Confusion

Waking Up

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Confusion, Forgiveness, Love, Power, Responsibility, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Waking Up

“Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it’s hard to go back to sleep.” ~ Fran Drescher I used to be absolutely and undeniably obsessed with trying to get people to wake up. “Be present with your heart!” I would whisper to them as they slept. “Know that you are loved. You are here to play. It’s okay be yourself. Trust the things that happen in your life. God is love. YOU are love. You are divinely guided. Trust your body. Trust your emotions. Trust yourself. Trust life.” What felt true in my system back then was that I was awake. And that they were asleep. It...

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Responsibility

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Confusion, Love, Power, Responsibility | 4 comments

Responsibility

Responsibility comes from the Latin responsus, which means “to respond.” The expression “taking responsibility” is ironically misleading, because actually we have no choice. We are always responding to situations, even if our response is to do nothing.  ~ Tina B. Tessina I have been with the words ‘response-ability’ for several days now.  They came to me in a dream as a brilliant flash of insight.  Responsibility as the ability to respond.  (Gotta love the richness of our dream life to work this stuff out.)  I had been struggling for a few weeks with a challenging...

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Confusion

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Confusion | 2 comments

“I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”   – Johnny Depp The current state of affairs over here is a delightful melting pot of apathy, lethargy, inertia, confusion, and bewilderment.  Sounds fun, huh?  Yep.  Umm, yeah.  Really.  Not. Fun. In all honesty, as you know if you’ve been paying attention, I’ve been working at being gentle with myself at this time of major transition in my life.  Sounds like such an paradoxical oxymoron:  Working-slash-being gentle.  Shouldn’t gentle be easy?  Hmmm, gentle should...

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