Opening Up! Blog

Let Go of Your Conditions on Love

I was inspired to write this blog from an email I received from a church. The article talks about how God’s love is total and unconditional. It goes on to say that Jesus loved unconditionally and without conditions. So why do we place conditions on the love we expect from others and even ourselves? I […]

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Springsteen on Broadway

Yes, I am one of the lucky ones who have seen The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, on Broadway. Springsteen on Broadway is a one man show (with the exception of a couple songs with his wife, Patti) narrating his life’s story with the help of some lyrics, guitar, piano, and harmonica. If you have read his […]

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The Art of Listening – Divine Messages Received

Have you ever arrived at the end of a conversation with someone and realized you did most the talking? I know I have. I remember a salesmanship class I took during college, the professor said to be a success in sales you have two ears and one mouth – use them in that proportion. Good […]

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Choose Happiness

Happiness is a choice? You may ask yourself “But there were traffic delays driving to work today or those chirping frogs kept me up all night?” Happiness is a choice that is not based on circumstances. It comes from how you react to a situation. If a situation causes you to be annoyed, upset, or […]

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Meditation Changes Your Body and Reduces Stress

Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra are starting their free 21 day mediation on March 19, 2018. These mediations start with inspiration from both of them followed by a short mediation. I highly recommend the program. I believe a meditation practice can help reduce stress and improve your life. Many people think it is what you […]

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Poem – Buried Wounds

Buried Wounds Deep wounds can erupt at any time Rooted somewhere in the dark tunnels of the past. We try to escape but are trapped by the hurt The buried wounds of a forgotten time long ago. When the pains of the past are photographed onto our souls Like negatives imprinted within our bodies. As […]

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Poem – A Letter to Love

        A Letter To Love Poem Dear Love, Hello my dear. It’s been a long time, And I want you to know that I am here, For I am always with you. Always! You may not feel me in your times of fear, Loneliness or despair, But I am there. For I […]

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The 5 Love Languages – Insights from Gary Chapman

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman Gary Chapman wrote The Five Love Languages where he describes that each of us communicates love differently. Gary is a marriage counselor and gives seminars on improving marriages. This topic is perfect with Valentine’s Day around the corner. His book can help you learn how you and others […]

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