Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: give light

SoulQuote:“Give light and people will find the way.”  ~Ella Baker   SOULfirmation:"I SHINE MY LIGHT."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)How and where are you shining your light?  

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: empathy heals

SoulQuote:“Empathy is a healing agent in itself, it releases, it confirms...if a person is understood, he or she belongs.”  ~Carl Rogers   SOULfirmation:"EMPATHY HEALS."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)Who in your life needs your authentic and deep empathy right now? Do you create and accept…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: hold on, let go

SoulQuote:“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” ~Rumi   SOULfirmation:"I DISCERN WHEN TO HOLD ON AND WHEN TO LET GO."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What do you observe about your patterns of holding on and letting go?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: ignorance, fear, and change

SoulQuote:“Ignorance is always afraid of change.” ~Jawaharlal Nehru   SOULfirmation:" I CHALLENGE MY IGNORANCE AND FEAR."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What fears do you have of changes that have occurred and those yet to be known?

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ENCORE OFFERING! “A Soulful Introduction to Mindfulness” 6-Week Class Beginning Saturday, May 23rd

Are you interested in learning MINDFULNESS MEDITATION? The first online class series ended May 2nd and I received several requests for another session from interested folks who could not attend.  In addition, I was heartened by the positive feedback from participants!  As a result I will be starting another 6-session class series beginning SATURDAY MAY 23rd at 9:00am PST and continue…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: have patience

SoulQuote:“Have patience with all things, but, first of all with yourself.” ~Saint Francis de Sales   SOULfirmation:" I AM PATIENT WITH MYSELF."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)Are you bringing patience and compassion to yourself?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: soul roots (Earth Day)

SoulQuotes: “When the roots are deep there is no reason to fear the wind”. ~Chinese Proverb “If we surrendered to earth's intelligence, we would rise up rooted, like trees." ~Rainer Maria Rilke SOULfirmation: "MY DEEP SOUL ROOTS GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TO RISE."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: soul health and healing

SoulQuote:“Yes, there is sickness, but there does not have to be a disease of the soul”.  ~Richard Hendrick   SOULfirmation:"I ATTEND TO SOUL-HEALING."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What are you doing to care for the healing and health of your soul? of our collective souls?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: create joy

SoulQuote:“To truly be free, we must choose beyond simply surviving adversity, we must dare to create lives of sustained optimal well-being and joy.”.  ~bell hooks   SOULfirmation:"I CHOOSE TO CREATE JOY."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What sources of joy will you choose to create or…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: lost and learning

SoulQuote:To get lost is to learn the way.  ~African Proverb   SOULfirmation:"WE WILL FIND OUR WAY."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)How are you managing uncertainty,  feeling lost, or dealing with what has been lost? Are you open to new learning and discovery in the midst…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: growing through change

SoulQuote:Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.  ~Nikki Giovanni   SOULfirmation:"I CHOOSE GROWTH."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)In what areas will you choose to grow personally during this time? What qualities will you nurture and manifest?  How can you nurture growth…

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NOW ONLINE! “A Soulful Introduction to Mindfulness” 6-Week Class Beginning Saturday, March 28th

Are you interested in learning MINDFULNESS MEDITATION?  I hope that you are safe and well as we journey through the unknown of this pandemic. At this time of uncertainty and unpredictability, I am drawing upon mindfulness myself and believe strongly that it is an important skill for healing, peace, clarity, resilience, and wellness that we can bring to our individual and…

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Saturday Soulfulness: “Trigger Protection Mantra” (Song by Jhené Aiko)

Dr. Shelly’s Soulfulness Song ReflectionsI was introduced to this song last week at a small family and friends spiritual support gathering.  It was played during a meditative reflection time as we connected with our deepest intentions and prayers for protection, clarity, and healing  The song just fills my soul with peace, calm, and an inner knowing of protection.  So, what…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: emptying worry, activating strength

SoulQuote: Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.  ~Corrie ten Boom   SOULfirmation:"TODAY I ACTIVATE MY STRENGTH."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What strengths will you draw upon today?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: be brave and show up

SoulQuote: Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is show up.  ~Brene Brown   SOULfirmation:"I WILL SHOW UP."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly in your mind or out loud.Let the words penetrate your soul.) SoulQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What will you show up for more fully in your life?

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