anxiety, Pain & Suffering, The Past

The Past is Real or is it?

Good morning everyone! I wanted to share with you how I felt when I read these words from Byron Katie.

But before I do, just to share some good news, I figured out another technological hack and here is the audio link from SoundCloud which is exactly the same verbal content as this written blog post. So one can listen in audio format or they can read or both ๐Ÿ™‚

Listen to Reality Is Always A Story of The Past.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/k7Wcy

Byron Katie works a lot with thoughts, and she calls it ‘The Work.’ So this quote of her says, ‘reality is always the story of a past.’

Reality is always the story of a past. I just love that! I say it this way however, ‘Reality is a story of the past.’

The reason I love this concept, is because I’ve been saying for years in my lectures, and in my coaching work, that the past is really just what we say it is!!!

We all have had experiences in our lives. We all BELIEVE that we have indeed had these experiences, and that they are true and real for us. And we SAY they are and that they are reality….. or at least our reality ๐Ÿ˜‰

What I find super interesting and fascinating is you can take several people, and ask them all individually about a situation in the past and receive a different version of the so-called Reality.

So let’s say for example, it was a family event or a Christmas dinner many years ago, and you have a group of siblings, and they start sharing about that Christmas dinner in say the year 2005, or whatever or whenever it was. These people will all, and I’ve seen this over and over again, these people will ALL have different versions of that story! And they might even get into a little push and shove match or a little arguing about who’s right or who’s wrong. And the reality is, who is really right?

My suggestion is, they are ALL right!!! They are ALL correct!!! Their story IS their reality. They have created that reality for themselves!

It is really powerful when we understand this, because this can free us from pain. If we look at our past and we say our reality was painful, and that we are triggered from the past, and that this or that has happened to us in the past, and we reflect on it, we end up making that reality we’ve created even bigger and bigger, and bolder and more and more vibrant! It then becomes larger than life so to speak!

I like to be selective in my reality of the past. I CHOOSE what I reflect on. In fact, I’m very much into living in the NOW now. ๐Ÿ™‚ It is just so free here. It’s freeing and JOYful and it releases me from a painful past!

And if I do CHOOSE to look at the past, I am picky and choosey. I select the memories or the realities that I’ve created that make me happy to reflect on. ๐Ÿ™‚

So there’s my tip for the day. And if you get a chance, look into the Work of Byron Katie… it is really awesome. She does amazing work. It is very, very helpful. I know it’s helped a lot of people.

Have a great Day.

My Interview with Louise.
My Interview with Paul Luftenegger

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My Virtual Interview with M. Louise Pistole Around The Healing Power of JOY & Stage 4 Cancer

Yesterday I was both humbled and honored to be interviewed by Louise and I think that our interview turned out fabulous. I really hope that you enJOY listening to it as much as we did making it! I think that there is a lot of insight into life in general in this interview, so the… Continue reading My Virtual Interview with M. Louise Pistole Around The Healing Power of JOY & Stage 4 Cancer

Inspiration About Women on International Women’s Day

I love little girls in the morning, especially when they are bright-eyed and bushy tailed and excited about life! It’s just such a magical energy don’t you think? ๐Ÿ™‚ Sisters My sister Stephanie loves this Margaret Mead quote below and said she thinks of my sister Barb and I when she sees it. How nice.… Continue reading Inspiration About Women on International Women’s Day

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My Virtual Interview with M. Louise Pistole Around The Healing Power of JOY & Stage 4 Cancer

Yesterday I was both humbled and honored to be interviewed by Louise and I think that our interview turned out fabulous. I really hope that you enJOY listening to it as much as we did making it!

I think that there is a lot of insight into life in general in this interview, so the information is applicable to anyone, but in particular to people who are dealing with chronic illness, pain, suffering, maybe a scary diagnoses, living a fearful life, and all of those struggles that we, as human beings, deal with in life.

I love you all and have an amazing day. And here is the link to the video:

The Healing Power of JOY. Maggie’s interview with M. Louise Pistole
My Interview with my friend Paul Luftenegger

To learn more about Louise here is a link to Louise’s site. https://www.louisepistole.com/

Louise’s Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/discoveryourjoy

And I would love, just love, to hear your feedback on the video with Louise! You can email me directly to my personal email at MaggieHolbik@gmail.com and if you could, please put in the email Subject Line “Louise’s video Interview with Maggie”. EnJOY!

