Month: March 2011

On the Attack

crow and mockingbirdToday I want to speak a little about how we beat ourselves up… why we beat ourselves up and how to stop the cycle.

I would say that the majority of us have done this in one way or another… we do something or don’t do something and then beat ourselves up over it.


I should have said ….

I shouldn’t have said….

I should have done this… or that …I could have done more…

I could have gone farther…

I forgot this .. or forgot that ….

I could have ..

I should have…

Why didn’t I…

Why did I….

blah blah blah … the possibilities are endless..

Why do we feel so much guilt for things we did or didn’t do?

Why then do we torture ourselves with it? Going over and over in our heads .. arguing with ourselves and convincing ourselves that we are less than we should/could be.For some, maybe making ourselves feel bad is so familiar that it feels safe to us.. of course we don’t “knowingly” do this … but we do it.Feeling bad can be so common to us that when there is nothing else to make us feel bad …. we then abuse ourselves in one way or another.. sometimes it is by talking ourselves down… sometimes it is by making decisions that we know are not good for us… and sometimes it is more like a constant arguing with yourself. How do we stop this cycle?

Heck if I know!! I still do it … for instance:

This past weekend I fell and hurt my hip and knee … I’ve recently signed up at the YMCA and am on a mission to rid myself of this excess weight I’ve been carrying around … so this week I have gone to the gym .. I have worked out .. but not full force. My thought is that I don;t want to push myself too far and hurt my knee more and then not be able to work out at all… but as soon as I tell myself that is the reason for not going full force.. I feel guilt .. I know I can do more and so I argue with myself over my own answers…lol.. it’s madness! I feel bad for not doing more … even though it truly is a possibility that if I do push myself to go all the way that I could really strain my knee to the point of being out of commission for a while.. so why can’t I be happy with what I have done.. why beat myself up for what I haven’t done?

Getting myself to the gym and doing what I’ve been doing this week is far more than what I was doing so why is that not enough? Why do I feel the need to beat myself up over it? Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…

I know many of you will relate…

Over the years, I do feel that I am doing better at not beating myself up as I use to.. but it still happens … I’m guessing the key is to become aware that we are doing this and once it begins.. STOP! Let it go no further. Pat yourself on the back for noticing and for putting an end to the torture to more forward. Once step at a time…

Many Blessings and healing hugs,

Have You Ever?

Today’s post is dedicated to all those who have found themselves in that deep dark hole of depression, loneliness and sorrow. It happens to all of us at some point in time. Life becomes complicated and messy… there are days when we just can’t deal with what life brings us or we just don’t know how to cope. So many reasons that we can find ourselves in this dark place. Life throws at us so much, sometimes it is just too hard for us to take on.

I want everyone who finds themselves in this dark place to know that you are not alone. This happens to us all and the thing I want you to take with you from this post is that … it is never forever… the pain, loneliness, sorrow, depression is temporary and you can overcome it… there will be light again.

Reach out to your friends and family to help you through the difficult times. With much love and understanding I send to you all great big healing {{hugs}} and well wishes.




Have you Ever?

Have you ever found yourself so sad you didn’t want to get out of bed

Crazy thoughts run through your mind, like what if I were dead

You begin to wonder if suddenly I were no longer here

Would anyone notice, would anyone even care

Your world seems so dark and sad

You wonder, why does this feel so bad

It feels like there will never again be light

It’s so hard not to give up and continue to fight

You wonder what’s next and how much can I take

Then you think maybe I’ll close my eyes and never wake

But then you realize this is no way for your life to end

So you pull yourself together and cry to a friend

Letting go of the misery and all the pain

A friend shows you that there will be light once again

You are not alone in this fight

There are others who feel the same, crying in the night

So let tomorrow be the beginning, a fresh start

And let go of what burdens your mind and your heart

Nothing good ever comes from wishing you were dead

So snap out of it and get your ass out of bed!


I’d like to say something about the last line above…
I know it’s not as simple or as easy as getting out of bed… but the first step forward IS getting out of bed.



Many Blessings,


A Colorful Life

primroseI’m guided today to speak about color.  Spring has sprung and soon the Earth will be painted with many colors.

Pay more attention to the colors in your own world… color has a great affect on you, your health and your mood.

Spirit will be speaking to you through colors in the coming days so pay attention.

Even your dreams will have color in them from time to time for some and for others like me .. all the time.


