It’s a divine Purpose!!


Support  – It means many things across our society which could not exist with out it. We often hold ourselves as separate but this is far from the truth as without the support I received on my arrival on this blessed planet from my parents I would not be here writing this. It could be any of the following areas but I have focused on the support of family and friends, to me a divine purpose:

VERB

      1. bear all or part of the weight of; hold up:
      2. give assistance to, especially financially:
        • provide with a home and the necessities of life:
        • give approval, comfort, or encouragement to:
        • be actively interested in and concerned for the success of (a particular sports team).
        • (supporting)
          (of an actor or role) of secondary importance to the leading roles in a play or film.
          (of a pop or rock group or performer) function as a secondary act to (another) at a concert.
      3. suggest the truth of; corroborate:
      4. produce enough food and water for; be capable of sustaining:
  1. endure; tolerate:
  2. (of a computer or operating system) allow the use or operation of (a program, language, or device):
    NOUN
    1. a thing that bears the weight of something or keeps it upright:
      the action of supporting something or someone or the state of being supported:
    2. material assistance:
      • approval, encouragement, or comfort:
      • technical help given to the user of a computer or other product.
    3. evidence that serves to corroborate something:
    4. a secondary act at a pop or rock concert:
      Lets have a look at how life talks about the act of supporting one another:
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      1. I spend time volunteering at two organisations because over my many years on this planets I have learnt that the biggest changes in my life have occurred when I have been involved in community action.

     

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    2. Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his overall, lifetime body of work. In 1963, he was the first of only eight people to be made an honorary citizen of the United States, he espoused that any one could lead a good life: Everybody.

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    3. Are you on some ones to do list or do you live in their heart?

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    4. I spent yesterday at a workshop called clarity and productivity, this is the type of support that would honour the person you are giving it to: Aretha’s Respect.

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    5. Possibly the most famous love affair of our time, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, who is the Snoopy in your life?

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    6. I have put my siblings through times where it was their love that sustained out relationship not my actions, I regret doing this but at the time I was not capable of anything else: That’s what friends/family are for.

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    7. Through giving support this is the gift you give to yourself, unconditional self love.

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    8. I saw this image and fell in love with it, then I read the message about the knowing. I have this in my life, thank you all: Sometimes when we Touch.

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    9. Gloria Laura Vanderbilt is an American artist, author, actress, heiress, and socialite. During the 1930s, she was the subject of a high-profile child custody trial in which her mother, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, and her paternal aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, both sought custody of the child Gloria and control over her $5 million trust fund. The trial, called the “trial of the century” by the press, was the subject of wide, sensational press coverage due to the wealth and notoriety of the involved parties and the scandalous evidence presented to support Whitney’s claim that Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt was an unfit parent.

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    10. When you have that thought that its time to contact a particular friend and give them a boost, do it. Trust your Inner Pilot Light, that’s why you are friends: One Day.

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    11. High Five what your friend is good at, their soul is in there waiting to hear it in times of trouble.

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    12. The hug, one of the ultimate givings of support, here are her allies: Say Something.

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    13. I love the silliness of this one, but then again is it silly?

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    14. A little support is better than no support. Eeyore puts it so well:Stand up.

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    15. Do this exercise program daily and we will change the world!!

    So my request is when you have that thought that that person or that cause would be a good thing to do don’t ignore it, go with your gut feeling, the more the merrier.

    Namaste until next time, my dear friends.

     

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I am a leaf on the Wind!!


One of the things I have wanted to do my whole life is fly unaided. I tried gliding, hang-gliding, parachuting but they were all too noisy. I wish to float in the clouds like an eagle, silently looking down on the planet as I soar over it.

Birds do not see the borders we have made up for the planet, when they fly thousands of miles to return to their nesting sites from their wintering grounds they do not require a passport to cross the imaginary lines we have drawn on the planet. That is the freedom of soaring, the word that most fulfils my desire to fly.

Soaring is defined as  soaring to fly or rise high in the air: “the bird spread its wings and soared into the air” ·, “when she heard his voice, her spirits soared” synonyms: fly up · wing · wing its way · take off · take flight ·

So lets have a look at what the world has said about soaring :

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A. W. Tozer was a  American Christian pastor, preacher, author, magazine editor, and spiritual mentor. For his work, he received two honorary doctoral degrees.

