Take In Beauty Everyday

There’s beauty and magic all around us in the everyday ordinary things, but often we fall into our daily business and we don’t notice the simple things right in front of us that hold magic locked inside them.

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You are a magical being and you have natural creative abilities that you can access to create a sweeter life everyday.  For me just a simple thing as stopping for a moment and taking a photograph with my cell phone of a tree that catches my eye, a flower that’s on display at the supermarket , noticing the pavement I’m stepping on, or a sign that captures my attention – just the act of stopping and snapping a photo, elevates my energy, makes me feel happy and changes my whole day.

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Unlock the beauty that surrounds you and give yourself a treat, a gift each day of creativity and inspiration.  You don’t have to be a professional photographer, or a creative anything to find a moment to stop and rest in beauty. It will elevate your mood and elevate your energy.  When I’m in that moment I’m totally alone inside myself, as if nothing else exists.

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You will create more balance and harmony in your life when you stop and pay attention to the nature around you.  Make a conscious decision to become aware of your surroundings and find at least one thing each day that calls to you, and you will be amazed at the wonders you’ll discover.

Start your day with this intention, look around you see what jumps out at you, there’s beauty everywhere.  Tune into your intuition and allow it to guide you, you will get that feeling that says YES LOOK STOP.  Embrace that moment of wonder that the universe is pouring out to you.  Whatever it is that you notice, take a moment and thank it for being available for you.  Snap a photo if you want to.  Write a few words, or hold it in your imagination.

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And you know what they say, practice makes perfect.  With every day that you will honor your creative energy, and be tuned into your intuition, you will notice that you’re automatically tuning into the nature and the wonder of this mystery.  This photo of tulips on sale at the supermarket was my bliss today, it put a smile on my face for the rest of the day, how gorgeous is this?

So bring some enchantment into your everyday,  get creative, get inspired, every day find a moment of beauty to rest into, let it capture your imagination and warm your heart.

I invite you to come and join in and share your everyday sweet beauty here in the comments below.  And feel free to share this blog post.

Beauty Blessings

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017

Making Real What You Really Really Want

When you have figured out what it is that you really really want…

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Than invite commitment into your life and go after your ‘want’ with intention and determination.   Don’t just leave it lay for later or for tomorrow or for when after you read another book, take another class.  For when you will deserve it or lose 50 pounds.  Honor your ‘want’ now.  The more you commit and make the time for what you want, keep it in the front of your mind, see it inside of you, f e e l  it.  The more you think about it, write about it, dream it – the more the universe will put magical things along your way for your ‘want’ to become a reality.

When you really really know what it is that you want and you take action towards it, even small steps (and every step counts), when what you want is for your highest good and that of everyone else, than the entire universe will conspire to bring your ‘want’ into reality.

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You’ll see words or hear a conversation, or a song that will hold just the right message  that you needed to know right now.  Synchronicities will be abound.  Doors will open in places where you never knew they existed, the universe will arrange that.  The more you bring what you want into view into your mind into your sphere, the more solid your ‘want’ will become the more chance it has of manifesting.  You’re talking it, writing it, thinking it into being a reality and you need to do this without fear and complete trust and faith and belief that it is already so.  Every time you have doubt you’re pushing it away from you and every time you have love and faith and a sense of yes for it you’re bringing it closer to you.

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So yes, find out what it is you really really want and bring it to life, bring it forward.

Give thanks in advance for already having it, envision yourself in it, owning it, being inside of it, deserving it.  Go after it with determination and a willingness and openness to receive your ‘want’ because the magic of it all is that it already exists in the ethereal.  It is already so.  It’s already a part of you – your ‘want’ is just waiting for you to meet up with it.

So what are you doing to meet your ‘want’ into reality?  Let us know, love to hear.  And feel free to share this blog.

Grateful Blessings

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017

Every Day We Can…

Every day is a new day to open our imagination, to invite our creativity, to mesmerize ourselves with the beauty that surrounds us – to be inspired.

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Every day is an opportunity to bless the world we live in, to bless someone, to bless ourself.

Every day we stand in the glory of our own majesty and we can open the doorway to the wisdom and the magic and the miracles that surround us, they will show up if we open our heart to them and expect them.

Every day invites us to look, smell, to find, to be our own authentic selves.

