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Dare You song

Good song. Good lyrics. Just sharing. ūüôā

Dare You

by Hardwell

We’re a million lonely people
All together on this needle in the sky
Afraid of heights
And your dreams were made illegal
By the laws of lesser evil we call life
But not tonight

I dare you to love
I dare you to cry
I dare you to run
I dare you to try
I dare you to fall
And lay on the ground
I dare you to feel
I dare you to be here now

You’re an outline of a vision
That you had when we were children yesterday
You watch it fade
Let your heart be your religion
Let it break you out of this prison you became
It’s not too late

I dare you to love
I dare you to cry
I dare you to run
I dare you to try
I dare you to fall
And lay on the ground
I dare you to feel
I dare you to be here now

I dare you
I dare you

Who Me Radioactive?

It’s a hard thing to admit when your behavior is toxic. It’s even harder to not let the guilt of it disarm your own self-love.

This is what I stared in the face a few days back going through a very challenging day as a mother. Yes, we all¬†have these days I know. Whether you are 2 or 33, it doesn’t matter, it’s the humanness of us, the ability to experience and get swept up by an emotional rollercoaster. And on this particular day, with it came the realization that I was actually the one leading the radioactiveness. I was being the hub of negativity and was charged to bump against those others in my environment and then burst. Angry and yelling, not that consequences weren’t called for, but crossing that line of being overly reactive where all involved were made to feel like crap and suffer for it; myself included.

So what’s the point? Why is it ever beneficial to get your ass reamed or to¬†raise your voice up a notch to¬†the point where it’s not even recognizable as your own voice anymore? Who is benefiting here?

One could argue that putting a little bit¬†of fear into¬†someone can have an offsetting affect to get the result you want. But isn’t that kind of the “old” way of doing things? Using fear like a power¬†to gain a false sense of the situation being handled when really it’s just establishing a breeding ground for other little bits of negativity to develop like withdrawal, resentment, anger, and of course lets not forget shattered pieces of self-esteem.

Isn’t the “new” way supposed to be based in love and compassion? There is such a thing as tough love and it doesn’t necessarily mean screaming your head off at someone. It means being firm, clear in your boundaries and consequences, and following through.

In this particular moment of seeing myself as radioactive, toxic to all in my environment because I was having a bad day, enlightenment came through and granted an awareness to choose better. To be empowered by the choice to move forward, one day at a time, and to consciously choose to show up better than what I had. In the end my behavior had helped no one. It dragged me through anger, argument, and then tears, but also somehow through its grace it let me see me, and accept me, and then offered an opportunity to start anew.

Isn’t that one of the most amazing things about human beings? Our ability to start over no matter the depths and the losses¬†we have endured. Whether it be addiction, violence, crime, or other mistakes made, or even just a maddeningly bad day at home with the kids, the human spirit is so strong and can rise above all when conscious choice is made to do so.

Reflecting now on¬†that feeling of being toxically radioactive, maybe there is some deeper truth to be pondered here.¬†Maybe we all¬†are¬†radioactive in a sense,¬†emitting that which radiates from us whether it’s anger, fear, peace, or love. Radioactively sending out waves of energy¬†that indefinitely affect those around us. Perhaps¬†the bigger lesson here is to learn to radiate in such a way that it changes that which is in our environment for the better.

We can use the conscious power to radiate from a positive state and that supports all that we radiate to and in turn can bring about profound positive changes. It is in this way that we can be positively radioactive and co-create within our world by being the change we wish to see.

I’m radioactive, how about you? ūüėČ

Safe and Sound

Life is one big drama being played out. However, the deeper truth of it is that no matter what we are always surrounded by God and spiritually protected.

There is in fact a piece of our soul that never falls from heaven. It never absorbs the hurt and the shock of what terrors and pains we may experience here.¬†It is the piece of us that can see the good in everything because it is still pure and¬†unmarred.¬†It is our higher self and it is always clear and in tune with God at the highest vibration. Now if we could only just¬†connect with our higher self and know that we are never alone and that despite all of life’s¬†dramas we are free to live without fear because, “we know that we’ll be safe and sound.”

Here is an invocation of your higher self:

“I call on my higher self, my inner self, and my conscious self to merge as one so that I am the ¬†embodiment of my true self here on earth.”

In My Life

This song has deep meaning for me…

I first discovered it as a 14-year-old girl. I remember listening to it over and over¬†and memorizing the words. It was around the time that my Grandpa, my Mom’s dad, died. Then when my Mom died in 2001 I picked this song to be played at her funeral. From that point on it brought out such raw emotion every time I would hear it.

