Blessings

Blessings

Do you consider yourself a blessing or just another person?
by Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.
by Janette Oke

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;
but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in proper figures.
by Joseph Addison

Any adversity you endure is merely the setting of the scene for all your blessings to play out.
by Anon

No matter what excuses your mind is giving you,
there is no better time to start than right now.  Today.

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Nothing Can Bring You Peace But Yourself

Nothing Can Bring You Peace But Yourself!

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache:
You won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.
by Ajahn Chah

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
by Buddha

Do not confuse peace of mind with spaced-out insensitivity.
A truly peaceful mind is very sensitive, very aware.
by Tenzin Gyatso

Two things rob people of their peace of mind :
work unfinished and work not yet begun.

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Love and Miracles Are One

HEALING_HANDS

Love and Miracles Are One!

Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain,
surround us on every hand:  life itself is the miracle of miracles.
by George Bernard Shaw

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.
by Shannon Adler

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes form love is a miracle.
by Marianne Williamson

Don’t believe in miracles – depend on them.
by Laurence J. Peter

For those who are willing to make an effort miracles
and wonderful treasures are in store.
by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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PTSD Complexities and Awareness

PTSD Complexities and Awareness

Try Something New

Marijuana Hope For PTSD

https://www.facebook.com/heytommychong/videos/1253183061363471/

The PTSD Solution: New Hope Through Brain Plasticity

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/redefining-stress/200902/the-ptsd-solution-new-hope-through-brain-plasticity

Patrick Stewart Knows PTSD

http://www.upworthy.com/his-father-was-an-abuser-now-that-patrick-stewart-knows-ptsd-was-a-factor-he-has-a-message

Black Women Un-Diagnosed PTSD

http://blackdoctor.org/457086/ptsd-and-african-american-women/

What Does The Bible Say About PTSD

http://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-PTSD.html

Alienated Society Induces PTSD

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/05/ptsd-war-home-sebastian-junger

Black Women Invisible Crisis

http://www.essence.com/2014/09/05/propublica-post-traumatic-stress-disorder/

God and PTSD

http://www.committedtofreedom.org/2012/08/23/god-and-ptsd/#comment-102988

How PTSD Became A Problem Far Beyond The Battlefield

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/05/ptsd-war-home-sebastian-junger

Cancer-Related PTS Similar To PTSD

http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/coping/survivorship/new-normal/ptsd-pdq

Natural Way To Cope With PTSD

http://www.faithtap.com/4879/veterans-with-ptsd-heal-through-wolf-therapy/

Veterans Heal Through Wolf Therapy

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Favorite Movie With Main Character With PTSD

p10878108_p_v8_abFavorite PTSD Hero

I really loved this movie because though the main character had PTSD
he was well disciplined and able to focus on priorities.

A must watch because you will see we function
very well and accomplish great things.

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This Is Your Time

This Is Your Time

Live your life doing what you love.

No matter what your age you can always be young at heart.

Always continue to look higher.  Life’s possibilities are endless.

It is your right to live life abundantly and be sure you do it with integrity.

This is your story to write.  Write it with love and it will be amazing.

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This Is Your Moment

This Is Your Moment

Treat every moment of you life as the most exciting time.

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions,
that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
by Alan Watts

 You are the creator of this very moment.
You have the potential and power right now to do what you want to do.
Breathe in this moment.

Every Moment You Choose Fear Is A Moment Lost

Will You Choose Fear?

Accepting our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay.
Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously.
Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
by
Thich Nhat Hanh

Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.
by
Og Mandino

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now.
It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future.
The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
by
Sai Baba

Wherever you are, be there totally.
If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options:
remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally.
If you want to take responsibility for your life, you must choose one of those three options,
and you must choose now. Then accept the consequences.
by
Eckhart Tolle

Change your life today.
Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
by
Simone de Beauvoir

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Born To Give

Born To Give

Everyone has a present to give to the world but many go unopened.
Please make sure you give your gift.

