The High Cost of Waiting

Time. Time is the only non-renewable resource we have.

This is one woman’s story of waiting, almost too long as it turned out, and the transformation of her life when she finally said Yes to her heart’s Desires.

What if she had not said yes? What if the tragedy that came to her heart and home had occurred before she took her Heroine’s Journey? What if she had waited too long?

This is her story of an even bigger tragedy that was averted because she said Yes to her heart’s inner knowing. She is profoundly grateful to this day, for this any many other reasons that she didn’t wait any longer to fulfill her heart’s deep Desires.

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Patience, Self-mastery and Your Heroine's Journey

Some ask how faith in God fits into the bigger picture of transforming your life or marriage, and Self-realization. Readers who are familiar at all with my work, and certainly those who work with me personally know that I credit the Divine as the Creator and Author of all possibility to change, and that we gain access to the power to change and grow through faith in Jesus Christ.

This post is from a talk I gave in a Sunday worship service of the church I belong to. I share it to give you a deeper understanding from a Scriptural viewpoint of the Heroine’s Journey toward perfection and growth into becoming our True Selves, and receiving the Fullness of God.

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Beethoven & Transformation: On Singing the Ninth Symphony

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony is generally thought to be the greatest art masterwork of the Western world. Why is it so enduringly inspiring and monumentally moving? What does Beethoven himself, and this “symphony to end all symphonies” have to tell us about transformation? Why is it that this symphony is so beloved the world over, that it has inspired movements of transformational change for nearly 200 years? How can Beethoven inspire you?

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Are Talk, Insight, Managing Your Mindset, and Radical Responsibility Enough to Transform Your Life and Manifest Your Dreams?

Is talking about what we Desire in life ~ talking about our dreams ~ and gaining insight about them enough to manifest them?    Is talk or CBT therapy, which includes a lot of developing insight about ourselves, our marriages, and how we came to be where we are in our lives enough to fundamentally change the course of our lives and marriages?  

Is changing our “mindset”  and radical self-responsibility, as coaches in the conventional life and business coaching world emphasize, enough to realize our dreams?

Surely, self-reflection, self- responsibility and taking action by learning and using new skills are part of manifesting our dreams, you might say.   And I agree.

While talk, insight, changing your mindset and learning and using new skills are good things, and have their place, I will tell you a truth in this article that others will not say. 

Talk, insight, changing your mindset and learning and using new skills are NOT enough to raise ourselves up to a fundamental new level of love, fulfillment and joy in our personal lives or marriages.   And they never will be. 

So then, what does it really take to manifest your dreams in the real world? 

Find out in this post.

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Reflections on the Atonement

Spiritual power..  The source of our ability to change, to grow and to heal, to transform our lives, to create the loving marriages we deeply Desire and to fulfill our unique destinies is grounded in spiritual power.  

This post, from a talk I gave in church a few years ago on Easter, shares my reflections on the source of that power ~ the Atonement of Jesus Christ.   

What I share in this post and a companion piece form the foundational bedrock of my deepest beliefs and convictions about the possibility and power we all have to transform our lives, our marriages and fulfill our Destinies.  While I may not speak about this directly or often, they are at the heart of everything I teach and everything I do in the Sophia Women's Institute.  These teachings are included in the women's mystery teachings and schools, and have been from time immemorial. 

In this post I share my thoughts about the gift and meaning of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, for all of us.  While I speak from my point of view as an LDS woman, I believe these reflections speak to the needs and yearnings of every one of us, and are universal just as the Atonement itself is universal.    

May these reflections  bring you joy and gladness, hope and renewal this Easter season and always!

 

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Why Is The ONE Question so Transformative? A Deeper Look

Are you ready to transform your life and marriage, so you have more joy, love, happiness and deepened fulfillment and want to know how to start?  Are you tired of going around the surface of things with no real, lasting changes?  Do you often feel that you have gone around a merry-go-round in your life or marriage too many times, and it's time for lasting, substantive change? 

You can begin your journey to the life, love and fulfillment that will make your heart sing with joy ~ your Heroine's Journey ~ with one transformative question.  This is the question that I was given many years ago, that empowered me to heal from a second divorce, and co-create the deepened happiness and fulfillment, and my joyful marriage with my Beloved, for over 23 years. 

You too, can receive this question and learn WHY it has such transformative power to change your life and marriage, and learn HOW to receive your copy today.

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Living Water from Divine Mother ~ Personal Reflections

Three years ago almost to the day, I launched this blog, with the intention to share inspirations and messages from Divine Mother, to inspire, encourage and uplift women on a journey of spiritual awakening and empowerment with Living Water for our women's souls. 

Life continues for all of us, and mine has taken some surprising turns; these posts have not been as often as I thought and planned they would be.

As I begin a new chapter in my own Heroine's Journey,  I am grateful for the season of Spring, the season of planting seeds for new beginnings, and begin again to follow the inspiration that I received three years ago.

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Is Life a Test or Quest?

Many people think life is a test; especially those who belong to traditional churches and participate in traditional religious practices.

... The longer I live, and especially the longer I have been committed to a personal spiritual journey of awakening, it seems to me that what life really is, is a quest.    When we go on a quest, just like medieval knights, we go in search of something significant in our lives...

When we begin a quest, we are embarking on a new chapter in our Heroine's Journey...

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Claiming Our Ruby Slippers, Pt. II

When Larry and I moved to Texas, I had no idea why I was being led here.    Yes, the outward reason was for a fabulous job opportunity for my husband; yet I have learned there are always deeper reasons for things at play than we are consciously aware of, as my spiritual path has been revealing for many years now.

But still, Texas?? I asked myself.  (no offense intended to my Texas friends.)  Texas is significantly different in climate and culture than where I am from in Colorado; I had concerns that I could feel at home here...

With this question in my mind and heart, Larry and I went to Austin at the beginning of our first summer here...

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