October 2007 Archives

 

Tonight's teleseminar "A Simple Matter of Allowing" was wonderful--at least it was from my perspective, and that of several folks I heard from afterward. We had a great turnout, and the energy was really nice. Somehow, though, we got cut off near the end of it, and I was challenged to get back on the line. I dialed in but didn't have the organizer access code at my fingertips and so I used the participant code--no one could hear me! But I could hear them, lamenting that the call was cut off before things had wrapped up! So frustrating!

The funny part was that someone, in the process of asking a question, had  just commented that she felt isolated from others when she was aligned, in her joy and feeling higher in frequency, and I had just noted that we were on a call with 60 or so other people who were of like mind and who were at higher frequency, too, and that the separation was just an illusion...and we got cut off! It would have been funny...but it wasn't! (Funnier now!)


When I finally located the organizer access code again (when I first dialed in, I had been looking at it on the freeconference.com website, but my session timed out and it automatically closed the window!), there were still a few people there, and so I answered a few more questions--which I love doing--and we finished up about 8:30 Mountain Time.

If you were on the call and didn't get to say "goodnight," I am really sorry! I have no idea why we were cut off, but I'm sure it was all in Divine Order. Anyway, I do hope you'll come back next month!

Here is a snippet from my notes from tonight in case you missed the call:

"A desire means you've received your Wise/Provider Self's notice that something is on its way as long as you don't block it! As long as you allow it.

What if someone you knew to be fabulously wealthy, completely benevolent, generous, loving and has your highest level of well-being in mind called you up and said, "I'd like to give you your heart's desire and I'd like to deliver it today, no strings attached"

What would be the proper response? THANK YOU!!!

What is the proper response to the recognition of a desire? THANK YOU!!! It's a done deal as long as you don't block it with doubts, pushing, worry, or fear-based thinking of any kind.

When a desire comes, don't mess with it!!! Don't doubt it. Simply hold it quietly and knowingly within. Know that by simply relaxing and trusting in your Wise/Provider Self and its perfect coordination with Divine Order and Divine Timing, it will appear in your experience in exactly the right sequencing and timing, be that in seconds from now, or years from now. (If you are not in your ego, that will not matter one little bit to you!) The less concerned you are with the details, the faster whatever it is will show up as long as it fits into the Divine Design for Harmony and supports your true well-being.

Choosing Easy World is very supportive of the process of manifestation via allowing."

 Goodnight, everybody!


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Getting swept is NOT much fun

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Well, I guess I wasn't a vibrational match to winning the World Series in this reality! Or, perhaps, I should say that the Rockies weren't! The Red Sox swept to win the title tonight. The Rockies lost their mo during the 8-day hiatus between the National League Championship Series and the World Series and just couldn't get it back. Not to say the Sox didn't play really great baseball, but the Rockies' magic that carried them through for so long was definitely missing.

There was a little while tonight when they were only one run behind and it looked like they might catch up--but it wasn't meant to be.

Anyway, I'm okay with that as it frees up my evenings to do something other than watch baseball! Time to change focus.

Remember that October's free teleseminar is Tuesday night: A Simple Matter of Allowing. Be sure you're on my email list to get the access details!

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Last night in game 1 of the World Series, the Rockies were slaughtered at Fenway Park in Boston. The Red Sox outplayed them in every way. Josh Beckett, the Red Sox premier pitcher, and arguably the best pitcher in baseball today, was nearly infallible. The final score was 13-1. Tonight, in game 2, it was a different story. The Sox still won, but only by one run. The Rockies are clearly coming back to life  Hallelujah!

Last night, on the Powerful Intentions Forum, a Rockies fan asked the following question that I felt called to answer. He was expressing his deep desire to see the Rockies win even though the Red Sox are favored something like 2-1. He said, "I guess what I am saying is that there are about 90% of baseball watchers trying to manifest a Red Sox win.... How do we combat them, or out-manifest them?"

Here is my answer: "I know it seems counter to what MLB is--a competition--but the key is NOT to consider "them" at all. When we manifest, regardless of what our limited ego-minds perceive, we are not in competition with anyone.

Keep your focus on what YOU want and give NO THOUGHT to what anyone else wants. Keep your vibratory rate at the frequency of joy so that you are a vibrational match to experiencing even more joy (if you think that your team winning would be a match to joy!).

I don't know if you'll comprehend this--but let me just say that YOU are the creator of your reality, and there are infinite possible realities that can manifest concurrently, and the way you manifest a reality in your own experience is by where your focus is and what you are a vibrational match to. That absolutely determines what you manifest as your reality. And what others manifest as their realities, too. There isn't just one outcome even if that's what seems to be true.

Let the Red Sox fans manifest a reality where their team wins. Perfect!  Let the Rockies fans manifest a reality where their team wins. Perfect! 

Let me repeat: regardless of what our left brains tell us, there is not simply one consensus reality, but multiple ones.

It's a matter of where you put your attention, what your vibrational state is, and what you can allow. As for me, I intend to allow a Rockies victory."

Apparently, I was vibrating a closer match to creating it so that the Rockies are winning in my reality tonight than last night. Now for an actual winning score! They'll be back in Denver for game 3 on Saturday. I can see them winning at Coors Field...

Go Rockies!

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And I Am Telling You

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But am I being heard?!

I was having a perfectly lovely and pleasant day when my ego got bent out of shape about something. It did not feel good, so I got out my Release essential oil blend and breathed it in. "What is the gift in this discomfort?" I heard within. "What is the message? What is the shift you need to make?" I began to dialog with myself about it, and it boiled down to the belief that "I am not heard." This has been a lifelong pattern, and I have been in process of releasing it for years. I've even blogged about it before. I want to be heard! I love being heard! And as a writer and teacher, being heard is pretty much a requirement for success! Obviously, I am heard to a great extent, but it's as if there is a conflict within that manifests in the feeling of not being heard. And that attracts evidence of not being heard.