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March 6, 2022 My Thoughts on My One-Year Anniversary of My Cancer Diagnosis

What I’m Feeling & Thinking This Morning Today’s blog post will be largely in audio format. In this 4 minute audio I share some thoughts on how I feel today on March 6th of 2022, and how that transpired from March 6th of 2021, when I made that life changing trip to the emergency department… Continue reading March 6, 2022 My Thoughts on My One-Year Anniversary of My Cancer Diagnosis

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Inspiration About Women on International Women’s Day

Quote: “I am thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” Alex Elle
Good Morning World!

I love little girls in the morning, especially when they are bright-eyed and bushy tailed and excited about life! It’s just such a magical energy don’t you think? ๐Ÿ™‚

Quote: “Power to me is the ability to make a change in a positive way.” Victoria Justice #ProjectInspireTheWorld
Quote: “Be a Thought Thinker and Now YOU are in charge”.
Maggie Holbik Inspiration Artist
Quote: Live life through your heart, soul and mind, simultaneously rather than expressing yourself through just one channel and watch the magic happen!
Maggie Holbik
Inspiration Artist

Sisters

My sister Stephanie loves this Margaret Mead quote below and said she thinks of my sister Barb and I when she sees it. How nice. It’s important in life for us to share with others about the impact that they have on us or to just show appreciation for another human being. I think we would all benefit by doing this more often don’t you? ๐Ÿ™‚

Quote: Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” Margaret Mead
Quote: “There is no limit to what we as women can accomplish.”
Michele Obama

Things my Mom said that we love!

“Oh, you can too!

“If there’s a will, there’s a way!”

“Of course you can!”

“Power naps are good!” And she is right I take a lot of power naps these days. Sometimes I just close my eyes and sleep for a few minutes and it helps. ๐Ÿ™‚

Quote: “I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.”
Quote “Once I learned to like me more than others did, then I didn’t have to worry about being the funniest or most popular or the prettiest. I was the best me and I only ever tried to be that.” Issa Rae
Quote: “The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” Beyonce Knowles
Quote: ” A woman who can love herself becomes one of the most powerful and influential women of the world!” Maggie Holbik, Inspiration Artist
“Perfectly Imperfect.”
Just be YOU!
Maggie Holbik
Quote: “Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.” Madame Marie du Deffand
Quote: “Embrace your imperfections and see your life get better. – Via Dark Secrets on FB

The women before me. My Mom’s Mother Clara Merten, is on the right. I see where my love and appreciation of preparing and serving food comes from!

My Mother Mary. I feel my Mother’s presence helping me in my life and work right now. I found out yesterday that my Mother excelled in English and had a scholarship to a University in Wisconsin, but at that time her father would not let her accept it. Unfortunately, this was often the way of it for women in those days. Mom transitioned to the Spirit World in 1993. She is very much helping me every day and her Spirit lives on. โค๏ธ
Mom. ๐Ÿ™‚
I think Queenie the horse definitely needs an honorable mentit’s an honorable mention. Our female energies support the world in so many ways in so many forms and Queenie was no exception.. Should many roles to play

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2022

I hope that you enJOYed today’s blog post. Thank you to all of the amazing women in my life who help to support me, shape me, and love me. โค๏ธ

My Interview with Louise answering some of your burning questions!
My Interview with my friend Paul

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Miracles? Always!!!

Miraculous Moments

Just yesterday I was emailing with someone who I believe, is helping me greatly with my miracle-making and miraculous strides in healing my body to pure, complete, and whole health. We were talking about how MIRACLES DO HAPPEN!

I firmly believe that miracles happen all the time! Do you know why and what seals the deal for me? Because I believe we are all a miracle to begin with!

Some people do not believe in miracles and some people, myself included, believe that everything is a Miracle!

Note the key differentiator here. It’s the WORD ‘Believe’!!!

