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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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Opening yourself to Peace, Faith, Love & Joy

 Hope is the ability to hear the music of the future, Faith is the courage to dance to it today! ~ Author unknown Peace is the absence of conflict; total acceptance of what is… complete serenity. Faith is believing in that which is unseen or unknown. Love is the driving force behind life; the spark that ignites …

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Lighten up!

  Lately I’ve noticed that people are too wound up; uptight and riddled with fear. I’ve felt it within myself at times too. There is a heaviness in the air and many people look as though they have the weight of the world on their shoulders. What would it take for all of us to …

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Harvesting Success

    Fall is a time of celebrating the harvest of our crops. It is a time for enjoying the fruits of our labor. Fall is a time of transition and change from the warmth of summer to the cold chills of winter. We harvest whatever we’ve planted earlier in the year and this nourishment is meant …

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Where do you stand this Election?

   This year Americans have an important decision to make; the election of a President. We are at a crossroads… continue moving forward or change course completely and head in the opposite direction. Regardless of your political views, voting is paramount to preserving our way of life. Your vote means more than ever as the …

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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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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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Re-fueling and Renewing

“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 dreams and renewing our hope is …

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The Joy of Reading!

 I LOVE reading inspirational books and wanted to share my reviews of books I’ve recently read in hopes of igniting your passion of reading too! Remember the days in school when book reports were required in order to demonstrate your understanding of the book as well as your thoughts about it? While I didn’t appreciate …

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