Tozer had seven children: six boys and one girl. Living a simple and non-materialistic lifestyle, he and his wife, Ada Cecelia Pfautz, never owned a car, preferring bus and train travel. Even after becoming a well-known Christian author, Tozer signed away much of his royalties to those who were in need. Sean Lucas has commented on a biography of Tozer by Lyle Dorsett. He said “Dorsett exposes a fundamental contradiction in Tozer’s character that raises all sorts of questions about holy zeal and its effect on the whole of life. The contradiction could be summed up: how did Tozer reconcile his passionate longing for communion with  God with his failure to love passionately his wife and children? Perhaps the most damning statement in the book was from his wife, after she remarried subsequent to his death: “I have never been happier in my life,” Ada Ceclia Tozer Odam observed, “Aiden [Tozer] loved Jesus Christ, but Leonard Odam loves me”.

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2. One of the parts of the recipe of soaring is looked at in this quote, the essential ingredient of Self Love: Feeling Myself.

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3. Love this powerful quote by Anne Bronte, the lesser known of the Bronte literary family. Her second novel, The tenant of Wildfell Hall, considered the first feminist novel was prevented by her sister Charlotte being re published after her death.

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4. How often do you soar above the clouds? : Eagle Flying.

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5. Don’t you love those nature documentaries where young birds take their first attempts at flying, often they fail, but they never give up.

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6. I love how eagles and albatrosses soar in the sky high up on their own. It is such a powerful statement about this is my life and I’m creating it: It’s my Life.

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7. Don’t you love those moments when life clicks and whatever it throws at you you feel like you are floating on the timeless winds above those that usually toss you around day by day.

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8. Victor Hugo – Though a committed royalist when he was young, Hugo’s views changed as the decades passed, and he became a passionate supporter of republicanism; his work touches upon most of the political and social issues and the artistic trends of his time. He is buried in the Panthéon. His legacy has been honoured in many ways, including his portrait being placed on French franc banknotes. I don’t really know what his quote means: The Pun Song.

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9. Rufus Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theatre piece by Robert Wilson. Not sure if he is referring to the fae or the fact that he is gay in this cute quote.

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10. Just a little detail, I will never give up on my dream to fly unaided, even if it only in my dreams. Who knows what they will invent on the next few years?: I believe I can Fly.

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11. Who says you can’t be the one, don’t listen to them.

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12. Perhaps I need to befriend Dumbo, he can fly unaided: Dumbo Flies.

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13. There are theories as  babies we have invisible angel wings and they fade as we stop believing in  our ability to soar as we age. Time to reverse the process.

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14. When you locate the Self Love within, you gain the strength to soar: Don’t stop Believing.

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Chetan Bhagat(born 22 April 1974) is an Indian author, columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker, known for his English-language dramedy novels about young urban middle-class Indians.A noted public intellectual, Bhagat also writes for columns about youth, career development and current affairs for The Times of India (in English) and Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi).

Bhagat’s novels have sold over seven million copies. In 2008, The New York Times cited Bhagat as “the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history”.Bhagat’s screenwriting efforts have included the dramedies Kai Po Che! (2013), 2 States (2014) and the action-superhero movie Kick (2015). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Kai Po Che! at the 59th Filmfare Awards in January 2014. He has definitely flown above the stone throwers in his life.

So how do you choose to soar in your life? What is you desire that equals mine to fly unaided. Please don’t give up on it. That is what is your passion in life.

Namaste until next time, my dear friends.

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Like Icing with Cake!!


How many truly intimate moments do we have in our lifetime? Is it a touch from our beloved, a feeling surging through our heart or screaming at a person you desire for 5 minutes like recently happened to me because words didn’t seem enough.

Type in Intimacy in Google and it brings up over 9,000,000 results. Lots of books, on line and experiential courses abound. It is defined as   Intimacy:

1.

the state of being intimate.
2.

a close, familiar, and usually affectionate or loving personal relationship with another person or group.
3.

a close association with or detailed knowledge or deep understanding of a place, subject, period of history, etc.:

an intimacy with Japan.
4.

an act or expression serving as a token of familiarity, affection, or the like:

to allow the intimacy of using first names.
5.

an amorously familiar act; liberty.
6.

sexual intercourse.
7.

