Pressure makes diamonds. Irritation makes pearls. Out of the turd comes the lotus.

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first. — Jim Morrison

My dream job didn’t exist. So I created it.

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.  — Frederick Koenig

It’s CHOICE not chance that determines your destiny. — Jean Nidetch
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AN OWL TOLD ME

AN OWL TOLD ME

8 weeks ago tonight I was on the island of Kauai… I was so happy and peaceful and all was well… But then, I began to feel a disturbance in the force. I began to feel heavy energy and I knew something was wrong. There was a feeling in the air and there were whispers...
THE REASON INTERVIEW with William Peters

THE REASON INTERVIEW with William Peters

Check out my latest interview for THE REASON with William Peters, the creator of The Shared Crossing Project. The Shared Crossing Project’s programs raise awareness and educate people about the profound and healing experiences that are possible at the end of a life. Because everyone deserves a graceful end-of-life experience. A graceful death is characterized...
THE GUARDIAN ANGEL

THE GUARDIAN ANGEL

WELCOME TO THE TRANSFORMATION TALES True Life Stories of positive transformation to support you during times of great change and transition. Which is always! Right? Today’s transformation tale is called THE GUARDIAN ANGEL written and read by Anne Van de Water My Father Eric Randolph Van de Water was one of the most amazing humans...
THE HIGHER PURPOSE OF DESTRUCTION

THE HIGHER PURPOSE OF DESTRUCTION

Not so long ago there was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake that originated deep beneath the sea on the West Coast of the United States just off the coast of Point Conception. I didn’t feel it and had no idea that it happened in real time. HOWEVER, early in the morning 6 hours before the Earthquake...
THE INITIATION

THE INITIATION

THE INITIATION Hello my friends… I hope all is well with you wherever you are. Many people continue to be faced with many challenges internally and externally and you have all been in my heart and prayers. My prayer is that you and your loved ones are safe and that you feel loved and supported...
THE REASON Interview with Ian-Michael Hebert

THE REASON Interview with Ian-Michael Hebert

I am SO excited to share my latest interview for THE REASON, my collection of interviews with big hearted visionaries, leaders, teachers and healers about THE REASONS why they feel how they feel, love like they love and serve how they serve.   Ian-Michael Hebert is one of my dearest dear hearts, favorite people and...
THE REASON Interview with Christina Sophia Stellarum

THE REASON Interview with Christina Sophia Stellarum

I am SO excited to share my latest interview for THE REASON, my collection of interviews with big hearted visionaries, leaders, teachers and healers about THE REASONS why they feel how they feel, love like they love and serve how they serve. Christina Sophia Stellarum is one of my dearest friends, greatest inspirations and powerful...
THERE IS LIFE AFTER DEATH

THERE IS LIFE AFTER DEATH


My Father Eric Randolph Van de Water was one of the most amazing humans I have ever known. When he walked into a room everyone turned to look at him. He had a light and smile that illuminated the world. He had an unforgettable presence. He had a lot of spirit but didn’t consider himself...
THE REASON Interview with ME

THE REASON Interview with ME

It was my great honor and pleasure to be interviewed by one of my best friends, students, clients and greatest teachers and inspiration Samantha Paige about living in alignment with my Purpose+Values+Message+Vision. As a Life and Lifestyle Coach and Consultant and Health and Wellness Teacher and Practitioner, living in alignment with my Purpose+Values+Message+Vision is the...
THE REASON Interview with Susan Nichols

THE REASON Interview with Susan Nichols

I am SO excited to share my latest interview for THE REASON, my collection of interviews with big hearted visionaries, leaders, teachers and healers about THE REASONS why they feel how they feel, love like they love and serve how they serve. Susan Nichols is one of my dearest friends and greatest inspirations on the...
THE REASON Interview with Josette Tkacik

THE REASON Interview with Josette Tkacik

Josette Tkacik is one of my dearest friends and greatest inspirations on the planet. She shows us all how to stand up and shine our Souls and live a passionate life aligned with our truest, deepest and highest Self. Every Day 200-300 people line up outside the Historic Santa Barbara Carrillo Ballroom for the Experience...
THE REASON INTERVIEW with Samantha Paige

THE REASON INTERVIEW with Samantha Paige

I am super excited and grateful today because I am sharing my second interview for my project THE REASON. This is an interview with the extraordinary Samantha Paige Goldstone of Last Cut CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Samantha is by far one of my favorite people on the planet. She is one of my best friends,...