When my first child was born I began singing it to him like a lullaby. The first couple times that I tried to sing it I held him so close and stared at his sweet little face as tears poured down my cheeks. It was hard to get all the way through the song as it brought up such sadness for missing my Mom but I knew that eventually I would be able to sing it and not weep and so I tried for this every night.

At last when the tears did not come anymore¬†the song took on a new dimension for me. It was no longer¬†rooted in the pain of loss but in the fullness of love expressed.¬†I would still sing it and think of my Mom but it¬†was¬†now¬†also for¬†my sweet child that I held in my arms and then later for his sister.¬†We have since moved out of the lullaby stage¬†but¬†occasionally I will still sing¬†it¬†to express to them how very much I love them. For me this song is the culmination of love. Love lived, love lost, and love expressed…in my life.

Be My Valentine

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day (Photo credit: Abby Lanes)

Usually I am not one to celebrate Valentine’s Day but any reason to celebrate LOVE is a good one.

So Happy Valentine’s Day to you!

And a special Happy Valentine’s Day to my darling hubby. I love you!


An Unfolding of Details

I hadn’t turned the radio on in the kitchen for days and now all of a sudden this morning I decided I wanted to listen to some music. We have one of those radios that¬†connect to the internet¬†but for whatever reason¬†I couldn’t get our local channel to come on so I ended up picking just a random station that I had never listened to before. It was a 90’s Alternative music station which I still am not quite sure if that fits with what¬†happened next.

The kids were eating breakfast happily so I¬†decided to check some messages and saw that I had received a comment on Facebook about¬†yesterday’s blog post¬†titled What’s in a Closet?¬†As I read¬†this person’s¬†comment and she disclosed that she had been having some of the same thoughts and feelings and that she actually had started cleaning her own closet just a couple of days before, I got chills. When I get chills randomly, not because of temperature, I know that it is confirmation.¬†It’s one of those intuitive signals that tell you when¬†something has meaning or is truth.

At this point I am in awe and thrilled about the parallel here that is far beyond coincidence. How is it that she has a personal insight and is inspired to clean her closet and then I write about it a couple of days later? I know I have struck a deeper cord here. Although I’m not quite sure¬†exactly what it is yet.

So I start to reply back to her comment and as I am typing the words, “It is confirming for me to know that what I wrote carried meaning for you.” a song comes on the radio. One that carries very deep meaning for me.¬†It is a¬†song that connects me to a time and a place where I was going through some training with a divinely constructed group of women. It was a very intense and profound time¬†in which I literally felt like I was¬†giving birth to myself. At the end of this incredible experience I had received a CD with this specific song on it. It was perfect. It¬†captured all of the energy and magic of the moment for me¬†and now every time I hear it I know that I am connected¬†with the divine.

This¬†song being the one on the radio¬†was a huge sign for me. Again I got¬†chills and intuitively received the message which was¬†simply, “Yes, yes, yes!” I¬†understood that¬†this exact moment carried much meaning for me and as¬†I¬†looked back at what I had just been typing¬†I¬†also understood that what I write will carry meaning for others. I am humbled by having this confirmed through the unfolding of this sequence and am curious to see where the road ahead lies.

I would like to suggest to you now that as¬†you are reading these blogs to keep yourself open to receive¬†what messages are meant directly for you. Allow these little whispers to not be disregarded but pay attention and allow your own intuition to trigger when it is appropriate and meaningful for you. This is really a rule that you can live by in all¬†areas of your life.¬†There is no boundary to where the divine¬†can reach out and give¬†a gentle nudging¬†confirmation of your own. It could be you listening to what someone else is saying and getting the chills. It could be that certain song that comes on for you at just the right moment. It could be anything really so just be open and trust that you’ll know when it happens.

For those of you that are already aware of these experiences please feel free to share with us in the comments section. We would love to hear.

Lastly, here is that very special song that spoke to me. I know some of you out there are also connected to it, so this is for all of you too.


Link to “What’s in a Closet?”


“May the Wind Take Your Troubles Away”

Have¬†you ever heard the saying¬†that, “Worry is fruitless?”

Unfortunately for us we have all fallen victim to worry at certain times in our life.

I’m sure you¬†know it as that annoying and sometimes maddening voice that repeats in your head. It steals you away from¬†the present¬†moment and takes you to the “what ifs” and “whens” that may never happen.

So what’s the point?

I could say it is a motivator, but it seems to only motivate¬†through fear,¬†and that’s never a good thing! With all of the unnecessary stress and negative energy added to life through the veils of worry it is easy to see that it is better to¬†be motivated by reaching for a desired goal¬†than by¬†running away from an undesired one.

