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Blessing Blocker

Angie Blessings, Dreams, Gratitude, Happiness, Manifesting, Receiving, Thankful 0 Comments

“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.” ~Elizabeth Gilbert Dear Universe, Lately, I’ve been reminded of how difficult it can be to graciously receive our blessings. Often we manifest what it is we want (which is amazing!), but then we have no idea how to act when we get it. It’s an odd paradox. Naturally, …

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Rituals, Release and Renewal

Angie Closure, Healing, Letting Go, London, Release, Rituals, Writing 0 Comments

“So come on let it go Just let it be… Everything’s that’s broke Leave it to the breeze…” ~James Bay Dear Universe, The other day I was having a conversation that eventually led to this question: “How can I stop my past hurts from affecting my present?” The conversation was about—you guessed it—relationships. In this case my friend was struggling …

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Why You Should Listen to Your No

Angie Inspiration, Instincts, Intuition, Lessons, Listen, No, Relationships, Trust, Truth, Yes 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do. Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, I think no is one of the hardest words to say. I know I’m not alone on this. …

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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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Enjoy the View

Angie Awareness, Insight, Inspiration, Mindful, New York City, Notice, Perspective, Present 2 Comments

“Making an effort to be mindful and present is not always enough. Action over effort triumphs each time.” Dear Universe, Last weekend David and I headed to New York City for a quick getaway. While we were there, we would see family and go to the Big East Championship game—which has now become a bit of a tradition. When we …

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Thanks For The Easy

Angie Blessings, Easy, Inspiration, Positive, Worries, Writing 2 Comments

“Without challenges, we would never grow or learn.  Without suffering, we would never recognize joy.” Dear Universe, Life is hard. That’s all I heard the other day when I was talking to a group of my writing students. There they were, slouched in their seats, looking worn and weary, venting about the hard things they are dealing with right now.  …

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What to be Certain of Right Now

Angie Affirmations, Future, Insight, Inspiration, Journey, Life, Trust, Wisdom, Words 0 Comments

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible” ~Margaret Dabble Dear Universe, Wherever I am, I like to surround myself with things that inspire me. In my office at work, there are a variety of things I can turn to in a moment’s notice from my insightful word magnets, to my infuser air freshener in a bottle marked “love,” to my …