Don’t let them make the decision for you.
They can’t see it from your point of view.

Make a gift of your life and lift all mankind by being kind, considerate, forgiving,
and compassionate always, in all places, and under all conditions with everyone as well as yourself.
This is the greatest gift anyone can give.
by David R. Hawkins

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Life Isn’t Always Fair

“Life isn’t always fair.
Some people are born into better environments.
Some people have better genetics.
Some are in the right place at the right time.
If you’re trying to change your life, all of this is irrelevant.
All that matters, is that you accept where you are, figure out where you want to be,
and then do what you can, today and every day, to hold your head high and keep moving forward.”

— Lori Deschene

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If The Universe Has Given You The Passion To Want To Do Something…

Orion and star in the universeIf The Universe Has Given You The Passion To Want To Do Something…

If the universe has given you the passion to want to do something,
then be 100% assured it will give you the ability as well.

If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue.
Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge.
Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time.
It’s very important to be aware of them every time they come up.
by Deepak Chopra

Once you believe in yourself and see your soul as divine and precious,
you’ll automatically be converted to a being  who can create a miracle.
by Wayne Dyer

Change is often hard because it actually causes your body to go into a state of chemical imbalance.
This feels uncomfortable. Most prefer to avoid the change and return the body to a state of balance and return to a comfortable feeling.
They can’t get past the short term discomfort to gain the long term benefits.

Money is no where near the key to happiness but anyone who says it doesn’t make life easier
has either never had money or had money all their life and doesn’t know the difference.

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Isn’t Life Grand

ISN’T LIFE GRAND!

When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and the joy of living.
If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.
By Chief Tecumseh

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when
we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.
For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out
of the ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
By M. Scott Peck

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another,
“What! You too?  I thought I was the only one?”
By C.S. Lewis

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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You

You!

Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
By Eddie Rickenbacker

Chance is always powerful.
Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
By Ovid

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
By Margaret Mead

There is no one without a divine purpose; many will not accept it.
Let that not be you.
By Linda Wattley

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America Breeds PTSD

army

America Breeds PTSD

Would you believe this was basic training?  Here I am nineteen years old, a freshly graduated student from high school who chose to join the United States Army Corp.  How do a young lady end up in the Army?  I ended up there happily because it gave me hope for having control of my life.

I didn’t know at the time I had PTSD.  I knew there was something going on with me because I just could not relate to the realities adults introduced me to.  I never felt comfortable among my own people.  Yet, when I joined the U.S. Army, I felt comfortable with my fellow comrades.  I’ve often heard soldiers who have returned from war missed being there because there was something special there for them.  Their comrades were their family.  They were never alone.  For sure you felt safe knowing someone had your back even though the enemy was near.

This is what is missing in America, we have no comradeship.  We are at war with no uniforms.  Soldiers returning home have difficulty healing from war because of the lack of love and care they experience when entering here.  Here there is so much negativity and hopelessness.  People killed and victimized on a daily basis.  It is more dangerous here for soldiers than foreign countries because the enemies here are killing innocent people because of what is going on inside of them.  You can’t get a grip on this reality because people are in denial of it.  We are at war here in America because we have  given our power away to external forces.  our priorities are to get more and more stuff and prestige neglecting the heart and soul.  As long as we choose this path, people will continue to die and innocent souls will continue to go to war.  We have to get a grip on this insanity for our children’s sake.  Who is dying more and more daily or endangered?  CHILDREN!  I know because it was once me.  Go back to self—-save yourself from a loveless world go back in!

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Own and Maintain Your Backpack

Own and Maintain Your Backpack

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
by Albert Einstein

Decide you are going to accept responsibility for everything that happens in your life and watch how fast things change for the better.

Stop struggling.
Decide what you want and then just turn it over to the universe and keep gratitude in your heart.
Amazing things will happen.

