Don’t Take Anything Personally

Don’t Take Anything Personally

Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream.
When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
by Miguel Ruiz

All blame is a waste of time.
No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.
The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won’t succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy.
by Wayne Dyer

According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment,
just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness.
The first symptom is that you stop worrying.
Things don’t bother you anymore.
You become light-hearted and full of joy.
The second symptom is that you encounter more and
more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities.
And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.
(quoted by Carol Lynn Pearson in Consider the Butterfly).
by Deepak Chopra

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The Doors You Open

The doors we open each day decide the lives we live.
by Flora Whittemore

The eyes only see what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
by Henri Louis Bergson

Western laziness consists of cramming our lives with compulsive activity,
so that there is no time at all to confront the real issues.
by Sogyal Rinpoche

There is a difference between interest and commitment.
When you’re interested in something, you do it only when it’s convenient.
When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
by Ken Bloanchard

Keep on beginning and failing.
Each time you fail start over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a
purpose – not the one you began with, perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.
by Anne Sullivan

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Choose Your Words Wisely

Choose Your Words Wisely:
They Will Come Back To You

You are going to speak around 7000 words today. How are you going to use them?

You’ve got a lot of choices.
If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.
by Steven D. Woodhull

With unfailing kindness, your life always presents what you need to learn.
Whether you stay home or work in an office or whatever, the next teacher is going to pop right up.
by Charlotte Joko Beck

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Do Your Part


Do Your Part

No one was born smarter or more skilled than you.
They just have more experience accessing the collective unconscious in areas that you don’t.
We can control our lives by controlling our perceptions.
by Bruce H. Lipton

Today will be what you make it.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
by William James

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another into the light.
by Norman B Rice

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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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Love Is More Than You Hear


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Love Is More Than You Hear

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
by Willa Cather

Love is or it ain’t.
Thin love ain’t love at all.
by Toni Morrison

Gratitude is two fold love- love coming to visit us
and love running out to greet a welcome guest.
by Henry Van Dyke

My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.
by William Shakespeare

Never say love is like anything – it isn’t.
by Michael Chabon

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Calming PTSD


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Calming PTSD

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Sincere and Self-Help Just For You
http://www.battletap.org/home.aspx

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Techniques To Calm Your Inner Realities
http://www.eomega.org/article/tap-your-way-to-healing-ptsd-with-eft

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You Are Good Enough To Enjoy Life Meditation
http://www.thetappingsolution.com/2016VideoSeries/tapping-meditation-from-overwhelm-to-calm/

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Let’s Get Going Meditation and Tapping Awesome!
http://www.thetappingsolution.com/2016VideoSeries/tapping-meditation-ending-procrastination/

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You Make It All Happen

You Make It All Happen

Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting.
by Cormac McCarthy

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
by Joseph Capbell

To have that sense of one’s intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything.
by Joan Didion

Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
by St. Francis of Assisi

To love what you do and feel it matters – how could anything be more fun?
by Katherine Graham

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Today Is About God In You

Today Is About God In You

My mother-in-law always told me in order to reach the top in life, someone must see good in you.
Your good can be shared with the world when the right person reaches out and take your hand.
When this happens, you know God was instrumental in making  the encounter possible.

Whatever is for you in life will come to you.  Just make sure you are prepared to receive it.
Each one of us have something uniquely special to give to others.  There are people waiting for your good to be shared with them.
Whatever you have going on inside of you prompting you do or say something,
you should do it because what you have is needed in someone’s life to help them reach a better state of being.

Be your best self at all times knowing you are drawing more good into your life and the lives of others.
Let your unique light so shine that others may see God in you.

You are a very important presence no matter how much time has been spent ignoring this reality.
You are given a new day to acknowledge the God in you and share it with the world.
There is no greater purpose.  Don’t you see it?

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Universal Love Is A Must

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Universal Love Is A Must

We have the ability to achieve, if we master the necessary goodwill,
a common global society blessed with a shared culture of peace that is nourished by the ethnic,
national and local diversities that enrich our lives.

by Mahnaz Afkami

It is time for parents to teach young people early on
that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
by Maya Angelou

We may have different religions, different languages,
different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
by Kofi Annan

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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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Each Day Is A Gift: You Choose


Each Day Is A Gift: You Choose

Don’t go through life impatiently waiting for things to happen.
Each day is a gift.

You always have the right to choose.

Now is always the most important moment.

Decide to see something different in the world today.

