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“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”  ~Jimi Hendrix

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
What does love empower you to do to elevate humanity?

SPH says:
“Let love empower you towards the elevation of humanity”.   
 ~Shelly Prillerman Harrell

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“With every thought we can start to re-create our lives.”  ~Marianne Williamson

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
Where will you focus your thoughts?

SPH says:
“We can have both automatic and intentional thoughts.  Some automatic thoughts are unwanted and there are several things that we can do when they come up: (1) simply acknowledge them and move on, (2) recognize and normalize thought patterns, (3) perseverate and ruminate on them, or (4) berate ourselves for having them and try to push them away. The first two help us move forward.  The last two keep us stuck.  Being intentional with your thoughts involves training yourself to acknowledge, recognize, and normalize, as well as deciding if it would be useful to further explore the origins and functions of particular thought patterns that you notice. Being intentional also is about choosing where you will focus your mind using strategies to assist you such as dialogue, reading, music, writing, and meditation. These strategies can expand your thoughts and open up amazing possibilities for creating experience and thus re-creating your life with intention and focus.   
 ~Shelly Prillerman Harrell

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“In a time of destruction, create something.”  ~Gwendolyn Brooks

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
What will you create out of the ashes?

SPH says:

“Create something beautiful and positive and life-enhancing.”

MLK: do right

MLK: Keep Moving Forward

MLK: Love releases, harmonizes, and illuminates

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“To be brave is to be involved.”  ~Gwendolyn Brooks

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
Will you be brave?

SPH says: “Be involved in life”.

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“The world is round and the place that may seem like the end may also be the beginning.”  ~Ivy Baker Priest

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
What endings are cycling into beginnings in your life?

SPH says:
“There are no endings that aren’t also beginnings of something else. Life is all about cycles and everything is in a process of ongoing evolution. We must be proactive and influence what we are cycling into and the nature of our own evolving. Every ending is also a beginning that transforms into a becoming.” 
 ~Shelly Prillerman Harrell

SPH says: “repurpose the pain”

“The pain of what has been taken away can be repurposed. We can seize our power to transform the losses of yesterday into the triumphs of tomorrow.  Hope lives in the truth that every tomorrow offers possibilities that can be shaped and nurtured into something amazing for your life. Start transforming your tomorrow by nurturing its possibilities today.”  ~Shelly Prillerman Harrell

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“Live life for what tomorrow offers, not for what yesterday has taken away.”  ~Unknown

The FOCUSandFLOW Life Question:
What offerings of tomorrow will you start seizing today?

SPH says:
“The pain of what has been taken away can be repurposed. We can seize our power to transform the losses of yesterday into the triumphs of tomorrow.  Hope lives in the truth that every tomorrow offers possibilities that can be shaped and nurtured into something amazing for your life. Start transforming your tomorrow by nurturing its possibilities today.”
 ~Shelly Prillerman Harrell