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Are you willing to grow beyond TODAY?




The beginning of freedom is the realization that you are not “the


The moment you start watching the thinker; a higher level of

consciousness becomes activated.

You then begin to realize that there is a vast realm of intelligence

Beyond thought, that thought is only a tiny aspect of that


You also realize that all the things that truly matter—–

Beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace —

Arise from beyond the mind.


YOUR mind has gone from 0 at birth to what it is today – but

Defining YOUR mind is not easy because it is YOUR mind-

And for the FREE mind to be defined it has to accept that

On a daily basis YOU define who you are;







They can be wonderful teachers but you are who you define.

Have a mission everyday, be in control of your day and not

your day controlling you.


Make it a habit to ask yourself:

What is going on inside of me at this very moment?

How am I feeling?

What am I thinking?

Know that you have a past and appreciate that past

And know that you have a future and be grateful for that future.

But in this moment in time; how are you feeling and what are

you thinking.

Remember that there are only 2 feelings:

Love and fear

I choose love

I choose forgiveness

I choose being proactive

I choose being in the NOW

I choose letting go

I choose to be the giant


Do not choose fear

Not forgiving brings disease, stress, and high blood pressure

And forgiving self MENTALLY first is beneficial to

a long and healthy life

Do not be reactive – always last one to the table

Do not hang onto yesterday’s issues.

Do not create a problem – because it creates pain.


Is there joy, ease, lightness, peace, and harmony in what

I am doing today?
See the picture I have posted in this blog?

Are you going into the fog or are you clearing a path as you go?


When you live in the moment, because you have let go of

any unhappiness from the past you begin to have JOY.

Never be concerned about the out come of what you are doing

because it will be JOY in the end with the practice of Love


Where ever you are being there totally – do not think of anything

else but where you are and what is going on that moment.

Breathing is so important to you living in the moment.  Take

some time each week to just sit and breathe.  Breath deeply

and you will know when you are breathing too shallow.

Shallow breathing is not healthy and your cells need the oxygen

That you are breathing in deeply.  Count to 10-20 breathing in

And hold that breathe and then breath out slowly.

All these are so good mentally for YOU and the moment.


white-1158166_1280Spiritual Peace


Life is difficult as Dr. Peck said but if we do not budget and control

our finances it is very, very stressful also and your spirit will not be

at peace.


Have you read George S. Clason’s book:?

“The Richest Man in Babylon”?

It is a fast read and will help you look within at your own

financial success, and financial success is different for

everyone and means different things for each of us.

I will just mention a couple of items from his book:

  1. Start the purse to fattening.
  1. Control your expenditures.
  1. Make your money multiply
  1. Guard your treasurers from loss.
  1. Make of your dwelling a profitable investment.
  1. Insure a future income.
  1. Increase your ability to earn.


Orin and DaBen:

The the spirit of abundance that is in each of you.  May you

recognize your greatness, discover your path, and make the

contribution you came to make.





Peace of mind, body and spirit is my daily mantra.  Being in

control of my day but with peace and harmony in all I do.

Read the following as a daily meditation:


Are the source

Will discover what you want

Can become abundant

Can magnetize what you want



Will follow your inner guidance

Can allow success

Can transform your beliefs

Let money flow

Can trust

Can have miracles


Can do what you love

Discover your life’s work

Have what it takes

Believe in yourself

Can move to your Higher Path



Have value and worth

Have joy and appreciation

Can give and receive

Have clarity and harmony

Have money


Be grateful and appreciative of everyday but:

Everyday work towards that Higher Path


Sometimes in life you may have a job that is not where you

really want to be so when those times come to each of us.


Be prepared to make the MOST of that time in YOUR

growth and development into that Higher Path you are

working towards.  Be especially kind to SELF during those

difficult times in life.


When I travel or taking an auto trip – that can be very stressful

But the best way I have found to make it as peaceful as possible

Is to take a deep breath, tell myself not to hurry, and of course,

Listen to some very good quitening music.


