Essence of Excellence by Cheryl Marlene

Essence of Excellence

Yesterday, the fishmonger at my local grocery store was in excellent spirits. He had arranged for an amazing sale of fresh Alaskan Coho Salmon. I love salmon, especially fresh. A treat I used to enjoy often when I lived in a small seaside town in Washington State. When it was my turn to order, I … Read more

Constant Change by Cheryl Marlene

Constant Change

The world is changing. This is a true statement now and was a true statement 3000 years ago. Change is constant. Given the nature of energy, the world will always be changing. Therefore, the questions before me: How do I want to change? What do I want to aim for? I have ideas about change … Read more

Challenging the Spitballs of Life by Cheryl Marlene

Challenging the Spitballs of Life

Life is not all rainbows and unicorns. Nope! On a regular basis, life rolls out the unexpected, the painful, the disgusting, and the frightening. That’s just on the inside. On the outside is everyone else having their experience being pushed to the edge and then beyond their ability to cope. You get hurt. You feel … Read more

The Peace of Loving Self by Cheryl Marlene

The Peace of Loving Self

Love worthy is a process of peace within. The chaos of constant self-questioning hinders inner peace. If you question everything you say or done, inner peace will be elusive. Relentless questioning comes from both a lack of trust and a lack of confidence. The constant barrage of judgment eats away at the self’s ability to … Read more

You Define Your by Cheryl Marlene

You Define You

The way you define yourself comes from within, from your ability to trust yourself to receive truth from your heart. When you feel love-worthy, you don’t seek relationship to define you or to give yourself substance. Seeking relationship to define you is looking outside of self for truth and validation. There is no harm in … Read more

The Unity of Self by Cheryl Marlene

The Unity of Self

Love Worthy Lesson #1 There is a paradox within which blocks your ability to love yourself. Buried deep is the belief that the physical self is impaired, imperfect, flawed, and, worse yet, unfixable. The belief takes a further step and sees the spiritual self as also damaged and irreparable. The perception of brokenness creates a … Read more

What Have I Learned About Myself in 2018 by Cheryl Marlene

What Have I Learned About Myself in 2018?

I believe that the primary purpose of my life is learning. I am here to learn. Learn Always. Because I live within the constant expansion of universal creation, my learning will never be done. In each moment, when I give myself the chance, learning is available. Sometimes big sweeping realizations which excite my heart and … Read more

What am I Thank for in my Life by Cheryl Marlene

What Am I Thankful for in My Life in 2018?

As the year begins draw to a close, it’s time to turn my attention towards the new year. I am beginning by first taking an attitude of gratitude to my life this past year. Thinking about what I’ve done, where I’ve traveled, friends and events along the way, I want to first remember and then … Read more

What is my intention for today? by Cheryl Marlene

What is my intention for today?

This is a morning question — while you are brushing your teeth or eating breakfast. Clear intention is a powerful force for what I call GSD – – Getting Shit Done. To accomplish, to be productive, requires the focus of intention. Intention helps you begin with the end in mind. Intention creates direction for your … Read more

How Does Failure Help Me Learn?

Failure is an excellent tool for learning. When you fail, you are making an effort to shift your life. You are engaging. You are leaning into the deeper road. You haven’t given up … not yet! This question is aimed at helping you find the gift of failure in your life. Looking at failure and … Read more

How Am I In Resistance To New Learning

How am I in resistance to new learning? What you know today comes from what you learned yesterday. Yesterday’s truth may not work today. Today, because you are a new and different person from yesterday, there’s something new for you to learn today. If you resist learning, life stagnates and gets boring. Excitement comes from … Read more