If you are feeling impatient, some discomfort, restlessness…
That is good. A good change is about to come.

There are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely –
or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands.
You have that moment now.  Choose.
by Oscar Wilde

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Be Happy, It Drives People Crazy!

Be Happy, It Drives People Crazy!

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
by Eckhart Tolle

Happiness comes from within.
It is not dependent on external things or on other people.
You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security
and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people.
Never give your power to anyone else.
by Brian L. Weiss

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Stop Blocking The Light

God

Stop Blocking The Light

Those who think that the world is a dark place are blind to the light that might illuminate their lives.
by Wayne Dyer

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
by Marianne Williamson

Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people.
You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security
and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people.
Never give your power to anyone else.
by Brian L. Weiss

Stop seeing the world as something already set, something fixed and immutable.
Stop believing the world can only be changed by physical action.
Picture your world as a dream that can be changed by thought and emotion

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Life Of Blessings!

Life Of Blessings!

Do you consider yourself a blessing or just another person?
by Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.
by Janette Oke

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;
but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in proper figures.
by Joseph Addison

Any adversity you endure is merely the setting of the scene for all your blessings to play out.
by Anon

No matter what excuses your mind is giving you, there is no better time to start than right now.  Today.

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Courage

Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
By Eddie Rickenbacker

Chance is always powerful.  Let your hook be always cast;
in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
By Ovid

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
By Margaret Mead

There is no one without a divine purpose; many will not accept it.
Let that not be you.
By Linda Wattley

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The Power Of Love

The Power Of Love

When you trip over love it is easy to get up.
But when you fall in love it is impossible to stand again.
By Albert Einstein

Love people, not things.
Use things, not people.
By Spencer Kimble

We accept the love we think we deserve.
By Stephen Cheosky

Love is enough to get everything done.
By Charlie Chaplin

Any home can be a castle when the king and queen are in love.

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I Loved Someone With PTSD

love a soldier

I Loved Someone With PTSD

This poem touched my heart.

I love someone with PTSD and I am one of the people I love.
Believe it or not dear friend, you still deserved to be loved.
Give love when you can and allow yourself to receive love often.
The people who love us deserves to be able to love us.
Do not let the inner war destroy your peace time reality.

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Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

It is time for you to be awake.  It is time for you to know what you are doing.

Accept this moment.  Allow it to happen.

Most people only see what they want to see.  Allow yourself to see it all.

Go beyond your conditioned mind.

Allow yourself to feel any way you want right now.

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Do Not Be Your Own Enemy

self loveDo Not Be Your Own Enemy

Pay attention to your daily thoughts.
Pay attention to what your thoughts are saying about you.
They can be downright mean and cruel.
You judge yourself and put yourself down.
You would never treat another person that way.
So why are you doing it to yourself?

You have chosen how you are feeling right now.

The point of power is always in the present moment.
by Louise L. Hay

When you start to believe it things will start happening.

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You Are Creating Your Next Moment!

You Are Creating Your Next Moment, Now!

Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating.
You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking.
That is what’s real.
By Doc Childre

All your troubles are a fight with your own mind.
All there really is… is now.

To end the misery that has afflicted the human condition for thousands of years,
you have to start with yourself and take responsibility for you inner state at any given moment.
That means now.
By Eckhart Tollee

What path are you on right now? Are you making a difference?

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It Is All About You

When you say “YES” to others make sure you are not saying “NO” to yourself.

Imagination is everything.  It determines everything.
Look around.  This is your imagination.

Never give up great things take time.

Don’t look back.  You are not going that way.

Always remember, no matter what you are going through, NOTHING lasts forever.
EVERYTHING changes.  That is the nature of the universe.

When you come out of the storm you will be a better person than when you went in.

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This Man Tells The Truth About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

MORRIS

This Man Tells the Truth about PTSD

When I knew I had a truth about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I wanted a solid confirmation of it.  David Morris’ book “The Evil Hours” is the encyclopedia, Medical Manual and Spiritual Source of Truth in one book.  This man wrote this book with a vengeance and  he took no prisoners.

