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Thoughts become things

What we focus on, grows. (A pause, while I consider where my attention has been — of late, today, and in this very moment.) And I intentionally choose, now. What have your thoughts been on?

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Driving my day

Reality is a mental construct — make yours joyful. pam grout I’m tending to my reality, today. Yes, I’ve got situations and circumstances — but what’s even greater are the qualities of feeling. And how we feel is very real. Maybe today I want my reality to be, say, peaceful. So I choose this for […]

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We don’t have to work any harder, to be happy

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. Carlos castaneda (via pam grout’s The course in miracles experiment) I don’t need to gear up to act on getting happier. It doesn’t take more effort to be hopeful than to be despairing. I can see where it […]

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Choose. Then choose again.

I’ve been “getting through” lately. This unending winter, oh ffs the ice hasn’t even gone off the lakes yet and everything is still mud. Living out of boxes, in yet another move as part of an extended transition. Chronic pain that is usually quieter has been yelling at me instead. I’m getting so mentally grumpy […]

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Passions and people, not possessions

Ah, yes — spring cleaning. Clearing out what no longer serves us and making space for what does. I’m a big fan of Denise Linn’s work in this area and I really love her measurement for if a thing is clutter or not: Do I love it? Do I use it? If you can answer […]

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