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I grew up in what could be best describes as a family that didn’t understand that love lifts everyone up and makes them whole. Instead of being encouraged, I was told in word and deed how little value I had. Those, who I trusted and loved the most, programmed me into believing the worse in myself. Even though these people left my life a long time ago, their messages continued echo within me. Until I learned how to forgive myself and them, those voices couldn’t be silenced. With the help of some very amazing people, I was able to go back and heal myself forward by dealing with the core issues. Today those negative messages have been replaced by those of love, courage, and self-respect. I have become whole. For this, I am grateful

Unfortunately, I’m not the only one whose journey began in fear, pain, and self-doubt, which is why I shared my healing journey in God Saw a Butterfly. It is a parable of healing that helps you silence the negative messages from your past. Everyone is uniquely wonderful with a loving destiny all their own. God Saw a Butterfly will help you grow your wings so that you can fly free of the past.

God Saw a Butterfly is available on my website as a PDF for 8.00.


The Role Of An Artist . . .

Now is not the time to attack with outrage or anger. What is of critical importance is to continue to send forth the energy of love, empowerment and forgiveness. This is the role of an artis…

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See Beyond The Surface . . .

You must see beyond the surface to begin to understand the total dimensions of a person. This takes time, an open heart, and a tamed ego.

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God saw a Butterfly is a tale like no other. From first awareness to facing her fears and self-doubt Shylon must choose between two paths. One leads to an amazing adventure. The other to a place that God cannot go. Only she can choose which path to take. But choose she must. Shylon’s journey of self-awareness challenges you to see both the best and worse in yourself as it shows you the reflection of your own soul. Through her journey of self-discovery, you will learn how we are all connected by love and fear. This magical tale is a guidebook that empowers you to face and release your fears and in doing so, gives you the courage to seek and accept new adventures. God saw a Butterfly clarifies your understanding of your life’s journey. It will help you interpret why you attracted the people, challenges, and events that entered your life.

<p><a href=”″>God saw a Butterfly: a Healing Journey</a> from <a href=”″>Theresa Chaze</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

God saw a Butterfly is available as an Amazon Kindle and as a PDF on the author’s website Proceeds will be used to fund the TV series, Horses and Heroes. Buying the PDF gives more support toward the production costs.

Horses and Heroes is a Reality TV series, which combines the highly effective Peer Support Therapy with Equine Therapy. Unlike most in the genre, it will focus on healing and positive growth rather than endorsing bad behavior. Each season will bring together the veterans from WWII to the current conflicts. They will be sharing their challenges and supporting each other as they find new solutions to their physical and emotional challenges. They know the talk, because they have walked the walk. They see the dodges and will be able to call each other on them. Sparks may fly. Tempers may flare, especially when they force each other to face the ghosts. But will also be laughter and fun as they rebuild the comradery, which kept them safe and strong. The snarkiness and practical jokes between the branches don’t simply end. There is always room for just one more. When it airs, it will reach into the homes of the veterans, who need to hear that they are not alone and give them the information as well as the permission to also heal. They will help each other find their way back to the world. Veterans can’t go back and make a brand new start; but they can start from now and make a brand new end.

You can buy the PDF by following the link to Horses and Heroes’ website by clicking here and to buy the kindle by clicking here.

<p><a href=”″>God saw a Butterfly: a Healing Journey</a> from <a href=”″>Theresa Chaze</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

<p><a href=”″>Tribute to Veteran: Homer Robert Whitworth</a> from <a href=”″>Theresa Chaze</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>


Fear and Anger . . .

Fear at times is a dangerous untrustworthy motivator that only builds walls and destroys the potential for meaningful relationships. Anger is fear’s bodyguard, which is why it is so dangerous, and …

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For You Today . . .

The most important thing you can do for yourself this day is to send forth peace, love and positive energy to others.

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During these stressful, contentious times be awake and be aware of opportunities to share random acts of kindness. It is the seemingly small simple things that can make a tremendous difference in a…

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Trump’s wall would steal tens of billions from individuals and corporations

Trump intends to build the wall and still claims that Mexico will pay for it. Mexico has and continues to refused to even consider the possibility. It is sovereign nation, which means there is nothing Trump can do to force them to pay for it. Trump now claims that taxpayer money will be used to build the wall and afterwards he will force Mexico will repay them.

Trump tweeted:

The dishonest media does not report that any money spent on building the Great Wall (for sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico later!

Trump is proposing to confiscate money sent to Mexico by those living in the United States. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa reported in the Washington Post in April, 2016

“Donald Trump says he would force Mexico to pay for a border wall as president by threatening to cut off the flow of billions of dollars in payments that immigrants send home to the country, an idea that could decimate the Mexican economy and set up an unprecedented showdown between the United States and a key regional ally. “

On January 25, 2017, it was in the USA Today that Trump told ABC News:

“Trump’s plan calls for Mexico to pay through a combination of factors, including increased fees and taxes to cross the southwest border, and withholding remittances that Mexican nationals in the U.S. send back to their families in Mexico. He could need some help from Congress there to create a legal mechanism to withhold that much money. The plan could also face legal challenges.”

What Trump is proposing to do is confiscate money that is sent from the United States into Mexico. It is nothing short of the theft of billions of dollars. When money is electronically transferred from place to place, there isn’t a litmus test for ethnicity or national citizenship. You don’t need ID to send just to receive the funds. Traditional Western union drafts, money orders, and bank drafts are nearly anonymous, especially when they are paid for with cash or prepaid credit and debt cards that are readily available. Internet providers such as Paypal, send money fast and easily with the only requirement being an email addresses to set up the account to send and receive the funds. The only way to stop the flow is to confiscate all electronic funds and open all letters going into to Mexico, which means that all people and corporations paying for goods and services in Mexico would be robbed of their money.

Those, who think this would be a way to force Mexico to pay for the wall, need to remember commerce flows in both directions across borders. Mexico and other countries could and would reciprocate by seizing funds and assets within their borders. Those, who have hidden their financial assets in the Cayman Island, Switzerland or other countries to avoid paying taxes, could suddenly find their accounts frozen and emptied

If Trump signs an Executive Order to seize the funds it will be challenged and be over turned either by Congress or the Supreme Court. Not even the President can circumvent the law and what Trump proposes is widespread, indiscriminate theft. Once over turned, Trump will point the finger and blame others for taxpayers footing the bill for the wall. Like always, he will refuse to take responsibility for his ignorance of the domestic and international law as well as the fallout from the damage he causes.

No matter what happened President Obama was calm and confident. His composure encouraged others to find that same strength in themselves. He empowered others to be compassionate, rational, and courageous. By calming down, they could step back to find reasons, facts,and evidence.

Trump loses control at the slightest provocation. He encourages and incites chaos. Fearful and angry people are easier to control and manipulate with their bigotry and racism. They become trapped in finding someone other than themselves to blame for the challenges in life, People like Trump give them someone to blame and encourage their hatred, fear, and paranoia. As they become stuck in flight or flight mode and can’t think beyond the moment, making it impossible for them to connect the dots back to the true source of their fear, pain and hatred,

Obama promoted rational reason, compassion, courage, and faith. Trump incites chaos, fear, anger, and hatred. That is the difference between them and the reason we will never accept Trump.

Shine The Light . . .

Be the light that helps illuminate the path out of the darkness by shinning on the goodness that resides within everyone.

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