A Challenging Perspective
By: Marianne Williamson

Our Deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?Actually, who are we not to be?You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn't serve the world.There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We are born to make manifest the glory of god that is within us. It is not just in some of us, it's in everyone.And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.As we're liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.


Re-Discover Your Passion For Life
By: Brenda Edwards

As I look around me, I am reminded of how we live in difficult times. It doesn't take much imagination to see how stress is affecting everyone. People are facing challenges with money, relationships, health and career. The only thing that remains stable during those times is our connection to spirit. I invite you to no longer see "spirit" as an outside force. Spirit is the sense of who you really are. If you maintain an inner connection at all times with this spirit, then you will be able to manage your stress levels.Stress occurs when one's life feels out of control and one feels they have no choices. As one learns to go inside for their validation, outside circumstances will have less control over them. When we learn to recognize that all the worry in the world will not change the outcome of anything, then and only then, will we conserve all our energy and put it to good use in creating the reality we truly want.Old habits are hard to break, and some require time to break the patterns of the past. These patterns we thought represented who we were. When we are ready to admit that these patterns are recorded in our bodies and in our cells, then we can understand how they are able to affect us. Once one is aware of wanting to clear out this debris, then one becomes responsible for