the quality of being comfortable, warm, or familiar:

the intimacy of the room.
So academics are not even sure what it means, how has it been quoted over the centuries, lets have a look:
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1. I like this definition a lot, it has happened to me recently leaving me gob smacked as what to do about the situation after it occurs.
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2. Same person, blowing all over each others face: These Boots are made for Walking.
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3. I’m available for this. Not sure if there is someone there at the moment.
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4. Sounds like song lyrics , these words are so intimate: Just give me a Reason.
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5. My friend Chris runs beautiful events that allow people to experience the intimacy of this over a day : The Yoga of Eye Gazing.
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6. Is bilss really Bliss? my anal proofreading  picked up the mistake. Obviously they didn’t go the hard yards of intimacy when creating this: I was Here.
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7. A deadly trio for the sacredness of true intimacy. Watch out for them.
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8. How often do we withhold this integral form of intimacy in the name of not hurting someone ? : Only Love can hurt like This.
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9. I see You, a phrase donated to the English language from the blockbuster film Avatar. It expresses the depth of intimacy well.
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10. Intimacy cake, without the icing you end up in bed, alone. : Commitment.
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11. Do you do the small things from which big things grow in the intimacy stakes on a daily basis?
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12. I want this oh so badly, come on. I am ready and able.
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13. Are you a player. How much does the C word scare you in your dealings in your relationships.
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14. Henri Nouwen was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. Over the course of his life, Nouwen was heavily influenced by the work of Anton Boisen, Thomas Merton, Rembrandt, Vincent van Gogh and Jean Vanier.

After nearly two decades of teaching at academic institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, Nouwen went on to work with mentally and physically handicapped people at the L’Arche Daybreak community in Richmond Hill, Ontario.: Fear and Love.

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15. And isn’t this what we are seeking in the end, access to someone’s soul?

 

Hoping that you remember your intimate moments a little more after reading this.

Namaste until next time, my dear friends.

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Does Popularity equal Quality?


I lost my Bose headphones recently, they were beautiful and the sound impeccable. I cannot afford to pay $200 for another pair so have been  buying made in China $3.00 ones from a two dollar shop. They do not do the same job and they do not last for very long, stretch them too far and they become headphone not headphones,

I can always excuse this with the fact it will take nearly 100 pairs of them to cover the cost of another set of Bose headphones but the quality is just not the same. What is it that has us declare what is quality? Relationships, computers, phones are several areas in our lives that we use this word for, so what has the world said about it and how have they defined quality over historical times, lets have a look:

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1. Steve Jobs, CEO of the iconic Apple company kept the launch of the Apple 2 computer on hold for over a year until his company got it right, the first successful mass produced computer and the beginning of a journey that saw him being sacked from his position in 1985 and returning to save the company in 1997 with ideas such as iMac, the iPod, the iTunes Store, the iPhone, the App Store, and the iPad. 

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2. Quality is developed by having integrity in what you do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 12 month a year, all the years of your lifetime: Circle of Life.

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3. Do you perform only for an audience, remember your soul is watching if you are in the middle of a desert.

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4. Kaoru Ishikawa is known for his diagrams that are known as fish-bone diagrams that showed the causes of a specific event. They were used to turn around the quality of an event, showing that failure could be turned into success: Resilience. Failure to Success.

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5. They say you can change or create a habit over a 21 day period, quality is on of those thing you can create in that time too. It doesn’t take for ever.

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6. Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. Leadership is about mapping out where you need to go to “win” as a team or an organisation; and it is dynamic, exciting, and inspiring. 

Yet, while leaders set the direction, they must also use management skills to guide their people to the right destination, in a smooth and efficient way: Leader of the Pack

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7. John Ruskin(8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin also penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. He also made detailed sketches and paintings of rocks, plants, birds, landscapes, and architectural structures and ornamentation. he definitely lived the above quote in the many areas he strived in life.

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8. I have always loved this speech by Allan Watts on the subject of Choice, may we make them sincere, intelligent and skillful: Allan Watts – Choice.

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9. Many people have issues in increasing the amount they charge for their services, especially in the healing sector. How much do you charge for your gift?  Provide quality and it should not be an issue.

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10. In producing quality in our lives, there must be a high level of caring involved. As this quote states it’s not in the knowledge you have gathered over the years but the effect you have had on people that is remembered at your passing: If Everybody Cared.

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11. Peter  Drucker ( November 19, 1909 – November 11, 2005) was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as “the founder of modern management”.

