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Because you have lived around other people, there are expectations about who you should be. Based on who you were in the past, there is an image for you to live up to, being the same today as you were yesterday. This is to make yourself and others feel safe. If you were good enough yesterday, you must be so today. Does that mean that if you were not enough yesterday, you could not be enough today? You decide how,…

Q: My grandson is misbehaving, and his mother does not know how to handle him. How do I deal with this? Laurel’s answer: So you would like your grandson to change and be more like you want him to be? That he should change so life gets easier for you and his mother? You believe he needs to limit himself in order to not upset those around him? You believe there are certain ways a person cannot be, and one…

Q: We often hear the importance of love and acceptance.  Some spiritual leaders say that love simply means acceptance….like you don’t love your post person…you accept them.  So why the two terms then?  In your opinions what is the difference between love and acceptance and when do we use “Love” and when do we use “acceptance.” A: Love is all that is, so all energy is love energy. That includes acceptance, just like it includes hate. Every energy, every feeling…

You have now made a decision to move forward in your life. You have made a grate leap of faith, and decided that you want more. You want better. You want more happiness and love, and in this action you have made it clear to yourself and the Universe that you are now ready to receive it. How exciting! How marvelous! You are finally deciding to cash in what the Universe has created for you and stored up in all…

How specific or general do I go when manifesting my desires? When you manifest, when you create, you do so from your vibration. Your vibration is made up of your beliefs, your thoughts and feelings, and your desires and fears. When you desire something there is usually a mental image of that thing or situation. That is fine. However, the important thing is how this mental image feels to you. This feeling is what signals the Universe what you are…

You do not need to envision a goal. Any goal you set your eyes on will be an illusion. You are not yet at the vibration that can manifest the dreams you now envision, so any dream or goal would be limited by the vibration you are currently in. What you dream of today is a result of your vibration today. Your ability to create a dream is limited by how you see yourself and what you believe today. The…

The presence of money or the lack of money is still seen as proof of who you are. You believe adults should provide for themselves. In most cases through work, a job, but if you have kids you are allowed to be provided for by your spouse. You have all these rules for abundance. How much you are allowed to have, not too much or you will experience the wrath of your fellow humans who do not have as much.…

When others don’t follow the rules you have agreed upon, it makes you insecure. Rules make you feel safe. They give you an opportunity to feel accepted, and give you a measurable way of knowing if you are good enough, or not, and how good or how bad you are. When you don’t follow the rules you feel a lot of guilt, believing it makes you unworthy and unlovable. When others don’t follow the rules you believe they are also…

When I travel abroad it always feels easier to breathe, like I am freer out in the world. Why? Because you are. You are freer when you are away from the expectations you believe ties you down back home. You believe others see you in a certain way, and you feel the need to live up to those expectations. When you are in your home environment you know that there are certain rules of behavior, both for you belonging to…

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