Start with Yourself


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There are absolute truths about the human experience that never change, no matter what century you live in or what culture. These truths are immutable, immeasurable and impossible to ignore.

One of these truths is that to change the world, you must first change yourself.

In the Crypts of that grand cathedral known as Westminster Abbey, on the tomb of an Anglican Bishop inscribed in 1100 A.D., are these words:

When I was young and free and my imagination

had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world.

As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the world

would not change, so I shortened my sights some

what and decided to change only my country.

But it too seemed immovable.

As I grew into my twilight years, In one last desperate

attempt, I settled for changing only my family, those

closest to me, but alas, they would have none of it.

And now as I lie on my death bed, I suddenly realize:

If I had only changed myself first, then by example I

would have changed my family.

From their inspiration and encouragement, I would

then have been able to better my country and, who

knows, I may have even changed the world.

Don’t wait for the last moments of your life to know this truth. You can make a difference right now, in the very moment. Decide to change yourself and you will change the world.

Start with yourself.

What wild and crazy thing is calling to you? To go surf in Hawaii? To run the Paris Marathon? To climb a mountain?

Whatever it is, culture will try to stop you. The rules of the world seem to quash the very thing that makes us human — our spirit. Don’t let it quash you.

If your first thought is to denigrate yourself or your abilities, that is culture talking. You will not live your wild, best life listening to culture.

Just remember, that thing that is calling you…is pointing directly at you and saying, “It’s time. Walk away. Come play with me. You’ll see.”

That thing calling you defies reason and logic (more culture speak). It defines your deepest yearning, that person you were meant to be.

Start with yourself and you will discover that impossible truth that we must all face at some point in our lives. You are here for a reason and only you can express it to the world.

It’s just another step in the Heart Dance.

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Relationships are a Container of Discovery


When you are in a relationship, it appears that you and the other person, object (or even a concept) is outside of you and separate. Continue reading

Step Into Your Light


Light

You create shadows when you turn from the light that is within you. When you have lived in the shadows long enough, your spirit cries out for more…turn toward the light and your shadows will disappear.

We are Like Sea Glass


I never heard of sea glass until I took a trip to Key West for a retreat. One of the speakers passed around a basket full of sea glass and asked the 30+ people to take one. When it was my turn, I chose the darkest, fullest piece I could find.

Why?

Because that was the bit of silicon that had been through the toughest forces…had tumbled the most on the waves…and had it survived. Instead of cracking, shattering or being crushed by its journey, that glass had absorbed the larger energy and become stronger. Because of its journey, it was a beautiful reminder of transformation.

Are you struggling with powerful forces in your life right now? Do you feel as if you should give up or give in, even when you know it is not the best path for your growth and expansion? Are you tired of the conflict and turmoil?

Believe

Take heart – that fact that you are reading this post and nodding your head is enough evidence that you have already survived.

You are worthy…or you would not be here, right here, right now. You are strong…or you would have already given up. You are valued…isn’t it time to value yourself?

Trust in love greater than you can fathom or imagine.

Know that your journey is part of your contract.

What appear to be obstacles to your small mind are really stepping-stones on your path.

Breathe in the goodness of life and allow it to flow through you.

 Reframe. Release. Renew. Rinse and Repeat.

It’s another step in the Heart Dance. (can you hear the music playing?)

Tonight is the Night


With the arrival of Spring, the Heart Dancing Radio Show has moved to a new day of the week. And a new time.

We are now broadcasting live on Sunday night, 8:00 p.m. cst.

(AwakenedRadio.net or the TuneIn app).

Tonight, I will share the third episode in the Heart Dancing Steps series. To remember how to live from your heart, not your head, there are certain concepts and steps to integrate into your life. Tonight, I will share the lyrics and the dance steps of Heart Dancing.

Please share your name and email address so you can be the first to know about my new program.

Email signupCan’t wait for you to join me in the dance!

 

Did you Listen?


Thank you for listening to the Heart Dancing Radio Show last night! Learning to listen to the music of your heart is easy when you know how. And the benefits are huge – loneliness, resentment, fear and doubt become things of your past. Your present is filled with love, joy and happiness. Acceptance of yourself and others is the new normal.

It’s such an easier way to live!

During the show, IFaceBook Group invited you to join the Heart Dancing FaceBook Group so we can continue to share, interact and learn from each other. When I woke up this morning, several people messaged me on Twitter and said that they couldn’t find the group.

I am so glad that they told me — otherwise, I never would have known and would have wondered why there was no response to the invitation.

This is a perfect example of how I could have filled in the blanks and created a negative story about my mission, the radio show, etc. I could have easily been “hooked” by my thoughts into a story that made me feel small, when the truth was something much simpler – that the link on FaceBook…for some reason…was not discoverable!

Thank you for your love and support. Let’s change the world, one heart at a time.

(If you missed the show, no worries. I will post the link later today in the HD FaceBook Group and on Twitter).

Music is Heart Language


DanceHave you ever been in a crummy mood and it changed instantly when you heard a great song?

Music speaks to your heart without words getting in the way.

Bonus:  I created a Heart Dancing Playlist! These are songs that speak to me, make me want to dance or that lift up my mood when I am having a bad moment.  What songs would you add that speak to your heart? Please let me know in the comments below.Email box