April 9, 2011

SHINE: Connect by the Spirit — Plug Into Your Divine Power to Choose What’s Best for YOU!

Posted in Self Empowerment, Spirituality tagged , , , , , , , , , at 11:08 am by TME

SHINE: Connect by the Spirit — Plug Into Your Divine Power to Choose What’s Best for YOU!. By Tonya M. Evans, Blogger and Editor of bythespirit.net

… Of course, in order to get along in society and “play nicely with others” we sometimes must compromise when the good of community outweighs our individual needs (hint, hint U.S. Congress) or in personal relationships so that both parties feel their needs are being met. But when our ability to choose what is in our best interest is hampered chronically; that is, when we always put the needs of others before our own, a dangerous imbalance can arise.

That imbalance – or disconnect – from your own basic emotional, physical and spiritual well-being can have serious consequences in your ability function effectively. Deadlines, meetings, providing care for others, being on every board and serving on every committee, being over-committed and generally choosing to make everyone else’s life better, easier and more effective can be a laudable goal generally … but with devastating consequences personally.

Less time for sleep quickly translates into exhaustion. Poor dietary choices (not eating regularly, eating too much/too little) can lead eventually to unhealthy physical states and a host of ailments that inhibit your ability to function effectively. Lack of exercise, decrease in positive human interaction, increase in addictive patterns (workaholism, alcoholism, chemical dependence or whatever your “ism” is), and the absence of an authentic and regular spiritual practice … well, you get the idea. At some point, we have to decide to re-connect with our personal power to CHOOSE balance and wellness or eventually we’re no earthly good to anyone else anyway!

Eventually we must …

Read the full post: SHINE: Connect by the Spirit — Plug Into Your Divine Power to Choose What’s Best for YOU

Senate Women Stand Strong, Support Women’s Interests in Budget Debacle

Posted in Congress, Obama, Politics, Senate tagged , , , , , , , , , at 10:49 am by TME

Peace Fam,

I don’t regularly use this forum for overt politics but the leadership shown by Senate women during the threatened federal government shutdown debacle deserves serious recognition and kudos. So shout out to the female Senators in particular for drawing a proverbial AND actual line in the sand during budget talks. And thanks to RAEMD95 for sharing the story at http://www.mykeystrokes.com.

Love & Light,

Tonya Marie

READ THE STORY: http://mykeystrokes.com/2011/04/09/senate-women-drew-line-in-the-sand-on-budget-talks/.

April 7, 2011

Today’s Haiku from Tonya Marie “Defiance”

Posted in poetry tagged , , , , , at 12:56 pm by TME

the candle flickers

wax escapes defiantly

light seeps like lava

© 2011 Tonya Marie Evans

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