A Transformative Birthday ~ On Being True to Myself

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

An honest confession: Last year at this time, I was NOT living by the light inside. I was not being true to myself. I was in immense pain physically and emotionally. There was so much that was not going right in my life, that I had just gone on living on autopilot. I realized all this when I saw my birthday pictures the next day i.e. on the 30th of September 2014. I was shocked to see myself. I couldn’t recognize myself with all those layers. I felt like crap literally! I cried for a few nights and prayed and prayed for guidance. I needed to feel like myself again. I craved to FEEL alive again. I was helping all these people heal through counseling and healing work, while I wasn’t feeling very good myself. It didn’t feel right. Continue reading “A Transformative Birthday ~ On Being True to Myself”

The Spiritual Benefits of Fasting ~ Cleansing Your Soul

The Spiritual Benefits of Fasting ~ Cleansing Your SoulFasting is an act of cleansing. Cleansing the body, cleansing the mind, cleansing the heart, cleansing the Soul…..cleansing your complete being from all the negativity that we carry within.

As I blur out the outside world and dwell within this month, I would like to share with you what the Holy month of Ramadan and Fasting truly mean to me.

Having studied almost every religion under the sun, I know for a fact that every community, every faith has a form of fasting embedded within their system. Fasting that is meant to inculcate spiritual growth.

Here are some in depth words by highly eminent beings, that will give you an idea as to how I see fasting as a means for spiritual growth. Their words as they are, are far better than my own in explaining this beautiful act of cleansing the soul. Continue reading “The Spiritual Benefits of Fasting ~ Cleansing Your Soul”

4 Positively Simple Tips to Regain Inner Peace

4 Positively Simple Tips to Regain Inner Peace“In times of quietness, our hearts should be like a tree, lifting their branches to heaven to draw down strength which they will need to face the storms that will surely come in life.”~Salesians of Don Bosco

When it comes to inner peace, we all automatically think we have it. If you truly ask yourself this very questions – “Am I peaceful NOW?” the answer often confuses us to a point of just forgetting about it.
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