I also believe in divine signs and confirmations and sure enough a confirmation came! I opened this email, just now in the wee hours of the night, and it is from my subscription to the ‘Notes From The Universe’ at http://www.Tut.com . You can too subscribe, if you wish, and you will receive your daily messages from the Universe! They are so lovely and uplifting to receive โค๏ธ

“The reason most people don’t recognize the miracles that are performed on their behalf, Maggie, is because there’s just so bloomin’ many of them.

Like this very momentโ€ฆ

And this oneโ€ฆ

And this oneโ€ฆ

Ahhh-h-h-h,”

  The Universe

So there you have it folks! I hope that you too believe in miracles and that you see them every day and in every way in your JOYous life.

And for fun, I counted the amount of times that the word ‘Believe’ is in this post and it was 7, but it now 8, since adding this paragraph! ๐Ÿ™‚ And you all know that I love the power of words! ๐Ÿ™‚ Never underestimate the power of words my friends. Words are tools at our disposal to use to create miracles in our lives! At least I believe so. Hah, now 9 times! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I love you all!

My recent video interview with my friend Paul.

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March 6, 2022 My Thoughts on My One-Year Anniversary of My Cancer Diagnosis

What I’m Feeling & Thinking This Morning

Today’s blog post will be largely in audio format.

In this 4 minute audio I share some thoughts on how I feel today on March 6th of 2022, and how that transpired from March 6th of 2021, when I made that life changing trip to the emergency department at my local hospital.

I want to thank you all for supporting me on my journey because it has been hugely impactful and helpful for me and I can’t stress enough the goodness that comes from having people think of you with love, kindness, compassion, empathy, and loving thoughts in general. It truly is a magical way to be supported and loved so Thank you!

Without further ado here is the audio clip link And if for any reason you cannot access this please let me know so I can help you to access it or so I can adjust the way I share this.

Link to audio:

Listen to March 6 22 One Year Since My Cancer Diagnosis.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/DqqDW

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A Very Special Date Night With Friends …

Many of you know that every Friday night my husband and I are dedicated and committed, with JOY, to having a date night. Well, last night was a little different than our normal date, and it was such a beautiful and welcome treat! We even brought JOY along with us… you can see from the… Continue reading A Very Special Date Night With Friends …

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Healing With JOY Affirmations

Affirmations are not only powerful but they WORK! What I love most about affirmations is that they are ‘reminders’. This is why I like to keep them handy and to go back and read them…. to remind me and to remember that I and YOU are all-powerful! Affirmations are assistants for us. They are tools in our kit!

You can read the written affirmations here below. I also both share them and discuss their power in this 3 minute audio as well. Here is the link for that:

Listen to Healing With JOY Affirmations.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/2q1hX

Affirmation “My Body Responds to Healing with JOY!”
Affirmation “With JOY I Heal!! With LOVE I Heal”
Affirmation “Engaging My Heart With JOY Enhances My Healing

JOY is the serious business of heaven.

C.S. Lewis
The picture that I took of a butterfly and lilacs, 2 of my favorite things, along. Click here on the picture to receive my Free 33 Affirmation to use…

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A Pivotal Moment in My Life – My Interview About My Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis & How I am Still Living with JOY & Some Insights I Would Love to Share Now While I am Still in My Body – with Paul Luftenegger

Here it is! I was truly honored and humbled today to be interviewed by Rev. Dr. Paul Luftenegger, Multi-Award Winning International Singer/Songwriter, Doctor of Ministry, and Heal Your Lifeยฎ Teacher. Paul is a dear friend of mine who I was once again graced by gaining another FB friendship after learning about his music. I have… Continue reading A Pivotal Moment in My Life – My Interview About My Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis & How I am Still Living with JOY & Some Insights I Would Love to Share Now While I am Still in My Body – with Paul Luftenegger

โ™ฅ What Do HOPE & Lake Superior Have in Common? โ™ฅ

Everything is meant to be! Several years ago I picked up these two candleholders at the Farmer’s Market. I gravitated to these two in particular. The pictures do not them justice. The colors are much more vibrant in real life and the HOPE one looks to have pretty purple amethyst at the bottom. These candles… Continue reading โ™ฅ What Do HOPE & Lake Superior Have in Common? โ™ฅ

Pretty picture with a link to sign up for Maggie’s FREE ebook for having more JOY in your life and work. #JOY
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Listen to The Gifts of Pain!