In the midst of this contemplation, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" came up in my iTunes rotation. This is the song that Jennifer Hudson sang so impossibly powerfully in her astonishing performance in Dreamgirls. It's a challenge for me to listen to that without singing along, and since no one else was here, I opened up in my distinctly non-Jennifer-caliber voice and sang along with her, my angst dissolving as I sang. It is a song about being heard, actually! It felt really good, even though I am sure it probably sounded pretty strange!

If you know the song, you know it's somewhat of a "#3" set to music (if you don't know what a #3 is, see the Step-By-Step Frequency Raising System). If you don't know the song, I highly recommend either getting it from the iTunes Store, looking it up on YouTube and listening, or renting Dreamgirls to watch the whole movie. Anyway, the point is that, as I wailed along with Jennifer, I suddenly realized that my nextdoor neighbor, whose driveway is in very close proximity to my office window, might hear me, and so I turned the volume down on my voice in embarrassment over the thought of being heard.

Hmmm..."I want to be heard," and "I don't want to be heard," all in the same episode. I think there may be gold to mine in that realization. I will mull it over...

Meanwhile, Game 1 of the World Series is tonight, with the Colorado Rockies playing the Boston Red Sox. GO ROCKIES!!!

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Mercury Rx? Lovin' it!

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Sometimes I wish I knew just a little more about astrology. I know just enough to know I don't know nearly enough to fully comprehend what's going on! Mercury, for example, is retrograde, which would imply that communications are wonky and certainly not an optimal time to send out a mailing or participate in something that depends on the Internet.

But the last 48 hours have brought the most traffic to both my main website and the Easy World site we've had in a really long time--and aside from the day of the launch of Easy World, the most ever there. I do know that how Mercury Rx affects you depends on a host of factors, so there must have been a bunch that mitigated the usual effects. In this case, if this was a bad time for communications, I'd sure be amazed to see what might have happened if the time was ideal!

Very exciting! I can feel that the energy around my work has expanded hugely. In addition to my fall newsletter going out, and a variety of other miscellaneous small contributing factors, a great deal of the expanded feeling has to do with my participation in an effort to get the word out about Gay Hendricks' new book, Five Wishes. (Thanks so much to my wonderful friend, best seller campaign wizard and NY Times Bestselling author, Peggy McColl, for that connection). It was a different kind of campaign and apparently very successful--it's at #5 on the Amazon Best Seller list--or was the last time I checked. According to my web stats, lots and lots of new folks have discovered my work via the sponsor page for Five Wishes. (I'm all the way at the bottom, which at first blush may not seem like a benefit, but I think it has been.)

And unlike some times when people drop by during such a campaign, these people were not lured there with the promise of a gift--they have come and spent time exploring the site instead of the usual hit-and-run situation when they come just to collect a free download. I love that! I love knowing that what I'm doing and have done is making connections for people that prompts them to want to hang around and explore the site, read articles, peruse the blog, and so on.

Do check into Five Wishes. I have read about a third of it, and it really catalyzed some powerful inner shifts in my thinking about some things. It's a simple little book but packs a punch. It's a combination memoir from Gay Hendricks mixed with a guide to personal growth. I think it would make a great holiday gift. And no--I'm under no obligation to blog about this book--I really like it a lot!

Changing the subject, Rick and I ordered in sushi tonight and if you've never had a lobster tempura roll, you don't know what you're missing!!!

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Sweeping is fun!

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Okay--some of you may be wishing I'd get off this baseball thing, but that is not looking all that likely in the near future--the Rockies swept the National League Championship Series with 4 straight wins over the Arizona Diamondbacks and will now play in the World Series!

That doesn't start for over a week, so with any luck, I'll be posting about other things between now and then...

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The Colorado Rockies rock on! I am working on my fall newsletter (to be ready this Thursday), so most of my writing energy is going into that, but I thought I would report that the Rockies have now won the first 2 games of the National League Championship Series with the Arizona Diamondbacks (in Phoenix) to see who will play in the World Series. They will be back here in Denver tomorrow night to play Game 3, with cold, rain, and even snow in the forecast. Will this be an advantage in playing a team used to high temps and clear skies?

The Arizona fans, as one might imagine, have not taken defeat at all well, with some even going so far in the first game as to throw full bottles onto the field when a call didn't go their way--so dangerous, the Rockies manager had to pull them off the field till things calmed down! And I have been struck by all the booing fans of all teams do when things aren't going their way. They clearly don't understand the Law of Attraction--going into reverse polarity just takes them farther into the realm of things not going their way!

To get what you want, you have to have a vibration that matches what you want. People who are booing or otherwise being contrary are hardly vibrating a match to the joy of victory! Also, the booing brings the whole synergy one is a part of down, so you're actually depleting the energy of the team you're connected with when you use your emotional expressiveness to emphasize and magnify displeasure at what you don't like!

Yes--I'm finding a lot of spiritual lessons in baseball these days, which is a fortunate thing since I'm needing to spend so much time watching it!



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Rocktober!

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I must preface this by saying that I've never been much of a sports fan. But when you live in a city with pro sports teams, it's easy to get infected when the energy around one of them picks up. The only pro sport I've been to in person since I've lived here in Denver is baseball. I've been to Coors Field to see the Colorado Rockies play a number of times, and I'll confess what I really like is the ballpark experience. I don't remember the Rockies winning but maybe one game when I was present, so the thrill of the game has not been the main draw for me. I do love the atmosphere at Coors Field--I'm sure it's the same at other Major League ballparks, but since Coors is the only one I've been to, that's my reference point. I love the sunshine, blue skies (I've been lucky with my baseball weather!), schlocky organ music, food stalls, beer stands, over-the-top sound and light effects, cornball announcer, and, yes, the baseball is interesting, too.

