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"All the answers to life's questions reside within you." - Carole

March 10, 2008 - A publication of The WisdomCoach - www.wisdomcoach.com

Monday Morning Coach
Written weekly by
Carole L. Billingham, MCC

Spiritual and Business Coach


In this Issue:
Quote of the Week
What People Are Saying
Carole's Wise Women Circle
Watch Carole on YouTube
Carole's Blog NEW Post!
Become Carole's Friend
Recommended Book NEW!
March Specials! NEW!
Contact Carole
 

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Good Morning!

 

Having a 7 year old, I’ve been given the opportunity to get reacquainted with Scooby Doo. I can remember many a Saturday morning plopped in front of the TV in my pajamas watching Scooby Doo and his friends. What I remember most was that at the end of every episode, the masked villain would be revealed as an ordinary person looking humbled and embarrassed. I remember being so relieved to see that the scary monster didn’t really exist, and, like in the Wizard of Oz, the great and powerful monster was really nothing other than an ordinary person hiding behind a curtain or mask.

 

When I think of what made Scooby so loveable, I think of his easy going way, his loyalty to his friends, his not taking life too seriously, and his love for Scooby Snacks. Even when he wasn’t trying, Scooby and his scruffy friend, Shaggy, inevitably found a way to save the day, proving once again, that with Velma’s brains and Daphne and Fred’s good looks, it’s a goofy dog and his trusted friend that win in the end. Giving us all hope that, like Scooby and Shaggy, without great looks or brilliant minds, we, too, can save the day. I like that.

 

Although I can relate more to Velma than I can to Daphne, I’d really like to be more like Scooby: A little goofier, a little more authentic in expressing the entire range of my emotions, a little more adventurous, and to enthusiastically and guiltlessly enjoy more Scooby Snacks.

 

I’d also like to remember that no matter how scary a person or situation can be, behind the curtain is often a scared little man (or woman) just trying to get their needs met by pretending to be something they are not. And, that in pulling off the mask (or drawing back the curtain), we’re now blessed with the chance to really get to know that person. In the end, the Wizard turned out to be a really nice guy from Kansas. I’m so glad that we got to meet him aren’t you?

 

I challenge you this week to do one of two things: Either be a little more Scooby-like and lighten up or have the courage to draw back the curtain and reveal more of your authentic self to the world. Either of the two will make the world a better place, would you agree?

 

Wishing you a playful and authentic week,

 

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week:  "Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods."
-- Confucius

 

Question:  What could you do/not do this week to create time to laugh and be playful? Maybe rent a funny movie, play with your kids, or laugh with a good friend? You'll be glad you did.

 

Affirmation:  "I enjoy spending time laughing and playing. I allow the child within me to play and have fun."


Copyright 2008, Carole L. Billingham, MCC  All rights reserved.

What People are Saying about Coach Carole

"Carole's Monday Morning Coach is just what the doctor needs and recommends: Insights, perspectives, and the motivation to make the week full of opportunities."
 - Dr. Ronald Arndt, DDS, MBA, MAGD, MCC, Cleveland, OH

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Join Carole's Wise Women Circle

“When sleeping women wake, mountains move”

- - Chinese Proverb

 
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 Watch Carole on YouTube

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Read Carole's Blog


NEW POST

Find new articles and words of wisdom from Carole each week on her Blog page.

Read Carole's Article, "A Trip to Disneyland," about having fun and letting go!

Click HERE to read Carole's newest featured writings.

 

Become Carole's Friend


Thank you to all that have joined my network of friends. I'd love to have more of you join! You can now join Carole's network of friends at the following social networking sites:

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 NEW! Carole's Latest Book Recommendation


Spirit Song: The Introduction to No-Eyes

Spirit Song: The Introduction of No-Eyes (Paperback)
by Mary Summer Rain
 

No Eyes is a blind Chippewa visionary living in a remote Colorado area and Many Heart, a dream walker, are the teachers in this profound journey through the spirit world for Summer Rain. In the Ancient oral tradition they guide the novice along the true path to understanding of who she is and her place in the continuing life of their people. This is a wonderful look at the way knowledge has been passed from generation to generation with strong emphasis on what is good and what might trick the spirituality-seeking novice into taking a wrong path.

 

Click to view or purchase this book

 

See a list of Carole's other recommended books

March Specials!

 

Now Available! The 10 Principles of Attraction in MP3 format!

That's right! You can now get my 10 Principles of Attraction in MP3 format! It's perfect for downloading and listening to whenever life's struggles take you off course.


 

Order the MP3 version of this audio book now for only $14.99!

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Begin today to live a happier, healthier life that is a true expression of Who You Really Are!


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Contact Carole


Speaker, Author and Spiritual and Business Coach, Carole L. Billingham, MCC

Inspires spirited businesspeople to live with Power, Passion and Purpose
and invites you to be among them!


Contact Carole at:

WisdomCoach
P. O. Box 3186
Estes Park, CO 80517
303-403-4003
Toll free: 1-800-442-9480
carole@wisdomcoach.com
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Copyright © 2008 Carole L. Billingham, MCC

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