I am a firm believer to give credit where credit is due.  I take my hat off to David.  He has a very powerful heart and determination to bring understanding and facts about PTSD.  With his personal experiences and his comrades’ take on the journey makes it quite a great experience to read his findings.

If you want a degree in knowing this disorder, his book will give it to you.  I was so thankful it found its way into my life.  Like my book, “Soldier With A Backpack Living and Dying Simultaneously”, we share our take on PTSD because we care about our fellowman.  We can be at a better place when we know somebody besides yourself gets it.  I get it, Dave get and we want anyone who deserves and wants victory over drifting through life feeling less than you have to feel.  If a person can survive with life’s traumas then it is possible for you to be that person as well.

What we allow is some privacy as you experience enlightenment to reconstruct your soul.  Here it is male and female offering you a treasured new beginning.  Let’s do this.

http://www.theevilhours.com/David_Morris___The_Evil_Hours___Excerpt.html

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Love Thyself First

Love Thyself First!

Find comfort in knowing that you are incredible just as you are.

Tell someone how wonderful you think they are.

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
by Aesop

No amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance.
by Robert Holden

If you want to give love, first give it to yourself.

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The Truth Will Set Your FREE

The Truth Will Set Your FREE

I am a firm believer “The Truth Will Set Free”.
Any truth is going to send you on a path to make better choices.

My first real experience of how powerful truth is was when I looked up to the sky and asked God to not take my husband,
His first and immediate answer was: “Pray for something else, I already have”.

God told me the truth with no mercy. Walking briskly in heartbroken pain heading to the emergency room,
I stopped and sat down on the bench. Something came into me and made it clear this is the truth of my life now, my husband is gone it time for a new walk with my children.

If I can accept the truth from God in the midst of my broken heart and begin to step in the best direction I can,
then I must know any truth is to my benefit.

The truth will set you free if you let it.

by Linda D. Wattley

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Move Forward

forward

Move Forward

You need to get away from what is familiar and open yourself up to change.

Change can be very exciting.

Change is a friend not an enemy.

When you choose to embrace change life becomes a miracle.

People get “stuck” in a life they don’t like because it saves them the trouble of thinking.

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You Are A Blessing

You Are A Blessing

Do you consider yourself a blessing or just another person?
by Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.
by Janette Oke

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;

but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in proper figures.
by Joseph Addison

Any adversity you endure is merely the setting of the scene for all your blessings to play out. by Anon

No matter what excuses your mind is giving you, there is no better time to start than right now.

Today.

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No More Excuses

possible

No More Excuses

It is your turn to decide.

The day you decide you are more interested in being aware of your thoughts than you are in the thoughts themselves –
that is the day you will find your way out.
by Michael Singer

You have that desire because the universe also wants you to have what you desire.
You will not have a desire without also having the means to make it come true.

You didn’t come into this world to fail.
You came here for a reason and nothing can stop that from happening.

Again, don’t make excuses today.

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Your Authenticity Is Gold

Your Authenticity Is Gold

What others say about you is not a reflection of you it is a reflection of their world.
You deserve it the life you are longing for.
You must not let your life run in the ordinary way;
do something that nobody else has done,
something that will dazzle the world.
by Paramahansa Yogananda

There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.
by Jessica Hatchigan

No individual can ultimately fail.
The Divinity which descends into humanity is bound to re-gain its original state.
by N. Sri Ram

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Fear Not Who You Are

Fear Not Who You Are

Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not.
Our actions and states of mind matter, because we’re so deeply interconnected with one another.
Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing that we are doing at any moment,
and being love is the supreme creative act.
by Ram Dass

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
by Joseph Campbell

Surely, life is not merely a job, an occupation; life is something extraordinarily wide and profound,
it is a great mystery, a vast realm in which we function as human beings.
by Jiddu Krishnamurti

Don’t be afraid to become what you were meant to be.
The lust for comfort murders the passions of the soul.
by Kahlil Gibran

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Be Your Best Self

Be Your Best Self

It is time for you to be awake.  It is time for you to know what you are doing.