Though I haven't been to the ballpark this season, it's gotten really interesting over the last few weeks, because the Rockies, who have never made a post-season playoff before this year are on fire! Make that "ON FI-YAH!" They've won the last 17 of 18 games, including sweeping the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League Division Series which they put an end to last night. Now they advance to the National League Championship Series, and they have fans dreaming of the World Series, which they will play in if they win the NLCS over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Rockies have a young, talented, dynamic team, and the roll they've been on feels like it's still picking up speed. We shall see! It certainly has swept me up in it. I've watched (on TV) their last 6 games with great enthusiasm, and plan to keep watching till the playoff ride ends. Yes--I'm late to the party, and one of those fairweather fans the diehards love to resent, but better late than never! I'm having big fun nonetheless.

I started this entry by saying I've never been much of a sports fan. I always thought it was much ado about nothing and that people's devotion and passion were misplaced--that if they invested as much passion in being creative or helpful or spiritually focused as they do in sports, the world would be a better place. And having your identity all tied up with being a fan of this, that, or the other team was a bit pathetic.

Now, I wonder about that. I mean--people do seem to get a lot of joy out of sports, and what is more transformative than joy? Not to mention, while you're transfixed by a game, you're not as likely to be fomenting trouble (that's for those prone to that--not my dear blog readers!). And surely there is great merit to being purely entertained with your mind off your troubles. So, even though I do think some people use sports as a way to avoid digging deeper within themselves, I'm mellowing a bit on my stance. But maybe that's simply because I need to rationalize my new Rockies baseball fixation...

Go Rockies!
This time is what folks around here are calling "Rocktober."

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 DISCLAIMER: I have not visited all these blogs and there may be some on this list that I would find not in alignment with my purpose or wish to promote--instead of censoring, I'll trust you to use your own discretion!

(Continued from previous post.) 

S.J. Yee at Personal Development for the Book Smart

Sam at Aquire Wisdom and Live with Passion

Sammy Simpson at The Tune In.com

Sandee at Comedy Plus

Scott Adams at The Dilbert Blog

Scott Andrew Bird at Scott Andrew Bird.com

Scott Berkun at Berkun Blog

Scott Bernadot at Keeping The Secret

Scott Ginsberg at Hello, My Name Is Blog

Scott H Young at Scott H Young

Scott McArthur at McArthur's Rant

Secret Simon at The Secret of Life

Self Pursuit at Self Pursuit

Senia at Senia.com Positive Psychology Coaching

Seth Godin at Seth's Blog

2 Know My Self at 2KnowMySelf

Shane Magee at Sri-Chinmoy

Shane Navratil at Zoomstart

Shaun Boyd at LifeReboot.com

Shauna Arthurs at Breathing Prosperity and Follow Your Path

Shaheen Lakhan at GNIF Brain Blogger

Shai at Self Help Diva

Sharani Robins at Shrani Girl on a Road

Sibbia at Seeing is Believing; Believing is Achieving

Simone at Dynamic Living

Simone and Mandy at Outfit Inspirations

Single Ma at Single Ma's Fabulous Financials

Slade Roberson at Shift Your Spirits and Spiritual Blogging

Sleeping Dude at How to Wake Up Early

Sonora Jayne Case at Positive Realities Coaching

Sophiagurl at Life is Just Around the Corner

Spike at Organize It

Spiritlifter at Intentional Abundance

Stacy Brice at Virtualosophy

Start Up Coach at Take Charge of Your Life

Stay at Home Mom at Insanity's Oasis

Stephanie and Jeffrey at Brains on Purpose

Stephen at HD bizblog

Stephen Hopson at Adversity University

Stephen Shapiro at Stephen Shapiro.com

Steve Beisheim at Jumping Ship Happens

Steve Grossman at Why I failed

Steve Harper at The Ripple Effect

Steve King at The Green Geek

Steve Moore at Personal Development Blog

Steve Olson at Steve-Olson.com

Steve Pavlina at stevepavlina.com

Steve Roesler at All Things Workplace

Steven Aitchison at Change Your Thoughts

Success Current at SuccessCurrent.com

Sue Ann Edwards at Always Embraces All Ways

Sunny Schlenger at SunCoach.com

Surjit at Gurushabad

Susan at Got2BeGreen

Susan R. Meyer at Life Work Cafe

Susan Sabo at Productivity Cafe

Susie at The Accidental Environmentalist

Susanna Kompogiorgas at Flowing Chi

Suzanne Bird-Harris at Learning Curve Coaching

Suzanne Falter-Barns at Discover Your Joy

Takeshi at Nakayima

Takuin Minamoto at Takuin.com

Taylor at Mom's Out There

Ted Demopoulos at Blogging For Business

Teesha Moore at TeeshaMorre.com

Tejvan at Sri Chinmoy Inspiration

Teresa Morrow at Key Business Partners

Terry Starbucker at Ramblings From a Glass Half Full

The Rotund at The Rotund

Therapy Doc at Everyone Needs Therapy

Thom Quinn at Qlog

Titus-Armand at Project Armand

Tiffany at Little Red Suit

Tim Ferris at 4-Hour Workweek and Lifestyle Design Blog

Tim Taylor at My Agapic Life

Tim Warren at Personal Development4U

Tina Fukuchi at Public Spark

Tina Su at Think Simple. Be Decisive.

Tish at The Kat House

Todd Goldfarb at We The Change

Tom LeDree at Tom LeDree.com

Tom Peters at Tom Peters.com

Tom Spanton at TRCoach

Tom Van Brunscot of Transformation Economy

Tony Brigmon at Smile Notes

Tony Chimento at Living Forward

Tony D Clark at Success From The Nest

Tonya Ramsey at Life By Design

Torlink at You Create Reality

Travis A. Sinquefield at Disorganizational Behavior

Travis Wright at Cultivate Greatness

Tricia at Blogging Away Debt

Tricia at Loving Farewells

Trisha at Insanity's Oasis and Fat Insanity

Trizoko at Trizoko.com

Trent Hamm at The Simple Dollar

Trevor Gay at Simplicity is the Key

Troy Worman at Orbit Now!