Here are a few general meaning of some of the more popular colors:

Red symbolizes: action, confidence, courage, vitality

Pink symbolizes: love, beauty

Brown symbolizes: earth, order, convention

Orange symbolizes: vitality with endurance

Gold symbolizes: Wealth, prosperity, wisdom

Yellow symbolizes: wisdom, joy, happiness, intellectual energy

Green symbolizes: life, nature, fertility, well being

Blue symbolizes: youth, spirituality, truth, peace

Purple symbolizes: Royalty, magic, mystery

Indigo symbolizes: intuition, meditation, deep contemplation

White symbolizes: Purity, Cleanliness

Black symbolizes: Death, earth, stability

Gray symbolizes: Sorrow, security, maturity

Try this Meditation I found online to help balance and heal through colors:

  • Sit comfortably with your eyes closed.
  • Visualize a large ball of radiant Golden light a few inches over your head. Visualize that ball of light slowly descending through your crown, filling your entire being with golden light.
  • Imagine yourself absorbing that light as it nourishes, cleanses and heals your whole being – your Spirit and all of your bodies – dissolving all blocked and toxic energies.
  • Repeat this exercise, visualizing a ball of Red light. Continue through the entire spectrum like this, visualizing a ball of Orange light; Yellow light; Green light; Blue light; Indigo light; and Violet light. Go through the spectrum at whatever pace feels appropriate.
  • Take some time to visualize yourself in a state of perfect, radiant health

Many Blessings,

Crystal Digging

Well this weekend a few of us made our yearly trip to Sweet Surrender Crystal Mine in Story, Arkansas just outside Hot Springs, Arkansas … as usual it was fantastic. There is just something magical about putting your hands into the Earth and pulling out a treasure.  The weather was cold and rainy but the treasure hunting was cleansing. I know you are thinking … how can digging around in the dirt and mud be cleansing … lol.. I’m not sure this is something you can understand by reading… it’s something you will have to experience for yourself.

The weather this year wasn’t so nice to us… but every year we learn something new about digging for crystals.

Year 1 – we learned to go before it gets too hot! and wear lots of sunscreen and there is really only one tool you truly need.
Year 2 – we learned go after it warms up hahahaha … and again there is only one tool you truly need!

We shall see what next years lesson will be.

I love Becky and Randy, the owners of Sweet Surrender.. they are fabulous!

Sweet Surrender is such a peacful place … I just wish this year the weather had been nicer to us. It was cold, windy and raining this year, but that didn’t keep us from digging.

I didn’t find as much as last year but that was partly due to the weather as well. I did however, find some really nice crystals this year and can’t wait to start cleaning them up.

Below are a few pics of what I found digging around in the dirt for a day!

Many Blessings,

The Candle

There is a candle glowing inside me
Dare to open your eyes and take a peek
Come on, see what you can see
Is it strong or is it weak

 Sometimes I feel it wavering in the night
But still, I am lit from within by its light

Flickering away deep in my soul
This light tho aged, never grows old

Swaying in the breeze
Its flame never does seize

Though at times it seems to douse
The light is always there
Ready to roar like a lion or hide like the mouse

It burns steady, deep inside my soul
I’m sharing it with you now, so you’ll also know

This burning flame starts in my heart
But fills my whole being, my every part

Always there, ready to roar
Filling me with the ability to soar

Now its up to me from here on out
To hold that light in or let it shine, let it shout!

There is a candle inside me, glowing ever so bright
Do you dare take a peek
A quick glance at its light?

There is a candle inside me….
Burning bright every day and every night!

Come on take a look and you will see
That’s my light and I share it with thee.

Many Blessings,

The Light Within

There is a light within us all…  there is also a darkness ….

We have a choice every minute of every day to embrace either side …. or……..


Take a moment to think about your own inner light,

Do you nurture it?

Do you smolder it?

Do you keep that light kindled?

What do you kindle it with?

Do you feel the warmth of your own light?

Do you allow it to shine?

Do you dowse it’s flame?

How do you feed your light?

Do you feed it?

Are you afraid of it?

Are you afraid of what others will say or think when they see your light?

Do you know it’s color?

Do you feel it’s strength?

Do you know where it lives?

Just a few questions to ponder while you sleep tonight.

Don’t be afraid to shine your light on the world…. the world could use more of us shining our light instead of hiding it away.

