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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly… Right?

Angie Holidays, Keep Calm, Kindness, Love, Patience, Peace, Positive 2 Comments

“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens, and response is something we can choose.” ~Maureen Killoran Dear Universe, The holidays can be a warm, happy, joyous time. They can also be a trying time: bringing out the stress, anxiety and impatience in all of us. I thought of this a couple of weeks ago …

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Where The Magic Is

Angie Believe, Guidance, Journey, Magic, Path, Patience, Trust 0 Comments

“Life is a series of choices, and not all of them—or any of them—should be rushed. Take your time to prepare. You’ll want to be ready when you reach your destiny.” Dear Universe, I have no sense of direction. I mean it. Just ask my husband. He’ll gladly tell you of the time I went to the gas station around …

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How Your Dream Comes To Be

Angie Believe, Dreams, Gratitude, Growing, Inspiration, Path, Patience, Trust, Vision, Work 0 Comments

“Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways …

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Love Your Path

Angie Dreams, Inspiration, Mindful, Miracles, Motivation, Patience 0 Comments

“Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud.”  ~Shannon L. Alder Dear Universe, A few years ago I was working with one of my Chinese international students. This student (I’ll call him J) was one of the most dynamic, kind, funny and hard working students I have ever had. He’s the type of student …

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Timing is Everything

Angie Believe, Dreams, Faith, Patience, Release, Timing 4 Comments

  “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is ‘timing’ it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” ~Fulton J. Sheen Dear Universe, We’ve all heard it before, “timing is everything.” And while a lot of other factors play a part in our destiny, timing, is …

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While You’re Waiting, Read This

Angie Appreciation, Balance, Faith, Gratitude, Insight, Lessons, Life, Manifesting, Mindfulness, Patience, Positive, Thoughts, Time, Timing, Waiting 0 Comments

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you are waiting.” ~Joyce Meyer Dear Universe, The other day I was cooking risotto for dinner. Risotto is a dish that takes time to make.  You have to let it simmer.  You have to slowly stir it and walk away and then slowly stir it some more. Mostly …

Sand and Sandcastles: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Angie Beach, Beginnings, Believe, Dreams, Faith, Insight, Inspiration, Lessons, Manifesting, Mindful, Patience, Trust, Try 0 Comments

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” ~Vincent van Gogh Dear Universe, Yesterday I arrived at the beach nice and early, which is one of my favorite things to do. It turned out I wasn’t the only one who likes to beat the crowds. There on the beach was an older gentleman putting the final touches on a …