Identity

Identity is defined as the distinguishing character or personality of an individual (Webster Merriam, 2022). Personality and individuality have a unique discrepancy. Personality is the “outward” appearance (mask) of what we display to others. Individuality is the essence or nature of the individual. This distinction explains to a degree why human nature does not see … Continue reading Identity

Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

How do spiritual disciplines help us grow, spirituality, and in wisdom and character? Ortberg says, the primary goal of our life as Christians is to become transformed spiritually. Our ministry has little to do with simply assisting people of where they will go when they die, or just getting to heaven. People's spiritual transformation in … Continue reading Spirituality, Wisdom, Character in Discipline

Spirit of Drink

I want to share an excerpt from the writings of Dr. Carl Jung that he wrote in a letter to Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Wisely, he states what a chronic alcoholic, who has lost hope is experiencing in the grips of alcoholism. "His craving for alcohol was the equivalent, on a low  level, … Continue reading Spirit of Drink

Anger

Anger defined is a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Living in today’s interconnected information world, there are countless opportunities to feed from the buffet of delightful entities, persons and media to generate this emotion.. How important is your mental wellness? When we view the word anger, it is part of the human scene. … Continue reading Anger

Humility

The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.Carl Gustav Jung Humility is self esteem based in wholeness and fulfillment. Humility is the acceptance of myself and my shortcomings. I used to live two different lives, which forced my insides to be in conflict with my outsides. Until I … Continue reading Humility

Character

Thought and Character Silence is the cornerstone of Character. From the silence springs the thoughts that manifest. The aphorism, “ As a man thinketh in his heart so is he,” not only embraces the whole of a man’s being, but is so comprehensive as to reach out into every circumstance of his or her life.  … Continue reading Character

Flow of Life

CREATOR, I ASK YOU TO ENLIGHTEN ME WITH YOUR WISDOM. PLEASE STRENGTHEN MY CONNECTION TO THE ANGELIC REALM. THY WILL BE DONE.Laura Smith Some want to live a life that is filled with imagination, often misdirected, and leading to future problems. The lamp that burns within, cannot be extinguished. Listen to the voice that directs … Continue reading Flow of Life

Use F words

FEAR, FAITH, FORGIVE, Focus Limiting beliefs affect even the most successful people. The first step to overcoming fear is to face them. If you can not make it go away, then dance with it. What if fear meant Focused Energy Abandoning Reality? Maybe you’ve heard that fear is also False Evidence Appears Real. Whatever the … Continue reading Use F words

Inner Voice

Are you listening to yourself? What is the inner voice? How vital is it to your life? Many psychopaths and maladjusted persons have developed an inner dialogue of hate, fear, lust, revenge, anger, resentment and countless other negative emotions unexpressed or expressed in daily existence. Notice, I used the word existence, because those toxic emotions … Continue reading Inner Voice

Focus

Focus What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become. Bruce Lee Focus is the central activity that runs my everyday experience. What I mean is that whatever I focus on, it becomes the lens in which I interpret my world. How do I control my focus? The mind is a world processing … Continue reading Focus

Gratitude

The more a person is united and inwardly simple, the more and higher you understand because the light of understanding received is from within.Gautama Buddha Gratitude is not only an attitude but a way to live. It flows from within and expands outward. I marvel abt how my world changes when I interpret people, places, … Continue reading Gratitude

Fear

The dreaded emotion of fear is felt by all.  No one has never not experienced the grips of this force.  Yet, there are a select few who act in spite of this perception.  Why do I suggest perception?  Because fear is manifested in the mind by the thoughts or impressions we have in our memories … Continue reading Fear

Adversity

Adversity is a facet of life. It is universal and impartial. Everyone has experienced a time of difficulty, a time of distress, a time of misery, a time of suffering, and a time of loss. It is safe to say that life is suffering. What would happen if you viewed any adversity, setback, heartache, or … Continue reading Adversity