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butterfly
August 5, 2016

SUFFERING

Suffering is not wanting to get up to go to work. Suffering is being a relationship that doesn’t make you shine. Suffering is battling illness. Suffering not having enough money to live the life you want. Suffering is dealing with toxic people. SUFFERING IS A STATE OF MIND. It is easy to feel trapped in - Read More -

December 4, 2015

PARTICIPATE IN YOUR OWN UNFOLDING

In 25 magical minutes, Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith (Agape International Center in the City of Angels) describes the four stages of spiritual unfoldment: 1. Victimhood — where you are not touching reality, but rather you’re touching your thoughts about reality 2. Manifestation of visioning — where you do not describe what you see, you see - Read More -

beautiful table
December 3, 2015

FOR A TABLE TO EXIST

For a table to exist, we need wood, a carpenter, time, skillfulness, and many other causes. And each of these causes needs other causes in order to be. The wood needs the forest, the sunshine, the rain, and so on. The carpenter needs his parents, breakfast, fresh air, and so on. And each of these - Read More -

selena+meditative questions
October 4, 2015

THE JOURNEY TO MY FIRST BOOK

When I started this blog in February 2013, I felt called to write a book but I didn’t know where to start. I did not want to be a writer who did not write, so I used the blog as a way of becoming comfortable getting my writing out into the world. With my background - Read More -

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August 24, 2015

SAINT NICK

Today my beloved Godfather transitioned to the spirit realm. And though I know his love will continue to surround me, the world lost a lot of character today. My Godfather was a total class act. Warm and personable to absolutely everyone, he quite simply had a story for any situation. I can only smile as - Read More -

mountain reflection
July 1, 2015

STAY PRESENT

Sometimes I catch myself getting future focused. Writing, editing, and publishing a book means I have a to-do list that never seems to end. I’m driven to create and share. And it requires that I think ahead a lot. However, a friend reminded me to “stay present ;)” in a note recently and it really - Read More -

mistaya canyon
June 26, 2015

OPTIONS

The world is vast. Our perception is so often limited. Having options is a wonderful thing, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. Should I stay or go? Should I invest in this or that? Will this decision result in a loss or gain? If we first take a breath and then take a step back, - Read More -

birthday roses
May 27, 2015

INCREDIBLY THANKFUL

Life has been busy. Working on various projects, traveling, finalizing my first book (more to come on this! :), and striving to make time for friends and family has taken a toll. I find myself making lists to keep up…and taking less time to wind down. But I remain so thankful. Today is my birthday - Read More -

baltimore 2015
April 29, 2015

WE SHOULD DANCE

A thousand times I have ascertained and found it to be true: The affairs of this world are really nothing into nothing. Still though, we should dance. – Hafiz   I read this poem last weekend in LA…and days later, I am still thinking about it in San Francisco. There is so much happening in - Read More -

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April 15, 2015

SILENCE IS BEAUTIFUL

I am thankful for the friend who asked me today what was up with my website. Sometimes I forget that other people actually read my posts haha But I remain so thankful that you do :) And so, at 1am, I’m inspired to share a little something ;) After weeks upon weeks of, what I’m - Read More -

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