 

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12. A rather controversial statement as we are all born within our mothers wombs and then it is up to us to survive and prosper with the support of what is offered to us: Time of my Life.

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13. The king of fire-walking, Tony Robbins says it is the questions we ask in our lives that have the quality of it occur. Never stop asking quality questions.

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14. I spent a lot of my teens hanging around with people of questionable quality to try to get at my parents. I gave it up and spent a lot of time alone before I found my tribe: Can’t Get Enough.

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15. Said to be a taskmaster to the extreme, Steve Jobs had this as his motto when dealing with his employees, a request for the best quality possible each day.

We have the choice of leading a quality life or one that is so so. I vote for the former.

Namaste until next time, my dear friends.

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Uncover your true Self!!


I offered to send Facebook Birthday Cards to a friend of mine who runs a self development company and has close to 5,000 Facebook friends and was so incredibly busy. It lasted a day before one of her friends commented that if it was coming from her it would be more authentic. Shows how well our true friends know us.

So what makes something authentic, the definition is as follows

Authentic |

adjective
1.

not false or copied; genuine; real:

an authentic antique.
2.

having an origin supported by unquestionable evidence; authenticated; verified:

an authentic document of the Middle Ages; an authentic work of the old master.
3.

representing one’s true nature or beliefs; true to oneself or to the person identified:

a story told in the authentic voice of a Midwestern farmer; a senator’s speech that sounded authentic.
4.

entitled to acceptance or belief because of agreement with known facts or experience; reliable; trustworthy:

an authentic report on poverty in Africa.
5.

Law. executed with all due formalities:

an authentic deed.
6.

Music.

  1. (of a church mode) having a range extending from the final to the octave above.
     
  2. (of a cadence) consisting of a dominant harmony followed by a tonic.

 

To Emeli’s friend we were not being authentic, so what has been said over the centuries in regard to this matter that clutches at our heart strings, let’s have a look

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1. Janet Louise Stephenson is an author who writes about abandonment, something that happened to her as a child until she was adopted by a  Mormon family. She later searched for her mother and wrote a book about that experience.

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2. We know when we are being authentic, we are not coming from those millions of frazzled thoughts in our head, but the openness of our hearts: The Song of the Heart.

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3. Perfectionism is often said to be the booby prize as it stops you doing so much in your life as you don’t try things that you believe you won’t get right. Time to get real!!

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4. We praise the doers of the world, but does just churning out tasks fulfil one’s soul. I believe there is another question that must also be answered in our daily to and fro, Who are you being about it. Here’s a fine article comparing the two: Doing vs. Being.

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5. Authenticity goes by a few other names as well. Bravery and Courage are two that come to mind.

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6. Brene Brown is a shero of mine, a she hero. Can you imagine the ride to work if everybody was totally open and allowing themselves to be seen, frightening or compelling, you choose: The Gifts of Imperfection.

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7. How often do we catch ourselves seeking approval from our peers to justify our worldly existence? How much easier life would be if we could drop this malady from our daily actions.

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8. What do you sell your soul for? I know that I get a knot in my stomach whenever I do this: Who will Save Your Soul.

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9. The queen of authenticity, Oprah Winfrey admits that she wasn’t always that way. It was something that came to her later in life. She wishes she had come to it earlier.

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10. With 80 publications to her name, authenticity is just one of the many subjects Marianne Williamson is one of the worlds most respected experts on. She rose to fame with her iconic Return to Love first published in 1992: The Power to Change.

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11. Freedom is not just being released from behind prison bars. Nelson Mandela said if he had not been willing to forgive his guards whilst in prison for 28 years he would never have been free for that period of time.

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12. How do you pray on a daily basis? Prayers can be construed as a matter of relationship with our true nature, more than a request or an invocation. Its purpose is to learn to be an ally of mystery, instead of trying to drive life according to our need and interest or to get specific help: Spirit Prayer.

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13. Teal Swan has her fans and detractors. Teal  is an internationally recognised spiritual leader and an influential new voice in the field of metaphysics. She was born with a range of extrasensory abilities including clairvoyance, clairsentience, and clairaudience. Teal survived 13 years of physical, mental, and sexual abuse before escaping her abuser at age 19 and beginning her own process of recovery and transformation.

Today, she shares what she has learned with millions of people, teaching them how to find forgiveness, happiness, freedom, and self-love in their lives. She reaches a wide audience through a range of powerful and accessible online resources and through various publications, media interviews, frequency artwork, and Synchronisation workshops that she presents around the world.

