MiracleThought is a principle, idea, quote or insight to help you miraculously navigate your day. On her daily podcasts, Marianne will offer a plan of action showing you how spiritual principles can make a significant difference in the quality of your life.
If American women want to feel empowered, they must use their power, Marianne says. She talks about the importance of speaking your mind and following your heart. You will not only help yourself, but also have a positive effect on those around you.
You do not benefit from being attached to your possessions. Take the energy you give to your attachments and redirect it, Marianne says. Surrender to the hands of God and let him help you become a blissful human being.
Even if you think you don't deserve his love based on your past, God loves you, Marianne says. He sees what he created and holds you in the highest place. Realize who you are, love yourself and be willing to appreciate others.
Through the power of God in you, you are capable of greatness. It isn't arrogant to recognize it--it will bring you humility. Marianne talks about how to own the power God has placed in you. You haven't seen anything yet!
No matter what you're saying, every word has power. How will you wield that power? Marianne talks about why it's important to evaluate what you're going to say before you say it. You'll be glad you did.
According to A Course in Miracles, the presence of fear is a sure sign that you're trusting in your own strength. How can you be the person God would have you be today? Marianne talks about how to be of service to God and love and about how to serve your divine purpose.
In the New Testament, Jesus talks about building your house on a base of sand or rock. If you build your house on sand, you can be blown away. However, if you build your house on rock, your house will remain forever. The same principle goes for your self-esteem. Marianne talks about how to build your emotional house on rock.…
The quality of the collaboration determines the result, Marianne says. We come together when there's a disaster in our community, but we can come together without disaster. She talks about how to raise your consciousness to find out how we can truly become a community.
"Well-behaved women seldom make history," author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich says. Appreciate the women who came before you, and become a role model for those who've yet to come. Marianne talks about making history while being well behaved, in the sense that your behavior stems from peace, compassion and grace.…
Throughout time and space, there's always been an evolutionary impulse toward a greater good. When you close your heart and your ability to love, you stop the perfect operation of a self-organizing universe. God will do his part if you do yours. Marianne talks about how to work with what God has planned for you and be at peace.…
Sickness is the absence of health. Stress on the body and mind is just one cause of disease. Marianne talks about ways to take care of your health on a spiritual level.
When you respond to someone with words that cause suffering, you're escalating the emotional violence within you, Marianne says. She talks about developing the emotional discipline to control your own reactive impulses and about allowing fear to move through you. Stand in the love, she says.
The human brain begins to learn earlier than we think. According to the Families and Work Institute's research on human brain development, what happens in the first five years of life is a template that becomes part of people for the rest of their lives. Marianne says what you teach your children will not only determine their futures, but the futur…
Any time in life that you think you are cheating on a commitment, on some level, it will be known. If you feel guilty about something, you will subconsciously set yourself up for punishment. Marianne talks about why you should be careful about what you do and think.
Whenever you're about to judge anyone for anything, ask yourself if you've done anything similar or even worse. When you decide not to judge someone, it doesn't mean you don't hold the person accountable. Hold people accountable for their actions so they can open their hearts and hear what you have to say, Marianne says. As you grow in your capacit…
According to quantum physics, the greater the weight, the less the sphere of influence. When there's too much stuff in your life, you have less creative ability. Unlearn the fear and thoughts that weigh you down. Marianne talks about welcoming the freedom that comes with decluttering.
The rehearsal is over. You're ready for the dream that's trying to be born within you. God has more faith in you than you may have in yourself. Ask that God's will be done. Say yes to whatever future God has in mind for you. All the capacities necessary to help you create and manifest that future are born within you, Marianne says.…
Facts and truth can be two different things--focus on whether they are the same or different. In every person, the truth is love and, in every situation, anything is possible. Marianne talks about how to hear others' calls for love and respond with kindness.
Whenever you face difficulties in your life, remember your divine purpose, Marianne says. According to A Course in Miracles, prayer is the medium of miracles. It’s time to recognize the power of blessings and prayer.
According to Buddhism, all suffering comes from attachment. You want to have things happen so badly that your suffering lies in the fact that you're attached to it happening, Marianne says. Think about everything you're attached to--your marriage, your children, your possessions. Let go of your attachments and allow the universe to take over.…
Are you a naysayer? When you think positively, anything is possible and the outcome is more probable, Marianne says. Recognize the power of your mind. Avoid negative thoughts and claim your life today.
Is it important to understand what other people think of you? It depends on the people and how you take on their projections, Marianne says. Anything said meanly is not a message that comes from love.
