“Love was a leap into the unknown, not a cautious dipping of the toe.” Martina Boone
The word courage has a Latin root, cor, which means heart. The heart has long been a metaphor used to depict inner strength. And I’m not sure if there’s anything that requires more courage and inner strength these days than to love.
To open your heart to someone, knowing that it might get broken.
To share your deepest needs and desires, not knowing if they will be met.
To love, even when that act of love may not be reciprocated, at least ...continue reading...
“When the receiver is ready, the gift appears.” Chuck Spezzano, If It Hurts, It Isn’t Love
You want great, big love in your life this year? It’s waiting for you.
You want to experience a miracle in love this year? That’s waiting for you.
You want a love that is soulful, nurturing and lasting; one that feels both peaceful and alive? It’s waiting for you.
You want to attract and sustain the kind of love that you’ve always imagined and dreamed of for yourself? Yes, that too; it is all waiting for you.
Everything you want in a relationship ...continue reading...
“The signs are all around you, but even more the signs are all within you. Your soul is being pulled forward…You are no longer satisfied with where you are now, and now you are on a quest for where you do not know…your soul craves to become, and you will never be satisfied with less.” Erwin Raphael McManus, Soul Cravings
When I left my marriage after 11 years, I didn’t really know what would be waiting for me on the other side of what turned about to be a long walk.
When I left my profession, I didn’t know ...continue reading...
“Many of my problems arose because I chose to play small, thinking that there I would find safety. But I was born with wings, and I was meant to spread them. Anything less will hurt me, will deny love to myself and others, and will mean that I will end my life never having flown the flight of spiritual glory.” A Year of Miracles, Marianne Williamson
Last week, I explored one of the regrets that was listed in an online article entitled, “Top 5 Regrets of the Dying” published by Huffington Post. In case you missed it, the top ...continue reading...
“Do you have the courage to stand inside yourself and be who you really are?” Oprah Winfrey
I had the absolute pleasure of being able to train this week with the best life coaches in the world, including arguably the most successful life coach there is – Martha Beck. I was inspired and challenged, encouraged and motivated. I gained insight from life coaches that have been helping people live out loud for more than 10 years. It was, in a word: amazing.
One of my takeaways from the training was the reminder that it’s important as coaches that we ...continue reading...
“Authenticity means exercising the compassion to know that we are all made of strength and struggle.” Brené Brown, Gifts of Imperfection
I believe that “being seen” is one of the most profound human experiences we can have this side of heaven. I think it means that someone understands, accepts and loves your heart, the core of your being. They are able to fully acknowledge all the beauty right alongside all the ugly; they are able to smile at all the joy, as well as the sadness; they celebrate the light burning inside of us, as much as the darkness ...continue reading...