I went to see Amma this summer. She is known as the hugging saint and she travels the world hugging all who wish to receive one from her. She has devoted her life to improving the world through love and compassion. She grows organic food to give away; she founded a university and a hospital. She teaches love and compassion to all who will listen. Receiving Amma’s embrace is liked nothing I have experienced before. And I think there are no words that can describe it. I have been reading ‘The Voice of Knowledge’ by Don Miguel Ruiz. He says
I have been thinking about the difference between self love and self indulgence for the past few weeks. I think self love is a vital ingredient to experience true joy, compassion and love for others. I truly believe that we can love others only as deeply as we can love ourselves. In Mark 12:31, Jesus says the second most important Commandment is ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ I like to look at the Commandments as spiritual laws just as there are laws of physics, rather than as rules to follow. Understood in this way, this Commandment comes to
When a baby is born the whole world trembles. That Mother, Father, Family Will never be the same. An old soul has entered a new body, and they will input their surroundings with ripples and waves. The need for the Mother and Father to rest at this threshold of beginningness is paramount. The newborn honeymoon is sweet because they sleep so much and feed so much. The needs are simple and straightforward. Older children and toddlers have time to adjust and be a part of things if possible this time is perfect for bonding and cuddling.
I have been working with a number of techniques to help me understand and change my thoughts and feelings about money. I will warn you though, often when we ask for improvement in an area of our lives, the universe will bring us strong and contrasting experiences to help us resolve our old, unhelpful ways. It can be quite an emotional ride! I am new to applying these ideas to money but I have used them with great success in other areas of my life
I went to a workshop yesterday called IdeaFEST for women run by SheEO. Supporting, Financing and Celebrating Creators, Makers & Entrepreneurs on Their Own Terms This company is helping women entrepreneurs move ahead with their ideas and businesses in a way that honours their own values and needs. It was an amazing event. If you are an entrepreneur or are thinking about becoming one, I highly recommend their events. SheEOs are women who leverage their passions and strengths to create new mindsets, new models and new solutions for a better world.