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Wisdom from Marie Claire Bernards

Wisdom from Marie Claire Bernards

The fastest way to happiness and peace is the absolute acceptance of WHO YOU ARE right in this moment.

The nature of humanness is divinity. This is evident in many of the daily “miracles” of our existence: our body, the seasons, the supreme organization of the universe. We know this in our cells, our bones. There is a deep resonance to the truth that we are all connected, that divinity expresses ITSELF as us, exactly as we are.

The ego says, “Ok, you have the capacity to love and sure, you might be an expression of the divine, but until you get your spending under control, your weight under control, stop losing it with your kids, take one more class, get one more degree, stop being depressed, get a job, a lover, a clear complexion, be articulate, express your art, eliminate feeling awkward, etc… you are not going to have access to the secret, the happiness, the peace, the abundance, the ones, etc..”

You see how this line of thinking does not allow for that very state you seek?

We start to follow a contemplative path, line of thinking, or other method to find that piece which will fit into the empty sucking place in ourselves that calls for more and aches about our flaws while keeping us from peace, money, love, and meaning….Continue reading at

Marie Claire is a teacher and intuitive consultant.

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8:48AM PDT on Jul 1, 2013


5:09PM PDT on Jun 30, 2013

Lovely post. Thanks for sharing.

5:07PM PDT on Jun 30, 2013

Great to ponder...;) Thanks for sharing!

11:16PM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

Good article. Thank you : )

7:17PM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

Great article. Thanks!

8:51AM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

It's amazing too, when you realize you are not the victim but rather take charge and responsibility for what you can do in the moment to make things work. Not easy sometimes, but what a freeing feeling and the best part is IT WORKS!

7:09AM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

You have to face your flaws and demons before you can make a change and get rid of them. That kind of self-honesty can be a painful experience. But until you do it, you won't be free to be truly happy.

6:58AM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

I prefer the word "content" to happiness. You cannot humanly be happy all the time. But you can be content with what you have, who you are, or who you are with. thanks

10:22PM PDT on Jun 29, 2012


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