Learn from the Past

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We can’t live in the past but we can learn from it. Roger Crawford Related Posts:Mission StatementThe WildernessThank you for Registering for Is Your House Haunted by the…CASIGYs™ BlogMedia PlacementsSeven Steps to Overcoming OverwhelmHow to Help Your Creative, Sensitive or Gifted Kids Weather…Remembering Columbine: Helping Creative, Highly Sensitive…

The Editor is Often the Enemy of the Creator

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I’m beginning to learn that when I’m in a creative mode, the Editor is often the enemy of the Creator; we can’t entertain them both at the same time. The Editor doesn’t play fair, so only when the Creator is ensconced in a protected place should we allow the Editor to come out to play. –Scrap Lady Sharon Barnes Related Posts:Our Unlimited Bank AccountNotice of Privacy PracticesWhen Manure is Dumped On Your LifeCreative Coping, Healing and TransformationLife Lessons Learned While QuiltingBecoming More ConsciousThere’s Magic in Being a CASIGY MisFitHigh Sensitivity

CASIGYs Could Remake the World

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If [CASIGYs] understood and exercised their power they could remake the world. –Emily Taft Douglas. Related Posts:Creating Our WorldCASIGY Book ListWorld Suicide Prevention Day – September 10, 2014The Quarrel with OneselfLive as Much From the Heart as From the HeadFind The Magic in Being a CASIGY™ MisfitCASIGYs™ BlogIf Robin Williams Lost Out to Existential Depression, How…

Remind Yourself Who is Actually in Charge of Your Life

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I need to take an emotional breath, step back, and remind myself who’s actually in charge of my life. –Judith M. Knowlton Related Posts:New shootings remind us: #CASIGYs (#CreaHappy Holidays – as the light returns to the NorthA First Step in Our EducationHow to Ride Out Life’s Tough Times: Hang Loose in the…Remembering the Columbine Shooting … and the HealingBalancing Your CASIGY™ LifeWe Cannot Go Back. We Can Only Go ForwardRelaxation Breathing Exercises

Have the Courage to Follow Your Talent

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Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong Related Posts:Talent is Like ElectricityFollow Your Own CASIGY TrailMerry Christmas! (What Does That Mean?)Turn Aside Your Dream and It Will Come Back to You AgainHow CASIGYs Can Become Social-Emotional ACES“My SoulShirt™ PlayShop” is Being PostponedOn the Road to First GradeLife is an Art

Compassion and Our Capacity to Suffering

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Compassion begins with the acceptance of what is most human in ourselves, what is most capable of suffering. In attending to our own capacity to suffer, we can uncover a simple and profound connection between our own vulnerability and the vulnerability in all others. Experiencing this allows us to find an instinctive kindness toward life which is the foundation of all compassion and genuine service. Rachel Naomi Remen Related Posts:Curing – Strengthening – HealingAt the Level of Daily Life, There is LossTransforming Compassion FatigueHow We Know the Soul is Being Cared ForLife’s A Bicycle Audio SeminarLife’s A BicycleDifferent By DesignFacing …

Our Unlimited Bank Account

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Remembering that God is my source, we are in the spiritual position of having an unlimited bank account. Most of us never consider how powerful the creator really is. Instead, we draw very limited amounts of the power available to us. We decide how powerful God is for us. We unconsciously set a limit on how much God can give us or help us. We are stingy with ourselves. And if we receive a gift beyond our imagining, we send it back. Julia Cameron. Related Posts:The Editor is Often the Enemy of the CreatorTurn Aside Your Dream and It Will …

I Live on Dreams

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Like all people who have nothing, I lived on dreams. Anzia Yezierrska Related Posts:I Hate Mothers DayOde to Mothers…Umm….I Hate Mother’s…Life Is Not a Problem To Be SolvedCASIGY Book ListHow to Ride Out Life’s Tough Times: Hang Loose in the…Live as Much From the Heart as From the HeadA SoulShirt™ = Wearing Your Soul On Your Sleeve –…Seven Steps to Overcoming Overwhelm

Failure Is Not The Falling Down but The Staying Down

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You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford Related Posts:The Sky is Falling! How to Cope With TraumaHas Your Life Gone Up in Smoke?Ready or Not, the Holidays are Coming!SpeakingWhat We Aspire to BeThe Next Best Thing to Winning Is Losing!A Career Path Suited to Gifted AdultsA Career Path Suited to Gifted Adults

Disappointments in Love, Betrayals and Losses

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Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in life. Thomas Moore. Related Posts:Openness to Love’s Many FormsWhat Memory, Art and Love are to the SoulHow We Know the Soul is Being Cared ForSoul – Fate – EgoEntering Into the Mysteries of the SoulThe Soul is Explosive and PowerfulLive as Much From the Heart as From the HeadArt and …