Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: throw your party

SOULquote: If you're not invited to the party, throw your own.~Diahann Carroll SOULfirmation:"I am inviting myself to the party that is my LIFE."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)Are there ways that you are waiting for an invitation to your own life?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: in harmony

SOULquote: Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.~Mahatma Gandhi SOULfirmation:"I will be harmonious in my intentions, words, and actions."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)How will you bring your intentions, words, and actions into greater harmony and…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: illusion of separateness

SOULquote: We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.~Thich Nhat Hanh SOULfirmation:"I feel my interconnectedness with all life."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)When do you feel most strongly connected to others? to life? When do you feel a sense of separation most…

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Sunday Soulfulness Meditation Group Starting in Los Angeles (UPDATED)!

Are you in the Los Angeles area? The Sunday Soulfulness Meditation Group is ON! The Soulfulness4Life vision of expanding the spaces and opportunities for meditation attuned to People of Color is happening! Here are the Fall 2019 dates and times: **Sunday October 6th, 10:30am - 11:45am AND 4:00-5:15pm (NEW!)** **Sunday October 20th, 9:00am - 10:15am**  **Sunday October 27th, 4:00-5:15pm** (NEW!)…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: listen willingly

SOULquote: To listen is to lean in softly with a willingness to be changed by what we hear.~Mark Nepo SOULfirmation:"I listen with an open mind."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)Do you REALLY listen? Are you willing to be changed by what you hear?

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: not limited

SOULquote: Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.~Dr. Mae Jemison SOULfirmation:"I will not be limited."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What limitations have been projected onto you?    Have you allowed any of them to limit your choices and actions? What internalized limits will you…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: reconnecting from detachment

SOULquote: We used to be connected, who detached us?~Nipsey Hussle SOULfirmation:"I will reconnect."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestions:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What are you detached from that prevents you from living more fully and optimally?  What impact does being detached have on your well-being? your relationships? your community? What…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: soul opening

SOULquote: One day my soul just opened up and things started happenin' that I can't quite explain.~Gemmia L. Vanzant SOULfirmation:"I will create space for my soul to open up."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)Have you had experiences of your soul feeling wide open? when you…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote: plant your tree

SOULquote: Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.~Martin Luther King, Jr. SOULfirmation:"I will plant my tree."(Close your eyes and repeat slowly and silently now.Let the words penetrate your SOUL. Repeat throughout the day.) SOULQuestion:(For Contemplation and Conversation)What are the roots and fruits of the trees planted by your life…

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Wednesday Wisdom SoulQuote and Reflections: “Refuse, Release, and Reconnect”

   Dr. Shelly's SOULreflections (Reflections that emerged from my SOULquote meditation)  SOULquote: We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.~Jean-Paul Sartre   Sartre wrote this in his forward to Franz Fanon's "Wretched of the Earth", one of several works where Fanon explored the damage and devastation of colonialism and…

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