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Enlightened Women Enlighten Women

Enlightened Women Enlighten Women

I do this wonderful work today because enlightened women believed in me and mentored me. I’m sure they’re unaware of the depth of their impact or my level of gratitude for making this life of joy and fulfillment possible. Be a mentor. Give help with one hand behind...

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The Colors of Spirituality

The Colors of Spirituality

The Colors of SpiritualityI was thinking of spirituality as a blend of many different qualities; primarily love, joy and beauty. Then my guide chimed in saying, “Yes! The qualities of spirituality are like the colors of nature. When you blend them you get richer...

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Are You the “I” of the Storm?

Are You the “I” of the Storm?

Conflict doesn't come to us, it comes from us. If there is a storm in yourlife, step back and take a deeper look. We see things not as they are butas we are.Do you recognize these four winds in your storm? defensivenessmisunderstandingcompetitionfear Ask, "What's...

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Yowza! Let’s Play!

Yowza! Let’s Play!

Yowza! Let's Play! After releasing my book I made a conscious commitment to not work and just play for a while. This is not my natural M.O. But as my mind settled it broadened, absorbed, and generated higher perspectives. I mean, some real Yowza stuff!Let go. Seek the...

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Ghosts From the Past, Who You Gonna Call?

Ghosts From the Past, Who You Gonna Call?

Ghosts are those long-ago incidences of mistreatment, oppression, outrage, and fear that still haunt you. For the offender, they manifest as guilt. For the offendee, they are blamed for poor self-esteem, living in victimhood, and a catch-all for life's hardships. Who...

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Finding More Beauty in Life

Finding More Beauty in Life

Watercolor by Meredith Young-Sowers, www.stillpoint.org My Panda Express fortune cookie said, “You see beauty where others see only ordinary.” Hmm, that’s true. I find beauty in both the ornate and the simple. And when I raise my awareness by choosing joy,...

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Weaving the Fabric of Life

Weaving the Fabric of Life

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...

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You Have the Ruby Slippers

You Have the Ruby Slippers

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...

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Am I Guided?

Am I Guided?

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...

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Linda Dierks

Brattleboro, VT/Palm Springs, CA

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