100 Days of Wisdom: Wisdom Day 81 – The wisdom in “bucket lists”? Belonging and love!

Wisdom Day 81: The Wisdom in Bucket Lists? Belonging & Love

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Most bucket lists include things like, “Go on an adventure in a far-off land,” “Learn a new language, or “Buy a dream car.” Although all these experiences can make our lives more exciting, the reason we crave these activities goes a little deeper. What drives each of these desires is one common connector, an innate yearning to belong and to feel love. When we do what we love, we become an expression of love and our happiness is infectious.

~ Shannon Kaiser, MindBodyGreen.com

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Who doesn’t want to experience a sense of belonging? Who doesn’t want to feel loved? I know I do. But did you know that fulfilling a “throw caution to the wind” “bucket list” style dream could bring you closer to both?

Creating a list of must-dos before you die (aka “kick the bucket”) can lead not only to a sense of accomplishment, by checking off the boxes, but also to an enlivened and enriched life. And just so we’re clear, I’m talking about the life you’re actually living right now … not the one you wish you had lived or hope to live one day.

Yes!Saying yes to the things that make your heart sing and spirit thrive expands your capacity to love yourself.When you are filled with self-love you are better able and willing to give love, and to receive love from others. The love within each of us reaches beyond our physical being and reminds us of the connection that already exists between our self and every other divine creation in the universe.

I don’t know about you, but knowing my bucket list goal of spending a summer in France and Italy on a food and wine excursion can actually lead to world healing, peace and love makes me want to start researching today! [Note to self, start researching TODAY!] I’d say that’s one heck of a BONUS and ROBLI (return on bucket list investment).

I admit I never put skydiving and running a marathon in the same category as connectedness. But I guess it does makes sense. Continue reading

100 Days of Wisdom: Wisdom Day 63 – All of our problems really boil down to this one thing

Wisdom Day 63

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“The Course [in Miracles] says ‘we think we have many different problems, but we only have one.’ Denying love is the only problem, and embracing it is the only answer. Love heals all of our relationships — to money, the body, work, sex, death, ourselves, and one another. Through the miraculous power of pure love, we let go our past history in any area and begin again.”

~ Marianne Williamson ~

Be well … & WISE!

Tonya Marie

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100 Days of Wisdom: Wisdom Day 57 – The Spiritual Wisdom of Giving from Your Whole Heart

Wisdom Day 57

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“Although giving from the heart can be much more challenging and demanding of our spiritual resources, it can also be much more rewarding. It is important to remember that abundance comes in many forms – the bounty of what we have been given applies to our spiritual selves as well. Sharing the love that we have in our souls with others gives them a greater gift – one that may last longer than any material item. Offering your love today will truly be a generous way to share the abundance that the universe has given you.”

~ The Daily OM ~

Be wholehearted, well … & WISE!

Tonya Marie

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