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Every day we stand empowered at the helm of new opportunities.  Everyday we stand at the edge of a new beginning where the world is laid out at our feet waiting for us to pick up our desires, our dreams, our wants, our needs, what we crave.

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Every day we can say YES to the rhythm that wants to unfold.  To our own inner gifts that we’ve been given.  Every day we can stand in the power of our own truth and honor who we came here to be.

Every day we choose how we want , what we want, what we give, what we receive.  Every day we decide fear, love, hate, jealousy, generosity.  We can believe, trust, surrender, forgive, be happy…  Every day we decide if we want to honor our bodies, our mind and our spirit and nourish ourselves with healthy choices.

Every day we can open the gateway and take the first step that starts a new journey.  We can create a new vision, we can invite the mystery in, we can live in grace.

Every day we can empower ourselves, we can know that we are the power of our own imagination – unravel our own self, break down our walls.  Every day we can open up, allow our higher self, follow our own intuition and say YES – YES – to our blessed glorious lives…YES. YES. YES.

What are you saying YES to today?  Leave a comment, share your yes here, love to chat and please feel free to share this post.

Every day blessings

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017

 

An Afternoon in Downtown El Paso, TX

I had such a great time today with my son and granddaughter, we went to downtown El Paso  to walk around and I was able to take pictures.  I want to learn street photography and so this is my first attempt at it.   I love the downtown area, love the energy, love the look, love the people,  I love to look at all the merchandise out in front of the stores as you walking by and I love the buildings.

The Plaza hotel in downtown El Paso is a true example of Art Deco 1920 style.  It was built for the Hilton Hotel chain.  This was the eight hotel in the Hilton chain and was considered a luxury hotel.

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A little modern mixed in with the old.  There are many beautiful more modern buildings around.

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Street shot.  It was difficult to take these shots because the streets were crowded today since it’s Sunday and I felt a bit awkward doing it. (need to get used to this)  And now looking at my photos I know what I want to shoot next time.

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The Camino Real Hotel opened in 1912 and its lobby was known as “the million-dollar lobby” because of all the gold leaf and pink marble.

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I love the art work here on the gates, the store closed, went out of business.

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All I heard was Spanish and it really took me back to when I was a child living in Colombia and going to the stores with my mother, and also took me back to the Bronx, she would have loved walking here today.  I felt her with me the whole time.

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This caught my eyes.  Our Lady of Guadalupe who came to me in a dream five years ago and is in my heart, and bear, my animal spirit guide, right in front of the entrance to a store.

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Mayoreo means wholesale.

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I couldn’t get a better shot of this poster inside a store window.  El Paso 104 years ago.  It was considered “bustling and dynamic” “with impressive buildings and a thriving business district.”

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And in the end we enjoyed a fantastic meal at the Pot au Feu Restaurant.  Hummus & Naan, Caesar salad, grilled veggie sandwich, lamb burger and chicken nuggets with french fries.  Delicious.

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Of course when I got home I was exhausted and I took a 2 hour nap.

Feel free to share, leave a comment, love to chat with you.

Blessings from El Paso.

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017

Happy Earth Day

You carry Mother Earth within you.  She is not outside of you.  Mother Earth is not just your environment.  In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the earth, which is the highest form of prayer. ~ Tich Nhat Hanh

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We live in partnership with our precious Mother Earth, not separate.

Earth Blessings

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017

A Special Note…Just For You

This is a special note just for you.

Listen…are you believing that you are special?

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Are you believing that you are brilliant?

Are you believing that you are beautiful?

Are you believing that you are precious?

And even – MAGNIFICENT?

I mean really – really in your heart of hearts believe it?

Not just on the surface, not just because you read someplace that you’re suppose to?

But, really believe it with your whole being?

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Remind yourself today and every day that you are

Special

Brilliant

Beautiful

Precious

How can you not be all that, and even more than you can know?

You are a bright shining star within a loving universe.

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You’re made of love and exist inside love –

You are all love

Every breath you take is love

Every thing you set your eyes on…

Is love

Every touch is love

Every word is love

Every dark is love

Every light is love

Believe in your heart of hearts that you are – m a g n i f i c e n t l o v e!!!

Come and share what you believe yourself to be?  I’d love to hear from you.

Blessings

COPYRIGHT MASHA G. ELLMAN 2017