 

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14. Do you fit in or are you like the zebra in the middle showing off their best backside shot because that’s whats authentic for them: Dancing Fool.

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15. And this is an apology to Emeli’s friend, don’t believe everything you read on Facebook if you don’t think its authentic.

I see the power of authenticity in friendships and love can make or break trust, It’s something we must continually practise or it just falls away.

Namaste until next time my dear friends.

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I believe in Unicorns!!


What did you believe in when you were little, I believed in Unicorns. What magic do you still believe in? Living your life with a little magic in it allows for you to let things in that replace the mundane, those mythical and magical moments that inspire your heart to shudder with  joy.

We are all fascinated by magicians and wonder how do they do their amazing tricks, can they really walk on water? Magic has been prevalent over the centuries and mentioned in all areas of life, lets have a look

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1. I love words, they express the magic of the soul, and sometimes they don’t, the heart does.

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2. Think about all those times when you just knew that it was time to begin that new adventure. Your Gut Feeling was on full volume: It’s only the Beginning.

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3. And sometimes we need to remember that magic is special and we can simply imagine that life can be better and take the appropriate actions.

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4. How much of our life do we live in the comfort zone. Step outside and enter the magical arena and transform your life: This is Where the Magic Happens.

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5. For something to occur in our lives, we must believe in it, including magic. What’s better to believe in.

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6. Federico Fellini , 20 January 1920 – 31 October 1993 was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Known for his distinct style that blends fantasy and baroque images with earthiness, he is recognised as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time. Some of his films are placed in polls such as in Cahiers du cinéma and Sight & Sound as some of the greatest films of all time, with his 1963 film being listed as the 10th greatest film of all time by Sight & Sound.

In a career spanning almost fifty years, Fellini won the Palme d’Or for La Dolce Vita, was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, and directed four motion pictures that won Oscars in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. In 1993, he was awarded an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement at the 65th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles: The theme from 8 1/2.

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7. Underlying all of it , there is universal love, sometimes we forget.

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8. Jimi speaks to my heart, I love my music, it enlivens me: Red House Live.

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9. Did you know life was like a flute, flutes are magical.

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10. Don’t we all want one of these, I saw this occur on the weekend, Its was magnificent: Love is in the Air.

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11. Divorce it today and your life will become extraordinary.

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12. Do you have a dream diary to look back on when you fulfil them later in life: Dream Baby.

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13. From that great philosopher Anonymous, eternally ageless. Throw out the cynicism, smile, believe and let in the magic.

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14. I’ve been sprung, I still believe in Unicorns and have a pet one named Cheryl: The Unicorn Song.

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15. Creator of the Goddess Lifestyle Plan Lisa Marie Rosati says “Magick is the art of creating your own reality exactly as you wish to live it, in accordance with the Laws of the Universe, Nature and in Sacred Partnership with the Divine.”

I am a believer that magic should be a daily part of our lives as it spreads joy through our bodies and takes us a long way down the path of fulfilling our dreams.

Namaste until next time my dear friends.

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Does it strike a Chord?


Whats your favourite program? What did you think on reading that? About T.V., radio, the gym. How do you get with the program in your life? In my life I do personal development program , online and Face to Face. Not much of a TV program kind of person, can’t stand the negativity of them all and definitely not a fan of realism TV, I know how to cook and I don’t need to renovate a house or marry a person I just met half an hour ago.

Strangely I have heard people having conversations amongst themselves like the people from these shows are their best friends, this challenges my sense of community participation profoundly.

So lets get with the program and have a look :

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1. This program is not great for your health, I tried all three for about ten years ans spent a period of time being looked after by the men in white.

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2.  Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne moved to Arizona to pursue her dream of not freezing to death. She is a novelist and an English teacher, but not always in that order : History never Repeats.

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3.  In this “gripping tale for lovers of dystopian romance” , true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program.

Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child; Sloane knows they’ll do anything to keep her alive. She also knows that everyone who’s been through The Program returns as a blank slate. Because their depression is gone—but so are their memories.

Under constant surveillance at home and at school, Sloane puts on a brave face and keeps her feelings buried as deep as she can. The only person Sloane can be herself with is James. He’s promised to keep them both safe and out of treatment, and Sloane knows their love is strong enough to withstand anything. But despite the promises they made to each other, it’s getting harder to hide the truth. They are both growing weaker. Depression is setting in.

