It’s nearing the end of 2020. I don’t have anything profound to say about it as a whole, except: here’s a list of books that have helped me cope. Perhaps they will help you, too. Your Soul’s Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born by Robert Schwartz. 2.… Continue reading 10 Books on Healing in 2020, A Year of Healing
I woke up to a work e-mail that was not the most pleasant.
It colored all my thoughts a glassy blend of dark blue-gray.
After I responded, I started to deal with the internal and bodily reactions of being provoked by conflict.
Knot in the stomach. Anger. Judgement. Interrogation. Fear.
In a flash, I witnessed a beautiful thought: God is bigger than this problem.
I repeated it again and smiled.
But, the bitter thoughts returned.
from Notes from the Universe. I stand by it. When it comes to the words you choose, amanda, whether in your mind or amongst friends, let them be of what you like and love. What you care about and cherish. What makes you happy. What gives you wings. What makes you dream. And very little… Continue reading Universal
all my life, i have been driven by love illuminated and overthrown by its powerful gift i have been awakened by the kindness of strangers and pushed myself to give the peace of kindness when i craved only war i maintain desire full and luminescent i maintain health and prosperity and god’s grace all words are… Continue reading 3/12/2015: channeled meditation
honesty and clarity do not come as shiny and round as the full moon. they fleck, chip off into pieces. a little honesty here. a little clarity there. but we are going deeper, now. to a Truth that reveals itself in every molecule of our being. this life on Earth enters us as symbolism for how… Continue reading 3/10/2015 channeled meditation.
Instead of assuming that all things in life must be achieved through “hard work,” perhaps we imagine for a moment that the work can be easy, is easy, has always been easy.
on editing: getting started is the hardest part. because it’s work, and the work is deep and exhausting. but, once I’m in it, in the rich and tender heart of someone else’s storm, i feel so calm and purposeful, directed. like a quiet ship that’s wading through with a white flag that says, “not to… Continue reading on editing: a seafield.
The words don’t always form, but their meanings might. It’s like watching a scene without hearing. You make sense of what you can, with what you’re given, straining harder to see what’s right in front of you. The funny part? It’s when the senses are withdrawn that all components of your story join together. Breathe,… Continue reading Staying Present While the Writing’s Half-Formed
“To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.” –Deepak Chopra He touches on something here that’s very important. In the silence,… Continue reading Silence Between Writing