2020 is winding down and what a year it has been! Between the ongoing saga of COVID and the presidential election, things have been unpredictable and unsettling to say the least. This Thanksgiving many will be very grateful for the fact they were relatively unaffected by these two issues. But gratitude is more remote for…

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“Dog spelt backward is God and they both show unconditional love.” It’s very interesting how so many people, including myself, have purchased or adopted pets this year. I believe our separation, isolation and loneliness drove us to animal shelters for rescues or breeders for puppies. As a result, our pets’ unconditional love has saved us…

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Hanging in my hallway, where I can read it often, is a sign that reads, What if the Hokey Pokey Really IS what It’s All About? I bought it a few years back thinking it would be a great reminder to lighten up. To not take myself or life too seriously. As a result, I…

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Do we have it all backwards? Could it be everything we’ve been taught as young children is simply out of order? When did we accept that stress, depression, and anxiety are natural and joy and peace are happenstance? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in…

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The Simple lyric, “What condition is my condition in,” randomly popped into my head recently from nowhere (or was it?) This happens to me from time to time. When it does, I search online for the remaining lyrics because usually it inspires my next blog post. I found out that the song, Just Dropped in,…

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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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