Thursday, May 13, 2021

THE BEAUTY WITHIN

Good morning everyone and happy Thursday.  We have all heard the phrase, "beauty is skin deep."  It means that beauty merely lies on the surface and stays there never reaching the heart or the soul.  Isn't that the kind of beauty we would rather be around.  Beauty that's not just nice to look at but beauty that you can feel.  

Have you ever been around someone who was just breathtaking to look at but the words from their mouths were a shocking contrast to the beauty before you. Words can comfort us, upset us, relieve us and contribute to just about any feeling we may have.  When we see a physically beautiful person we expect that their insides match their outsides but that isn't always the case. 

Today's quote is, "The physical is not ugly - it is the ugliness of the soul seeping through."   You know that person who always makes you laugh?  The one who always says good morning?   They are the real beautiful people.

Goodness and kindness are seen through actions making one a true beauty.  Physical appearance is secondary if ugliness is all that is inside.  We all have ugly thoughts at times.  We are not perfect.  We are human.   Choose not to share them but instead to share laughter and love and let your beauty shine through.

Have a wonderful Thursday everyone! ~Love, Amy


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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

RELEASE THE BURDEN OF THE PAST

Good morning everyone and happy Tuesday.  Although it is spring it is still not warm enough to pack our sweaters away.  There is nothing I like more than shedding all those heavy winter clothes and trading them in for lighter more colorful ones.  I can only imagine how those sheep must feel after they've been shorn!  

What a relief to no longer be weighed down.  You know what else weighs you down? Emotions. They weigh us down even more than heavy garments.  Why do we insist on keeping them in the back of our minds?  The pain we experienced years ago is all too easily recalled in idle moments.  We can just as easily recall happier times which is much more preferable.

Time to release and let go of that gumbo of pain, sadness, anger and misery.  Today's quote is, "I no longer carry the past with me - a heavy burden that didn't allow for joy - happiness or to know who I really was.."  Say it again.  This is really important.  I no longer carry the past with me - a heavy burden that didn't allow for joy, happiness or to know who I really was.  

All kinds of memories are stored in our minds, both good and bad.  We shouldn't erase them no matter how painful. Everything in our life is a culmination of who we are but some of them can be released so we don't have to constantly live and relive past pain. 

Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone~ Love, Amy


To learn more about what I do, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co

To schedule an in-person or remote Reiki session with me, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co/private sessions OR email me at amy@amykaufman.co

Thursday, May 6, 2021

WE ARE ALL HUMAN

Good morning everyone and happy Thursday.  Did you ever go to school with a "mean girl?"  Take a moment to think back to whatever grade it may have been and think of the meanest girl in your class.  How scared were you when her eyes scanned the room waiting for her next victim.  The mean girl was the one who would talk down to everyone from her self imagined pedestal.  She was the one who made it clear, (in her mind anyway) that she was better than you.

Fast forward to middle school, high school and college.  Guess what.  That mean girl had transformed into a mean adult.  We don't have to like everyone but we do have to treat everyone as an equal. Today's quote is, "We are no better than the homeless man with no shoes - our stories and journeys are different but we are equal in our humanity."

Who knows how the homeless man ended up homeless instead of being CEO of a major corporation.  Who knows if the impossibly pampered woman is really happy?  We have no idea how some of us arrived or didn't arrive at our desired destinations nor do we know what creates happiness for some and not for others.  

What we all know is that each one of us possesses a heart allowing us to give love and receive love.  Our lungs allow us to breathe fresh air and smell cut grass.  Our minds allow us to think and to dream.  Wearing shoes doesn't make you better than anyone else.  Be kind in your words and your actions.  They all matter.

Have a wonderful Thursday everyone! ~Love, Amy


To learn more about what I do, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co

To schedule an in-person or remote Reiki session with me, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co/private sessions OR email me at amy@amykaufman.co

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

KEEP HOPE WITHIN REACH

Good morning everyone and happy Tuesday.  Many words are conceptual.  Hope is one of them.  We all know what it is.  It is one of those intangible things that can't be touched yet we all know what it feels like.  It is what we keep in our back pockets, front pockets, wallets or pocketbooks so that when we want something really badly it is within reach.  Regrettably we are a very impatient bunch ready to exchange that hope with defeat.  There's not much left when you give up hope.

Today's quote is, "In the beginning there was hope that quickly changed to defeat - go back to the beginning and start all over again."  And by all means put some patience in your back pocket as well!  Things don't always happen when you want them to.  Things don't always work out the way you envision.  Sometimes a lot of struggle goes into whatever it is you are doing but it doesn't mean it won't happen or it won't work out.   

The word hope is uplifting as are all the synonyms.  Ambition, desire, wish, expectation, desire and dream.  Those are some really powerful and uplifting words.  Why would anyone trade them in for lost, collapse or beat.  Eww right!  

Never give up hope.  Keep it close to you at all times.  You may not be able to see it or touch it but hope touches all of us! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone! ~Love, Amy


To learn more about what I do, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co

To schedule an in-person or remote Reiki session with me, visit my website:https://amykaufman.co/private sessions OR email me at amy@amykaufman.co