Recently I was talking to a friend who has severed a couple of toxic friendships.
One of her friends had said that she was definitely better off, because he was a "shitty friend" anyway. My friend replied, "there's no such thing as a "shitty or bad friend". A friend is there for you through thick and thin, an acquaintance is someone who you are cordial with but don't invite into your life, and toxic people are ones we often consider enemies.
I … [Continue Reading...]
Sacred Definition: adj. worthy of or regarded with reverence, awe, or respect; holy.
What Is Sacred Space?
Sacred space is any space or area that has been dedicated to a sacred (holy) purpose. An emphasis on sacred space is found in all of the world's religions and traditions and they all have places set aside as holy, that they use for worship, prayer, and important rituals. The name for this space differs according to faith (church, mosque, … [Continue Reading...]
Here's a sacred practice for New Year's Eve (12/31) that's super simple to do and super powerful...
A Welcome Toast For A Sweet New Year!
You will need: champagne or sparkling cider, clear quartz pieces, apples and honey.
Here's what you do... before anyone goes to bed, set out champagne glasses and fill them with a celebratory beverage; champagne is my personal choice and sparkling cider for my boys and Mike (he's not a lover of … [Continue Reading...]
There is one thing that has become painfully obvious to me over the years... it's that every girl has had something stolen from her or squashed within her during her life.
Do you know what that "thing" is?
It's her erotic creature ... her sexuality.
The thieves come to us in the form of parents, society, religious dogma, intimate partners and from the media. Sometimes it's grand larceny... a devastating act that happens all at once, … [Continue Reading...]
In every woman's life there are defining moments... moments that bring you to your emotional knees and usher you into the darkness ... a dark night of the soul.
My heartfelt wish is that you've never experienced such a time... but I know that's highly unlikely.
As for me... well, I have journeyed to the Dark Goddess many times over the course of my life.
Each devastating experience ripped me of all that I knew and forced me to strip … [Continue Reading...]
Oh how I love the holiday's... all of the lights, decorations and festivities!
I was raised Catholic, so Christmas Eve and Christmas is (and always will be) lovingly nestled in my heart as two of my most favorite days of the year.
I know with every fiber of my being that all paths lead to one, so I CELEBRATE EVERYTHING (especially if there's gifts involved LOL)!
I have a simple, sacred practice that I'd like to share with you. Sacred … [Continue Reading...]
I hope your still enjoying the season despite the rush of travel, the many demands on your time and the frenzy of activity around you.
I have discovered that finding your Center, that space of serenity within you that cannot be shaken by outside circumstances is of the utmost importance this time of year.
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A sacred practice such as … [Continue Reading...]
Sooooo I've decided to open up my silk kimono for you a little in this article and tell you a bit about a personal struggle that shaped my life.
Talking so intimately and personally is hard for me, old habits of wanting to protect myself from judgment or ridicule still bubble up from time to time...
I don't remember much about my childhood, probably because it felt so emotionally overwhelming, however what I know for sure was that I was a … [Continue Reading...]
Have you ever noticed how STRESSED and OVERWHELMED most people become during the holiday season? I’ve noticed that the holiday frenzy begins its ascension around November 15th, peaks on December 24th and then begins to wind down. Talk about a roller coaster ride! If you’re anything like me, you have a load of things to get done and accomplished in a very short amount of time and on top of your usual to-do list, there’s the added chores of … [Continue Reading...]
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the USA.
Thanksgiving's main focus is on gratitude and giving thanks for our blessings... and just in case you didn't already know, I count YOU as one of my life blessings!
Thank you, thank you, thank you for being part of The Goddess Lifestyle Plan community and for allowing me into your life and heart. I am truly honored.
I would like to gift you with a Thanksgiving Meal Blessing I wrote. Feel free to … [Continue Reading...]