Sometimes
Sometimes Sometimes it surprises me to notice how– “out of nowhere”– despair sets into me, into my whole being.  I begin to notice lack, judgment, fear, loneliness, and sadness.  I find myself feeling so alone, feeling scared. I feel fear stealing away my God-given gifts of joy and inner peace. Fear keeps pouring in until...
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The Only Fight We Fight is the One Inside Ourselves
The Only Fight We Fight is the One Inside Ourselves We tend to focus on the outside world to give us happiness, inner peace, and love.  However, time and again, that outer world falls short because nothing outside us can give what our hearts really need.  We keep fighting other people, their behaviors, and external...
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Mindful Eating in The Time of COVID-19
This article was written by Nutritional Coach and Nutrition Specialist Candidate Kelly Williams, MS.  The following information is not intended to substitute medical advice. In times of great stress, some of us may find ourselves gravitating towards ‘comfort foods’ while others of us may not even have access to so-called ‘healthy’ options. Stress can disconnect...
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The Power of Surrender
The Power of Surrender The human journey on this earth is filled with trials and tribulations, joys and miracles, pain and sorrow. Looking back, most of my suffering has come from wanting the circumstances of my life to be different than they are and trying to control the outcomes of life’s events and people’s behavior....
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Helping Children Heal through The Magic of Play
There is something profound to be learned from children and the ways in which they play. They play when they’re happy, when they’re sad, when they’re grieving, and when they’re mad. We might want to think that kids have nothing to be sad, grieving, or mad about; the tragic reality is that they do. I...
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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Yes, We Can
Can’t We All Just Get Along? Yes, We Can I grew up in a family where we yelled when we were angry. That was what our parents did to each other and to us, so that was what we learned.  To me, this was normal.  When I got married, I noticed that my husband’s family...
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Life is an Illusion
Life is an Illusion If anyone had said to me that life was an illusion 25 years ago, I would have looked at them puzzled.  I probably would have asked: What do you mean life is an illusion?  I have all these facts to back up that life is as real as you see it. ...
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Finding Stillness
Finding Stillness The first month of this new year is already gone.  Where did it go?  We just welcomed the new year. Most people I meet seem to be experiencing the feeling, and stress that goes with it, that time is passing by too fast.  It is time to slow down. But how? I grew...
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A New Beginning
A New Beginning Happy New Year!                                                                                                   ...
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Manifesting Your Deepest Desires
As this year is coming to an end and another one is about to begin, there is an opportunity to reflect on what happened this year and begin to envision what could be possible next year. Our spirit is always looking for expansion and growth to stay vibrant and engaged with life.  I don’t see...
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Gratitude
Gratitude has been part of my life since my earliest memories. I don’t remember being taught to be grateful, but I do remember feeling a deep sense of gratitude in my heart and thanking God for having a bed to sleep at night, for having food to eat, and for my family even though we...
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The Gift of Choice
Choice of perception is a gift that we all have but few of us use it to our benefit.  Many of us are not aware that we have a choice on how we perceive the world around us.  I didn’t know, and I notice that people around me don’t know about the gift of choice...
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