I FORTIFY MYSELF!

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I fortify myself. I define who I am. I am responsible for my life experiences.

I seek knowledge by learning from various teachers which includes all of nature, small children, elders of the community, religious leaders, and newly acquired friends sometimes referred to as strangers.

I accept full responsibility for my growth and expansion. It is my work to do. As I allow myself to increase, I am gifted with amazing results. I do not limit the subject matter, I am open to receiving all information. I am a master at discerning what is appropriate for me. All else is eliminated from my consciousness.

I fortify myself with pure beauty. In the appreciation of beauty in the forms of nature, I can see the beauty in the person I have become. Yes, I have grown through and learned some powerful lessons in life. Oh Thanks God for those wonderful opportunities in which I have grown and blossomed into this magnificent human expression.

I fortify myself with Truth. The Truth of who I AM is a child of God. I know I Am an offspring of the Awesome Incredible Source that has created everything. I am honored by Holy Spirit, fully entitled to enjoying all the vastness of the Universe. The Truth is, I can have All that I declare! The Truth is, I Am created in Goodness and I Am whole and complete. The Truth is, my life has meaning and purpose. The Truth is, I Am Abundantly Prosperous in Health, Wealth and Relationships. I can soar like an Eagle when I choose to. The Truth is, it is my sole duty to recognize my power and to fully express it.

I Fortify Myself from this day forward with JOY knowing that I Am who I say I AM!

WHO TOLD YOU?

Who told you? My friend Timothy Branch has asked this question of me and I find it a very interesting question to answer. What he is saying is to be very discerning while receiving information that leads you to any particular action.

So who are you listening to? And then who are you asking the question of?

Are you asking God the questions: What is my next move? Where do I go for this or that? Do I continue to live here or is it time for me to move? Is this my perfect employment? God what is it that You would have me to do? What is my purpose in life? Or any other question that may concern you.

The funny thing about this is the waiting period. Sometimes your answers will come immediately and yet often you must be patient and wait. The question remains however, “Who told you?”

You will know that the answer is from God. When the perfect answer, for you, comes you will feel excited and peaceful at the same time. You will sense confidence, calmness and surety. You just know that you know that God has blessed you with the answer.

When we do not wait for the Divine answer and desire to rush the process, ha-ha, all kinds of wonderful things will begin to happen. You begin to feel anxious and nervous. You experience different body ailments. You are just not feeling right and have difficulty explaining why.

So next time, right before you decide to take action ask yourself,

“Who told me?”

23rd PSALMS

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March 31st

 

Sometimes we need to personalize scripture and other writings so they have more impact for us. I am sharing my version of the 23rd Psalms which is one of my favorites. You can do this for yourself, it does not affect nor distract from the original writings. It simply adds special meaning for you.

 

 

23rd Psalms

 

God is my Source!

 

I already have everything I desire (I only need to see it and believe it).

 

My lavish garden is Peace-filled; in my stillness, my strength is enriched and increased.

 

I trust God.

 

God’s Grace is sufficient.

 

When fear knocks, my Faith does not answer the door.

 

God’s Mercy sustains me, carries me through all valley experiences.

 

As I call forth into being (as I recognize) the bountiful Blessings of my rich inheritance from God’s storehouse –

My life overflows with prosperity and abundance!

 

 

I am accompanied by goodness and kindness, everywhere I go, because; God dwells inside of me!

 

 

 

Amen.

SELF MOTIVATION

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March 30th

 

Lights, Camera, Action!

 

Well here you are ready and poised to manifest your miracles. You have written the script, hired the best technical team of experts, obtained the perfect producers and located the ideal movie company.

 

It is your time to shine. It is your time to direct the next Block Buster Movie. The Universe will celebrate with you as this production is revealed on the Big Screen of Life.

 

Yes, some things were not as easy as others, yet you prevailed. The cast was not always in place, yet you accomplished your goals. The scene required changing and you did it with ease and confidence.

 

You maintained your Self-Motivation. You went deep within to The Source of all living matter and garnered the strength when you desired more. You have prayed and given much Thanks to The Creator for your Blessings.

 

You maintained your Self-Motivation by faithfully going into Meditation to receive your guidance from God. The Holy Spirit, The Ancestors, The Spiritual Guides and Masters are all pleased with you! You have stayed the course and won! You are victorious over all seeming obstacles!

