“Our intention creates our reality.” ~Wayne Dyer
I got divorced a few years ago. It wasn’t pretty. We started out saying it would all happen amicably.
But we owned a business together. How much the business was worth at separation, we each contested. It dragged out. We finally got it done with after much pain and suffering.
And it just confirmed what I believed: Where money is involved, things get ugly.
I remember while I was living in Spain, it happened then too. I was living with a group of men and women who were working for social justice in …
“With ‘I’ eliminated, this is Nirvana, here and now.” ~ Buddha
I remember when I started learning Spanish in college. I wanted to visit Spain. I had grand ideas about a romantic voyage. And yes, I had a foreign language credit to fill.
If you know the Spanish language at all, you know that the Spanish construction for pleasure is the reverse of our English language. In English, we say, “I like that.” But, in Spanish, we say “Me gusta” which translates as, “It pleases me.”
In other words, in English we are the actors, the subjects, who actively do …
“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.” ~Marianne Williamson
Valentine’s Day. Yes, that day—the much maligned, much cherished, much hated, and much misunderstood day of the year.
I remember being traumatized in adolescence. Not only were we supposed to, according to peer-reviewed social norms, like people and get liked back on this holiday, my school made us do Valentine’s day card/candy exchanges.
We exchanged, in class, little pre-packaged cards and those infamous heart-shaped candies stamped with subtle expressions like “be mine.”
Do you recall these candy hearts that I’m describing? They come in variety …