Is this the journey you want to make? Invest in the process not the outcome.~~Kumar Rao It’s funny, because I feel as I go through different phases of my life, I keep sharing the same messages in completely different environments. … Continue reading
I allow my intuition to lead my path. ~~Manuel Puig
“I’d never have a reading,” he said.
“Why,” I asked.
“It’s too scary. I don’t want to know what’s going to happen in the future. I don’t want anyone to tell me something scary.”
This isn’t the first time I’ve heard this. I know there are people out there who focus on predicting what is going to happen. But remember, you are the most important person in creating your life and you choose your actions. Given that, if I choose to overeat and never exercise, it’s likely I’ll develop health problems as I age. So I choose to eat well and exercise. Of course, I definitely consider chocolate on my healthy eating list.
This is how I approach an intuitive reading. An intuitive reading or psychic reading should never scare you. I’m always hesitant to use the word psychic because for many people it conjures up negative images. (Though changing my name to MADAME GISELLE might be fun.) A “good” intuitive reading should help give you a clear picture about the truth around an issue in the present moment. Sometimes it might also explore how you got to this present moment. But, what I believe is most important is the reading should suggest steps you can take to move forward related to the issue. Instead of scaring you, an intuitive reading should provide you some tools and bring you a sense of peace.
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This Week: Be open to a little intuitive guidance.
“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” — Jean Baptiste Massieu
When my children were little as a way to embrace the spirit of the season, each day, we would all share three things we were thankful for and tie three red bows. Eventually these bows adorned our Christmas tree. Not having young children at home anymore I called my college students in the beginning of November and asked them to email three things each day. When I asked my husband, he agreed but balked about doing it every day. His protesting didn’t last long. Everyone emailed three things each day to each other. It gave us all a window into each other’s lives that we don’t always get to see. I went to the computer each morning excited to see what would be revealed. Here’s a small sample of some of our thanks.
- Dad putting me in dance
- The Rockies
- Being with Freckles during her last season.
- Putting on the winter scarf
- A mother who wants to keep a family scattered across the country together via email
- My new rollerblades that I got for five dollars at the thrift store
- Playing hockey tonight
- Blackhawks on TV
- The smell of fall in the air
- 70 degrees in November
- The kids on the block
- Billy’s stint selling Cutco – without it I would never have owned Cutco knives!
- I actually like my classes
- Potato leek soup in about an hour and the new potato peeler
- Hot cider
- Visits and scrabble with Granny
This month, I asked my family to email each other acts of kindness. This also is similar to something we did when they were younger that produced more bows on our Christmas tree. I’ve challenged my college students to email their acts of kindness and my husband and I will do the same. My challenge to my readers is to record or acknowledge each day an act of kindness. Small acts are welcome and sometimes have a greater impact than you will ever know. I kind word, a smile, opening the door for a stranger…these things all can make a difference. If you take the challenge, come back here and comment and let me know how it goes.
This week: Join the Holiday Kindness Challenge
Peace and Blessings,
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