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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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Happy Birthday America!

 Yesterday was our nation’s 236th Birthday! How did you celebrate? If you’re like most American’s you enjoyed an outdoor BBQ with family and friends. Perhaps you splashed in some water or visited a National Park. Whatever activities you choose, we all celebrated Freedom! We live in a great nation of hero’s and patriots. According to …

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Are you in good company?

What kind of people are in your life? Typical circles of support consist of family and friends; however are all of these people positive influences in your life? Maybe not; let’s see. Immediate family knows you best, and so they are more likely to be very protective of you in order to show their love. …

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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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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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Starting Over

Have you ever experienced a massive change in your life, only to feel completely off kilter and maybe depressed? I am there right now and have been there many times in my life. With each transition, there are new opportunities to grow and learn through deep reflecting. Starting over is never easy, but absolutely possible …

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Honoring Your Loved Ones

This is my Uncle; Tomas J. O’Neill Jr. He recently passed away on January 12, 2012. I still can’t believe he’s gone since his death was so sudden and unexpected. I hadn’t seen him in a year since we buried my Grandmother 2011. Events like these make you realize how short life really is. My Uncle …

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Review, Renew & Redo Your Intentions 4 the New Year!

           Well 2011 is almost over and a brand new year awaits. So now what? For many, it’s a time for making resolutions or changes we’d like to make in our lives, relationships or to our bodies. Yet most people never think about reviewing the year before in order to gain useful insights …

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Living in Outrageous Joy!

     Are you living from a state of overflowing  delight? If not, why? What is holding you back  from a life filled with outrageous joy? For many, it’s a matter of believing  the barrage of negative messages that surround us on a daily basis. The News propagates fear of an unsteady economy as well as divided political system that rob …

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Awaken to Thankful Living!

It’s that time of year where we take a moment and reflect on all the wonderful blessings in our lives. This act of being appreciative for all the abundance and prosperity that is available to us each day is what Thanksgiving is all about. Having loving family members in my life as well as good …

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