Wisdom from a higher source–when you need to make a decision, don’t know what to do, or take a strong stand,
here are some basic rules to get you through–
- Determine desire vs. need.
- Work for the greater good of all.
- Set clear boundaries.
- Practice honesty, kindness and gentleness.
- Stay focused.
- Take care of yourself.
- Set priorities.
- Study past tendencies and patterns to avoid future troubles.
- One thing at a time—don’t overcommit.
- Share your gifts freely with others.
- Listen to and follow your conscious.
- Surrender the need to be an authority or always“right”. Self righteousness leads to a fall.
- Practice emotional integrity.
You’re guaranteed only this moment.
Grace is given for this moment and no other.
Don’t waste this moment on worries that
may never materialize.
The future will provide the grace you need
at the exact moment you need it.
Grace will make herself known
not a moment too late.
while I can still breathe and inhale
the sweetness of jasmine in spring and
feel the ocean pouring between my toes,
I want to stand in the small gulf of your arms
and know heaven in my soul.
I want to feel your warm skin pressed
against mine and breathe together in time.
And when I’m looking off into forever,
your adoring kisses at my neck
will to my senses bring me back.
With just a look you heal me—
you love me, and I am made whole.
So for this, while I live,
while we have this briefest encounter in time without end,
while the fire burns still within our souls,
and before the smoldering turns cold,
I will look in your eyes at this moment in time
and let myself be loved by you again and again.
It’s not always easy when you’re learning,
when the birthing of your own worthiness
is still so fresh with pain.
You have to keep saying no loud enough until you hear yourself.
I am learning to stand by my no’s, by what nourishes my own soul—
by the NO that has my back, knows best what is for me and what is not.
I am learning it’s okay to be quiet when there is nothing more to say,
when I have already spoken,
when I have paid careful attention, said what I mean
and mean what I say.
Because another discounts my no,
does not mean that I don’t count.
Both of us in the same classroom as I learn to stand by what I have said
and they learn to hear my no.
And just a single no can stand on its own—
just a simple thank you, but no—or because I said so.
I am learning it’s quite okay to have momentary confusion or
temptation to say yes without actually doing so.
It’s okay to sit with it for however long it takes until the thing is done.
Even though it hurts for a while, even though those old feelings rise up,
I know everyone is hurt
when I say yes but mean no.