Thursday, August 22, 2013

transformation on a thursday - the winds of change

Welcome to Transformation on a Thursday. I am devoting each Thursday to a positive affirmation or to inspirations in my life. There are so many ways we transform ourselves. It may be through meditation or prayer, by taking a class to learn something new, by involving ourselves in public service, or even changing something in our homes.

Each day for the past two weeks, I have been continuing my 21 day meditation challenge. It has really been helpful in centering and calming me through a difficult time. 

Yesterday, after writing my post, I took an extra 15 minutes to sit and meditate quietly. I felt a calmness come over me and knew that no matter the outcome, I would be okay.

Right after coming to that realization my phone rang and the deputy said she had reached the woman who has my property and although she is being difficult I think we are going to be able to work it out. 

There has been so much change happening in my life recently, but I know that I am finding my direction. I am learning from each of the difficult experiences  and moving forward.

I know that the seasons of our lives are constantly changing. That in each moment we are all looking for our direction. 

Sometimes it just seems so hard to know which is the right road to take, but when we sit quietly and let the world come to us I think the path becomes clearer. 

I have many decisions to make in the coming months. I have been so busy taking care of my mom and my sister and her husband that I have failed to take good care of myself. 

So for now, I am going to continue meditating and enjoying my alone time during my morning walks, and when things start to settle down I am going to focus on what it is I dream of in my quiet moments.

I hope you will, too.



  1. So glad to hear about that mean lady! Can't wait til you get your stuff back! Have a wonderful day!

  2. Such very good news, Laura. You have made my day brighter by your resolutions.

  3. What a great and beautiful post, Laura. I am so glad they made contact and maybe you will get your stuff back. I pray that you do and you are being so positive. Good for you!!


  4. Meditating helps to calm the mind and recharge the spirt. Wouldn't the world be a better place if we all meditated? Hope you get your property back, Laura

  5. It sounds like you have the right idea and are approaching your challenges in a way to help not getting overwhelmed and crashing. And I really hope you get your stuff back from this person. Crazy!

  6. Laura that is great news about your things but even better news to know you are taking the time to take care of you! I see you growing stronger all the time.

  7. Thank you for the inspiration to take that time each day..I try but lack consistency..

  8. Laura- You have had quite a time of it over the last couple of years. I think it is wonderful that you are really taking some time for yourself. It is so easy for your health to suffer when you are intent on taking care of everyone around you...and before you know it you feel 100 years old.
    I hope it works out that you get your stuff back. That has been another big, stressful mess. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you, Laura. xo Diana

  9. Meditation is great for the mind soul and spirit my sweet friend.. GOD bless you and have a wonderful weekend.. HUGS

  10. It's nice to know that meditation is helping you. That is such a healthy way to cope with life! I hope things will work out for you.

  11. I think I should start meditating. :) Hope you enjoy your weekend!

  12. Taking time to care for ourselves is essential. We can't offer anything to others, if we are on empty. I'm glad you're taking time to nourish your spirit.


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