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.

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Unfathomable Love (Love and Redemption Series Book 2) by Linda Diane Wattley

New Release:
Unfathomable Love (Love and Redemption Series Book 2)
by Linda Diane Wattley

“Charge of an Angel,” the first of the “Love and Redemption Series,” continues as Leona Tillard, the survivor of an uncensored childhood love, begins her journey into the heart of “Unfathomable Love.”

When Leona graduated from high school, she joined the United States Army. It was then she learned there was plenty of love to go around; after all, the Army is one place men outnumbered the women. Her only dilemma was figuring out which love was the best love for her to embrace.

Hearing the words, ‘I love you,’ heals our souls. The ironic thing about it, very seldom do two people share the same meaning for love. This is usually fine until someone else’s meaning of love changes our lives forever.

In “Charge of an Angel,” Leona Tillard asked for your help as she survived her daily childhood nightmare. Today, she is asking you to help her to choose the right man to love forever. Do I love the soldiers or do I love my big brother’s best friend?

Sounds like an easy task, doesn’t it? Trust me, you too just might choose the wrong one. Let’s see if we can save Leona once again.

“Lord God, so much love, help me choose!”

Cold Coffee Book Review: Those of us who read Linda’s book ‘Charge Of An Angel’ have been waiting to read ‘Unfathomable Love’. Main character Leona Tillard is now a young adult and on a journey to wholeness in her life. How does love factor into this journey and where does God fit into her life?

Meet the people in Leona’s young adult life including some from her childhood. You will be privy to letters and a narrative that might bring up memories of your own.

I quote not to spoil the story, but to enlighten you so you will want to read further.

“The next morning when I woke up everyone was gone. According to the note I found in the kitchen, they had gone to the grocery store. As I looked around at our home, my heart was heavy. The pain-free home I once visited had become a place of progressive doom. Dennis and I had brought misery to this house. They called it evil, I called it pure darkness. While I was looking in the refrigerator for something to drink, the home line phone rang. At first, I didn’t want to answer it. I felt like hiding myself for a while, but the phone kept ringing. Reluctantly, I answered it.”

Even the description of Leona’s “Grandma Tillard” might carry you back to your own childhood when a grandmother’s presence and warm embrace brought a sense of belonging, even when you didn’t know how lost you were.

Follow Leona as she graduates high school and joins the Army primarily as an escape. The green uniforms and rigid routines brought some level of isolation, but ultimately a new world emerged. This new world is filled with attractive, buff, single men with desires. The problem, how is she to find the right man and will he embrace love the same way she does?

When you read, allow Leona’s story to waken within your sub-conscious to things that might need a healing touch. Healing is a journey that takes a lifetime to achieve.

I, (Theodocia McLean) endorse ‘Unfathomable Love’ (Love and Redemption Series Book 2). I encourage you to read ‘Charge Of An Angel’ (Love and Redemption Series-Part 1) by Linda Diane Wattley. I purchased this book from a Kindle and completed this review on August 29, 2017. ‘Soldier With A Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously’ by Linda Diane Wattley is also a great read regarding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.

Genre: Literature & Fiction, Family Life, United States, African American, Christian

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Charge Of An Angel
(Love and Redemption Series Book 1)
by Linda Diane Wattley

My name is Leona Tillard and I need your help. You see, I have been spending my whole life trying to know who I am. I was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, and a product of a temporary single-parent home, I was left without some pertinent information that could have possibly told me who I am. Eventually, still a child, my family structure evolved into a blended family situation. In silence, I cried far more than I laughed.

Don’t get me wrong, there was much love for me. I learned early in life that I was a very special little girl. People loved being in my presence, but more than anything, my body was always desired. I didn’t want for anything, life was good to me, I just didn’t understand love and what is considered being a normal human being. This is where I need your help. Will you listen to me as I tell you my story about my life? Tell me who really loved me. Am I really an angel or a freak of nature? Your help will be highly appreciated. In return, I promise to entertain you from beginning to end. Below find one of my thought processing moments. It came during a time I needed understanding. Until we meet, enjoy!

My body was betraying me in the worst way. “Oh, God, help me! I face you now in my naked and weakened state and beg you to save me.” I prayed silently.”

Cold Coffee Book Review: Charge Of An Angel is book one in Linda Diane Wattley’s series titled Love and Redemption.

