Posts Tagged ‘potential’

Love Never Fails

My intention for today was pure potential.  When I come from a place of love, it never fails me.  With an open heart and an open mind, it was a day of connection and spiritual oneness. Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrate the Tall Poppy

tall poppyBeliefs enhance or sabotage our lives. We manifest our beliefs into reality in our lives, and in our relationships. We are only limited by our beliefs. In fact, our beliefs are so strong that we unconsciously seek alignment with our beliefs, even if they are faulty and limited. Read the rest of this entry »

Courage to Be True

So one night at dinner, Emily (our 8-year old daughter) presented a “you know what I want to do” idea.  At first, the idea could have been perceived so outlandish and immediately squelched as an unobtainable grandious dream.  In fact, I would like to suggest that our children are offering these opportunities to us every day, in big and small ways.  Depending on our state of heart and mind, we respond from fear or love.  Fortunately, when this story took place, we were in a state of love where everything is possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Less to Need and More to Be – Part II

I am using a comment from the tribe to springboard more depth into yesterday’s blog post, Conscious Parenting | The Call to Raise Yourself.

Michelle,
I have been very happy to see your blog and watch it’s growth. I have sent several people to it over the last couple of weeks. I think you have really found something that suits you and that you have a gift for.  I wanted to share a bit of my experience and thoughts about Maslow’s work.  I find his work compelling but I feel it leaves out a lot of what makes us human.  Read the rest of this entry »

Conscious Parenting | The Call to Raise Yourself

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Thank you to a loyal reader who sent in this question: At what point is the sweet spot for implementing simplified living and conscious parenting?

The short and sweet answer is the sooner the better, and a simplified life is your ticket to conscious parenting. Read the rest of this entry »

Conscious Parenting is a Verb

With all this talk about conscious parenting, I thought it might be time to diagram it and define it.  Conscious Parenting is a verb, demonstrating a state of being  and an action.  It is awareness with action. When practiced, conscious parenting is a way of thinking, a habit, and a lifestyle.    It is who I am, how I do it, and what I have.  Read the rest of this entry »

Care Instructions

If only our children had arrived with care instructions, parenting might be easier.  However, they did not and I believe that was intentional.  It is the process of learning our children’s care instructions that life unfolds and we create and experience our purpose in this role called parenting.  The “conscious” part of the job is remembering that each child has individual care instructions, and has been given to us to care for and to grow in the best conditions we can offer.  With the proper proportion and combination of acceptance, respect, discipline, freedom, trust, and love, our children can flourish to their fullest potential and we will have lived a life on purpose.     Read the rest of this entry »