Affirmation, Gratitude and Healing

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) love all I have learned about healing herbs from books, the people in my life and experimenting on myself in real life (here is an image of my twisted ankle and you can see how the toes and the area just above my ankle bone are more purple, while the area in between my toes and just above my ankle bone are more yellow and less purple as that is the area I wrapped with fresh comfrey leaves for three days continuously) so after this experiment in the use of fresh local whole comfrey leaves I would say that “Comfrey is great at enhancing the healing of the body in sprained ankles for me.” I am blessed to live in a time where knowledge is available and plentiful I just need to go to a library, bookstore or the internet to get thousands of new choices on what to fill my brain with next. I am a learning machine. I choose to learn all I can about physical health, happiness, forgiveness, peace of mind, mindfulness and gratitude so that I may give and receive joy easily, openly and completely. Thank you for your time. Thank you for searching your soul for your true inner light and beauty. I Love You. ♥ :~)
an image of my left foot after twisting my ankle

I am practicing looking where I am going from now on! hahahahahahaha! :~)

Today I am grateful for cat sitting we are getting to care for TomTom our friends Simon Werner and Miho Werner‘s cat he provides me with laughter and purring, for experiencing TomTom getting use to our new home and to watch his reactions to the different animals that live on the property here with us, and for cameras as they help us to capture our earthly adventures and share our experiences. Being heard is a basic human need for being whole, healed and healthy. Who listens to you and your heart? Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your stories with me. I love listening to you empathically. ♥ :~)
An image of a cat with a black body four white paws and a face that is have white and half black, his chest is also white

This is our friend TomTom we are lucky to be his trusted care givers! Woo HOO! :~)


Affirmation, Gratitude and Service

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) intend to feel hopeful, grateful and helpful every moment of every day. I live to love and be of service to the people in my life. I share my heart openly and honestly and I feel light and bouncy. Writing these daily affirmations and gratitude keep strengthening my own inner source of appreciation for life. I trust in the process of life and all is well in my world. Thank you for your time. Thank you for witnessing my words. I Love You.

Today I am grateful for my ability to trust in the pharmacy of nature and the healing ability of my body as today is day 4 since I sprained my ankle and I can see a difference in the bruising where I put the fresh comfrey leaves, the area that was under the comfrey is lighter colour, while the bruise above where the comfrey was applied is much darker purple also my toes did not get comfrey and they are a bit darker (I have taken images and will post), for my ability to rest when I need to and for getting to connect with two of our friends yesterday William Barnhart and his lovely wife Marrianne. William trailered their sail boat from Mesa, Arizona to Anacortes, WA launched their boat and came up for a visit so we went to the marina where they docked their boat for the night and we brought a lovely picnic lunch of local organic greens from Mobetta Herbs and Greens, homemade rawkers, some garlic scape pesto and pepper nori rolls and Marrianna shared some lovely cheese, salad and condiments. I am thankful for all the friends we share this planet with. Bill’s boat was lovely as he rebuilt if from his artistic passion. Here is a link to his web site.
Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your sacred self with me. I Love You.

A watercolour painting of Salt Spring Island, BC.  The colours are soft and luscious.

An image of a painting of Salt Spring Island, BC by Robert Cerins. The whimsical style of Robert’s paintings brings joy to my soul.

Affirmation, Gratitude and Twisted Ankle

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) have a body that heals quickly and completely. I care for my body with ice, rest, love and healing energy. I allow the energy of the Universe to flow into every cell of my being and heal my body. I breathe deeply and allow the pain to leave my body, as time does not exist I am already healed.  I keep a sense of humour about the whole twisting the ankle thing and I laugh at myself. I am the master of my emotions. I focus on all the good in my life and my foot heals. Thank you for witnessing my healing journey. Thank you for your time. I Love You. ♥
Today I am grateful for help, yesterday after Robert Cerins and I hung seven colourful & whimsical paintings at Ingredients Health Food Store And Apple Cafe, we were carrying a ladder and I miss stepped and twisted my ankle. Right away I called Daniel Gilfix to ask him to repair me with BodyTalk and at 7:30pm, Daniel met with me right away and I totally felt my foot set itself in place when he shared his healing skills with my body. I am thankful for my belief that my body is capable of healing itself given rest, proper nutrition and healing energy. And I am grateful that twice I have given myself a pain relief technique called Fast Aid from BodyTalk and that has lessened the soreness and aids in the healing process. I am awed at my bodies ability to heal in its perfect time. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your healed and happy self with me. I Love You.  :~)
Here is an image of one of the paintings we hung yesterday at Ingredients Health Food Store and Apple Cafe.
This colourful whimsical landscape of a path in the foreground, castles in the background and a beautiful sky

This painting celebrates Robert’s Step daughter Acacia and their friendship. Namaste’

Affirmation, Gratitude and Sharing

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) am a powerful spiritual being that incarnated to open the hearts of my earthly brothers and sisters. I am here to share the love that spills from all the cells of my body out to the cells of your body. I am a vibrational being that chooses to emit the vibrations of calmness, openness, happiness and kindness to the best of my ability every day. I get to choose only one aspect of my existence and that is my attitude about what happens in my life. So today I choose to look at whatever happens as my gifts of the day to glean from all I need. Thank you for your time. Thank you for being here and hearing my stories. I appreciate you.