This is an important quote directly from the book: “Charge of an Angel will reveal why the urgent questioning of sexuality from the home to the pulpit. The children in this story have a lot to show us, let’s get started. They are anxious to share their stories even their parents are going to be in awe when they see who they really are.”

Character Leona Tillard will touch your heart as you read her childhood account. I am certain that as you read this book, you will either relate to some of the family dynamics from your own life or you might know a family with similar dynamics.

Sadly, families usually look wholesome and intact when viewed by an outsider. However, when you pull back the layers like an onion, the raw truth can burn your soul. In Leona’s story, her family has many layers and although she felt loved as child, her perceptions were from a child’s point of view.

Right from birth (like you and me) Leona was set on a path and her encounters wrote on the pages of her life’s story and deep in her heart and soul. The most telling thing that you will discover as you read, is Leona’s perception of herself, her deep questions and even conflicting messages that cause her to even question God.

For children who grown up in a dysfunctional home, this is how they think. I quote not to spoil the story, but to enlighten you so you will want to read further.

“We didn’t hear any more words after that. Sarah and I were just as quiet as Daddy and Priscilla.

In fact, Sarah was already asleep. I could hear snoring from across the room, which was something she normally didn’t do. I couldn’t believe what I had seen between her and Daddy.

I closed my eyes and tried to will myself somewhere other than where I was. I couldn’t help but wonder where my brother and my mother were. This new family thing just did not make me happy at all. I mean, trying to know myself was hard enough without this family mix. One minute I had a mother and then I had no mother. I had a big brother, then no big brother. Now I have two sisters and a brother to go with the one I already had. We were all lost and confused.

We just wanted to know where we belonged.

After that night, we did what we had to do to keep Priscilla and Daddy happy. Nobody cared how we felt. This life was about them. None of us should have been born. We had no parents. All of us were victims of circumstance. We were just sheep—sleeping, eating, and doing what we were told. If Daddy and Priscilla hadn’t gotten married, maybe Momma and Mark might have come back. We could forget about ever seeing them now.”

While reading I was faced with the core truths written on the pages and maybe more importantly between the lines. I wait for Book Two to be published, as I will need to find out where it goes from here. I invite you to read and open your heart and eyes to children around you in your life. This book has adult content.

I, (Theodocia McLean) endorse ‘Charge Of An Angel: Love and Redemption Series-Part 1’ by Linda Diane Wattley. I purchased this book from a Kindle format. Review was completed on March 28, 2017. I also read ‘Soldier With A Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously’ by Linda Diane Wattley (Great Read).

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Soldier With A Backpack:
Living and Dying Simultaneously
by Linda Diane Wattley

Soldier With A Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, the hidden love killer, is instrumental in creating a world of alienation in the human experience.

Soldier with a Backpack, Living and Dying Simultaneously is written to form a silent unity of hope and understanding for individuals experiencing or knowing someone with PTSD and to reveal a needed truth about it.

Linda D. Wattley grew up with a tainted trust in adults, now that she has become one herself; Author Wattley began to learn why adults were so unhappy. She realized that stress and trauma had molded her into someone who felt unworthy of love, yet there was still something else willing her to life, telling her to share with the world that sufferers of PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are more than words could ever describe.

Author Wattley shares the experienced impact stress and trauma has on the human soul and the price we pay ignoring this reality. It is with great urgency she intimately shares her plight in life with her readers. Being mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically raped as a child, she survived by learning to exist in an inner world of divine peace.

Something happened to that little girl; she didn’t die nor did she live, yet much was lost while much was gained.

Cold Coffee Book Review: Author Linda Diane Wattley’s memoir ‘Soldier With A Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously’ is packed with nuggets of pure truth meant to expose the evil that was meant to destroy her, show God’s greatness and attest to her healing from PTSD. Once I started reading, I couldn’t put her story down. I especially love memoirs, because it takes a special kind of strength to write a memory and share raw emotion and experience with the world.

If you enjoy reading memoirs that are a journey from hell into healing with ordained, anointed prayer behind the words to encourage others along their journey, this book is a must read.

Linda says, “Out of trauma, much drama occurs. Trauma has so many levels of appearing in our lives from the war zones where our soldiers witness death and the survival of death, vehicular accidents, murders, catastrophic disasters, illnesses, rape, sudden deaths of our loved ones; the list is unending.”

