Tuesday, October 30, 2007

The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift of the love you can give to yourself. I was thinking back on my life and how free spirited I was as a teenager. Of course you do not have all the responsibilities that a parent has to raise children...that is if you have children...then you may have a house with a mortgage or at least rent to pay.

So what happens to the joy of living after a while? Do you become bogged down with the day to day issues of house cleaning, bills to pay, yards to keep up, garbage to take out, people at work to deal with, health, family, friends, relationships, and it goes on and on. What do you stop to do to appreciate even one second of your life? Do you do anything at all for yourself?

Every day on the news there is something that comes at you to make you stop and think about what is going to happen to your world. Are you depending on the voices of others to tell you what is happening in the world or are you using your own gifts of observataion to clue in to what is happening to your world?

I am sitting in my room looking over the beauty that is in my life. There are so many things to be thankful for I cannot count my blessings. I know what I need to do in order for my life to become balanced. My life at times becomes more entangled than I like it to be. Then I remember it is by my choice that the events in my life are going in the direction they are going. At times it feels likes a river that is flowing so fast that the force of my life has a direction all its own and there is no way I will be able to redirect it. Then a thought comes up that acts like a fortress to slow down the current of life and I have time to reflect and redirect my life.

That is what is happening right now. I am on the verge of making some big changes in my life. They begin first by putting serious thought into what I am about to change. Then the results of my decisions are what I need to consider before I move. It is not that I am no longer spontaneous in my life decisions. I am ...for instance ...I love to just take off when I have a free weekend and explore....where ever for as long as the time it takes to get there...and then there are times when planning is a necessity .....for obvious reasons...right now....I have to think...think ....very long and hard about my life and what is going to be the right direction for me and how I am going to do the work I really would like to do. Writing a blog is a decision I make when I sit down I do not know what I am going to write about...but I know I made a commitement to myself to go out there and write.....

So the reason for todays the greatest gift you can give is share your thoughts with others....share your love with others....give yourself the same gifts you give others....thank you.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

The Weekend

Everyone knows that weekend has the feeling of being off and doing whatever you want to do. It is the reason so many people work and glorify the days is a thought that most people carry with them thru out their lives...but there are those who work weekends, holidays, nights etc and around the clock.

This is a short blog to just remember those who work all the time. Paramedics, doctors, nurses, police officers, firefighters and others who are there to serve you all the time...this is just a short note to remind you that the next time you are out to dinner on the weekend...who is working to serve you. When you are on the road and stop for a cup of coffee who is there in the store. ...when you are going food shopping who is there to serve you....lets not forget the farmers who work all the time to feed us and of course those of us who are parents our job is never done....take the time to give a big smile and a thought of appreciation to all those who are there for us everyday....and oh yes let us not forget the military...they do it because they want a people we are pretty wonderful.....think of God and think of others....have a great to you on Monday....and oh yes I did write this on the weekend...cheers

Friday, October 26, 2007

It Your World

Today I was thinking about how it is my world. That means to me that whatever I want to deal with on a day to day level really depends on what I want out or in my life. I was thinking about relationships in general. What is it that makes me upset? What is it that makes me happy? What is it that I want in my life.

Thinking about these things made me realize...again....that it is what I allow to come into my world affects my life. I do not have control over anything but my thoughts. That is the same for you as it is for me. At times I really do forget that with a capitol "F!"

My thoughts guide my moods at times...I imagine they do that for everyone. When I am happy there is nothing that gets in my way. When I am angry everything seems to be in the way..Isn't that life in general.

I was discussing with a friend about a certain incident in my life. It's not important what it is right now but, what is important is how my friend wanted me to become aware that standing up for myself could end up a struggle with others. For example...say a neighbor decides to build on your approach the neighbor and they deny that it is your property. You have your property resurveyed. It is your property they are on. Now the neighbor barnstorms and huffs and puffs and states they have connections in town and "just try to make me take this down."

You may think many things but the obvious is true....if someone gets hurt on your side of their deck you are responsible for their injury...if you sell your property you need to have it settled you go about your business and take care of it your friend tells you to be careful because "they have power in town." Now what does that mean. Does that mean you will be in trouble because you did the right thing and asked what is rightfully yours be returned?

I say this because so many times friends without meaning to upset you They do it when they do not support your actions but project their fears,experience or expectations upon you. So what do you do? Do you react to their statements? Do you defend your actions? Or do you allow them to just state their truth and continue to do what you need to do to take care of yourself?

