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Weaving the Fabric of Life

By Linda Dierks | April 11, 2019

When I was a kid, I wove potholders out of nylon loops on a metal frame. I gave my grandmother a zillion of them and she still “oohed” and “aahed” over every one. The weave of your life is also created with the same care and attention. Hold the fabric of your life up to the sun and examine the intertwining threads, like cheesecloth. The vertical warp represents your character and the values that give structure to your life. It is fixed. But the weft is something you consciously choose. The weft are the attitudes you carry, the memories you...

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You Have the Ruby Slippers

By Linda Dierks | March 31, 2019

Dorothy: Will you help me?Glinda: You don’t need to be helped any longer. You’ve always had the power.Dorothy: I have?Glinda: Just close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. You also have always had the power. The power of the Ruby Slippers lies in your thoughts. Every thought you think, every word you speak, every attitude you project, has an energy that attracts the identical match to you.Focus your thoughts on what you seek and you are on the fast track to the Emerald City. Entertain doubt or limiting thoughts and you’ll be trapped in the forest. There is...

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Am I Guided?

By Linda Dierks | March 14, 2019

Happy birthday to Creating Joy and Wellness. In this first year our tribe has nearly doubled. Much gratitude to you all, I’m continuously inspired by your comments and encouragement.Am I Guided? Absolutely! Everyone is guided. Surely, you’ve had instances of uncanny coincidences or déjà vu. Divine guidance is the knowing in your heart, the tug of intuition at your sleeve, the still voice within. To become a receiver just Open, Ask, Listen and Discover. – Ask – Declare your availability. Invite your guides in and request their assistance. They will not intrude, but are eager to help. – Listen – Look for a...

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Grab the Bull’s Eye of Self-Esteem

By Linda Dierks | February 28, 2019

I recently read that the measure of your self-esteem is the distance between who you are and who you want to be. Grabbing self-esteem is your bull’s eye; anchored and unwavering. Who you are? Is true authenticity & being comfortable in your own skin. Is the balance between self-importance and self-doubt. Is outgrowing the need for approval from others and finding approval from within. Is the courage to be transparent, warts and all. Who you want to be? Is the ability to fully utilize your skills and special gifts. Is the bravery to voice your truth to the world. Is...

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Wait For It

By Linda Dierks | February 14, 2019

As a 60s Child I used to thrive on instant gratification. Today I see the bigger picture and know there is a Divine plan unfolding for my highest good. As a Type A personality I’m not famous for letting go of control but I’m learning that everything happens not at my pace, but at the pace of Spirit, and will express in a grander way when I wait for it. Like a giant Rubik’s Cube, quiet forces are working behind the scenes, re-aligning circumstances and clearing a path that brings possibility and potential to actuality. The more I let go...

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Play Like a Dog

By Linda Dierks | January 31, 2019

As a former marketing person, I love clever catchphrases, my favorite being “play like a dog.” Instant rapture! The wild abandon, the power of physical exertion and breathlessness, the ultimate output for the irresistible draw of stick. Have you ever played frisbee with a zealous pooch? Then you know that boundless, exuberant, inexhaustible and unbridled force. In joy, you merge with the infinite possibility of Spirit and create that flashpoint, the quickening of synchronicity and magic. Find joy and you cultivate more joy. J. – Just O. – Open Y. – Yourself  “You are joy, looking for a way to...

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Swamped? Take the Long Way Home

By Linda Dierks | January 17, 2019

We’ve all found ourselves in a perfect storm when work, family and general life converge and leave you feeling swamped. Stress puts up blinders to critical thinking. Fear robs you of trust in your abilities. But when you disengage, even briefly, you break the cycle, deflect the frenzy and dread and regain your power and resilience. Re-claim control by letting go of control. That’s right. By letting go of striving you create a state of allowing. You sync with source energy and generate clear decisions, alternate routes, innovative solutions and positive outcomes. You allow by letting the Universe take the...

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You Are a Glowing Holiday Ornament

By Linda Dierks | December 20, 2018

Like a holiday bobble you generate a luminescent orb around you. I call it your energy field. Scientists call it your biosphere. Others call it your aura. When I starting seeing this etheric field it served as a constant reminder that I am a being of energy. Because our thoughts are also energy, these mind/body forces are in constant interaction. When you think of health, you create health; when you think of illness, you attract illness; when you feel lustrous and vibrant, you attract more of the same. I define Mind, Body, Spirit integration as: Mind –  A mind that generates positive...

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The 5 Regets of the Dying

By Linda Dierks | December 12, 2018

Yesterday I reviewed my holiday contact list and crossed off the names of three friends who made their transition this past year. Facing the end of life can bring great clarity and I pass along the work of Bronne Ware, an Australian hospice nurse who shares her patients’ stories in her book, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying.  1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. 2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. 3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. 4. I...

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Gratitude

By Linda Dierks | November 21, 2018

Gratitude “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”                                                       – Melody Beattie     I am grateful for each of you. From my heart to yours.  – Linda

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Speak the Language of Love

By Linda Dierks | November 8, 2018

Express your voice as the language of love. Love is the presence of the Divine and a constant theme throughout all religions. It’s the cornucopia that softens our lives, unites us with one another, quiets our mind and elevates our consciousness. When we embody love we generate the highest earthly frequency and are instantly in Divine presence. When we emanate love we are a magnet for more of the same – more love, more joy, more abundance. You are radiant when you radiate love. Divine love is unconditional and ceaseless. Love erases all fear and doubt. Love is a language...