“Cycles can be broken when light is shined on reality. This is my purpose to shine light on the personal aftermath of trauma. ‘And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.’ John 8:13.”

Follow Linda through her life, learn from her healing and willingness to share what most people would hide in the darkness. Enjoy the short, direct poems scattered throughout the book and learn how Linda activated the love of God in her life, so she can be a beacon of light (“messenger”) to those seeking healing form PTSD.

I (Theodocia McLean) endorses Soldier With A Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously (After The Storm Publishing Presents) by Linda Diane Wattley as her memoir from darkness into light. I purchased and reviewed this book from Kindle format. The review was completed on January 30, 2016.

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Act Now

Act Now

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
By Jackson Brown 

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
By Lyndon B. Johnson 

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
By Abraham Lincoln 

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever.
By Mahatma Gandhi 

Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift.  That’s why it’s called the present.
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Encyclopedia For PTSD

Encyclopedia For PTSD

This man deserves a standing ovation.
This is a very resourceful work of art.
He gave his all and I respect it to the utmost.
I get it and so does he.

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Exercise Gratitude

Exercise Gratitude

Summoning gratitude is a sure way to get our life back on track.
Opening our eyes to affirm gratitude grows the garden of our inner abundance,
just as standing close to a fire eventually warms our heart.
by Alexandra Katehakis

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.
by Anthony Robbins

Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday.
Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it.
Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.
by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love;
it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.
by Steve Maraboli

Expect your every need to be met.
Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level.
by Eileen Caddy

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Dr. Phil – PTSD

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Symptoms Of PTSD For Everyday People
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PTSD Free Program
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Downloaded PTSD Tool Kit
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Four Phases of Recovery PTSD
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Contributions To Encourage Freedom and Self Love

Giving Towards PTSD Awareness

Soldier front coverI LOVE THIS REVIEW!

In the end this reviewer knew what is in my backpack!

Review Title: Soldier with a King James Bible

By Cat Shannon on November 6, 2015

“Author Linda Wattley has been through hell and listens to heaven to guide her way

back. It’s amazing that for the amount of pain and loss she has endured, her voice is full

of hope that she and all people can overcome the “what” and become the “who” they

are: survivors. Aspiring to find peace within the heart. Many look to religion to heal, but

most would settle for the coping mechanism Wattley has developed. Her optimism over

victimization should be bottled because too many of us would just give up. She is a

damaged but gentle soul and she wants to share her suffering and insight in hope of

throwing out a lifeline to those struggling to hang on.”

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I JUST WANT TO BE FREE TO SPREAD THE WORD:
THERE IS A BETTER WAY TO EXIST NO MATTER WHERE WE ARE TODAY.

We lost another soldier to PTSD

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Calming PTSD

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Sincere and Self-Help Just For You
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Techniques To Calm Your Inner Realities
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You Are Good Enough To Enjoy Life Meditation
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Let’s Get Going Meditation and Tapping Awesome!
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Unfathomable Love (Love and Redemption Series Book 2) by Linda Diane Wattley

Unfathomable Love (Love and Redemption Series Book 2)
by Linda Diane Wattley

“Charge of an Angel,” the first of the “Love and Redemption Series,” continues as Leona Tillard, the survivor of an uncensored childhood love, begins her journey into the heart of “Unfathomable Love.”

When Leona graduated from high school, she joined the United States Army. It was then she learned there was plenty of love to go around; after all, the Army is one place men outnumbered the women. Her only dilemma was figuring out which love was the best love for her to embrace.

Hearing the words, ‘I love you,’ heals our souls. The ironic thing about it, very seldom do two people share the same meaning for love. This is usually fine until someone else’s meaning of love changes our lives forever.

In “Charge of an Angel,” Leona Tillard asked for your help as she survived her daily childhood nightmare. Today, she is asking you to help her to choose the right man to love forever. Do I love the soldiers or do I love my big brother’s best friend?

Sounds like an easy task, doesn’t it? Trust me, you too just might choose the wrong one. Let’s see if we can save Leona once again.

“Lord God, so much love, help me choose!”

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Angel Help For Spiritual Renewal

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Her work will give you hope. Bless her share her light, let it become your light. God bless.

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Believe and Begin Again

Begin Again

If you are willing to set aside what you have been conditioned to believe
and open your mind you will begin to see and experience things which you thought were impossible.

