It Takes a Village

Just as the old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child,” I believe it also takes a village to build a community of like-minded individuals spreading an impactful message.  So, what happens when the village goes quiet? When new ideas are generated, the village gets excited.  Everyone chips in their ideas and…

My Spiritual Philosophy by Vidette Vanderweide

My Spiritual philosophy can best be described as freedom.  I believe that every person has the ability to create freedom in their life…whatever that means to them.  Freedom can mean any of the following: ·      Financial Freedom ·      Circumstantial freedom ·      Freedom from disease ·      Freedom from abuse ·      Freedom of choice ·      Freedom of…

Our Deepest Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.…

A Little “Happy Tool” from the Parent Forum

Today at the Parent Forum I learned one, small tip that I immediately implemented this evening.  What I experienced was something rather profound. This one tip ended up giving us an interactive dinner conversation, some laughs, and a tool we’ll implement probably every day. During our discussion at the parent forum, a mom brought up…

2012 CSLCV Annual Retreat

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, I attended my second annual retreat at the Center for Spiritual Living – Capistrano Valley. I made my decision based on my previous year’s experience, one that transformed my thinking, but also, being new to the center in 2011, I was surrounded by people who truly had my highest good…