Accept this moment.  Allow it to happen.

Most people only see what they want to see.  Allow yourself to see it all.

Go beyond your conditioned mind.

Allow yourself to feel any way you want right now.

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PTSD To Freedom – Mental & Spiritual Healing: No More War Within by Linda Wattley


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PTSD To Freedom – Mental & Spiritual Healing:
No More War Within by Linda Diane Wattley

When you experience traumatic experiences that alters your emotional and psychological foundation, you begin to experience a very personal and fragile meltdown. While all of this is happening, your body diligently works to save your life. You survived the initial shock, now the aftermath, yes that personal and dreadful aftermath. Now what?

“PTSD to Freedom – No More War Within”, will tell you to pick up your bed and walk because you are the captain of your ship.

Authors Linda Diane Wattley and William Sumner are veterans of the United States Army. They teamed up together to write this extraordinary and unique book because they both have a heart for people suffering with PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It was obvious to them that if the male and female perspectives and resources were joined together that it would have a profound impact on the world. What they offer is powerful because the truths automatically empower the readers. No doubt, the truth will set you free!

Keep in mind, PTSD is no respecter of persons; you, me, a child, soldier, parent, friend, spouse, lover, doctor, judge, police officer, neighbor, and even a minster can be suffering with PTSD. The good news is that it does not have to be a life-sentence. “PTSD to Freedom – No More War Within” is about having complete control of your outcome and allowing your greatest self to shine.

Contributors: William Sumner (Author), Anastasia Young (Editor), Cyrus Webb (Foreword), Martha Cleves (Preface)

Cold Coffee Review: We owe a debt of gratitude to our United States men and women who have served in our armed forces. This book’s contributing authors all served in the United States Army.

I am sure that you are familiar with the term PTSD and perhaps it has wreaked havoc on your life or the life of your family member, friend or acquaintance. Are you familiar with the term PTSG or NLP?

I encourage you to read this book and glean the information that will help you on your journey out of PTSD and give you tools to help others along their journey.

Author Linda Diane Wattley dedicates this book to those of us who face PTSD and fight against the daily war within.

Whether your PTSD comes from a traumatic childhood experience, military service, domestic violence, crime or accident inflicted trauma; Author Linda Diane Wattley writes, speaks and interviews from a heart of knowledge and compassion. Linda reaches out and interviews other PTSD victims from her radio podcast show. She gives daily inspiration on her website titled The Truth Will Set You Free.

I, Theodocia McLean, endorse this book PTSD To Freedom (No More War Within) by Linda Diane Wattley as a tool in your mental health toolbox to help you recognize and overcome the icy grip of PTSD. I purchased this book from Kindle. This review was completed on May 14, 2018.

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Spotlight Interview With Author Linda Diane Wattley

LINDA DIANE WATTLEY is a veteran of the United States Army. She is an advocate for sufferers of PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and for those who have suffered from all forms of victimization to include domestic violence and sexual abuse. Her message is all about getting to the best truths that allows victims to be set free. Linda accomplishes this by sharing her gifts and talents that God gave her. One being an author of several books that lead readers to go deep within themselves to find their own inner strength and voice.

Linda was also a contributing columnist, “THE BEST WILL SHOW THEMSELVES” for over twelve years where she shared truths that stirred hearts and minds of readers in spiritual matters.

Today, she has opened a platform for others to share their truths with the world. Her online television show, THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE by TLBTV and the Liberty Beacon Project has proven to be a powerful beacon of light.

Her recent book, “PTSD to Freedom – No More War Within” is written by her and William Sumner.  As veterans understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, they joined together to create this amazing tool to get those suffering with PTSD a unique opportunity to have complete reign over this daily reality.