We are constantly offered the chance to be a role model in our religion, our community, our sexuality and more. All of us have the opportunity to express to the world who we are, Marianne says. What do people see when they see you?
Are you stuck in between the proverbial "rock and a hard place"? The power that was in Moses when he parted the Red Sea also lives in you. Allow your mind to be fed by spiritual things, and your life will become meaningful, deep and happy, Marianne says.
Your crucifixion condition is a situation in which egoic, fear-based thinking seems to be canceling out your consciousness and the consequences of love. Your crucifixion condition will determine how soon you get to the resurrection in your life, Marianne says. She talks about how to get to the light.…
What you think is failure just might be success. And some of the successes you're enjoying might be a form of failure. Marianne talks about how you can tell the difference and live in good success.
If you deflected a good opportunity through anger or insecurity, don't worry, Marianne says. As you transform those negative personality characteristics, the same prosperity will reappear in another form. Just watch for the good--it's on its way back, Marianne says.
There is no such thing as a faithless person, Marianne says. She talks about building your ability to be faithful through practice and about how to use the power that God has given you.
You'll find happiness when you're performing your life's function, Marianne says. If you love and forgive without end, you're closer to serving your purpose.
Do you prefer to be right or to be happy? Focus on one person in your life to forgive, and feel the sweet release of letting go of that weight on your shoulders, Marianne says.
Is it your responsibility to stop violence? Can you do anything? The only thing that dissolves hate is to be proactive and send love, Marianne says. You are more powerful than you think--harness love.
When you think your life is defined by your circumstances, you're putting too much faith in the material world. Don't live according to your circumstances, Marianne says. Instead, live in this moment according to your vision!
Life is going so fast, you might not realize that the things you think are unimportant in life are often the most important. People need your time--you will pay for it emotionally if you do not learn this lesson. Marianne talks about being with everyone that God puts before you. Realize how precious those moments are, she says.…
How do you make the shift in perception to see miracles in your life? Transform your thoughts of fear into love. Marianne talks about how to look at each person and situation miraculously and adjust your soul.
As we become more spiritually advanced, our lives also get simpler, Marianne says. We are learning to not simply look, but to see what's really there. It's time to fully appreciate the glory of life, Marianne says.
Every time a person or situation resurfaces in your life, you have another chance to heal and create a better world. Marianne talks about how to make that "chance" meeting holy and perfect.
Sometimes what you think is the least exciting thing to do is really the richest experience. So maximize the moment and make the most of a casual visit with loved ones by being there right now, Marianne says.
In long-term relationships, you want to be with someone who allows you to change and grow. And nothing's more important than having supportive relationships with others. Marianne talks about having faith in people and their infinite potential.
When you surrender to God, you're getting your sense of guidance from an internal source. God is an aspect of your consciousness. Let all things be according to God's will, Marianne says. God can be your navigation system.
Whoever is around you deserves your committed kindness. If you want more tenderness and mercy from the universe, show it to other people and it shall be shown to you. What you give will not only help them, it will also have lifelong benefits for you, Marianne says.
One aspect of who you were is dying and you're becoming someone new, like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. Marianne talks about leaning into your future and becoming the "you" you're capable of being.
Every situation is perfect the way it is. Every circumstance offers you a lesson that will help you become the person you're capable of being. What will you do? It's your decision as to how you handle it, Marianne says.
The earth is our mother. The human spirit and the soul is a "she," and God is a "he." Become one with the spirit of God within you. A new being will emerge from deep within you that is a being of love, Marianne says.
The universe has eyes. Every thought is a cause that, on some level, has an effect. Marianne talks about being careful with what you think and do.
You were born with infinite potential. The finite mind may not be able to handle this thought, but you can! It's your birthright. Marianne shows you how to claim it.
Learning what love holds is also learning what it does not hold. Love holds nothing against you. Learn to love others the way God loves you. Marianne talks about what it all means.
Can other people stop you from reaching your goals? Is there any circumstance that can hold you back from your purpose? The only person who can ultimately stop you is you, Marianne says.
You can learn as much from your failures as you do from your success. A failure does not have to remain a failure--it can become a lesson. Marianne talks about taking an authentic look at the principles you need to get you there.
Happiness lies in being involved in a process that is larger than you are. Your thoughts and feelings are brought into divine right order when you're serving something bigger than yourself. Marianne talks about how to get rid of emotional angst, heal and find happiness.
If you have a nagging suspicion that you're wasting your life, it's because you are. Do you ever feel guilty, as though you are cheating yourself or God? Live to your fullest potential. The world will take you more seriously when you take yourself more seriously through the work of God, Marianne says.…