Today as the rain falls outside my desk window, I think of the beautiful golden sunlight often seen shining through the trees when walking in the woods.
This is the light of redemption and renewal. This is the light that draws us into our center, our core, and reflects back through us when we are open to the beauty that surrounds us and is within us. This is the force that feeds us, body and soul. This is the forces that fills our psyche with unlimited love. Continue reading
Today, I re-mind myself that I am strong and centered, and I am confident in who I am in the world. I affirm to myself this and every day, that nothing can shake my confidence unless I give it the space in my heart and mind to do so. I reinforce within myself that I will not take what others say personally, for hurtful words directed towards me, are not about me. I use my intent this and every day, to hold myself in the light, staying strong and centered like the trees in the forest, despite the world around me. And so it is…
When I seek sanctuary from the trials and tribulations of life I spend time in nature. I walk amidst the fields and forests, along the marshes and beaches. I spend time observing nature and becoming one with it. I never cease to marvel at the sights and sounds of nature. I revel in the colors and textures I see before me. I reach out to touch the very palpable flesh of a blade of grass, a pebble or shell on the beach, the bark of a tree. What marvel is the bark of a tree for it is so many colors and textures.
Trees speak to me. They tell me of their struggles surviving in the forest or standing alone in the middle of the field. Trees share their stories with each of us, but we must be open to receive…
Ode to Trees is a lovely essay by Herman Hesse and it can be found in his book Wandering: Notes and Sketches: Continue reading
“I am compassionate toward myself about my own vulnerability. I am tender toward myself in all difficult and challenging times. I accept that I have human limits and human emotions, which I honor and attend to. I allow the Universe to comfort me as I open my eyes and heart to difficult realities.” – Julia Cameron: Heart Steps
Today, I release the blocks that impede my way upon my walk of life. I surrender whatever fears have created those blocks and I affirm to myself that I can create new paths towards the new goals I am setting for my path in life. ~ Pamela J. Leavey
Photo: Robin in Pussy Willow ~ © Pamela J. Leavey 2013
To Be Empowered, I release all negative thought forms and patterns in my life that hold me back and prohibit me from creating positive experiences in my life. I open my heart and my mind to new experiences and new thinking and I welcome change. ~ Pamela J. Leavey
Photo: Japanese Maple on Main ~ © Pamela J. Leavey 2012