And The Program is coming for them.

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4. Have you ever felt like life will swallow you up and you will never come back. I remember we used to play in an old abandoned gold mine in Bendigo and there were times I wanted someone to hold my hand : I want to hold your Hand.

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5.Definitely a member of this distinguished club, the darker the better.

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6. There is only one song to go with this deep comment by Jim on the program: When the Music’s Over, turn out the Light.

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7 H. Rap Brown – Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, (born October 4, 1943, as Hubert Gerold Brown), also known as H. Rap Brown, was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, and during a short-lived (six months) alliance between SNCC and the Black Panther Party, he served as their minister of justice. He is perhaps most famous for his proclamation during that period that “violence is as American as cherry pie,” as well as once stating that “If America don’t come around, we’re gonna burn it down.” He is also known for his autobiography Die Nigger Die!. He is currently serving a life sentence for murder following the 2000 shooting of two Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies. He did not fit into the program.

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8. The first original astronauts came from the top gun flying squadrons, wold, daredevils pilots who had the gonads needed to risk it all in the name of the conquest of space: Danger Zone.

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9. Larry Niven  is also known in science fiction fandom for “Niven’s Law”: There is no cause so right that one cannot find a fool following it. Over the course of his career Niven has added to this first law a list of Niven’s Laws which he describes as “how the Universe works” as far as he can tell. Here are 5 examples of them Niven’s laws – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Never fire a laser at a mirror.
  • Giving up freedom for security is beginning to look naïve.
  • It is easier to destroy than to create.
  • Ethics change with technology.
  • The only universal message in science fiction: There exist minds that think as well as you do, but differently

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10. With everybody having a phone attached to their hand or head it will be an offence to do this soon, ask that is: How do you think It/I feels

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11. Life changes moment to moment. Why do we live it like this is a lie, because we like holding onto a sense of normality as tightly as we can.

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12. What flavour would you buy, I would buy I am Enough : Ice Cream Truck.

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13. Jobs and this guy, they didn’t follow the program, they invented it.

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14. I’m training the company I consult for to think of their customers as fans, they have got onto Kevin Kelly’s method 1,000 true fans so they are up to it. Think I’ll buy the book to research nerd it.I’m your Man.

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15. I recently watched a YouTube speech called JFK’s last speech, the reason he was killed, he didn’t stick to the program, here it is The Secret Societies. 

So we have many choices of program to fill our lives up with, my advice, makes your unique and live the purpose you were put on the planet for.

Namaste until next time, Dear Friends.

namaste

 

 

 

 

Life Expands Courage!!


Went on an Unleashing retreat on the weekend, it was called Unleashing Ecstasy and we had to have an intention for the weekend. I came up with being totally and completely loved but during the weekend realised that I saw this was only for my good parts, so I added All of it to the intention on  the Saturday evening. I was mildly surprised when I came  down with  a severe cold an hour  later as I thought  intention where meant to illuminate you.

Still have the cold but thought I would have a go at the blog, even thought it’s a day late. What do we do to illuminate our lives on a day to day basis and what has society said about it over the years, Lets have a look:

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1. Crying has a bad rap and attracts much undeserved criticism  and unrequested support as there is something obviously wrong with you if you are crying, its just an emotion as is smiling.

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2. Dorothy Thompson (9 July 1893 – 30 January 1961) was an American journalist and radio broadcaster, who in 1939 was recognized by Timemagazine as the second most influential woman in America next to Eleanor Roosevelt. She is notable as the first American journalist to be expelled from Nazi Germany in 1934 and as one of the few women news commentators on radio during the 1930s. She is regarded by some as the “First Lady of American Journalism.” : Turn on the Lights

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3. They are waiting for you to illuminate your light, your friends and the rest of the world.

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4. I like reading books like this, that talk about triumphing over the dark side : Don’t stop believing.

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5. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), known professionally as Waldo Emerson, was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

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6. And Pharrell Williams wrote a song about this: Happy.

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7. Stop searching for it out there, Big houses and Ferraris don’t bring you happiness, though  some may disagree with this.  It’s the inner journey where the answer lies.

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8. Jaeda is a self-taught photographic artist and poet. In “real life” she is a private, solitary and reclusive creature. She loves unraveling the mysteries of the human spirit. She creates self-portraits, dreamscapes, survivor art, spiritual art, sensual art and figurative.