To keep YOUR spirit in harmony and at peace always remember


Viktor Frankl’s theory of YOUR life’s meaning is above everything.


To get to that Higher Path; to that balance of mind, body and


Spirit; to harmony and peace.    I have always had projects that I


have done since the children were little and I was a stay at home


mother;  sewing, garden, painting, and volunteering.  Dr. Frankl’s


story and his theory are very profound to my life and I hope you


can take the time to read his book:  “Man’s Search for Meaning”.


I think it will add to your life’s meaning also.





Rainbow on road less traveled

Some thoughts about Dr. M. Scott Peck’s book, “The Road Less Traveled”

Dr. Peck says he does not make any distinction between the mind and the spirit, and therefore no distinction between the process of achieving spiritual growth and achieving mental growth, and I can see that there certainly is a reason to believe in this process for myself.

I always encourage everyone to read all the books we talk about on this website because we all understand and accept anything with our own uniqueness.

I believe everyone has a different perspective on mind and spirit so it is an individual decision but maybe we should just accept the fact that the holistic whole person includes all this and more.

I read this book in the 1980s – and the first sentence in the book that will always be one of the most important 3 words to me is:

“Life is difficult.”

Things never change because that is the first of the Four Noble Truths which Buddha taught which is “Life is suffering”…and we all look at that from our own perspective.

I thought everyone lived like my family – and as I have developed and gained insight on my own awareness no one lived like us because we all are unique families.

Even every individual within a family does not have same spirituality as each other nor should they.

Dr. Peck does write that life is a series of problems and asks “Do we want to moan about them or solve them?” — “Do we want to teach our children to solve them?”

Solving OUR problems is very easy when YOU can make decisions but there may be two reasons YOU need to know for SELF:

  1. Only solve YOUR problems – not anyone else’s problems — not even your parents or children’s.
  2. The better you know SELF the better and faster you can solve YOUR problems.

Discipline is the basic set of tools we require to solve life’s problems. Without discipline, we can solve nothing. Looking in-depth and picking things apart we can solve life’s problem – talking to SELF, encouraging SELF, doing nice things for SELF, being kind to SELF also help solve problems. And what can be a small life’s problem to you may be a big life’s problem to me or the other way around.

Self-discipline is just one of the tools in our arsenal of how to deal with life’s problem and solve them.

And always remember that you only have to solve YOUR problems and not anyone else’s or take them on yourself, let go of other’s problems. Repeat the Serenity Prayer – forever and forever and be thankful every day, Let Go and Let God – love those Alanon sayings.

Do not avoid solving YOUR problems because will cause MORE problems and will cause YOU greater stress and be an inability to develop mentally and spiritually like YOU really want.

Cannot stress that the week you die — if you do not start today YOU will say the same thing my sister did when they gave her 2 weeks: “I know I could have done more with my life”










Sea Gull

What you can learn walking down a beach…

Today, we are going to talk about this wonderful spiritual book that will add to your life in a wonderful way but if you have already read it then you know that but read on and enjoy what it has meant to me and others since it was written in the 1970’s.

Richard Bach said he was walking along the beach one day and a voice told him the summary of the book, although Mr. Bach is an admitted atheist.





YOUR commitment to moving higher and higher

That is Johnathan – and is that YOU?

Banished from his flock because he tries to be different!

Johnathan moved to a higher level of existence.

Is that what YOU are doing?

Johnathan found a master, a mentor, a guide that led him down  the path of greater truth.

ARE YOU going down that path?  START TODAY

Other seagulls learned from Johnathan that higher truths are more important than popularity and fitting in.

Johnathan and his friend, Fletcher, discuss love and decide that real love is seeing the good in everyone.  Johnathan realizes he is no longer needed, he disappears and lets Fletcher continue his work.  Johnathan forgives the flocks, and Fletcher carries on the work, Johnathan forgives the Flock for banishing him and leaves behind Fletcher, a wise seagull, to continue his work.

Reading any book just one time is not going to allow you to reach that higher level you want.  Not necessarily reading a book right after you have finished it, but say let some time go by and you will learn more about you because in the spiritual books we talk about this website Spirituality is about development throughout  YOUR lifetime.

