“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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In light of the upheaval across our country, I’m reminded that my best reaction is to be grateful. To succumb to anger and fear is to weaken the soul and human spirit. One of the best responses is to wear a cloak of gratitude by being “conscious of our treasures in every moment.” Gratitude is…

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