Tuck Self at Rebel Belle Blog

Tupelo Kenyon at Tupelokenyon.com

Ubertech at Geeks Guide To GTD

Vanessa Vinos at Musings from a Life Coach

Vera Nadine at Vera Nadine.com

Vickie at Contemplate This

Victorya Chase at Victorya Chase Goes to Therapy

Wade Millican at The Middle Way

Wally Bock at Three Star Leadership

Walksfarwoman at Kissing The Dogwood

Wan Qi at Meditation Forum Mantras

Wanda Grindstaff at Creating Abundant Lifestyles

Wendy Betterini at Wings For The Heart

Wild Bill at Passionate Blogger

Winsome at Winsome Gunning Art Walk

Zale Tabakman at Success Through Balance

Zorka at Essential Life Skills

and these collaborated sites:

Blogher's Religion and Spirituality "department"

Burst Blog

Change This

Change Your Thinking

Daily PlanIt

Did I Get Things Done

Dona Nobis Pacem: The Peace Globe Posts

GTD Wannabe

Insights and Lessons

Jobman2

Joyful Jubilant Learning

Life Coaches Blog Stratagies for a Greater Life

Lifehack.org

Lifehacker.com

Phattitudes.com

TED Blog

The 3 Alchemists

Transformational Girlfriends

Transfoundation

Unclutterer

Winslowscalling

And these for those of you who speak Russian:

Anatoly Tikhomirov at Personal Efficacy
Armen Petrosyan at Thought Storage #428

Irina Chelnokova at Women Path
Michael Subach at LifeIdea.org
Sergey Biryukov at Personal Development in Russian
Vitaly Kolesnik at Kolesnik.ru
Vladimir Rundan at Living is Great!

 

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Priscilla Palmer decided it would be fun to start a list of favorite personal development blogs and let others add their favorites to the list. It was obviously an idea with energy behind it as the list has grown like Topsy! Someone put my blog on the list, which I discovered from a Google Alert, and so I added a few blogs to the list as well. As a way to pay it forward and keep the energy building, the bloggers included on the list have been publishing the whole list on their blogs, which has really accelerated things! About the time this was happening, I was on vacation at Lake Michigan, blissfully pretending to have no responsibilities at all. Now that I'm back, I'm ready to publish the list.

Warning: There are many really interesting blogs here and exploring all of them could mean a temporary drop in productivity! Have fun!

I already know of some other blogs I want to add to the list, so look for an update here soon...
 

DISCLAIMER: I have not visited all these blogs and there may be some on this list that I would find not in alignment with my purpose or wish to promote--instead of censoring, I'll trust you to use your own discretion!

Aaron Potts at Today is That Day

Abu Aremu at Positive Self Talk Guide

Adam Alexander at Adam’s Peace

Adam Kayce at Monk at Work

Adam Khoo at Adam Khoo’s Philosophies and Investing Insights

Adebola Oni at Life Lessons

Adria Balgassi at In Cinq

AgentSully at Life Learning Today

Al at 7pproductions.com

Alan Torres at Made to Be Great

Alex Shalman at Practical Personal Development

Alexander Kjerulf at The Chief Happiness Officer

Alexys Fairfield at Unraveling The Spiritual Mystique, and Speak The Speech

Albert Foong at urbanmonk.net

Albert Lee at My Journey to Living an Exceptional Life

Alvaro at Sharp Brains Blog

Amber at Amber Waves

Amber at Random Mangus

Amel at AmelsRealm

Amie Ragan at Psychology of Clutter

Amit Sodha at The Power of Choice

Amy Hedin at There is no Maximum to Human Potential

Andrea Learned at Learned on Women

Andrea J. Lee at Money, Meaning, and Beyond

Andrew Brunelle at Andrew Brunelle.com

Andrew Grant at Money and Mind

Andy Wibbels at AndyWibbels.com

Anita Pathik Law at Power of Our Way

Anmol Mehta at AnmolMetha.com

Ann at A Nice Place in The Sun

Anna Farmery at The Engaging Brand

Antonio Thornton at AntonioThornton.com

April Groves at Making Life Work For You

Argancel at C’eclair (for those who speak french)

Ariane Benefit at Neat & Simple Living

Ash aka Mr. Biggs at One Powerful Word

Ashley Cecil at The Painting Activist

Ask Lucid at Ask Lucid Spiritual Development

BK Diva at Bklyn’s Finest

Barb Lattin at Feels Like Magic

Barb Melloh at The Law of Attraction Info

Barbara Curtis at Mommy Life

Barbara Sliter at Creatorship

Bea Kunz at Bea’s Beatitudes

Belle Wong at Abundance Journal

Ben Casnocha at Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Ben Yoskovitz at Instigator Blog

Benjamin at WOWNDADI

Beth at Butterfly Thoughts

Beverly Keaton Smith at Embrace Your Gifts and Soar

Bill Perry at Lucid Blog

Billy Smith at The Organic Leadership Blog

Blair Warren at Crooked Wisdom

Blogfuse at LifeDev

Bluskygirl at LifeGoddess.com

Brad Isaac at Achieve It

Brett Farmiloe, James Whiting, Noah Pollock and Zach Hubbell at Pursue The Passion

