no one is watching. Love like you’ve never been hurt.”–Mark Twain

“Revolution might sound dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance.”—Brene Brown Just finished Brene Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection. It’s a short, inspiring book, a perfect read for the day I took my daughter back to college. She (my daughter, not Brene) has been home most […]

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