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. …

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Trusting You is Trusting Me

Trusting You is Trusting Me

Trusting You is Trusting Me — a two-way road which only works for me when I begin with me. When I say I trust you, first what I am saying is I trust myself. This is a journey which doesn’t begin with another — it begins inside, with who I am for me. Many personal …

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Adventure of Truth by Cheryl Marlene

Adventure in Truth

  When we let ourselves see only what we expect to see, we view the contents of our own minds and miss what is truly before us. Takashi Matsuoka, Cloud of Sparrows One of my main challenges in life is to go beyond what I expect. I have found that when I take the extra …

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Ganesha and Obstacles by Cheryl Marlene

Ganesha and Obstacles

In Indian mythology, Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, is the remover of obstacles. Chanting his mantra, Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha, can be a powerful practice for releasing obstacles of all kinds, both external and internal. The seed sound associated with Ganesha is GUM — and just this syllable can be both repeated to yourself and allowed …

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My Truth Begins with Me by Cheryl Marlene

My Truth Begins with Me

My journey:  Embrace a personal, direct experience of my truth. Make room to recognize my truth. My truth is not something that I depend upon for someone to tell me. I have learned that I can recognize my truth for myself. I have also learned to acknowledge my truth  as witness and without judgment. Without …

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What is My Truth Today by Cheryl Marlene

What is My Truth Today?

What is My Truth Today? This is a question that has become a question of comfort, a reassuring step in my journey, my own north star. However, this has not always been my experience. As a young woman, I suffered panic attacks. Sometimes, for seemingly no reason, I would begin hyperventilating, unable to catch my …

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Cheryl Marlene: Me and Truth and Self-Responsibility

Me & Truth & Self-Responsibility

I made a mistake this past Monday: I let a friend’s recommendation of a health practitioner override the responsibility I have to myself. The responsibility I owe myself to check out the methods and philosophy of a person I approach for support in my healing. If my friend recommends this person, she must be good, …

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Keeping Dirty Little Secrets by Cheryl Marlene

Keeping Dirty Little Secrets

When I speak in confidence to another I want to trust that my inner thoughts shared privately are not publicly displayed. My expectation is my secret is kept. Yet underneath is a place where keeping secrets is hurtful and harmful and will undermine the health and integrity of a relationship. Especially when the secret kept hides a truth aching to be revealed.

Today’s Truth

Yesterday’s truth and tomorrow’s truth will not be the same because of your heart’s experience today. Allowing Soul evolution is the path to deeper understanding of your truth and your essential nature as you grow and expand within the infinite possibility of All That Is.   This article is part of the articles I have …

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Life at Center by Cheryl Marlene

Life At Center

Life at Center quickly describes what it means to live life from an inner sense of center. There is in this world a push to pull you off center. Within you is an intense desire to stay connected, stay centered. Entropy is the motion which pulls apart, a motion towards disorder. Love is the motion …

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Creeping White Lies

Have you ever had a profound moment of clarity squeeze through in just one heart beat? The kind of instant awareness in which something gnawing at you breaks free and springs into your consciousness without warning? You catch your breath realizing, “Oh! My goodness! Of course!” Clarity emerges. In that one heartbeat, you feel yourself …

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Sixty-eight Days into a New Life by Cheryl Marlene

Sixty-Eight Days into a New Life

Hindsight may be 20-20 but sixty-eight days into a new life, I stop to think of words from the past. In January, someone told me, “Cheryl expect a different outcome!” Honestly at the time, this stung a bit. I felt the implication that somehow I was stuck in seeing the same and somehow was not …

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