Brian Clark at Copyblogger

Brian Kim at briankim.net

Brian Lee at geniustypes.com

Brightfeathers at this time-this space

Brooke at Plain Advice

Bob at everyeveryminute

Bob Crawford at Bob Crawford Online

Bolly at Motivational Corner

Boston Gal at Boston Gal’s Open Wallet

Byron Katie at Byron Katie.com

Cam Beck at ChaosScenario

Cara Lumen at The Success Magnets With Cara Luman and Your Second Wind Blog

Cardin Lilly Routh at OptimistLab

Carlon Haas at Possess Less Exist More

Carol Skolnick at Soul Surgery

Catherine Carter at Continuum Wellness

Cheif Family Officer at Cheif Family Officer

Chris at The Philosophy of Change

Chris at One is All and All is One

Chris Brogan at Chris Brogan.com

Chris Cade at Spiritual Short Stories

Chris Cree at SuccessCREEations

Chris Marshall at Martial Development

Chris Melton at Soupornuts.com

Chris Owen at Pink Apple

Chris Stevens at Positive Thoughts and More and Positive Thoughts Carnival

Christina Katz at Writer Mama

Christine Kane at ChristineKane.com

Christine Valters Painter at Abbey of the Arts

Christy Z at Totally Fabulous

Ck Reyes at My Coaching Works

Clyde at Feeling Good

Colin Beavan at No Impact Man

Colleen Wainwright of Communicatrix

Conceive, Believe, Achieve at Conceive, Believe, Achieve

Confessing at 7Confessions

Cooper at Wonderland or Not

Corrine Edwards at Personal Growth with Corrine Edwards

Corey at Cooking With Corey

Crabby McSlacker at Cranky Fitness

Craig Harper at Motivational Speaker

Craze at Crazedreamer’s Thoughts

Crowsfeet at Living

Curt Rosengren at Occupational Adventure

Cyres at Cyres Matters

Damian Carr at Soul Terminal

Daniel Roach at Daniel Roach.org

Daniel Sitter at Idea Sellers

Danny Kohn at Be Inspired Everyday

Daria Black at Figmeant Writing Studio and Community

Darlene Siddons at Spirited Boutique

Darren Rowse at Problogger.net

Dave Pollard at How to Save the World

Dave Schawbel at The Personal Branding Blog

Dave Schoof at Engaging the Disquiet

Davers at Language Trainers Blog

David Allen at The David Allen Company

David Bohl at Reflections on Balance

David Finch at David Finch.com

David Richeson at 360 Degree Success

David Rogers at How to Have Great Self Confidence

David Seah at David Seah.com

David Zinger at Slacker Manager

Dawn and Ann at Twisted Sister

Dawn Goldberg at Write Well Me

Dawn Vinson at Daydreaming on Paper

Dawud Miracle at dmiracle.com

Daylle Deanna Schwartz at Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Dean Lacono at Law of Attraction for Beginners

