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10 Activities for Personal Kindness

             We hear a lot about being kind to others, but rarely hear about the importance of kindness towards ourselves. Nothing substitutes personal kindness as well as self-love. Unfortunately, we live in a society that is very much outward focused, ignoring the adage that kindness begins at home. We can’t …

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Awaken to Your Inner Resources!

  Each of us are created with a multitude of inner, natural, resources that can be accessed at any given time. These are a combination of cognitive functioning or mental processing, physical abilities, and spiritual consciousness that allow for improved decision making and more importantly finding solutions to personal challenges.  Our inner resources are present from the …

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Awaken to Living a Good Life

Decide to play in this game of life. Stop merely existing and start living. Do what you love with the talents, skills, and abilities you’ve been given. Be who you are, be yourself; not what other’s expect from you. Enjoy the journey; forget the destination. Participate fully in everything you do. Take risks and just …

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Lighting the Way

       Advent is the preparation for Christmas, practiced by Christians, on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. The advent wreath has five candles (one for each of the Sundays of advent and one for Christmas Eve) each week is symbolic of the time before conception and leading up to the birth of Christ. The candles are …

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Spiritual Prepping for Doomsday and Beyond!

 We’ve all been hearing stories about people “preparing for Doomsday”; especially as we near December 21st, 2012. There is even a reality TV show called “Doomsday Preppers” that feature people all across the country preparing for a host of catastrophic disasters ranging from a nuclear attack, to governmental breakdown due to economic collapse. These people are creating underground bunkers, …

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Lisa’s Top Summer Reading Pic

This is my favorite book of the summer; Gift from the Sea from Anne        Morrow Lindbergh. It’s an inspirational story written in the early 1950’s about a woman who went on a retreat-style vacation to Florida’s Captiva Island where she reflected on lessons of love, marriage, youth, age, peace, solitude, and contentment. …

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Living in the Land of Plenty

As American’s, it’s easy to say we live in the land of plenty because of all the economic opportunities our freedom allows. Often people from poor countries view the U.S. as “the land of milk and honey” traveling far and wide to be here and “get their piece of the pie”. Alternatively, there are citizens …

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Excellent article on when it’s time to share.

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You are NOT alone!

The time has come to put aside individual greed, discord and corruption in order to awaken to the larger reality of a world that works for everyone; regardless of class, stature, or faith. No matter how depressed or alone you may feel; the Truth is, you are NOT alone. Although American culture prides itself on …

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Originally posted on Awaken to Yourself!:
“The universe will fill your cup — if you carry a big cup, a little cup, or a thimble!” – Sonia Choquette   Meditating in this Zen Garden, would easily renew a sense of tranquility and peace, but what if you don’t have a garden? Not to worry. Re-fueling our…

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