Affirmation of the Week #48 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #48

  When life is difficult, I do not, will not give up. All the inner turmoil and difficulty can be overwhelming, can rudely hit hard and low and sneaky, with hope I will give in, walk away, lapse into blame, anger, and unhappiness. A desire to hold me back and have me rot in the … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #47 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #47

  Fear has no place in my life. Fear reaches out and squeezes my heart with hopes of controlling me and making me feel powerless, small, ineffective, and disconnected. Fear is used as a form of attack on the best of me with the intention to interrupt my life and make me step back, let … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #46 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #46

I trust myself in all aspects of my life. Trust is a spiritual practice which requires consistent effort. Because life has disappointments and unexpected turns, trust can be challenging. Without trust, my life is simply afloat, pushed and pulled by the tides of fate. When I claim trust, my journey begins. A journey to learn … Read more

Hearing My Soul’s Truth by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation: Hearing My Soul’s Truth

As the intention of an Affirmation practice deepens, the affirmation itself becomes part of the soul’s voice and expression, bringing awareness from the unconscious, expanding awareness, and offering opportunities for new learning and growth. A new habit is established within, finding guidance from within the heart. The critical voice fades to a tiny, occasional peep. … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #45 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #45

I no longer allow myself to believe my critical voice. Time to cut power to the critical voice. Time to claim responsibility. Time to trust. Time to hear truth. Time to determine my life’s path based on choice rather on the stories offered up by the critical voice. Now is the time. Now is the … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #44 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #44

In trust, I live my life happily aligned with my inner truth. My inner truth is in constant motion as I live and grow and experience life. Transformation fuels this shift. Alignment is an experience of resonance in the moment. Alignment emerges and I feel vital, centered, grounded – full of well-being, ready to face … Read more

Transformation, Body, Mind, Heart & Soul by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation: Transformation, Body, Mind, Heart & Soul

In repeating an affirmation, words touch all aspects of your energy – body, mind, heart and soul. New affirmations come from your learning trajectory, guiding growth to new levels of awareness and contemplation. Affirmations connect with personal energy flow and support movement, rather than the stagnation desired by the critical voice. My transformation creates balance … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #43 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #43

  I happily live the life I create for myself. Why show up in my life with negative thoughts and beliefs? More negativity? I can release whatever pushes my life toward negativity. This isn’t about never feeling negative, distressing emotion. This is about not getting bogged down in the mire of misery. Nor is it … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #42 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #42

  My happiness is my responsibility. Whatever is happening in my life, how I choose to respond is my responsibility. I don’t have control over the motion of the world around me. But I do have choice in this moment on my behavior, my response, my action. As choice fuels happiness, happiness blooms within the … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #41 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #41

  I willingly let go of all blocks to experiencing true happiness in my life. Make a list: What makes me happy? For everything on this list, add whatever I perceive as an obstacle for each item. Now look at each obstacle and ask myself: Is this block truly worth my happiness? Letting go of … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #40 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #40

I listen to the truth of me in this moment. Releasing the push and pull of expectation allows heart and mind to uncover possibility. When focus isn’t toward a pre-defined set of conditions, possibility has room to step forward. This space also allows my center to offer truth. My truth in this moment, within infinite … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #39 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #39

  I open my heart to the infinite possibility of all life. In each moment, the possibility of the universe expands. In each moment, something unknowable becomes knowable and in the next moment becomes something I know. What I know is always a small fraction of what is knowable and unknowable. The motion of All … Read more

Affirmation 38 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #38

  I forgive myself for believing I know all the answers. To forgive is to acknowledge that now is the time for a different approach, for a different intention, for a different choice. Being highly productive can lead to a habit of always thinking I know. In the uncertainty, inherent in any situation, there is … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #37 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #37

  As I learn, I release unreasonable expectations. The first step away from the control of expectations is to let go of the assumption that I know all or can predict outcomes with 100% certainty. This motion is not about undervaluing self. This is a motion away from the sway of arrogance and the inflexibility … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #36 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #36

I trust myself to risk uncertainty. The deep road of the spiritual journey is about trust and the unknown. As a constant condition, uncertainty can be approached either in fear or in anticipation. Fear pushes at trust, raising questions within my heart and mind, prickling doubt about self. Within doubt, life flounders. Seeing the joy … Read more

Shift Habit to Support Truth by Cheryl Marlene

Shift Habit to Support Truth

The words of an affirmation take the words of habit and flip them into a positive direction. I can’t do anything becomes I am learning that I am capable. I hate myself becomes I am learning that I am worthy of love. I shift habit to support me and my truth.

Affirmation of the Week #35 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #35

I open my heart to those who reciprocate my trust. Deep relationship is scary when experience reveals the untrustworthiness of people. Yes, there are folks not worthy of trust. Yes, there are folks who do not hold high regard and respect for others. I let these people go. I take a step forward for myself … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #34 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #34

I claim my life as grand adventure within the great unknown. The great unknown can be approached in fear and anxiety or with joyous anticipation of endless possibility. Letting go of the fear helps me view the unknown as a grand adventure of exploration and learning. The adventure forms the basis of life and helps … Read more

Affirmation of the Week #33 by Cheryl Marlene

Affirmation of the Week #33

I yield control and step into trust with grace and ease. The unknown is a constant condition of life. Exactly what will happen tomorrow is unknown as is a week or a month or a year. Yet the desire to know, to be certain is also a constant need. When the need to know, to … Read more

Learning Fuels Spiritual Growth by Cheryl Marlene

Learning Fuels Spiritual Growth

On the spiritual journey, spiritual practice and experience help identify something — a thought, a belief, a habit, a story — which no longer serves. Letting go may be a simple decision to move in a different direction. Or more intense focus through additional avenues such as meditation, acupuncture, energy healing, Akashic Record Readings, prayer, … Read more