Images . . . poetry . . .words . . .they can offer us a feeling, an experience and the magical gift of transport.

I want my imagery to give people a way to express themselves, to offer them a moment of magic and wonder, I desire to ignite their imagination, emotions and give them a sense of connection: Black and White Emotions.

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9. Sometimes we need to do this to illuminate what is important in our lives.

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10. Possibly one of the most recognised quotes about getting off your bum and doing it: I want to break free.

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11. A question if answered that will always illuminate your life if the answer is No.

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12. There are 7,000,000,000 different normalities on the planet, I don’t think it can be: Lights.

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13. If it light you up you are illuminated.

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14. They say meditation lights up your neural passages, this  person could be taking it to the extreme: Om Shanti Om.

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15. On the weekend I mentioned we spent a lot of time delving into the essence of giving and receiving Love. Our willingness to love the dark bits is just as important as the happy bits. 

To me it takes courage to seek what illuminates your life, thank you to all the people who are on this journey at the moment.

Namaste until next time my dear friends:

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Take a little Time!!


I have been burning the candle at both ends when it comes to sleep a little lately. This has meant I have embarrassed my self by nodding off at odd times during the day. I think its time for some self care respite and getting a health care regime back in place.

How often do we let our situation get out of control and need some respite to get back on track. Respite is a beautiful sounding word, but what does it really mean, lets have a look: definition of respite –

 

res|pite

  1. [ˈrɛspʌɪt, ˈrɛspɪt]

    NOUN

    1. a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant:
      “the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering” ·

      “a brief respite from the heat”
      synonyms: rest · break · breathing space · interval · intermission ·,

      interlude · recess · lull · pause · time out · hiatus · halt · stop · stoppage · cessation · discontinuation · standstill · relief · relaxation · repose · breather · postponement · deferment · delay · stay ·stay of execution · reprieve · remission · suspension · adjournment · moratorium · continuance

    VERB

    rare
    postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.):
    “the execution was only respited a few months”
    synonyms: postpone · put off · delay · defer · put back ·

So how do we seek respite in our busy, bus world of the technological revolution, lets begin our journey:

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1. Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide. Many people have taken respite in his well loved books.

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2. There is only one song that could accompany this quote: Art for Arts Sake.

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3. Sometimes the things we have to respite from have actually been made up by our minds and are not very factual.

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4. Get your Happy on, Is this Love. The indigenous love their land as well as each other  in a much more profound way that western society does: Indigenous Healing Music.

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5. There are many ways of seeking respite from your pain, and many ways to look at the healing process, choose wisely.

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6. Considered one of the most beautiful women to have graced the planet, Audrey Hepburn. She was so talented she could sing in several languages: La Vie En Rose.

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7. Mandy Hale is affectionately known around the world as “The Single Woman.” In just over three years, Mandy has garnered a massive Twitter following of a half a million people from across the globe. With a heart to inspire single women to live their best lives and to never, ever settle, Mandy cuts to the heart of the matter with her inspirational, straight-talking, witty, and often wildly humorous take on life and love. She’s also not afraid to talk about the many realities of being single in a world that still asks “And WHY are you still single?”

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8. On the anniversary of his passing, Dr. Wayne Dyer points to how to seek respite in our relationships. Let love in by : Standing in the Lovelight.

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9. How relevant is this in a world where people wake up and check their social media before getting out of bed!!, Crazy.

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10. And once again , only one song could go her, check out that rad dancing: Love to Love you Baby.

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11. And here, possibly is the most popular way we seek respite from the drabness of the working week.

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12. Catherine Lockwood was born in England in the late fifties. She suffered from childhood depression which continued into her adulthood, resulting in a tumultuous, colourful life.  She has recently taken up writing and firmly believes that we all have a book inside us screaming to get out. Here’s ten minutes of hell-raising: One Bourbon , One Scotch, One Beer.

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13. Seeking respite is sometimes ignoring what is so. Do any of these three simple rules hit home?

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14. And always remember their is one simple way to seek respite. put a smile on your dial: Smile.

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15. And from one of my top ten, Here is the thing we most need to take respite from. Hallelujah!!

So rake some time out from your busy day, a respite from it even, and list how you choose to take respite in your lives.

Namaste until next time, my dear friends.

namaste

 

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