Many Blessings,

March 2011 – Super Moon

No matter where you are along your path in life… we are all living beneath the same “SUPER” moon.

Not all are fortunate enough to get a good view of it’s brillance tonight … but have faith in knowing that it glows just as brightly in your sky behind those clouds as it does in my not so cloudy sky.

Step outside and have a look .. enjoy it’s brillance and take in some of that amazing energy.

Go ahead.. it won’t hurt!

I see the moon and the moon sees meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee…….

Blessings to everyone this night and every night.

Facing Forward

purple finchToday I walk forward into the direction of my dreams..

Nothing I can do about the past for it has gone … today I look at the here and now and work towards the future.

Sitting idle waiting … accomplishes nothing

Even if today you only take one step toward your goals/dreams… that’s one step closer than you were before.

We can’t always go full speed ahead .. and that’s ok … take the time you need to take and go at your own pace.. as long as you are walking forward.

Walk with love and honor in your heart and you’ll not go wrong.

Many Blessings,

You Gotta Love it!

I’ve been asked many times in my life .. “How do you do so much?” and “Why do I do so much?”

The answer is simple… “I LOVE IT!!”


I put a lot of time, effort,thought, blood, sweat and tears into creating and doing all the time… and it doesn’t matter .. to me it’s like breathing .. I love it and so it’s not work to me at all.


It’s my idea of fun… yeah I said …. F U N.. lol


When I create something new … it gives me great pleasure and when I share that creation with others I am even more pleasured by it .. and then if those I share it with also like it .. oh dear … watch out, because that is adding fuel to my fire and makes me want to do more and more and more and….. well you get the point.


It’s not a contest or a competition … expect with myself.. I like to see if I can … and when I do …. that fills me with great excitement and then I am off to see what else I can create.


I am in a sense in my own little world .. like a child with a new toy … checking it out to see what all it can do.


I am my own toy .. pushing to see what I can and can’t do .. and trust me there is plenty I can’t do .. lol.. I’m just not showing you those things..


I guess there are a few  things that contribute to all the creations..

~ I’m not afraid to try

~ I love it

~ I’m curious

~ It makes me happy

~ I’m not afraid of failure

~ Failing makes me try harder

~ Vision of what could be

~ Determination

~ Boredom!

~ Smiles… I love to see my creations bring smiles to others.


For me it’s ok to mess up .. it just gives me a chance to try again.


So what drives you?



Many Blessings,



It’s Perfectly Clear


I’m shown a crystal and inside that crystal is many things.. some may call them flaws .. I say they are simply the crystals personality


Some might throw their nose up in the air and say its garbage because it’s not got the perfect clarity they think it should have …. Their loss ….


Each crystal can only be what it is … as it grows it develops these personality traits (flaws to some) taking on characteristics of the land that feeds it …


Who is to say that crystal can’t bring as much joy as one that may have more clarity …. Who is to say one crystal can heal better than the other


At the end of the day they are both the same… they both contain many of the same properties and elements .. they are both crystals


Spirit says no matter your clarity … you have value …. You can do the same as any other … first you have to believe this to be true … no matter what others may say or think … it is you at the end of the day holding yourself back from doing what you were born to do.



Many Blessings,

What’s Holding You Back?

What’s Holding You Back Today From Chasing Your Dreams?

Is it money?

Is it Know-how?

Is it time?

Is it opportunity?

What is it that holds you back today?

Take your dreams in your own hands today and do something .. even if it is only to sit down and draw/write out a plan of action.

Do something today that will help you step a little closer to your dreams.

dream catcherTo have a dream/goal and do nothing to bring it into reality is a sad loss.

Even if the dream is never fully brought into creation..  if you work toward that goal/dream..    you will have at least tried.  But if you do nothing to bring that dream into reality .. it is lost forever.

Take a chance .. and do something today that will bring you one step closer to that dream.

You just never know.. with each step you become that much closer and before you know it … that dream/goal might be staring you right in the face.

You’ll never know until you try.

Go ahead .. step closer to your dreams today!!!

Many Blessings,

Stripping it all away

This is a vision I had a couple of years ago and thought now to be a good time to re-share with you my experience…

The Milk Ceremony ~ 

I was laid out in circle completely naked as the clan mothers cleansed me with milk. They carefully poured milk all over my body taking care not to miss any part of me. Once this was done pieces of leather were laid over my more private areas and a medicine man then came into the circle. He carried with him a large shell of smoke to once again cleanse and bless me and the area before he began his medicine.