It is just as possible for you as it is for anyone who has ever lived.

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Love Is Maturity

Love is Maturity

If you are worried or thinking negative thoughts, switch your thoughts right now.
Think of something you like.  Do it right now.  There is no reason you can’t.

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.
Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own.
It’s just a matter of paying attention to the miracle. by Paulo Coelho

Everyone needs help and everyone can help someone.
This world would be a completely different place if everyone just helped one person.

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
by Mother Teresa

You will become the picture you hold of yourself in your mind.

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Self Awareness Of Our Whole Self Is Crucial

Self Awareness Of Our Whole Self Is Crucial

The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently. – Pema Chodron

Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more – more unseen forms become manifest to him. – Rumi

Every moment is an opportunity to receive and let go.  I receive love and I let go of pain. – Brenda MacIntyre

The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. – W.H. Murray

One of the biggest paradigm shifts is that you need to learn society has convinced you that you have to work 9 to 5 most of the days of your life only to retire at an old age.  That is just not true!

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Live Your Purpose

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Live Your Purpose

When you wake up in the morning, you should be helping God wake you up because you have a strong desire to get on with your day.  Purpose is the acceptance of being in the world but not of it.  You trust God with your life, you listen to guidance.  The world does not seem as noisy anymore.

Purpose creates an awesome center for you to exist in, and in that circle is a brilliant light giving you a peace the world can not give.  It gives you a healthy obsession to act on a strong desire for good.  When we are centered, stress becomes lessen because we are not pulled from every possible direction of doing.  We let go of unnecessary activities, conversations, people and we seek to make our selves more available for results.

Our purpose can change over the years preparing us for greater purposes of sacrifice.  Not that the purpose is grander in contents as it is in size.  There is no greater purpose than being a parent especially when you maximize the opportunity to equip children to be great individuals.  Then, there could still be existing purpose for you where all you have learned while parenting is adsorbed to strengthen you to bless the world.  Soldiers know the sacrifices of purpose and move forward as though it is not happening.

Focus in on your heartfelt desire and conduct your self as this is the day it owns you.  Great things happen when you consciously live in your divine purpose.

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God Has Always Loved Us

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God Has Always Loved Us

I was reading the Book of Genesis recently and I was amazed of God’s love for His creations. So often when I read this book, I was more conscious of the Fall of Man than anything. But this particular time, God showed me something beautiful—His love for His children.

When Adam and Eve disobeyed God, immediately the consequences went into action. Yes, they had to leave the Garden of Eden, yes they surely had to die and yes they were set to suffer to survive. As harsh as this may sound, God knew what was best for them. He gave them covering for their bodies; drove them out of the Garden knowing if they ate of the Tree of Life they would suffer forever. He did not want that for them.

Even though they were disobedient, He still loved them. I never realized how much God lost in their disobedience. Their perfect relationship was gone. This was a painful time for God.

Gen 6:6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

Even though Adam and Eve sinned causing us to be sinners, God had a plan to bring us back into His grace. He gave us Jesus. Since the beginning of time God loved us. We are so much like Adam and Eve. We cannot comprehend God’s love for us and we take chances disappointing Him knowing somewhere inside of us He loves us. He will not leave us behind.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

I thank you Jesus for loving our Father enough to bring us back home. Thank you!

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Cain May Have Been The First Human To Experience PTSD


Cain May Have Been The First Human To Experience PTSD

The following is written by Dr. Oscar Ramirez. It is an examination of how the body deals with stress and looks at it from what the Bible says.

“The human body has been designed with protective means to automatically cope with severe, overwhelming pain. When a person experiences overwhelming physical pain, the body automatically goes into a state of “shock,” and in life threatening situations, may ultimately go into a “comatose” condition. All non-essential physical functions shut down in order for the body to focus on dealing with the physical trauma it has experienced. The body does this automatically without being told to. If the body were not to react automatically In this way, the pain would be so intense that the body would succumb to it and die. Interestingly enough, the mind usually continues to function, even when the body is in a coma.

God has also instilled in the human mind a way to cope with severe, intense mental stress. When a person experiences overwhelming mental trauma or distress, he suffers a “nervous breakdown;’ which may even lead to a “catatonic state. The body is awake, the eyes are open; but the mind shuts down as it tries to deal with the extreme mental trauma it has experienced. This natural way off insulating the mind from overwhelming mental anguish protects it from the mental strain which would otherwise reach unbearable levels. It is not unusual for people to die from overwhelming emotional trauma.

