Monday Matters – “Starting Over”

December 17th, 2012

Beloveds, the following is an abridged excerpt taken from my latest book, Peace from Broken Pieces. As we all try to find the right words and actions following the tragedies of Newtown, Connecticut, I had to go back and re-read this chapter.  These words brought peace to me and I hope they will for you as […]

Monday Matters – Commentary on Nonjudgement

December 3rd, 2012

Today’s Monday Matters is an excerpt from “One Day My Soul Just Opened Up”, 40 Days and 40 Nights Toward Spiritual Strength and Personal Growth. It is about practicing Non-Judgement: It is a state of mental and emotional openness and receptivity to new experiences and new interpretations of past experiences. Observation of people and/or participation in […]

Monday Matters – “Yesterday I Cried”

November 26th, 2012

I hope you had a wonderful break Beloveds. I was recently reminded of this excerpt from my book, “Yesterday, I Cried”, because sometimes we all have those days when we just want to sit down and weep. It’s cleansing and messy all at the same time! Whether your tree fell on your neighbor’s house, your […]

Monday Matters – Drama Is Optional

November 19th, 2012

Human beings, particularly those of us with a deep attachment to the ego, the voice of separation, have a tendency to be very dramatic. When our backs are up against the wall; when we are being stretched or pruned or corrected by the circumstances of life rather than knowing and believing that things are working […]

Monday Matters – “Act Like you Know the Truth”

November 12th, 2012

Beloveds, my schedule has been so hectic with filming and travel, but I wanted to make sure you still had a Monday Matters. Please enjoy this transcript taken from the Audio CD found with my book, Tapping the Power Within – A Path of Self-Empowerment for Women. Have a wonderful week. Love, Iyanla There’s a […]

Monday Matters – “What I Know Now”

November 5th, 2012

The following is an excerpt from my book, Tapping the Power Within – A Path of Self-Empowerment for Women What I Know Now is that every living thing has a spirit. However, there is only one Spirit. The spirit of a thing or being is connected to the Spirit of life, who is God, the Creator […]

Monday Matters – “Faith and Experience”

October 29th, 2012

Today’s Monday Matters is an excerpt from my book, Until Today. This book of 365 daily devotionals supports the time-honored adage, “Why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?”  Beloveds, I know how easy it is to stay stuck in old sentiments, resentments, beliefs, decisions, agreements, judgments, and ideas that may have become […]

Monday Matters- “What A Woman Learns”

October 22nd, 2012

In the ancient days, the wise grandmothers would take the young girls away from the village to teach them all that they needed to know about themselves and their lives.  Every tribe, clan, village and community honored and revered the wisdom of the grandmothers.  The people  knew what these grandmothers knew; that becoming and being […]

Monday Matters – Wade or Wait?

October 15th, 2012

A friend, devastated when a long-term plan fell apart, insisted she had prayed and held a vision for her desired outcome.  She was sure she had followed internal guidance and was aligned in consciousness with principles that would manifest exactly what she wanted.  Convinced that something had gone wrong or that something negative was blocking […]

Monday Matters – How to Do What You Do

October 8th, 2012

You can-do anything, and navigate yourself through anything if you have the proper road map.  When you are guided by peace, driven by love and if you have a clear direction you will reach the highest point of your destination.  My motto is, “Begin Within!”  Once you clean up the inside, everything and everyone on […]

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