Less fixing and a lot more loving of ourselves are in order. Just reflect on that a moment. Instead of seeing ourselves as an ongoing problem to be fixed, we instead can see ourselves as valuable human beings who are worthy of love. If we are in troubleshooting mode with ourselves all the time, we…

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If ever I’ve known a “kindred spirit,” it has to be Florence Scovel Shinn, the American author, artist and New Thought spiritual teacher, 1870-1940. She is best known for her first book, The Game of Life and How to Play It. She was indeed very spiritual and quotes several Bible scriptures throughout her book supporting…

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Meditation has proven to have many positive effects physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually – including stress reduction for overall improved health. We all could use a powerful stress reduction technique like meditation during these extreme times we are currently living. Yet you may be like many and become even more stressed with the simple idea…

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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”~Marianne Williamson How many times were you told as a child, “Don’t get too big for your britches?”  It was used often growing up in my generation by our parents or authority figures when we were acting…

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Many remain skeptical of Reiki therapy, and especially remote Reiki. They have a very hard time believing that energy can travel across great distance. Much less produce tangible results. Historically, many spiritual traditions and indigenous cultures believe all things are connected. Also, they believe in the ability of one person to affect another through thought…

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“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the Universe.”~Marcus Auerlius Is it possible to have harmony in your life when everything in the world seems to be in extreme discord? Marcus Auerlius and many other great philosophers, teachers and healers of past and present think so. I agree and practice these…

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2020 has to win the prize for the Year of Uncertainty. Almost everyone is in uncharted territory. The impact of this pandemic on our mental, emotional and physical well-being affects us all to one degree or another. How can we minimize the impact of this pandemic? One powerful way is to breath! If you are…

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“We must cultivate our own garden.”~Voltaire Some believe that in this age where we are pressed for space and time, “gardening is an impracticable luxury.”  Personally, I find it a need, not a luxury.  A need in that it nourishes my soul. Seeding and planting simply bring me joy.  My hands in dirt feels playful…

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“If the 20th Century has been the Century of the Brain … then the 21st Century should be the Century of the Heart.” ~Gary E.R. Schwartz, Ph.D. One of the most astounding pieces of information I’ve ever received came while attending a lecture by spiritualist/scientist, Gregg Braden. Consequently, every hair on my body stood on…

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I was about 12 years old when I not only first heard the song “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” but also sang it in a grade-school choir. I vividly recall the auditorium in which about 60 of us stood together like packed sardines upon the bleachers. And most importantly, the feelings I experienced while…

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