You will begin to see that which you thought did not exist.

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Wake Up!

Wake Up!

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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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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Choose Gratitude

Choose Gratitude

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings,
turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
by William Arthur Ward

You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked.
Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
by Louise L. Hay

Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into.
by Wayne Dyer

Never let go of hope.
One day you will see that it all has finally come together.
What you have always wished for has finally come to be.

Sometimes you just need a little help.

The new year is almost here.
Make this next year the year it happens for you.
There is absolutely no reason you can’t.

Choose Gratitude For Today!

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Heart Of A Soldier

Heart Of A Soldier

Message from Linda D. Wattley:  I just wanted to share with you a conversation I had with a woman last night who recently lost a family member (a soldier) that I knew.

The woman relayed that her nephew, whom the family believed had PTSD, was tragically taken from the world and the family is trying to come to terms with that disease, his loss, and how it affected him.

We talked for a good while and I brought up your book Soldier With A Backpack.  I told her how PTSD affected you, your family, and those loved ones around you.  We talked about how PTSD is a silent disease that is largely misunderstood.  I then let her know about your book and how it helps those understand a lot of what the disease is and how it effects all; not just the one who may have experienced a tragic event.

She asked for info on the book and I gave it to her.  She was very thankful that I took over an hour of my time to talk with her and not just brush her off.

Today, she called me and said they ordered your book and look forward to another conversation with me after they finish reading it.

Linda, your book has been a blessing to many and it still continues to reach many in their time of need.  I can not thank you enough for writing the book about PTSD and helping a lot of people to understand more on this silent disease.

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You Are The Author Of Your Own Life Story

You Are The Author Of Your Own Life Story

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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Be In The Moment

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The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
by Richard Bach

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued,
is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
by Sister Corita Kent

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

Follow your bliss.
by Joseph Campbell

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Gratitude Is The Best Attitude

Gratitude Is The Best Attitude

Most have never taken the time to evaluate their beliefs.
Can you honestly say you know why you believe what you believe?

Most have convinced themselves it is not possible so they don’t have to put forth the effort to try.

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give,
and it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.
by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Keep gratitude in your heart and it will shield you from the problems of the world.

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Power Of Choice

Power Of Choice

Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

by Henry Ward Beecher

Faith is like a radar that sees through the fog – the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see.

by Corrie ten Boom

A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.

by Howard Thurman

Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.

by Les Brown

Take the first step in faith.  You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

by Martin Luther King Jr.

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Get Out Of Your Own Way

Get Out Of Your Own Way

Go out of your way to experience something new today.

You haven’t achieved what you want in life
because a part of you doesn’t want to let go of where you are now.

Speak to the universe.
Tell it what you want.
You may be pleasantly surprised.

Don’t be afraid to become what you were meant to be.

Don’t ever for the slightest moment think you don’t deserve to be happy
and get everything you have ever wanted.

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Value Your Moment

Value Your Moment

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

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, the power to retell it,
rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as time change, truly are powerless,
because they cannot think new thoughts.
by Salman Rushdie

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

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

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Seized The Moment

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The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
by Jackson Brown

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
by Lyndon B. Johnson

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
by Abraham Lincoln

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever.
by Mahatma Gandhi

Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift.
That’s why it’s called the present.
by Bil Keane

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It Is You

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Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
by Joseph Campbell

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
by C.G. Jung

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life;
not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
by Khalil Gibran

Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday.
Realize the past no longer holds you captive.
It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it.
Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.
by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Decide what you want.
Begin taking steps to get what you want.
Just do something, anything you think will lead in the direction of what you want.
It doesn’t matter if it is a correct step or not.
Once the universe sees you have taken the initiative it will then step in
and start guiding your steps and take care of the “how” for you.

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The Past Is Not Today

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Go back to the state you had as a child when you believed nothing was impossible.

Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.
by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

When someone criticizes you it is because of their own fear and insecurity.

Each of us inevitable; Each of us limitless – each of us with his or her right upon the earth;
Each of us allowed the eternal purports of the earth;
Each of us here as divinely as any is here.
by Walt Whitman

You are struggling with yourself. It is a fight with your own mind.  Stop the resistance.
You can’t resist something that has already happened in the past.
You can’t resist something that may or may not happen in the future.
It’s all just a big waste of time and energy.

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