“Those pains you feel are messengers…. Listen to them.” Rumi

Pain Is a Doorway

Pain. Pain and suffering are inevitable things that we will experience here on Earth, regardless of how much we wish to avoid it.

I try to look at pain as a prompt especially if it’s emotional pain. What is this pain telling me? What is the message? Is there something that I want to be doing that I’m not? Am I fulfilled in my life, or is there something I feel that I am missing? Am I feeling overwhelmed? Under appreciated? What do I really want?

The questions that you can ask are endless but I encourage you to probe and search to see the message that pain has for you. And sometimes when our pain is physical it’s a prompt to make changes or to have more self care. There are always messages behind pain and suffering.

I’m going to do a voice audio right now to explain a little more about how we question ourselves and access our inner guide which is as a tool for higher insight. I will post the link below and be sure to have a great day everyone!

Here is the link to the audio recording

Listen to Ask Your Inner Guide.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/5gt81

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The MOST Important Thing For Me on My Journey with Stage IV Cancer

My Talk With My Daughter Yesterday Yesterday was the day that my 15-year-old daughter and I had a very emotional talk about my journey with cancer. We shared, we cried, we hugged and we both got a deeper understanding of each other’s feelings and where everything is at, as we know it. I let Sivanna… Continue reading The MOST Important Thing For Me on My Journey with Stage IV Cancer

It Is So Much More Than A Sandwich!

Look What I Was Graced With! Many of you know that I love little tea sandwiches. These sandwiches come by many names. Funeral Sandwiches I am guessing is probably the second most popular to ‘Tea Sandwiches’. Call them what you will, just don’t call me late for the sandwiches! ๐Ÿ™‚ I can skip the desserts… Continue reading It Is So Much More Than A Sandwich!

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Managing Reusable Blocks Draft

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Power Thoughts Radaite!

Power Thoughts Are a Tool in Your Kit!

Thoughts are made up of energetic frequecies and are POWERFUL ๐Ÿ”‹ TOOLS to be used wisely.

If you look at this picture and contemplate on it, you WILL see that we are energetic and radiant beings. With that said, we emanate out frequencies from our thoughts and from our feelings. Emotions are indeed Energy-In-Motion.

What makes all of this even more powerful is that our hearts are magnetized and will enhance all of these projected frequencies including our thoughts!

When we realized how magnificent and powerful that we really are, it is ABSOLUTELY Exciting. It’s Empowering! It’s Uplifting.

I encourage you all today to let your eyes soak up this picture and to let your heart beat to the resonance of this incredible power that YOU have!

USE and CHOOSE your thoughts wisely today. Engage your heart โค๏ธ and tap into this incredible force that you have within you!

In summation, I have made a 2 minute audio clip with some further thoughts that you might find helpful about Power Thoughts. In this audio I touch on the range of frequencies as well. It is really good to know this so I hope that you take the few minutes to listen.

Listen to Power Thoughts.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/PL17J

With much love to all I leave you With the power thought of you having an amazing day!

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Listen to Power Thoughts.m4a by Maggie Holbik on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/PL17J

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Every Day We Have Choices

Choose wisely so that you are allowing and attracting more good into your life and so that you FEEL GOOD!

EnJOY this little video reminder about the importance of choosing vibrations that feel good!

We always have choices. I hope that you choose well today and focus on things, memories, thoughts, ideas, and more…. all that make you FEEL GOOD!

Have a great day everyone!

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What I Want At This Time In My Life

My Journey With A Stage IV Cancer Diagnosis After 9 months of living with a diagnosis of apparent Uncurable Cancer according to medical diagnostics and opinion, I have come to a few conclusions on what works for me. What I really want and need each day is PEACE…. peace of mind, peaceful rest, and peace… Continue reading What I Want At This Time In My Life

If I Could Live My Life Over Again There is One Thing I Would Do More Of And It Seems to Surprise People

In Hindsight It is interesting what becomes clear to one when contemplating life and in looking back especially after being diagnosed with a serious illness. No regrets…. But…. I have no regrets in life but I have become clear as to what is important to me and I have also realized what I have really… Continue reading If I Could Live My Life Over Again There is One Thing I Would Do More Of And It Seems to Surprise People