Linda is available for speaking engagements, book signings and interviews. She lives to do God’s Will.

Interview:

What makes you proud to be a writer from Akron Ohio? I am writing from Akron, Ohio. What makes me proud to be a writer is the fact I never gave up even though I learned by trial and error to finally self-publish my own book and it comes out amazing!  And, my writing is well received by readers and makes a difference in the lives of others.

What or who inspired you to become a writer? I love writing because the experience is awesome taking the unseen and bringing it into the seen.  It’s not anything like it.

Did your environment or upbringing play a major role in your writing and did you use it to your advantage? Definitely!  After years of sexual, mental and physical abuse, I found a voice in writing.  And, I learned I was not the only one.  But I learned, everybody cannot interpret the feelings and twisting thoughts that result after abuse.  I can do it so naturally which makes me so grateful for such a priceless gift.

What has been your most rewarding experience with your writing process? My writing process opened many doors to embrace and be embraced by others.

What has been the most rewarding experience in your publishing journey? Publishing my first self-published book and confident that it is a blessing for others.

Do you come up with your title(s) before or after you write the manuscript? I have had titles before, doing and after completion depending on how it all comes together in meaning.

Please introduce your genre and why you prefer to write in that genre? I had a difficult time narrowing down a genre because I feel the book is so universal but to say it is a self-help, self-growth, spiritual and psychological general.

What would one positive piece of advice you give to other authors? Know that whatever is within you to express in words, do it knowing others are waiting to read them.

Who is your favorite author and why? Maya Angelou because she was so honest.

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All We Have Is This Moment

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All We Have Is This Moment

Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
by Marcus Aurelius

Be here now. by Ram Dass

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
by Tennessee Williams

Restore your attention or bring it to a new level by dramatically slowing down whatever you are doing.

What matters more than the activity we’re doing at the moment in time is how we feel about it.
by Brigid Schulte

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Stop Making Your Life Complicated

Stop Making Your Life Complicated

Nothing has power over you unless you allow it.

The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate,
but in what you give away.
by Wayne Dyer

Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not.
Our actions and states of mind matter, because we’re so deeply interconnected with one another.
Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing that we are doing at any moment,
and being love is the supreme creative act.
by Ram Dass

If you think your life is about DOINGNESS, you do not understand what you are about.
Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living-and when your life is over, neither will you.
Your soul cares only about what you’re BEING while you’re doing whatever you’re doing.
It is a state of BEINGNESS the soul is after, not a state of doingness.
by Neale Donald Walsch

Understand what you want is already there.  You just have to let the energy flow to you.

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace

After we have searched our mind and observed its many thoughts
and imaginings, we come to peace.

How long we enjoy this peace is another story.

All it takes is another thought or demand placed upon us
due to our daily choices of responsibility.

We move from one state to another mentally
and physically without thought to our state of mind.

Peace is only required when it is time to rest for the night.
But the key to health is peace of mind.

When we have peace we make more positive choices with our lives.
The key is:  move with a mind that is at peace or don’t move at all.

God promises us He will keep us in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Him.
In all we do, do with God awareness.

Peace

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Love Can Heal The World

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Love Can Heal The World

We are facing a world crisis that will continue to grow as long as we deny the power of love.  The lack of love breeds a ground for war.  Where there is war, we find desperation.  Each soul is born to bear love.  No love means no life.  The world is a cancerous monster right now denying love.  There is no way we can move forward and have hope for the future for our children if we do not face this epidemic.

What has happened to Paris is a reality check for mankind to seek a better way to exist.  God and Love are one and the same vibration.  The lack of it in any individual soul is creating a future of extinction.  We must ask ourselves why we have so much trust in the world’s knowledge when it is contrary to love and togetherness.  Our soldiers go to war, return home to a war they can not win because they would go to jail and to hell for defending themselves against selfish and greedy people.  They walk on land filled with hatred and self-righteousness.  There has to be individual change if we want hope in America.

