“If you hesitate or second-guess or hold back feeling joy and freedom and fun just because it might disturb the sensibilities of another, then you are rehearsing smallness. It doesn’t matter if that person is a parent, sibling, your spouse, or best friend. The divine part of you never requires the practices of limitations, so that you are worthy of wonderful things.
“The only sacrifice necessary to live your purest self and most authentic, extraordinary life is to surrender your propensity of making choices based on abating the possible negative reactions of another.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“There are no limits to your progression, and there never will be an arrival or end to learning, so you might as well view your struggles as lessons. And with each lesson comes new depth and love and immensities of things. To practice the magic of transforming misfortune into joy is to live an extraordinary life.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“A few behaviors does not make an entire human being. If you focus on limited information, you will have a narrow view of a person or situation. If you turn your attention to authenticity (yours and theirs), you both become new, you both step into the light and a world of endless perspectives unfolds. All one has to do is perpetually concede to ignorance of all the facts, because you never will have them all, in any situation, about anyone.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
“Manipulators believe and act upon the premise that those they are unable to influence are continually trying to manipulate them. Those that don’t (manipulate), don’t care. In fact, such behavior never crosses their mind. And sadly, these innocents are the perpetual target of such insecurity, fear, and hate. Eventually, they either succumb to the psychological […]
“The most wonderful thing about life is that we get to experience (and watch) the breath of the Universe move through these inanimate clay bodies to transform our limitations and dullness into exquisite works of art.” -Amy Larson, amyjalapeno.com
(And of course by “Universe” I mean God, Buddha, Allah, whatever all pervading power/energy/force you believe saturates our Universe.) “The Universe knows no limitation. It will explode, dissolve, expand, push and pull every bit of matter into the form it needs to conduct its symphony. Your melody will change, and the harmony of others around […]
“The thing about loving someone, about laying your heart wide open and being so immutably vulnerable is that it unbolts the door to free and (paradoxically) unleash your deepest fear, which challenges any resolve to be worthy, to be loved, any determination to be seen and heard and felt. That’s when you face it. You […]