Deb at Mind Body and Solar

Deb2012 at Fibromaylgia and Wellness

Debbie Call at Spirit In Gear

Debbie LaChusa at 10 Step Marketing Collection

Deborah aka Zephry1 at Climate of Our Future

Debra at 28 Years Later

Debra Moorhead at Debra Moorhead.com

Denise Mosawi at Destineering.com

Derrick Kwa at Sui Generis

Desika Nadadur at Desika Nadadur.com

Devlyn Steele at Tools To Life Guide

Diane Brandon at Diane Brandon.com and Diane Brandon.net

Diane Cese at Everything Yoga

Dick Richards at Come Gather Round

Dominic Tay at Personal Development for Winners

Don Simkovich at Hey Don

Donald Latumahina at Life Optimizer

Donald Trump and others at The Trump Blog

Donna Karlin at Perspectives

Donna Steinhorn at Rethinking

Doug Woods at Life Coaching and Counselling and Relationships Blog

Douglas Eby at Talent Development Resources

Dr. A at Dr. Anonymous

Dr. Charles Parker at The Core Psych Blog

Dr. Hal at Northstar Mental fitness blog

Dr. Michael Shea at From Pain to Personal Gain

Dr. Tim Sharp at The Happiness Institute

Drew Rozell at Drew Rozell.com

Dwayne Melancon at Genuine Curiosity

E Murphy at The Active Life

Edward Mills at Evolving Times

Edward Smith at Bright Moment

Edith Brown at JETEAK PRESS WRITER BLOG

Edith Yeung at Dream Think Act

Elizabeth Badurina at Modern Gypsy

Elle Mgee at Ever Hopeful, Ever Thankful

Ellen at Positive Communication

Ellen Weber at Brain Based Business

Ellesse at Goal Setting College

Elly Jolly at Jolly Life Coaching

Emily G. W. Lilly at The Science of Waldorf Education

Emmanuel Lopez at The Adventures of Motivatorman

Enoch Tan at Mind Reality

Eric Boehme at The Blogging Boss

Eric Napier at Quotation Collection

Erin Pavlina at Erin Pavlina.com

Ev Nucci at My Life is Murphy’s Law

Evelyn Lim at Attraction Mind Map

Evelyn Rodriguez at Crossroads Dispatches

Evolving Excellence at Evolving Excellence

Farouk Radwan at 2KnowMySelf

Fishwihoutbicycle at Fishwithoutbicycle

Frank at Re/Transformation

Frank Kanu at Frank Uncovers Excellence in Leadership

Frank Roche at KnowHR Blog

Frasypoo at This and That

Galba Bright at Tune Up Your EQ

Garr Reynolds at Presentation Zen

Gary at Personal Strategic Plan

Gary Evans at Good to Feel Good.com

Gerri at Absolutely True

Gilad Buchman at Sigsug

Gleb Reys at Personal Development Ideas

Glenda Watson Hyatt at Do It Myself Blog

Glodery at Real Finacial Freedom Blog

Grayson at Modern Worker Blog

Greg Butler at holistic-personal-development.com

Greg Frost at ChargedAudio.com

Geoff R at Gearfire.net

George Vasu at 360

Golbguru at Money, Matter, and More Musings

Good With Cheese at Good With Cheese

Gretchen Rubin at Happiness Project

Gustav at Success-is-in-you.com

Guy Kawasaki at How to Change the World

Gyanish at Diethack

Halina Goldstein at The Inner Travel Journal

Hatter at Dreaming to Infinity

Hilda Carroll at Living Out Loud

Heather Goldsmith at A Creative Journal

Helgi Pall Einarsson at Everyday Wonderland

Henrik Edberg at The Positivity Blog

Holly Jo at Evolving Blueprint

Holly Sumner at The Abundance Place

Honman at Open Your Mind to Prosperity

Hueina Su at Intensive Care for the Nurturer’s Soul

Ilyria at Finding Norway

Inkedmn at The Cranking Widgets Blog

Irene Becker at Just Coach It

Isabella Mori at MoriTherapy

Isha at Isha Yoga

Itzy Sabo at Email Overloaded

JC at Job Life Upgrade

Jacin Steele at Jacin Steele.com

Jack Vinson at Knowledge Jolt with Jack

Jackie at The Painted Veil

Jackie Ford at The Vegan Diet

Jacklyn Ker at Inspiring and Empowing Lives

James and Karen at visualized.Feel.Abundance

Jarle Husefest at The Personal Development Blog

Jason and Michael at Black Belt Productivity

Jason Ivers at A Miracle a Day

Jason Womack at Fit and Effective

Jay White at dumb little man tips for life

Jean Browman at Transforming Stress Into Power and Cheerful Monk

Jeane Michelle Culp at Binding Ink

Jeanne May at Aspirations Plus

Jeannette Maw at Good Vibe Coaching

Jeanie Marshall at Empowerment and Meditation Blog and DailyAffirm: Positive Affirmations Day by Day

Jeff Davidson at Breathing Space Blog

Jeff Lilly at Druid Journal

Jeffrey Phillips at Think Faster

Jenn Givler at Create a Thriving Business

Jenna Glatzer at Hot Diggity

Jennifer at The Big Book of You

Jennifer at Goodness Graciousness

Jennifer Mannion at Heal Pain Naturally

Jenny Ryan at Using My Powers For Good

Jenny and Erin at Jenny and Erin

Jeremiah Owyang at Web Strategy by Jeremiah

Jerry Hart at Blue Print to emarketing

Jerry Lopper at Personal Growth

Jessa at clairvoyantGuidance.net

Jessica Hagy at Indexed

Jim and Emma at Go Smell The Flowers

Jim stroup at Managing Leadership

Jim Walton at Black In Business

JoLynn Braley at The Fit Shack

Joan Schramm at Accelerating Momentum

Joanna Young at Coaching Wizardry

Joanne at I’m Happy Fish

JodeeB at You Already Know This Stuff

Joe Vitale at Dr. Joe Vitale at Zero

Joel at Fearless Dreams

Johann at Johann The Dog, The Days of Johann, and Rescue Me

John Allison at Technology for Living

John Chow at John Chow Dot Com

John Pratt at John Pratt International

John Place at John Place Online

John Sadler at Bitesize Marketing NLP

John W. McKenna at The Leadership Epidemic

John Wesley at Pick The Brain

Joi Sigers at Self Help Daily

Jon at Join The Secret

Jon King at The Effective Life

Jon Willis at Self Happiness

Jonathan at Smart Wealthy Rich and Freelance Folder

Jordan at The Abe Blog

Jory Des Jardin at Pause: Meaningful Work

Josh Bickford at Reach For Magnificence and Reach for Magnificence

Josh Kaufman at The Personal MBA

Joshua Denny at Catalyst for Change

Judy Martin at The Work/Life Monitor

Julia Rogers Hamrick at Julia’s Blog: Journal of the Journey Home to Eden

Julie Bonner at Declutter It

Kailani at An Island Review

Kammie Kobyleski at Passion Meets Purpose

Kara-Leah Masina at Be Conscious Now

Karen at Grow Rich Along with Me

Karen at Journey with Water Learner

Karen at Square Peg People

Karen Lynch at Live The Power

Karen Putz at A Deaf Mom Shares Her World

Karen Wallace at The Clearing Space

Karl Moore at Karl Blog.com

Karl Staib at Karl Staib.com

Karthik at Karthik’s Talk

Kate Davis at Blog to Discovery

Kate Harding at Shapely Prose

Kathy at Kathy’s Klavier

Kathy Mallary at Coaching Biz Tips

Kathy Sierra at Creating Passionate Users

Keith Ferrazzi at Never Eat Alone

Kelly at Kellymentology

Ken Dow and Martin Cooper at Creativity Happens

Kenton Whitman at kentonwhitman.com

Kevin Kinchen at Creative Power of Thought

Killeris at Attitude, The Ultimate Power

Kim and Jason at Escape Adulthood

Kim George at Doing What You Can Do

Kimber Chin at Client K

Kimberly Pirtle at Uncover Your Bliss

Kirk Nugent at Kirk Nugent.com

Krishan Singh at Kundalini Yoga Blog

Kirsten Harrell at Ipopin

Krishna De at Biz Growth News and Todays Women in Business

Kristen King at Lively Women

K.L. Masina at Be Conscious Now

LJW at Heavenly Inclinations

Lauchlan Mackinnon at Think Differently

Laura at Heaven is Inside

Laura at Orgjunkie

Laura Howard West at Cafe Entrepreneur

Laura Young at The Dragon Slayer’s Guide to Life

Laurie Toby Edison at Body Impolitic

Lawrence Cheok at A Long, Long Road

Leah Maclean at Working Solo

Leigh at The Lab

LeisureGuy at Later On

Lee Nutter at bmindful

Leo Babauta at Zen Habits

Lianne at Excessively Diverted by Divine Mojo

Liara Covert at Dream Builders

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Linda Salazar at Awaken The Genie Within

