Remember the Carnival

“You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha In Latin, the word “Carnival” means “Farewell to the Flesh.” It is within this form of thought that we find the earliest pre-fast celebration. It is on this day, Fat Tuesday, that we celebrate, remember and look forward to a time of fasting, a time […]

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On Purpose

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” ~ Criss Jami The heart is a source. It is a source of power and light. This source that we have beating deep within our bodies is more powerful than we give credit. It allows us to feel, to love, grow and […]

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Sparkle

“So the unwanting soul sees what’s hidden, and the ever-wanting soul sees only what it wants.” ~ Lao Tzu Some of us brave the world, others hide. Some get by with little effort, while their neighbors struggle to live. Despite this struggle…People affect the changes they wish to see in the world, yet they cannot […]

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“Selfies”

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen, dead from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself.” ~ D.H. Lawrence Much can be said about the sphere of human nature. Moreover, one can contrast and compare what we view in the wild to how human beings […]

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My Sunlight is My Darkness

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~Leo Tolstoy So many things going on, so much to think about, too much to handle and far too much to worry about… when will I catch a break?? For me, this rarely happens, but I hear these statements often; these bricks […]

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Letting Go, and Letting In..

“It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” ~ Saint Augustine Break for a minute and refresh your spirit. Cleanse the heart and mind. For without cleansing comes a buildup of suffocating grime and dust. This is true for all things, no matter what it is. Just […]

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Thought: The Ancestor of Action

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” ~ Buddha If we all simply step aside, into a sphere of observance, and witness the course of life unfold around us, we can learn a truth that hides nowhere but in plain sight. Wind […]

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Love Sky

” We are part of the earth and it is part of us. The perfumed flowers are our sisters; the deer, the horse, the great eagle, these are our brothers. The rocky crests, the juices in the meadows, the body heat of the pony, and man — all belong to the same family.” ~ Chief […]

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Divine Intention

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. ~Mahatma Gandhi  I’ve always found the power of deliberate intent fascinating. This notion that the mind and heart in unison with the divine can and will manifest all that is […]

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