In times of worry it is freeing to be stronger than your mental, “blah, blah, blah,” and to take a stand by making a conscious shift in your¬†focus. But it does take practice; especially if it is a loud and familiar voice for you. But be assured that being able to say, “No, I’m going to focus on what it is that I want.” is a power that only you can gift yourself and that only you possess. And it is¬†rooted in that powerful mental energy that can sculpt how you experience life.

By acknowledging when you are worrying and shifting your focus to a more positive stream of mental chatter you will quicken your ability to dial into the upside and zero out from the downside. And ultimately by focusing your attention on what you want instead of worrying about what might be, you will be able to produce a much more satisfying fruit. But I must also say that there is one step higher than focusing on yet another projected goal. It is to center yourself in the space of now and to be present with whatever immediate task is at hand. By opening your senses and drinking in the space of being consciously present new perspective will also be granted and that fullness that you want to experience in life will bubble through to meet you.

Here is a song I picked for you that is all about letting go of your troubles and being in the moment.

Listen here and enjoy a much-needed mental break.

A Little Loving Energy Sent Your Way

The other morning I woke up to a face in my head. Someone I had known many years ago and now it seemed totally random that he was showing up in my mind. He wasn‚Äôt anyone I was particularly close with and yet here he was appearing as if sitting and waiting for a pickup. Normally I would be like ‚Äúok, whatever,‚ÄĚ and push away the image as it had no specific meaning for me. But I am currently going through a process as I am shifting into a new state of being, and as I ‚Äúout‚ÄĚ myself as a healer and intuitive (which by the way we all are intuitive), I am committing to the truth of who I am and also taking on a little more responsibility in the healing world. So I gave this face, this person, a little more attention. What came up in my mind next was the raw deal this person had seemed to have gotten: a rough home life, a search for a place to belong, and a struggle against bad decisions made. Then I flashed to a memory of a time when I saw him in later years, looking numb and expressionless, as if a broken soul. At this point in my mental and intuitive processing it became clear to me what this person needed, just a little loving energy sent his way. It seemed so simple ‚Äď love energy. Something any of us could use. Something¬†any of us could do.

There‚Äôs a simple technique I use to clear my own energy field and so I decided to use this for him, for his highest good. With my inner voice I asked, ‚ÄúGod please clear his body.‚ÄĚ I took pause feeling it process but needing a bit of time. Then I asked, ‚ÄúGod please clear his soul.‚ÄĚ After that I would normally ask for the mind to be cleared as well, but what I felt was that I was actually not supposed to ask that for him. Perhaps he would need to sit with his thoughts in this clearer state. Maybe in this state he would be able to find his own strength to pick himself up. But honestly I don‚Äôt know the reasoning, so I trust in the guidance that I had received to just leave it alone and instead I ask for anything else that needs to be cleared to be cleared for his highest good.

With that little bit said I now would like to extend to you some loving energy as well. Perhaps you are feeling like there is a piece of you that may be broken or maybe you are in a space where you just need a little loving energy as well. Maybe it is time for you, too, like me, to stop pushing away those things that keep coming up in your life and to open yourself now to healing.

As you read this and a little mini healing is facilitated, I ask first that you be surrounded by your divine healing team and that all contained here in this white bubble of healing that surrounds you and your energy field be for your absolute highest good.

Take a nice deep breath and find the part of your sternum just below your collar bone where it bumps out.  With your fingertips tap there three times to center yourself and then read on…

Call on your angels now, ‚ÄúI call on my angels now.¬† God surround me with angels to help me and clear me.‚ÄĚ Behind you there is a huge white light, visualize this light. It‚Äôs like a magnet drawing out everything that needs to be cleared.¬† Now speak either out loud or in your mind, ‚ÄúGod please clear my body. God please clear my heart. God please clear my soul.‚ÄĚ ¬†Now the angels are very gently breathing in new light into the front of your chest, into your heart.¬† As this chakra opens to receive this divine energy for your highest good take a breath in and close your eyes allowing yourself to linger here as long as you wish.

~ Thank You. Amen. Love Realized.

And in parting today I also want to share with you the song that kept coming up for me during my process of writing this: Free by Graffiti 6. Specifically I kept hearing the lyrics, ‚ÄúSet me free baby‚Ķ‚ÄĚ

Music can also be something that heals the soul… so listen on if it resonates with you to do so.  Perhaps it will inspire a little spring in your seat like it does mine.