After all, failure and success are cousins—and when we look hard and long enough, we will find acres of diamonds tucked inside the failures of our lives, just waiting for us to mine them. We can find great treasures that will carry us to success in ways that would never have been possible had it not … Continue reading “Success does not come in spite of failure—it comes because of it!” by DeAnna Murphy
We all know it happens; we create such intense levels of fear and doubt that we can’t see our way out. We believe it only happens to us and we hide it because it feels like weakness. The reality is we are actually holding our greatest asset, our strengths hostage by perpetuating negative feelings, lies about … Continue reading Are you holding your greatest contribution hostage?
It was the middle of the Vietnam War. I remember my brave Uncle Robert sent home from Vietnam on crutches, in a cast that went from his toes to his hip. He was lucky to be alive. I was an elementary schoolgirl, and I remember singing with vigor: “Let there be peace on earth, and let … Continue reading End War on the Planet–by Ending the War with Yourself by DeAnna Murphy
Wonderful writing from Roger! Continue reading A Life of Caring
Tracy Richardson Neale Donald Walsh, author of the Conversations with God books has written a new book, God’s Message to the World – You’ve got me All Wrong. In an article he wrote about the book in Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT magazine he concludes “What we can’t seem to see, or are simply refusing to … Continue reading Spirituality is the Solution – What you can do to help the World
Most common response: “Ask for what I need.” What do you need or want? Ask for information, ideas, insights. Ask someone to listen. Ask someone to refrain from judgment. Avoid individuals that want to fix you! Then………. Stop asking (or allowing) someone to tell you what to do. Make your own decisions. Trust. Continue reading What is the most difficult thing for you to do?
Problems are to the mind what pain is to the body. Your heart’s desires (your greatest ideas) are your greatest assets. Indecision is actually the individual’s decision to fail. It takes as much hard mental work to fail as it does to succeed. from The Power of Decision by Raymond Charles Barker (1968) Continue reading Make a Depth Decision to be Happy!
Almost everyone is addicted to something, when you consider that “addiction is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.” What is addicting for you? Maybe it’s shopping when you feel depressed, or driving too fast. For someone else, it might be video games, or drinking too many cans of Diet … Continue reading Rising above Addiction through Understanding Strengths by DeAnna Murphy
The sun is always shining. The sky is always blue. The sun does not create the shadow; the object in the path of its rays causes a shadow to fall on the space below. The clouds do not color the sky; they cover and block the rays of golden sunlight and brilliant blue color from … Continue reading The sun is always shining. The sky is always blue.
I believe that we create our future in the present. However, we all carry around a heavy burden of limiting beliefs about ourselves that we learned and experienced as weakness or “not _______ enough”. We need the strength of Atlas to carry all the pain and fear we have collected over our lifetime! After all, what … Continue reading 3 Powerful Steps Toward a New Vision of Your Future