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The Definition of Love

By Linda Dierks | October 25, 2018

When I started this journey of discovery I studied with spiritual leader, author and clairvoyant Ellen Tadd and remember her teaching, “Love is that which nurtures the growth of another.” Asking myself, “Does this nurture my growth?” has been a faithful test for my relationships, jobs, decisions and life-style. Love and nurturing are an interplay of giving and accepting. Are you a good nurturer? You personify love when you to let go of judgement, offer just the right word of support, embrace the higher thought, the gentler path, the kinder solution. Are you an open receiver? When love is offered...

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New Awakenings – Renewal at Any Age

By Linda Dierks | October 11, 2018

Lately I’ve been attracting others, like me, who are experiencing new awakenings. People writing, making music and art, leaving relationships that no longer serve them and mentoring others. With many there’s a repeating theme of letting go of alcohol in exchange for more purpose, creativity, restful sleep, mental stability, contentment and spiritual expansion. All stepping into larger versions of themselves. You too can create a playground of imagination and creativity. When you express you set an energetic cycle in motion that returns more creativeness to you. Life is magnified when you dance with this divine energy. Nothing tops the fulfillment...

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Honor Your Voice, Expand the Tribe

By Linda Dierks | September 29, 2018

I was overjoyed, honored and downright dumbfounded with this morning’s news that two of my Step Into Your Power programs with Dr. Ruth Anderson on her Walking With Spirit broadcast ranked in the top 10 as the shows most listened to on the International Angels Network. Two of ten! (Catch them here: blogtalkradio.com/internationalangelsnetwork.) A year ago I had no idea I’d be doing radio, publishing articles, posting a blog or writing a book. Who would be interested? But by honoring and expressing my true voice I join thousands of others as a force, part of the momentum that builds greater consciousness, joy and wellness for...

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Your Heart is Your Crystal Ball

By Linda Dierks | September 13, 2018

Love and Spirit are synonymous. Take a moment and feel this Godforce within you. Sink into your deep heart and feel the energy of the Divine well up and embrace you in its warm, vibrant glow. This Divine force is the source of endless joy, wellness and abundance, yours for the asking. If you can conceive it, the Universe can deliver it. Plant the seed of your desire in your heart, unite with this Divine force and the Universe says “yes.” Your heart is your crystal ball, the fertile medium where ask meets answer, the creation of what will be....

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Step Out of the Current and Into the Flow

By Linda Dierks | August 30, 2018

Are you pushed by the current or pulled by the flow? The current is driven by the external forces of responsibility and shoulds. Flow is following the gentle pull of your inner voice. Our lazy brain loves to cruise on autopilot. I laugh out loud when it finds me trying to unlock my house with my car key clicker, change the TV channel with my cell phone, or the notorious, “Who’s been driving this car!?” Flow comes from your heart and represents newness, freshness, listening to the pull of “more” tugging at our sleeve. Make magic. Step out of the...

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More Perks From Your Thoughts!

By Linda Dierks | August 16, 2018

I learned something interesting recently. I’d taken a mindfulness course but never received that “Aha!” moment. It occurred to me that I didn’t experience a shift because I was generally anchored in the Here and Now. It was another one of those connect-the-dots moments when I recognized another perk from my thought-management practice. I let go of the past when I let go of regret for opportunities missed, unmet expectations, self-flagellation for my multitude of sins, forgave those who had harmed me and accepted mistakes as a natural progression to learning. I let go of the future when I let...

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Chopra Publication and Book Release

By Linda Dierks | August 2, 2018

Confetti time! I’ve been published on the Deepak Chopra website! Read 5 Tips to Cultivate Personal Power and Self-Confidence below. My friend and talented colleague Dr. Ruth Anderson launches her second book, Walking with Spirit: Divine Illuminations on Life, Death and Beyond, Tuesday, August 7, on Amazon. Yippee and sincerest thanks for this bounty! Exhale gratitude and inhale more. When you step up to the plate Spirit steps up to answer you.   “Hold out your basket and allow the Universe to fill it.”                                ...

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The Indelible Spark Within

By Linda Dierks | July 26, 2018

Last week my beloved Uncle Judd passed at the ripe age of 92. He was the consummate slow-moving, dry-witted Vermonter, the model of the George Utley character on the TV Vermont bed and breakfast sitcom, The Newhart Show. It reminds me that we all have a spark of the divine, the Godforce that glows in each of us. It is completely unique having never lived before or will again. It’s the essence of our spirit and the ceaseless two-way interplay with our source. Upon death this spark returns to our creator. Emanating from the heart, this diamond-pure spark is invincible....

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The Art of Allowing

By Linda Dierks | July 12, 2018

I was a go, go, do, do, goal-oriented, results-driven, multi-tasking wizard. My father called me the Hurricane Kid. You get the picture. But when I started doing higher-awareness work I discovered a new process that reaped richer results. When I paused I created an energetic opening, a pregnant portal through which Spirit had free reign to express. By allowing and not striving I am telling that divine presence, “I am listening.” Through the art of allowing you create a synchronicity that gently but powerfully flows to you, a positive expectancy that feeds creativity, intuition, opportunities, possibilities and potential that expands...

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