Love Your Life Blog

Do You Know Your Meaning of Things Is Not Mine?

  I love the wisdom in The Course of Miracles. Some of it is above my understanding still but each year as I go through the daily messages, I understand at a new level.   One of my big learnings is Lesson #2 - I have given everything I see all the meaning it has for me.   For me, it was a wake-up call to realize that others don’t see or understand like me. Growing up with my Dad, a Colonel in the Air Force and being Catholic, it was my Dad’s way, or the Church’s. I Read More

Honoring Your Unique Difference To Make A Difference

  You have a purpose and destiny that only you can fulfill. Your heart and soul know what that direction is.   Discovering your gifts can guide you to a meaningful life. If you listen and follow your heart you will find your power and your unique purpose.   By knowing your gifts or strengths, it will help build confidence for you to step out in the world and share. Too often you don’t even realize that you have something to give and share. Maybe your gifts are motivating Read More

Emotions Are A Key To Your Happiness and Well-Being

  Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend. For many people, it can be a blessing but for others, it can be a reminder of a loss you feel. I know for myself, Mother’s Day is one of the hardest days for me. It feels like a big red flag telling me that my mother is not here (physically with me). Yet, I do know she lives with me in many ways.   How do you handle feeling sad or bad? Or ecstatic or blessed?   Do you make yourself wrong or bad? I know growing up, we weren’t Read More

What Are You Doing To Add Some Zest To Your Life?

  Life can be boring and feel overwhelming.   Routines can be good but they can, also, take the energy out of life when you are missing a little uncertainty and excitement.   What if instead, you’d choose a theme to live by? It lightens your load. It changes things up a bit.   Like choosing your one word for your resolution for the year. Let that one word bring some zest to your life. If you use it, life can be new or seen in a new way. It’s easy to remember to Read More

Are You Open To Discovering The Nourishment of Life's Experiences?

  One of the things I love to do is awaken others to the possibilities in life.   My life was transformed when I realized life was more than doing the day to day activities and responsibilities of life. I was so literal. I was overwhelmed and stressed with life. I was maxing out on what was possible in the physical world in the way I was living and the meanings I had created for what was going on in my life.   When I understood you are a spiritual being having a human Read More

Use The Opportunity of Adding More Peace in Your Life to Feel Fulfilled

  Did you know that when you live in peace, it is a great source of fulfillment?  So the phrase “Peace Be With You” is more important than just the words.    It means you are living in harmony with you, what you desire for life, and how you are living.    It means you are aligned with your purpose and gifts of life.  You are doing what you love.   It means your cells are thanking you because they aren't stressed and having to work so hard to heal the Read More

Where in Your Life Are You Settling for Barely Getting By?

  With the teacher walk-out in Oklahoma, I can hardly contain myself with some of the comments I hear, mostly with the scarcity mindset. Like in spin class this morning, one of the regular guys said, “Now, Dottie do we really need new reading and math textbooks?” The news had shown someone holding Blake Shelton’s textbooks when he was in school and how outdated their school’s textbooks were. Then, the constant debate about, “We aren’t 49th, no, we are 48th.”   Why Read More

How Can You Allow The Cycles of Life To Lead You?

  Spring is in the air.   Springtime brings growth, opportunities and more light.   It spurs new thinking and possibilities for me. My heart feels freer, ready to soar.   I love using the changing seasons to enhance my life such as wearing brighter colored clothes. It brightens up life.   Spring can change your spirit and attitude. Spring can remind you it is time to clean out the old and plant new.   Whether that is letting go of limiting thoughts Read More

Choosing Peace To Lead The Way In My Life

  How about dedicating today as a day you will watch your words, actions and thoughts to focus on peace? Redirect anything that steers you off course so you can be peace and live in peace.   And, how about nourishing and advancing peace for a week, then 30 days?   Can you imagine what your life would feel like? And, what those around you will feel? The ripple effect.   Do you realize how much healthier it is to feel calm, grateful and in charge of how your life Read More

By Using The 90% Rule, How Can You Create The Life You Love?

  I know life can be challenging at times. I know it has its ups and downs. I know crazy things happen that are out of your control.   But, I also know you and I have the ability to live way bigger than I ever knew possible by intending what you want.   Not by being a bystander.   I thought life happened to you and you worked hard to get whatever you wanted.   What I know now is that it is one way to create your life. But, there is something bigger, easier and Read More