The reason I pose this question is because most of life seems to be a series of choices. We make choices everyday. We choose what we eat,drink and think. We choose where we work. We choose who we associate with. We choose who we talk to. We choose every action. Some things become automatic.

Have you ever found yourself driving in the wrong direction eventhough you knew you were traveling somewhere else? You then think "Oh I made the wrong choice." So sometimes what we choose in our lives is by auto pilot....

So what do we do? We take time to think. What is it that I want. How is this choice going to change my world? How is this choice going to benefit me in the long run? Hey, most of us do not even take the time. Sometimes my choices are sooooooooooooooooo wrong I cannot even believe I did, say or acted in a certain way. That my friend is auto pilot. Acting in a fashion that may not even have worked a long time ago but we program it into our consciousness.

The good news is we can change that anytime that we want. So enjoy your life. View your world and change what you know will make you a greater person....Have a great life....add a dash of love to everything you do and life will run a lot smoother.....take care...Denise and welcome to my world.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Divine Beings and Beyond

I was thinking last night about my life. Some of the stories of my life are really just snapshots of what I remembered as a child. Funny how life shapes you. One story that I want to share is one of those moments when you realize that telling your parents what you really are experiencing may not be the wisest move of all.

Here goes....I remember very vividly as a child waking up every morning so I would be able to view the morning star. I would wait until the sun rose so I would the first one to say good morning to the world around me. It was a long time ago and I think back that probably I did not grow up with many material things. My parents as I look back must have struggled to raise both me and my brother. So I relied on my imagination to keep me occupied.

This however was not my imagination. For many mornings on end I remember be visited by a man who wore a long robe and a hood. He was no threat to me. When you are a child you know things by sensing. How many of you remember not liking to visit someone because "it felt wrong" or some children "don't like the smell" of the house or person.( I believe as children we are closer to knowing the truth about people than adults give us credit for.)

Anyway this person who I could not see his face would tell me incredible stories. The one I liked the best is that he told me,"You can have anything you want in your life. You must really desire it and it will be yours." Well say no more to a 3 or 4 year old. I was off like a shot into my parents room. I blurted out, " Mommy - Daddy there is a man in my room who told me I could have anything I want...I want a Mickey Mouse Watch!" Man was I pleased with myself...I was waiting for this to be greeted with "OK" instead my mother and father bounced out of bed. They ran into my room. My Dad was ready to kick some butt. They both came back and told me I scared them and not to tell stories like that again. I was crushed...note to not tell mom and dad about people in my room in the future...

Now that I am older I realize that this was the first of many strange things that have happened in my this is just the beginning. I have more stories and hope you enjoyed what I am writing. I will try to connect to rss so it will automatically update in the future.

I know now that what was said is true. It is the basis for every success in life. You need to believe and it will appear. If you put your whole heart and soul into your life you will reap wonderful rewards. Of course you will have some lessons to learn about life as well. But that is what makes us richer after all.

I have written books before and I am intent on writing more in the near future. I have lectured before and I am intent on lecturing again...You can do what ever you want as well. In order for you to have your dreams come true you must first write them down and look at them everyday. Change what does not feel right and re write it. For the most part I do not share with those who would shoot holes in what I really want in this world. It is between me and the Divine or God. I just know that no one can create my destiny. I know that there are stronger energies out that that create all we need. Just look at your life now. It is the sum total of all you believe you deserve and what you know to be true....I can share with you this...when I had cancer my doctors at Sloan Kettering...the best place in the world I might add...thought I was going to die...they did not say a word to me ...I kept saying I was fine....and here I am believe in you no matter what....stay me and write your friends....I need some help understanding how to get this blog out to as many people as I if you have ideas or know about blogs let me know.....Denise....have a dynamic day and may you be prosperous in all you do.....

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Re: Hello to everyone

Hello everyone...I am going to be sharing topics that affect each and everyone of us on a daily basis. My life is just like yours. I experience the same joys and sorrows that you do. All of us are mere reflections of each other. I may not be you but, I can guess that at some point what I write will be similar to what you have experienced.

I am not writing to do anything else other than inform and possible give a new perspective on your life and experience. I have a boatload of stories. Some will be funny. Some will be sad. Some may even make you say'WOW." In any case I hope that you will enjoy this site.