Love is possible once people realize it is okay to love without loosing.  You love by allowing God to sit in your heart.  You deny the things of the world that keeps you uptight and selfish.  For sure, Paris is experiencing PTSD just as we are here in America simply because sudden trauma has visited their land.  Rape, murder, molestation, abuse, attack of any kind and natural disasters go on daily making our land a place of fear and desperation.

If we do not personally allow God to be the heart of our lives, love is denied resulting in a continued war zone.  Today let go of the world and allowed God to restore your heart and if He does not need to restore your heart, allow God to increase your love flow for the sake of your fellowman.  I am not asking you to be a fool, I am only asking you to be love and trust God to protect and guide you through this life time.  LOVE WILL NOT BE DENIED.

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What Are You Thinking?

What Are You Thinking?

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
by Winston Churchill

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
by Buddha

Things do not change; we change.
by Henry David Thoreau

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
by John Barrymore

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Inner Peace Begins The Moment You Choose

Inner Peace

After we have searched our mind and observed its many thoughts and imaginings, we come to peace.
How long we enjoy this peace is another story.
All it takes is another thought or demand placed upon us due to our daily choices of responsibility.
We move from one state to another mentally and physically without thought to our state of mind.
Peace is only required when it is time to rest for the night. But the key to health is peace of mind.
When we have peace we make more positive choices with our lives.
The key is: move with a mind that is at peace or don’t move at all.

God promises us He will keep us in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Him.
In all we do, do with God awareness.

Peace

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Entertaining Way To PTSD

ellisaWhen I read “Eye of the Beholder” I wanted the whole world to read this book because the author went deep within herself to present it which allows the readers to go deep within themselves. I am not mentioning this book for commercial reasons. I am mentioning this book for soulful reasons.

This book gives you the hardcore reality of PTSD from the standpoint the main character is a soldier with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This soldier had it prior to going to war and it escalated as he lived the horrors of war. This man ‘s face was disfigured which landed him into the hands of a deeply spiritual woman who knew greater is the he of him on the inside than the he that is on the outside.

Reading “Eye of the Beholder” reminded me of how our soldiers are tended to by nurses with hearts and skills to cross our soldiers back to life knowing their lives will never be the same. Reading this book wakens everything possible inside of you, aspects goody two shoes people wouldn’t get yet be stimulated. The fact the writer knew sensuality and spirituality handled correctly and with love brings out a tremendous healing totally.

I had to share this with you because I know God wanted you to know about it. There are all kinds of avenues to get to a better place with self. This indeed is one of them.

Book by Elissa Gabrielle
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Be The Blessing You Seek

Be The Blessing You Seek

Do you consider yourself a blessing or just another person?
by Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises.
by Janette Oke

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;
but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in proper figures.
by Joseph Addison

Any adversity you endure is merely the setting of the scene for all your blessings to play out.
by Anon

No matter what excuses your mind is giving you,
there is no better time to start than right now.  Today.

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Don’t Always Use A Magnifying Glass

Don’t Always Use A Magnifying Glass

One resolution I have made, and try to always keep is this:
To rise above the little things. by John Burroughs

People don’t just get upset.  They contribute to their upset-ness. by Albert Ellis

When I hear somebody sigh that life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” by Sydney J Harris

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life does not care how you feel.  What are you going to do? by Linda Diane Wattley

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Live Now, Not Later

Live Now, Not Later

We are so busy watching out for what is ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.
by Bill Waterson

Lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and…stop thinking.
by Wassily Kandinsky

When you dance your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor.
It is to enjoy each step along the way.
by Wayne Dyer

 I finally figured out that the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
by Rita Mae Brown

It’s like, wait a minute, this is it.
This is your life.
We only have moments.
This moment is as good as any other.
It’s perfect.
by Jon Kabat –Zinn

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