 

Your Self-Motivation have served as a Light and Inspiration to all those around you. They have silently watched you keep keeping on, reaching and stretching to achieve your goals.

 

I Thank God for you! You are The Best! Deserving and Worthy! Beautiful and Awesome! Spectacular and Wondrous!

SEE YOUR GOAL

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Visualize your goals. See it very clearly. Is every detail in the picture? Can you make it clearer still? Feel your goal. How does it feel? Can you see yourself accomplishing your goals?

 

All things of creation first begin with the thought. Think the thought of your goal. Describe it in a TV commercial type of advertising way. Make it so awesome and appealing that it becomes all you think about. See it; etch it into your memory. Remember it; now breathe it into your other senses. Breathe deep and feel it. Catch your goal with your full attention. Now that you have it, do not let it go, unless you make that choice.

 

What does it look like? Are you on Oprah or receiving an Oscar or Emmy? Has your business idea been converted into a cash flowing industry, where money is increasingly flowing to you? Does your invention finally receive the financial backing you need to implement it? Is that song on the Top 20 List for months at a time? Does your book hit and stay on The New York Bestsellers list? Are you now packing for that fabulous worldwide vacation, experiencing various lands, destinations and cultures?  What does it look like?

 

I can see it with you! Just hold on, keep visualizing its realization. I will celebrate with you, wearing my own original designed outfit just fit for the occasion. I will join with you in recognition of the manifestation of your goals. I am so proud of you for staying the course; for believing in yourself and your goals/dreams. I salute you in grand style because you are definitely worth celebrating.

 

 

 

Universe I present to you My Friend, My Loved One, The Creator and

 

Manifesting Agent of _________________________.

LIFE REVIEW

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March 9th

 

Have you ever given any thought to your obituary? What will people have to say at the service commemorating your life?

 

As I witness the passing of loved ones from this earthy place I am filled with Love and Respect for the individual. I listen to the testimonies of others that have also been touched by the person. I wonder what will be said about my life and my contributions to humanity.

 

I desire my legacy to be one of peace and empowerment. I want others to remember me as the one who always encouraged them to reach higher. To go for that dream that frightened them, to know they could if they believed in its possibility. I would like to see smiles on the faces of those that would attend my life celebration because I touched them with sincere love and complete acceptance. I want to see smiles because I gave smiles as a gesture of what the person meant to me.

 

In my passing may I have touched as many lives as possible with a humble spirit, gentle hug and kind word. May I have created situations where positive and affirmative gestures and words have a rippling effect on the Universe. May my work through the written word continue to inspire generations in the future. May my work bless and teach always. May I always be known for going wherever I am called with Joy and gladness to be of service globally. I pray to have touched with sincerity and kindness each person on my path.

 

How about you? Have you ever stopped and thought what your life represents? How are you impacting the world? Do you share your gift? Are there people you need to tell you love them?

A.S.K.

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March 2nd

 

A.S.K. – Awakening Spiritual Knowledge!

 

There resides within each of us a divine knowledge of everything we need to know to live an abundant and prosperous life. We have overlooked it because we have been trained not to recognize our connection to The Source, God.

 

The truth is we can summons this knowledge and power whenever we choose. It is awaiting our attention. All that is, is within us. The Creator gifted us with this Spiritual Knowledge. It is buried in our hearts. It is alive when we acknowledge its existence.

 

Spiritual Knowledge is that knowing without physical proof. You cannot explain it. Even if you could others may not understand you, which may cause you to lose faith in what you know to be true. Spiritual Knowledge is that little voice telling you to go ahead because everything is going to be just fine and dandy. Just do it! The words scream at you. Are you listening?

 

Spiritual Knowledge is that vision that keeps repeating itself over and over again in your dreams. You wake up and think, what a strange dream I had last night. There are times when we are not paying attention to our innermost desires and our dreams reveal to us they are still alive and waiting.

 

You can awaken that power within you. Spiritual Knowledge surpasses all intellectual understanding. Spiritual Knowledge is accepting the power and presence of God, The Creator, The Source living and dwelling inside of you. Spiritual Knowledge knows no separation, knows no boundaries, and knows no limitations.

 

Dare to A.S.K. today. Awaken Spiritual Knowledge within you right now. Allow it to grow and expand with each breath you inhale and exhale. Breathe it in fully. Know that it is yours all the time!

