Don’t Just Survive – Thrive!

4 Characteristics to Thrive Rather than just Survive First, joy is essential! There is more than enough struggle and challenges that we face so let’s pause at least once a day to give thanks and to feel joy. Did you know that if you do this often enough throughout your day that you will rewire the mind for joy? And …

Connecting by Heart

Richard Wagamese in “Embers” writes: Me: What is the point of prayer and meditation? Old Woman: To bring you closer to the Great Mystery. Me: So I can understand it? Old Woman: No. So you can participate in it. Rather than just trying to quiet the mind and create inner silence in the case of meditation, prayer has an aspect …

The Sacred Pause of Possibility

This is a second part to my writing a week ago when I wrote re: Viktor Frankl and the pause to choose. What I call the “Sacred Pause of Possibility”. Viktor Frankl and Dr. Edith Eger share with us the wisdom to choose to hesitate before we answer, pause before we react, enter within to find that peace that Paul …

Choose Hope

  Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. —Viktor Frankl I wanted to share this with you from the writings of the Center for Action and Contemplative Center with Richard Rohr. Viktor Frankl shares the one thing that even under …

Mental Health Week

Every Tuesday for years I used to offer a “Tuesday Tip at 2” to help people pause the chaos, create inner harmony, and boost resilience. This is Mental Health Week and so I thought I would share what I feel is the first step to staying grounded, to create inner silence, and to quiet the mind … the sacred breath …

The Silent Pandemic

I believe there is a silent pandemic that is parallel to the covid-19 pandemic. I know I am experiencing it and I have talked to so many others that are too. The challenge of anxiety, depression, and the ongoing challenges to our mental health. It is certainly understandable because of our feelings of isolation, social distancing, fear of a loved …

Labyrinth Download & Meditation Audio

Hi my friends! My prayer is that this finds you well! I hope that you found the “Horse and Soul” meditation helpful, as well as, the Meditation instructions and the 5 Minute Breathing in Harmony audio I sent last week. These are trying times and I know we all need to be inspired, uplifted, and to discover ways that will …

3 Spiritual Practices

3 simple spiritual tools to quiet your mind, resurrect your soul, and show compassion for others My dear friends I hope you are well! In these challenging times it is easy to become down, depressed, and feeling defeated. With the pandemic ongoing and “stay at home” isolation extended it is a slippery slope to negativity, pessimism, and despair. However, we …

Spirit Sunday With Sharon

Hello my friends! I hope you are well and staying in and staying safe. As you know I usually stop by a business to do a Friday Funny each week and then share it with you on my Facebook page sharoncamray. If you haven’t already done so, please follow me on this page! You can find the link below. If …

Quiet the Mind

A Simple Technique to Keep Your Mind from Fear In these challenging times it can be hard to keep the mind focused on the good and the positive!  I lay awake at night and my mind starts to racethinking about all that is happening in the world and the challenges of this virus. So, what can we do when the …