What happened next was something I would have never imagined.  It was as if I had many layers of myself on me…. Like layers of clothing it was as if I had layers of flesh that had built up over the years. The medicine man stood at my feet and with gestures he pulled off each layer one by one. With each layer he pulled off and threw behind him, I became brighter and more clean looking.  It was just like when one lightens their teeth and with each application they become a tad bit whiter. Behind him as he threw off each layer, there were helpers that would quickly pour special water mixed with milk and herbs onto the ground where his gestures seemed to have thrown the layers. Also there was a bundle of herbs smoking just on the far side of the area that yet another helper would continuously fan so that the smoke filled the entire area behind the medicine man.

These layers of me were… well….. they were ideas, behaviors, thoughts, actions and habits that I had formed over years of living. Things that had attached to me through all my days in this life. I was being stripped away of everything. Stripped down to the bone but the medicine man went far beyond flesh and bone …  he went all the way down to the core of me.

feather It took quite a long while to strip away all my layers .. seems as though I must have collected quite a lot in this  life thus far.  When he was finally done stripping away my layers, I saw something amazing and unexpected. I was made up entirely of light. Laying there still, glowing oh so brightly.. and to my amazement I could see certain parts of me a bit brighter than the rest. We read about and are taught that our bodies have these Chakra points… the points in your body that hold the most energy…. Seeing myself in this way….. confirmed that to be true.

It was as if I had the whole of the universe inside me… made up of every constellation imaginable. Some say were are born of the stars .. after seeing this I would certainly believe that to be a truth. Once I was stripped down to this level the medicine man and his helpers along with the clan mothers, sat down and formed a circle around me…. They sat there for a very long time chanting in a meditative prayer. They did this until the sun came back up.

I was then shaded by some structure that they built and left there in a meditative state until the sun had gone back down. As I began to grow back a new layer of flesh and bone… I was given a token or gift from each person in the circle… they placed these gifts inside me. It will be up to me to find these gifts and use them when the time is right. The medicine man’s gift was a large crystal.. it was square in shape .. not pointed and not entirely clear.. it was a milky color and a bit off white.

This ceremony leaves me in quite a state of reflection. I can certainly see the point of it and feel quite blessed to have been part of such a sacred and healing act. In fact beyond the words describing the ceremony I feel quite speechless.. not knowing exactly what to say… yeah I bet you never imagined that either!! hahahaha.

On that note I will leave you with this one last thought… maybe we should all take a bit of time to look at ourselves and the many layers we have collected over our lifetimes… and do ourselves  the favor of shedding those layers that bring us negativity, pain or those thoughts and behaviors that simply hold us back in life.

Many Blessings,

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Which Way Are You Headed?

I started out with no clue what to post for today’s wisdom … and then a thought hit me… WHAM!

So here we go!

hawkWhich way are you headed?

Are you walking toward your dreams.. or are you just sitting on the side of the road waiting for your dreams to come hopping along?

I don’t need to tell you that sitting on the side of the road waiting for things to happen isn’t the way to get to your destination… because you already know this… but maybe what you didn’t realize is that you were sitting on the side of the road…. maybe you thought you were moving toward your dreams…

Step back and take a good look at the path you are on and what you are doing as you walk forward …

Do your actions show progress toward your dreams?

Are you moving too fast? too slow? jumping around? dodging the obvious? walking in fear?

Can you do more?

Can you step it up a notch?

Are you giving it your all?

Are you doing your best or could you really do a little bit more?

Life will never be our idea of “perfect” there will always be things missing or out of order from how we perceive that they “should” be … but at the end of the day .. if you have given it your best … and know that without doubt that you have done all that you can do … YOU WILL FIND HAPPINESS. Having part of a dream is far better than having nothing at all.

Walk in the direction of your dreams … Believe in yourself … And be the best that YOU can be.. whatever that best is ..

Many Blessings,

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How to Turn a Bad Week or a Bad Day Around

rain puddleHow to Turn a Bad Week  or a Bad Day Around

We have all had them.. a bad day, a bad week, a bad month .. heck even a bad year!!!

The question is when that bad day, week, month, year gets us down.. how do we pull out of it and turn it around.

How do we cheer ourselves up and look at the bright side?

Heavy sigh… good question!