Linda Tancs at Travelrific

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Lisa Gates at Design Your Writing Life

Lisa Haneberg at Management Craft, Two weeks to a Breakthrough Blog, and Chile Pepper High

Lisa McGlaun at LifePrints - Good News for a More Compassionate World

Lisa Mills at Work at Home Mom Revolution

Lisa Q at 40s Singleness-Dating in Your 40s

Lisa Van Allen at Finish Strong

Liz at Internet Marketing Strategies

Liz Strauss at Successful Blog

Lodewijkvdb at How to be an Original

Lola Fayemi at Real World Spiritual and Personal Development

Lori Grant and Debbie at Smart Lemming

Lorie Marrero at The Clutter Diet Blog

Lorraine Cohen at Powerfull Living

Luciano Passuello at Litemind.com

Lucid at Spiritual Suggestions

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Lyman Reed at Creating a Better Life

Lyndon Antcliff at LyndonAntcliff.com and Cornwallseo.com

Lynn McTaggert at Living The Field

Lynne Morrell at Lynn Morrell.com and Musings From The Edge

MT at MindTWEAKS

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Maddy at Illuminated Minds Want to Know

Maki at Dosh Dosh

Malathy Badri at Laws of Universe

Malcolm Campbell at The Round Table

Mallika, Gotham, and Deepak Chopra, and Shekhar Kapur at IntentBlog

Manny at Success Books

Maria Gajewski at Never The Same River Twice

Maria Garcia at Get Organized Now

Maria Palma at The Good Life

Marianne Williamson at Journal

Marion at Herbal Connection

Marilyn Jenett at Feel Free to Prosper and Feel Free to Prosper Ryze Network

Marney K. Makridakis at Artella

Mark at The Naked Soul

Mark Forster at Get Everything Done

Mark LaPierre at The Winding Path

Mark McManus at Build Your Life To Order

Mark Sanborn at Mark Sanborn.com, and You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader

Mark W Shead at Productivity 501

Martin Avis at Kickstart Daily

Mary K at Becoming Your StellarSelf

Matthew Cornell at Matt’s Idea Blog

Matthew M. Costello at The Winning Attitude

Max Coutinho at Max

Meg Haworth at Life Lessons From Your Soul

Melani Sastrawidjaja at Pretty in the City

Melanie Benson Strick at The Success Blog

Merlin Mann at 43 Folders

Mert at Almost Somewhat Positive

Meryl K. Evans at Meryl.net

Michelle at aMusing My Genius

Michelle at Binding INK III

Michelle Moore at Happiness Blog

Michelle Vandepass at Conscious Destiny

Michael Cheah at Michael Cheah’s Success Blog

Michael Port at The Think Big Revolution

Michael Vanderdonk at TOACH Performance

Michael Werner at Dream Jobs Dialog

Mike Janssen at Opgestroopte Mouwen

Mike Kemski at BANABU

Mike Myatt at N2Growth Blog

Mike Sigers at Simplenomics

Mike St. Pierre at The Daily Saint

Millionaire Mommy Next Door at Millionaire Mommy Next Door

Mimi Lennox at Mimi Writes and BlogBlast for Peace

Mis Bear at Love is the Best Medicine

Mizzy Bohemia at Miz BoheMia’s Rhapsody

Modern worker at Modern Worker

Mona Grayson at Question The Mind

Monte Ladner at Fitness Rocks

Moneymonk at Moneymonk

Mr.Wang at Mr Wang Says So

MsJayy at Jackie Young Writes

My Everyday Planner at My Everyday Planner

My Mind on Books at My Mind on Books

Mystical Monkey at One Mystical Monkey

NCN at No Credit Needed

Nancy Mills at The Spirited Woman

Nancy Tierney at Unconditional Confidence

Neal Donald Walsh at Conversations With God

Neil Patel at Quick Sprout

Nic Askew at Monday 9AM Blog

Nick Smith at Life 2.0

Nita at Moments

Nneka at Balanced Life Center

Ordinary Mystic at The Ordinary Mystic

Organize-It at Organize-It

Pamala Slim at Escape From Cubicle Nation

Pamm Larry at My Secret Spiritual Dance

Pat at The Writing Nag

Patrick Combs at Good Thinking Co.

Patricia Klingler at Remarkable Women Speak

Patricia Singleton at Spiritual Journey of a Lightworker

Patti Digh at 37 Days

Paul at Paul’s Tips

Paul Piotrowski at Self Help Wisdom

Paula Kawal at Paula Kawal.com

Peggy Elam at On The Whole

Peggy Payne at Peggy Payne’s Boldness Blog

Penelope Trunk at The Brazen Careerist

Peter at I Will Change Your Life

Peter Aldin at Great Circle

Peter Haslem at Necessary Skills

Phil Gerbyshak at Make It Great

Philip Ang at Personal Growth and Self Esteem

Philip J Eby at Dirt Simple.org

Philippe Matthews at Shockwealth

Pia at Courting Destiny

Polli at Polliwog’s Pond

Ponn Sabra at Empower Women Now

Prem Rao at People at Work and Play

Priscilla Palmer at Personal Development Demands Success

Priya Florence Shah at Soul Kadee

Quint Jensen at Win Your Mind

Ray Dotson at Fresh Blog

Raymond at Attracting Your Goals

Raymond Salas at Zenchill Powertools

Real Modern Man at Real Modern Man

Rebecca White at Heal Yourself Talk Radio

Reg Adkins at ElementalTruths

Rhonalala at The Harder I Work, The Luckier I Am

Ricardo at Wake Up Tiger

Rich Schefren at Strategic Profits

Rick Cockrum at Shards of Consciousness

Rick Cooper at The PDA Pro

Ririan at Ririanproject

RivKaz at Waterlearner

Rob at 7Breaths

Rob Cooke at Leave the Office

Robert at Compassionate Council

Robert at Myselfdev

Robert Ashcroft at PDSS Online

Robert Hruzek at Middle Zone Musings

Robin Skeen at Robin’s Reflections

Robin Yapp at Yapp 3.0

Robyn McMaster at Brain Based Biz

Roger Von Oech at Creative Think

Rolf F. Katzenberger at Evomend

Rosemary at Parkinson’s Disease and Peripheral Neuropathy

Rosa Say at Managing With Aloha Coaching

Ryan Marle at The Alpha Project

 

The list is too long for one post. See part 2. 

