Tune Tuesday # 58 – We Can Work It Out

It’s Tuesday and boy do we need music now more than ever. Instead of drowning out the noise, we need to cut through it because the noise can over take us or even overwhelm up. Even though I have a mindfulness and meditation practice, I find myself challenged to remain calm and at peace at…

I am Thankful for: Hope

Hello! I just stumbled upon a video that touched my heart. The video was created by the Chino Hills High School choir. They had a performance this week that was canceled. However, the students did the next best thing, they came together digitally to sing for a larger audience. The song they sang could not…

Tune Tuesday #54 – Shower the People

Happy Tuesday! I hope this day finds you healthy and in good spirits. I have been thinking about you and the overall community a lot lately. In the states, we are experiencing our first few days of social distancing. While people around the world have been experiencing it a few weeks to a full month…

Tune Tuesday #50 – Yellow

It’s Tuesday! I have a song and a beautiful story to go with it. This song came into my life when I was in college. The band was popular at the time, but I didn’t listen to them or know who they were until a friend them introduced to me. She loved this band so…

Tune Tuesday #49 – This is Me

It’s Tuesday! I love todays song so much. I shared it everywhere, which made me think that I shared it here, when I had not. I am glad I waited, because sharing it now is more relevant. In our current cultural climate there are so many people that want to be seen and heard. Being…

Tune Tuesday #45 – Fix My Eyes On You

Today’s tune is a song that is newer to me. It was by chance that I heard it on Spotify. I still don’t know how the song came through my playlist, but it grabbed me was the catchy beat. Since, the song has captivated me was the lyrics. This song is a Christian song, and…

Tune Tuesday #44 – Live for Today

I am currently re-reading “The Mastery of Love” by Don Miguel Ruiz. There are lot of concepts in the book that I now fully understand because they parallel my experiences or understandings. Like most self-help/ mindfulness books I’ve read, it calls for us to shed any dead weight, baggage or anything that no longer serves…

Tune #39 – Hope Will Lead Us On

“[This song] made me think of you and your journey,” brother Teddy texted me one afternoon in February.  He sent a link to the song, “Hope Will Lead Us On,” by the Barlow Girl. When I received that text that day, the timing was perfect. I never visited nor did I have a desire to visit Las Vegas prior…

Tune Tuesday #34 – Contemplating Life

Death has been circling me lately. Like my meditation on love, focus on my health and habits, lessons on energy and series that I have written in relation to the gifts of breakups, death wants to be seen and heard too. I am not a morbid person and I do not bring this topic up…

Tune Tuesday #31 – The Bully Within

I remember when I was a kid, bullies existed, but not in the numbers that they exist today. In the digital age, the stretch of bullying has extended past the classroom and school and gone into the individual homes of a child. Unlike previous generations, who had a safe haven at home; kids and teens…

Tune Tuesday #30 – Heart of Gold

My heart is hurting. I do not want to write about today’s topic. Deep sigh. This is where my heart is … hurting. I have to follow it, honor it and let it speak. I ran into an ex this weekend. I met him a year ago. I remember when we first met. As I…

Tune Tuesday #28 – Happy

“You’ve never been to Vegas?” My friends ask that question each time I tell them, I’m from Arizona and I’ve never been to Vegas. When I was girl, I was curious about the city, because of the movies and as I got older, I never cared to visit the city. This past December everything changed,…

Tune Tuesday #27 – Personal Power Starts with Self Love

It’s International Woman’s Day! Today is a special day that celebrates the strides woman have made from across the country and around the world. We are living in a unique time in history where hidden cultures or subcultures and the challenges they face are coming to the forefront of human consciousness. The broadening of the…

Tune Tuesday #26 – Seeking Mr. Right

Today’s song jumped out at me… …and it feels like the nagging little sister that wants attention. When I had the idea to meditate on love, this song was the first that came to mind. I planned to write about this song later, but I feel guided to write about it now. I honestly don’t…

Wisdom Wednesday #57 – Starved for Connection

“Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least.” Ever since I heard that stat in college, it stuck with me. As a young girl, I remember feeling sympathetic towards the elderly that I saw in the community and at church who were alone. As a very, young girl I was…