Let’s see a raise of hands for those who have the answers…

Oh wait … that’s what I’m suppose to be doing here … giving you some help .. some answers.. some ideas to turn that bad into a “not so bad” situation.

Well, I certainly don’t have all the answers … but I can tell you some of the things that have helped me through the years. These ideas won’t solve any problems… but they will help you get your mind off your troubles.

Meditation is a good start to help relieve stress from a bad day …if you don’t know how to meditate.. Google is always an easy fix… so many techniques out there for meditation.. do a little research and find something that best fits you.

Get out! – Take a walk .. a hike in the woods or near a lake .. go do something to take your mind off whats going on… take in some fresh air and scenery.

Get a hobby! hahahahaha you should notice I have many… hahaha … there is a good reason for that .. creating is my way of dealing with stress, depression and just about any other problem that may be a burden. When working with your hands and creating or crafting something.. for that time you are only focusing on what is in front of you .. you can’t think about the bills or someone with a bad attitude or the leaky roof or the kids grades or grocery shopping, laundry, or whatever else may be bothering you… so it’s a good and productive escape.. it may not solve your problems but it certainly gets your mind of it for a while.

Friends! My friends have been my life savers so many times… just being able to call up a friend to talk it out … get a little input… vent and laugh or cry together .. that has helped far more than anything else ever has!

Laugh! Watch a funny  movie/tv show… send out some jokes to all your friends…. remember the fun times …. whatever it is you need to do to laugh … just make sure you do.. plan some practical jokes … people watch… hahahaha just do something that makes you feel good.

Whatever it is you decide to do .. you have to be able to step outside the situation for a moment .. gather yourself.. regroup… release the tension … You’ll find when you can do this … your view of whats going on may change… things may or may not be as bad as they seemed… You may see new ways to fix the situation … and if nothing else .. you will have at least had some time away from it … we all need to “take a moment” from time to time.

Don’t feel bad or guilty… because you took some time out … that “time out” moment may be just the thing to catch that much needed second wind, or give you a fresh new look at the problem .. or relieve the stress that has built up from the situation.

So go ahead .. “take a moment” and enjoy it!

Many Blessings,

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It’s Time

wishIt’s Time….

There comes a point in your life when you have to let go of old ideas, behaviors and/or beliefs…

Throughout our lifetime many things will come and go as we need them… Be careful not to cling too tightly to any one thing in your life… when it’s purpose has come and gone we need to release it from our grasp so that something new can come in and help us in our growth and in our travels along this path.

I’m not saying give up everything you ever believed in … but more so ideas, beliefs or behaviors that are no longer suited for you at this moment .. this place on your journey.

It may just be allowing our ideas, behaviors and beliefs to transform…. The stubborn part of us may want to stick to what we have always done… but it is like this… if you get stuck in the mud and all you do is put your foot on the gas … spinning and spinning to get out … what happens is that you just get buried deeper in that mud pit .. there is a chance that it may finally work for you and the traction may find something to take hold of and push you out of the mud … but there is also a chance that it won’t … how long are you going to do the “Let’s wait and see” game?

So what I’m saying … is that it’s time to step back and take another look at where you are and what you are doing and what you are  thinking at this time… there is a change that needs to be made in order for you to get out of that mud and move on. So what are you waiting for? You already know the change that needs to be made.. don’t fear the road ahead… listen to that inner knowing and march on!

Many Blessings,

Astrological Wonders

Astrological Wonders

  What’s that in the night sky I see?

It’s the mighty bull, Taurus looking back at me.

And who is that with the stinger on its tail?

Oh, that’s Scorpio, I know that one well.

There is Gemini with her two faces

She can see in two different places.

Over there I see Pisces, the two fishes

I think that grants me two more wishes

With Virgo, Libra and Leo over there way up high

I sit and stare at the star filled sky.

Cancer, Aries and Aquarius

Oh how they leave me so curious.

Finally I see Capricorn and Sagittarius shining like a light

It’s late, so for now I’ll just bid thee a goodnight.


Many Blessings,

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The Angels

For the past couple of weeks some of you will know my stories about reoccurring numbers in triplicate form …. Just about every single day for the past 2 weeks I will suddenly look up to see a set of numbers like 444, 333, 222, 111, 555 , etc.

It has been a constant thing and quickly I understood that there was a message there for me. But what?

Many said I should write about it .. so here we go.

