Motherhood as a Spiritual Path: A New Kind of Enlightenment

The pursuit of enlightenment is usually seen as something you do on your own or with other seekers, separated from family life - and so it has been the least accessible to mothers who are in most cases tied to their family. In my book Enlightenment Through Motherhood I illustrate how motherhood is a path that leads to a new kind of enlightenment, one where we embrace all parts of our humanity - heavenly and earthly, rational and emotional, masculine and feminine....more

Are you doing the job you were created for?

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”  — Ephesians 2:10I came across that verse the other night and for some reason, even though I’ve read it many times before, it stopped me in my tracks.His workmanship.Created for good works.Prepared beforehand.That we should walk in them....more

Worthy of Hatred

I always say wisdom comes with age and its too bad that we can't be younger when we finally "get it".  I always talk about the word hate and what is worthy of that word.  People who say mean things and do mean things are not worthy of the word hate.  What is worthy is a sick child and hating the fact that he/she may not get better....more

It's Okay If You Don't Want to Be a Parent

“This above all: to thine own self be true”. – William Shakespeare...more
genghis.khannie  Glad you were able to be an example to your mother.  What works for one does ...more

Why Do People Get Away With Being Mean for So Long?

  “The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”. – Edmund Burke ...more

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL

Brenda Coffee@1010ParkPlacehttp://www.1010parkplace.comPHOTO: Brenda Coffee...more

LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS

Seven Woes—Characteristics of a Christian leaderMatthew 23:1-39I will not take all the credit for the following. I read this along with my Bible study and it spoke to me unlike any other time I had read this particular passage. I am paraphrasing a lot. ...more

One Simple Technique that Shifted My Day from Rushed and Chaotic to Calm and Focused

As I sit here beginning this experiment, I feel a part of me wishing things were better. Mainly, I wish I were better. I get the whole spirituality, presence, awakening Movement.  I have had moments of complete awareness and acceptance of the present moment.  I’ve felt truly aligned with the person I was meant to be.  That’s what caused me to start this blog. I’m an everyday woman. I figured if I could snap into alignment with the real me, maybe others could benefit from my experience and do that same....more

Who is That Woman With the Man Behaving Badly?

  “Don’t run.  Just stop holding your tongue.” – Sara Bareilles ...more