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Having grown up watching every old movie ever made these images are in my DNA, part of my growing up, and live and breath in my heart.  When I stumble on some shared work from one of these movies my […]

Appreciate the amazing magnificence of all that you are and all you were put here on the planet to do. You are not trying to be any one else, you are living your life as an expression of love for […]

My thoughts are teachings my teachings are words my words give flight to my dreams Flight of the Soul started thousands of days ago. Through this blog I have been able to celebrate so many different beliefs, to consider new […]

My best friend is Jewish.  She was raised in a community in Diamond Bar California with a Dad who was superintendent of LAUSD. When her five year old daughter asked me at a Diner “Is Santa Real?”  My inner Christian […]

There are more good people than bad people.  There is more kindness than there is hate. No matter how dark it seems, there will always be light. No matter how much fear or depression or uncertainty or unknowing, life happens […]

It is always a treat to see one of the greats in spoken word and discourse on the poetic tradition, David Whyte talking and reading his poems in person.  It was a true blessing and gift to join in the celebration […]

What if you woke up and all you felt was acceptance in your heart for yourself and all you meet? What if every breeze that hits your cheek felt like loving kisses? What if you lived your life from the purpose of […]

Surrender is the wisdom of the faithful open heart to realize miracles.  It is one of the biggest powers we have to manifest grace into and through our life with so much love.  My Mom always says, ‘Melanie, come on now.’ When […]

For Father’s Day, SynergyTV Network, approached me about a crowd sourcing project for one of the tiny books of poems and affirmations I wrote called I am a Great Man.  Not even understanding the full nature of what crowd sourcing […]