After the first few days of seeing these sets of numbers, I started to do a bit of research on their meaning.

As you can imagine .. sites all over the web differ.. some state similar meanings and some completely different than another… so who to believe?

The first thing that hit me was how some of the meanings felt very true to me.. without knowing a definite answer … they still “felt” true to ME. Then some of the meanings “felt” very wrong.

Sometimes this conflict happened all on one one site .. it wasn’t like I agreed totally with one site and not with another .. there was conflict inside me with meanings on most of the sites if not all of them.

So again, who and what to believe?

So, I did what one would think was the natural most obvious thing to do… I asked the angels themselves. You see all the sites were in agreement with one thing and that one thing was that the numbers in triple form were indeed signs or messages from the angels.

I asked the question... What do all these numbers mean? What is the message you are trying to get across to me?

The answer… The numbers are indeed a sign or message from your angels .. and to each person specific numbers have personal meaning … and so depending on the person the message is for,  the message is different.. specific to the relationship of that person to and that number being shown to them.

I know .. NOT a direct answer .. but then again it is!

We each can probably say we have a favorite number …  and we can each probably say certain numbers have specific significance in our lives.

All in all the numbers in triple form are to get our attention .. the angels letting us know that they are with us .. sometimes it is just to comfort us .. sometimes it is to let us know that our actions or thoughts are on the right path .. and sometimes it is a warning .. and then again sometimes it is a sure sign to keep moving forward.

For each person it is something completely and totally different .. depending on where we are on our path… what we are going through and what is ahead of us.

So my message from the angels today .. don’t worry so much about what others say … instead look to yourself and make up your own mind about what lies before you. TRUST in YOU.

Many Blessings,

Just Be Yourself

 Don’t allow outside forces to destroy who YOU are or allow them to take the light from inside you .. 

Be who you are without fear ..

 We are happiest when we don’t have to hide or mask the true us ..  when we are allowed the freedom to be exactly who we are without criticism and without fear of other looking at us with the tilted head and disapproving look on their faces..

 I have learned that those type of people exist no matter where you are or where you go or who you chose to be…. There is always someone out there that won’t agree with everything you do.. or everything you are about..

 Be yourself and don’t worry about what if someone doesn’t like this or that .. what if I look foolish .. what if I fail.. what if it doesn’t work exactly as planned .. what if.. what if… what if ….

 I know from experience those what ifs are the true killer.. everyday you don’t do something that you truly wish to do .. those what ifs eat away at you .. and your mind takes you on a nasty journey of self doubt

 Now please .. do use common sense when living your life and making choices.. don’t do those things that you know may hurt someone else in some way .. or that may hurt yourself..

 Just follow your heart and be true to who you are inside 

Follow your truest dreams and don’t worry about what if

 You never know .. some of those dreams may just come true

as my favorite quote says:

 Only the ones who believe,
Ever see what they dream
Ever dream what comes true….

Many Blessings,

The aMAZEing Corn Pillows

50lb bag of corn……………. $10

a few yards of fabric  ……….$15

Look on my sisters’ faces when they open the mail…. PRICELESS!


My dear sis Christy told all of us one night about a corn pillow she has and how wonderful it was for soothing all your aches and pains .. she swore she was gonna start making these aMAZEing pillows …. but that was months ago and no pillow from Christy yet…  hee hee…

sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo … one day after work .. I ran down to the fabric store .. purchased fabric… ran over to the Tractor Supply and purchased a 50 pound bag of corn  and got busy making pillows.. I made 22 pillows in all and boy do they smell good… I added a bit of lavender in them for an added bonus!

Christy and my other sisters had no idea what I was up to .. so popped them into the mail and waited .. hee hee .. .wish I could have seen their faces when they got the mail!!!

Corn pillows are used as heating pads and ice packs.. you can heat them or freeze them over and over again…. the corn holds cold and heat for a long time…..  plus you can carry them with you wherever you go

Just takes 1 minute in the microwave and the added lavender helps soothe the soul and calm the mind.

All you really need to make your own corn pillow is:

Fabric  & whole feed corn

After sewing and stuffing your pillow  you will need to microwave the pillows for 3 minutes  – 3 separate times to help remove moisture that may be left in the corn and to kill any insects or mold that may have gotten into the corn. Wrap pillows in paper towel to help absorb the moisture.