 

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Finding My Soulmate Part 9

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My last entry in the Soulmate Saga was April 2006. A little sluggish with adding them, but better late than never! I was moved to write #9 now because Rick and I have started a blog "Creating A Loving Relationship," and we are telling our story there, little by little, through reposting what we've already put on this blog (if you haven't read the prior entries, just put "soulmate saga" in the search window and a list of them will come up) and adding on. 

We're not ready to make a grand announcement about the new blog because there is much we want to do before it matches our vision for it, but since you're already my loyal blog reader, I thought you might enjoy checking it out! And, for now, we're offering comments on relationship questions, so if you'd like our insight, feel free to post your questions in the comments section there!

Okay--on with #9

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Now that the way was made clear for us to be together from the standpoint of no relationship complications, I suddenly felt something entirely new to me: I had attracted a completely available man! And that meant I needed to be completely available to him! Yikes! That both exhilarated and terrified me at the same time. But by this point, I was so in love with Rick that  I knew I'd do whatever it took to work through my fear.

The first obstacle that arose--if you can even call it that, based on my determination to plow through anything that might be in our way-- was location. I was in North Carolina, and he was in Colorado. But there was no doubt where we'd need to be if we were going to bring this relationship into 3-D, real life. Because Rick had young children in Denver (at the time, the four girls were 5, 7, 9, and 11 respectively), and because I would not possibly stand for him being an absentee dad, nor would he, I would be moving to Colorado.

For some, the chance to move to Colorado would have been a dream-come-true...but not for me. Unlike so many folks I knew, I had never felt deeply called westward. I had never been prone to romantic notions of the West, nor attracted by the supposedly more spiritual vibe present west of the Mississippi that I had heard much talk about. Yes--at one point, several years before, I had considered a possible move to Santa Fe because of it's arts community (at the time, I was very focused on my collage work), but was very torn at the idea of leaving the lush, verdant Southeast to live somewhere dry and brown. My longing was for somewhere even greener, even warmer, even more humid--I could feel the tropics calling. When I had an astro-locality reading around that time, the man reading my chart was very adamant that I would have way too many challenges in Santa Fe to be happy. In fact, he advised, I needed to stay away from that longitude altogether as my Pluto IC line ran right through it, connoting some place that would be highly transformative but in painful ways. Guess what other city is on my Pluto line? Yep. Denver. At the time, I had vowed to stay clear of it!

As my connection to Rick deepened before he had cut things off with "Susan," I had even rationalized the impossibility of us getting together and consoled myself about his unavailable status because of the Denver "problem." But there was another vow in place that superseded the declaration to avoid Denver and vicinity. I had long ago made a solemn pledge to Spirit that I would go wherever I was called to be, no matter what or where, as long as I was very clear it was my God-Self guiding me there. (This was before I had overcome the notion that spiritual sacrifice was a necessity!) And I was definitely feeling the call to Denver.

So, in my mind, choosing to be with Rick meant choosing to live in Denver. Now, remember--we had never seen each other in person before, but we had already entered so deeply into the space called "Us," there wasn't much question about continuing to follow the energy. As I pondered these things, one thing became clear: I had no choice. Okay--I had a choice, techically speaking, but according to my heart, I had no choice at all. Thus, I composed the following email to Rick:

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There is something important that I want you to know...I am not telling you this in order to push the river, only that you will know what is going on with me. Do you remember the following melodramatic pronouncement cut and pasted from an October 28 message?

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"I want to tell you something which helps me come to terms with the
parameters of our relationship. Yes, there's your committment to Susan.
But there is also something in the back of my mind that adds to my
understanding that our being more than friends at a distance is probably
not destined to be. You live in Colorado. You have children who are
important to you who live in Colorado. I have, at least at this time,
next to zero interest in living in Colorado! My aim is to be in warm
places--tropical would be nice--and the thought of living somewhere
where there are blizzards in October and more in May, sounds like a
recipe for terminal depression to me! So if we ever got together, we'd
have to have the kids and their mother move wherever we were! Since that
sounds a little impossible, and since you are in love with and have
plans with S, I know I'd better forget about any possibilities
other than the one we are exploring now. Love and friendship at a
distance! (See how adept my mind is at finding ways to assure my heart
of what can be, what cannot?)"

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Well, just so you'll know, I would rather be in a blizzard and warm with you than in the blazing hot sun on the beach anywhere, without you. Because that would be much colder. No more artificial barriers. Just so you'll know.

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Recognizing that Rick and Denver were a package deal, and most likely my destiny, it was time to set up a trip to Denver to meet my destiny face-to-face. And so, I began to research deals on airline tickets.

(next installment with Spirit moves me!)




 






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I'll be adding more later, but for those who are going to be attending my free teleseminar tonight, here's a link to the Step-By-Step Frequency Raising System:

http://www.juliarogershamrick.com/weblog/2006/05/stepbystep-frequency-raising.html

Update:

We had a huge and energetic group for the teleseminar--77 calls in (including Rick and me). I made a point of grounding myself more than usual tonight and was happy to feel that I was able to deliver all the salient points and still bring through lots of energy. I imagine I will be offering this one as a download when I get it edited!

Thanks to all of you who joined the call and added your lovely energy!

 

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