The spirit of man, his emotions (soul) and his conscience also have a way of dealing with the horror of moral pain or spiritual trauma.

The body continues to function, and the mind also is able to function, but man’s spirit is “deadened; his conscience becomes “callused,” and his heart becomes “hardened.” In the absence of the key aspects of humanity, behavior is typified by a lack of any evidence that these important human elements are functioning.

This is one view of what might be happening to someone experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

When did traumatic stress first begin?One of the first known cases of traumatic stress is recorded in the Bible in Genesis chapter four. Cain killed his brother Abel, and tried to discount the severity of his crime. He experienced denial of this guilt, “Am I my brother’s keeper” which also indicated that his true identity was now in question. The result of all this was immediate alienation from God. Cain became unable to do productive work (Gen. 4:12). He became restless, felt overwhelmed with fear, and helpless in the fact of potential attackers. He wandered about aimlessly. His symptoms were no different than what this generation’s vets experience with PTSD.

The most traumatic experience a human being can encounter is to have incurred the displeasure of God, “feeling separated and alienated from Him. The bad news is that everyone is considered equally guilty before God and thus alienated from Him. “For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23).

In God’s eyes, the murderer is no more guilty than the liar; “Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in just one point, he is guilty of all-“(James 2:10)

The good news is that there IS a solution to this crisis of the spirit, soul, and conscience) The prophet Isaiah tells us that God is a reasonable God;”Come, let us, reason together with the Lord…”

Moreover, He tells us that He has a solution for our feelings of guilt as well as for our actual guilt. “Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool”. (Isaiah 1:18)

How is this done? The Bible says that the wages (payment) for sin (guilt) is death (Romans 6:23). Isaiah 53 says “all we like sheep have gone astray … but the Lord had laid upon Him (Jesus) the iniquity of us all.” The debt for all the acts committed in war, all your guilt, shame, and sin was laid upon Jesus and His death paid for it all. Why did God do this? “For God so loved the world (me and you) that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him (in what He did by dying on the cross) should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn’ the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. He that believeth in Him is not condemned, but he that believeth not, is condemned already.” (John 3:16-18)

If Jesus paid for all ALL your sins on the cross (including the wrongs done in the war and even after the war), how many sins do YOU have to pay for? This is salvation, and it is a free gift. Why carry your guilt any longer if God has already made provision to get rid of it? Simply ask God for forgiveness based on the provision that His Son made on the cross in dying to pay for your sins.

There are many other issues in life to deal with, but guilt no longer has to be one of them. It is no longer time to deny, it is time to accept.

It’s time to come out of the darkness… time to come home!”

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Be Responsible!

Be Responsible

We too should make ourselves empty, that the great soul of the universe may fill us with its breath.
by Laurence Binyon

If you really want to remove a cloud from your life, you do not make a big production of it,
you just relax and remove it from your thinking.  That’s all there is to it.
by Richard Bach

The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.
by Louise Hay

Awareness in itself is healing.
by Fritz Pearls

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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Lisa Nichols on Rescuing Yourself, Overcoming Fear, and Finding Success By Serving Others

Lisa Nichols on Rescuing Yourself, Overcoming Fear, and Finding Success By Serving Others

Lisa Nichols is the New York Times bestselling author of No Matter What!, and the recurring motivational speaking coach on The Steve Harvey Show and the Today Show. Nichols is one of only two African-American female founders to take her own company, Motivating the Masses, Inc., public. Nichols co-authored Jack Canfield’s Chicken Soup for the African-American Soul, as well as Chicken Soup for the African-American Woman’s Soul. A featured teacher in the self-help movie The Secret, Nichols teaches, coaches and lives a collection of life principles, beliefs and habits that inspire people to live better, fuller, richer lives.

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Focus

Focus Is Your Power Tool

You spend most of the day focused on things that don’t matter.

Just take a few moments and focus on things that do.

Don’t search for the truth, bring it with you.

It is not that you can’t or it was not meant to be.

It is only that you just can’t see it right now.

The reason you don’t change for long is because you have a set of beliefs that support the person you are,
not the person you want to be.

What do you want to do?

What is your passion?

You have within you the ability to be better at it than anyone who has ever lived.

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Use Your Focus Power 24/7.

Your Feelings Reveal Your Focus.

Don’t Like What You Are Feeling, Change Your Focus.

It Is This Ability That Makes You Responsible For Your Life’s Outcome, Focus…..

Focus, See What You Are Doing.

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