Here are some helpful tips below for using the pillows:

  • Heat corn pillow on high for 1 minute on paper towel in the microwave oven.
  • If the corn bag does not feel hot enough, cook for thirty seconds longer if needed. Do not overheat
  • Place the heating pad atop a sore muscle or wherever the heat is desired. Manipulate the bag occasionally to reposition the corn kernels, redistributing the heat within.
  • To use the corn heating pad as a cooling bag, simply place it in the freezer until cold. Place atop sore muscles as needed or on the forehead to treat a migraine headache..
  • Using two corn bags causes the bags to retain heat longer. Simply place one atop the other or next to the other, if used to warm a chilly bed.
  • Do not overcook the heating pad. Doing so may scald or burn the corn or even pop it. Do not use corn heating pads on infants or those who are unable to sense heat or burning..

Do not leave the microwave unattended while heating the corn bag.

Oh … just had to do these… added 4 more corn pillows to my collection.. these are long and slender for the neck and shoulders .. hee hee … love these things!

Many Blessings,

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A Message From Beyond the Grave

IMG_5759The Angels step fourth with a message to reveal…
They want you to know that they are alive and very real.

Bringing to you, loved ones who have passed
Those who have gone far too soon and far too fast

From the heart, I hand you a rose
And a message conceiled in prose

Though it may seem that they are worlds away
They are with you each and every day

You feel their presence and wonder if they are really there
They want you to know the answer is yes, no matter where

Though they have no voice to speak the words they wish to say
There are messengers on the way

Sending a sign so you will know
It really was them tapping at your window

A bird, a dragonfly or the sway of a willow
Whatever the signal, you’ll just know

The message is for you no matter from where it came
You’re not going crazy, it was they who called out your name

That scent that danced upon the breeze
That bird that nests just outside in the trees

It’s not coincidence, it’s not a fluke or a trick of the light
That feeling you have is right

It’s me from the other side of the veil
Letting you know I’m here with my will

Sleep sound my loves, don’t worry about me
The world I’m in is as beautiful as can be

There is no suffering and no pain
There is only light and love showering us like rain

My dears, please don’t be sad, for I am not truly gone away
We will meet again someday.

For now, accept this rose and put a smile upon your face
Someday we shall again find ourselves in the same place.

With love and grace I hand this to you.
Know that I shall always be with you.

Many Blessings,

Have Fun With It!!

Today’s wisdom … hmmmmmmmmmmmm

Life has it’s

ups and downs and all arounds … it gets crazy and hectic .. it’s also wonderful and fun.

Today … I just want you to have fun.. enjoy life… do something today to make yourself smile.. and maybe even make others smile.. laugh… love and giggle ….

At the end of your days here on Earth … my wish is that you will be able to answer YES to the question “Did you enjoy the ride?”

So go on… do something unexpected today and have fun!

Many Blessings,

Here are some things to get you started .. heee heee


What Calls You?

finch Today’s message ….. well… here you go…

Don’t worry about what or who others want you to be or what they think you should be … BE YOU

Don’t constrict yourself with thoughts of … I’m suppose to be this or that … allow your given gifts to surface and be the best YOU that you can be.

When you stop trying so hard to become .. you realize you already are.

There is something in all of us that we are guided toward more than anything else… take that and allow yourself to be open to whatever it is that calls to you… build on it and be the best that you can …


I did not say  “BE THE BEST”  I said “be the best YOU that YOU can be”

All we can ever aim to do is the best that we as individuals can do…

No need to worry about competing with the Jones’

Focus more on developing what you are drawn to most and not only will you be happier doing it .. you will flourish!

Many Blessings,

In the Darkness of the New Moon

In the Darkness of the New Moon

In the darkness of the New moon I fly about to see what there is to see…

There is no light and no shadows to chase after me..

Flying about the void, this darkened space…

I let go my worries as the wind blows across my face..

My fears aside, I look at starting something new…..

And as I look within, to myself,  I must stay true…..

Blessed be the tasks I begin this night …

May they be in bloom by the  Moon’s next full light…

Fear not the darkness of the New Moon…

Tis the time for new beginnings and to get yourself back in tune..

As I fly away on the currents this night when the moon in new…

I begin my tasks and send out prayers and wishes of dreams coming true…

Blessing to every man, woman, child and friend….

May you find happiness, love and riches of the heart…..

And may your dreaming never ever end!

Many Blessings,

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