A picture of a lady dressed in purple's and yellow surrounded by books she loves and food that nourishes her body and spirit.

Sharing my passion for love, organic whole food and life. Thank you for your time. I Love You!

Here is an image of me at the stage where we were speaking this weekend! ♥ Gratitude Dance! ♥

Today I am grateful for lots of sleep, as yesterday I took about a two hour nap and then went to bed at 8:00pm last night, then I woke up this morning ready to rock and rested, for the ability I have to focus on happy, constructive thoughts so that I create a fulfilling life for myself and my world, and for my facebook friends that keep me posted as to what is going on in their part of the world both inner and outer. I feel connected, blessed and abundant. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your stories, your heart and your dreams. I Love You. :~) ♥

Affirmation, Gratitude and Music!

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) so am enjoying being an example of cheeriness and joy. I get one life in which I get to effect the three dimensional world for sure so I am doing my best to smile, hold the door for everyone, acknowledge the people I meet in positive ways, I do my best to remember the names of the people I meet, I understand that the more peace I share the more peace I have inside me. The more patient I am with you the more patient I am with me. The more loving I am to you the more love that flows through my body nourishing all my bodies cells. I have repeated the mantra “All my cells are filled 100% with love” Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your perfect self with me.

Today I am grateful for all the four hundred plus volunteers, the more than 100 musicians, and all the ticket buyers that make the Island’s Folk Festival possible for 28 years now, for the people who choose to come and hear and share about Happiness when they could have been grooving to 5 other musical stage shows, for all the friends new and old that we connected with and for the courage I used to dance like no one was watching, sing to the top of my lungs the words to all Holly Arntzen, Kevin Wright and The Wilds songs that I knew, it was like getting a free singing lesson all weekend long! Thank you for your time! Thank you for challenging your spirit today and do something you love! I Love You! ♥ :~) Here is an image of The Wilds! ♥

An image of a band I love called the wilds!  <3

This musical band sings proactive songs about how to save the planet!

Affirmation, Gratitude and Island’s Folk Festival 2012

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, am so looking forward to the Island’s Folk Festival this weekend where Robert and I will be sharing our passion for life, love and gratitude on the Healing Arts Stage on Saturday July 21st from 2pm to 3pm and on Sunday July 22nd from 10am to 11am.
We are so excited to connect to the people of our community in such a fun and exciting way sharing the Universal Love that connects all beings with hearts. We are blessed that we were asked to be on stage by Alison Philp and we feel honoured to be a part of such a wonderful festival. Gratitude Dance.
At the festival we plan on sharing our ideas on happiness through interactive conversations, fun physical interactions and open hearted dialogue. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your kind hearted self with us. We Love You ♥ :~)

Today I am grateful for Paul Plenti and the food he grows at Mobetta Herbs and Greens off Pritchard Rd. in Cowichan Bay, BC 250-746-1764 to get some of the best freshest greens in the valley. (Paul sells his greens to some of our best local restaurants Amuse’, The Masthead and The Old Firehouse Wine Bar to name a few.) For all the farmers of our valley that nourish my body we buy all our produce local as much of the year as possible, and for the opportunity to support our friends by purchasing the food they so passionately grow. I feel blessed to live in such a beautiful valley. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing from your heart. I Love You. ♥ :~)

an image of musical instrument is a whimsical dance of gratitude in the colours of blues, golden yellow/oranges, greens and black

Jitterbug reminds us to dance in the gratitude of our physical existence. Created by Robert Cerins :~)


Affirmation, Gratitude and Our New Banner

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) am enjoying sharing my passion for joy, health and personal responsibility daily. I am finding that the more I write these affirmations the better I feel. I embrace my role as helper with grace and gratitude. I spend my time thinking joyful thoughts, writing kind, compassionate words, encouraging the people of my world to go the extra mile, being an example of personal responsibility and smiling at the people of my world. I choose to use my energy in constructive and cooperative ways that bring joy, love and light to our world. I have this life to contribute to the good of us all. I am a stand for forgiveness, love, patience, gratitude, bliss, and connecting to you. I am love and light and so are you. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing kindhearted self with me.

P.S. Here is am image of our Happiness Is Healthy Banner! What do you think of it?

Our new banner design for our business Happiness Is Healthy the letters are black there is a happy face dotting the I in Happiness and a peace sign with two hearts.

Our new banner design for our business Happiness Is Healthy/Happiness Heals. the input of three human hearts went into this logo. :~)

Today I am grateful for my house cleaning skills as yesterday was Vija my mother-in-laws birthday so while Robert went to get his folks from the ferry I spent some time joyously cleaning their home (as Vija and Bob Cerins are kind and generous with us all the time) we then made them lunch and later in the day we went to Pipi & Bob Tustian‘s home for a joyous family dinner together. I am blessed. I am also grateful for the time we spent at Inspire Art Gallery in Shawnigan Lake where we held a lovely meditation session I felt renewed and relaxed after meditating together. We are holding space there on Monday’s from 3 to 5 pm and Tuesday Robert Cerins is there holding space from 1 to 3 for love. Thank you for your time. Thank you for sharing your trusted self with me. I Love You. ♥ :~)

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