Ray Bradbury, at the end of his life, said, “Will each of us think, I DID MY BEST! — Or — I NEVER TRIED….”

I work on on the productivity theory since the 1970s. I always have projects going:  sewing, knitting, painting my home outside and inside, volunteer work.  My library is about 2,000 books so have read a lot – and do read books more than 1 time.  So I will continue on this path of productivity.  And I am saddened to say when my sister was dying she told me: “I wish I would have done more with my life- I know I could have.”  I do not want for you at the end of your life.  I have planned for the end of my life to look back to be meaningful.

Looking within and moving to those higher levels that we were made for.

I always wanted to make my life “meaningful”.  The only way I could do that was with the talents and knowledge I have been given.

YOU and I have to do our best every day and then we know at the end we can say “I did my best”.


Your characteristics are yours alone in the “universe” because you are a unique individual because there is no one else in the “universe” like you

They do not come from your Parents and Family






So you have all these unique qualities and in the years that you are given on



EMFs are all around you and I – with all the technology we have available to us today – we have to counter how these affect our bodies and especially our Pineal Gland.

If one is sensitive to EMFs they may cause:

Nervous systems symptoms

Body and skin sensitivity

Foggy brain and depression


There are a mired of symptoms coming from EMFs.

By keeping one’s body at as high PH level as possible it will help counter all these EMFs


Inflammation can happen anywhere in the body.  It is your job to keep inflammation in control so that it does not create health problems later on down the years for you.

This year I am getting a long list of blood test for part of my annual checkup with my doctor.  One, of the test I will get is C-reactive protein test that will measure any hidden inflammation in my body.  I have had both hips replaced and several broken arms when I was a child so there may be inflammation that I do not know about.

Here is a list that Dr. Mark Hyman say may cause inflammation or hidden inflammation:

Poor Diet – mostly sugar, refined flours, processed foods, and bad fats

Lack of exercise


Hidden or chronic infections with viruses, bacteria, yeasts, or parasites

Allergens from food or environment

Toxins = mercury and pesticides

Mold toxins and allergens

When I get my blood test results back = then I will decide what action I need to take for relieving this hidden inflammation













Make your mind an ever-expanding box

Woman ReadingWe all have a past – family, education, friends.  Our Minds are made of these things.  Expand on these things – grow on these things, open the gate and grow as YOU age.
Feed YOUR mind with the best things to make it work at being functioning until the end.  My father always told me that we learn until the day we die.
I believed it when he told me and I believe it now.  Love learning, it is important to SELF.
Do not let anything or anyone limit SELF.  When SELF is functioning at a high level then everything else will be as it should be, and in the best possible way.

by Lizzie Clark Hardy


Sometime at eve when the tide is low,

    I shall slip my mooring and sail away,

With no response to the friendly hail

    Of kindred craft in the busy bay

In the silent hush of the twilight pale

    When the night stoops down to embrace the day

And the voices call o’er the waters flow….

    Sometime at evening when the tide is low

I shall slip moorings and sail away

Through the purple shadows that darkly trail 

    O’er the ebbing tide of the unknown sea

I shall fade me away, with a dip of a sail

    And ripple of waters to tell the tale

Of a lonely voyager sailing away

    To Mystic Isles where at anchor lay

The crafts of those who have sailed before

    O’er the Unknown Sea to the Unknown Shore

A few who have watched me sail away

    Will miss my craft from the busy bay,

Some friendly barks that were anchored near

    Some loving hearts that my soul held dear

In the silent sorrow shall drop a tear

    But I shall have peacefully furled my sail

In moorings sheltered from storm or gale

    And greeted friends who have sailed before

O’er the Unknown Sea to the Well Known Shore



SELF has to forgive ALL

Forgive SELF first – for ALL

Forgive anyone who has been difficult to you over the years.  FOR EVERYTHING

Forgiving Self and everyone is STRESS Releasing and will help your overall mind, body and spirit function to their highest levels