GOD IS THE SOURCE

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I will wake up and live the life I Love, in Spirit and in Truth!!!

 

My source is God. I am sustained in a power I will never be able to express in words. This power is God! The power of God is incredible, it is Awesome! This power can turn war into peace. This power can transcend time and place. It is everywhere evenly distributed. It is a power that heals and harmonizes everything in its path. I connect to my Infinite Source at all times.

 

There is a power inside of me that is greater than any outside influence. I rise up and greet this Power with my utmost respect. I rise up to welcome this Power into every small detail of my existence. I rise up!

 

I must be fully awake to utilize this Power. I choose to be aware of this Power. I acknowledge this Power. I am this Power, in human expression.

 

There is a gift inside of me begging for expression through me. I know it, I feel it, I can sense it. I live this life that has been but a dream. I fully engage in its reality. I give birth to it with ease, joy and peace. I am excited.

 

Wake up and fully live! Wake up and allow your uniqueness to flow, to water all of humanity. You are a gift.

 

I discover the life I sincerely Love. I live the life I Love! I Am the life I Love. God is my strength, my courage, and my wisdom. With God I can conquer all fear and live victoriously. With God all things are possible! I Am charged with an unfailing attitude of Success! Thanks God for choosing me to do the work that I alone am called to do. Thanks Creator for entrusting me with the gifts to make a contribution that benefits all of mankind.

 

I CAN.

I WILL.

I DO.

GOD IS MY SOURCE!!!

 

TRUTH IN LABELING

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Who are you?

 

During sessions with Common Ground, an AIDS support program in Atlanta we have discussed how labeling can and does affect an individual. Society shuns individuals by any number of labels we place on them. For instance, with my beloved family at Common Ground; some have been ridiculed for being gay, told they are sinners, contracted the virus because God is mad at them and God is disappointed in them therefore they will never get into heaven. So how does an individual fit in when their way of life is different from the majority? They choose to lie instead. So there are men in the group who have participated in the deceit and game of Down Low because they were compelled to be accepted. There are men in this group who have fully accepted and believed this nonsense of being no good about themselves. I shout it to the rooftops in my attempt to get them to see their value as a human. I tell them they are a CHILD OF GOD, period end of conversation.

 

I ask them not to allow anyone to label them. Just because someone has a different perspective on life does not make them or give them authority to ridicule, dishonor or call them names. Nor do these individuals have the right to do so.

 

Our only label is a CHILD OF GOD. Our true nature is of God. In that description of our very core and real identity there is no room and no need for labels such as man, woman, Black, White, believer, non-believer, heterosexual, homosexual, married, Christian, Jew, Pastor or any other label.

 

Labels are used to create separation. God’s plan for mankind is for inclusion and unity. God’s plan is for unconditional love for everyone. When we are governed by labels and insistent on their use to define who we are then in fact we are causing separation in the body of God. No separation exists there.

 

I welcome all into my world. I was recently adopted by a Chinese friend who insists that I am now her sister. I am proud and honored to be considered a sister to this woman, who is a very wonderful person. I have no need to exclude folks from my reality. There is no separation in my reality.

 

Truth in Labeling – Who Are YOU?

 

 

INNOCENCE

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Study a baby or a young child today. Learn from an animal. As you closely pay attention to them you will see innocence in action. It is pure and intentional.

 

What is innocence? It’s allowing your vibrational Spiritual energy to connect. It can connect to thoughts, people, things and animals. It is an understanding that everything is created from the same Source, God. It is accepting what is. Innocence is about sharing from your core of Goodness that is within you.

 

As we remove ego and/or judgments we are left in a state of pure ecstasy. A state of honesty and truthfulness exists for us. This is a state of innocence. We release all fears and prejudices. We simply allow.

 

Innocence only recognizes good and is eagerly looking for it. There is goodness in each person and situation. Sometimes we may need to look a little closer to recognize it. But it is always present.

 

Innocence is big word for purity. The purity is of your thoughts and actions. Purity is without defect. You are created in purity, without one single error. How gracious to hold that belief about yourself. How precious to know the truth about who you are. You are a child of the Most High! You are a descendant of the Magnificent Creator! An offspring of God! You are an amazing example of pure innocence. Live your life with this truth. Hold it in your thoughts until you firmly believe it. Know that you know that you know!

 

I salute you in your pure INNOCENCE! Peace be unto YOU!

 

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