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The things we need arrive at the right time, and so it has been with Mark Nepo and his work. For those of us on a spiritual path, Mark’s writings possess the power to immediately move us into connection with […]

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Stepping onto the spiritual path isn’t all peace and roses. It pushes us into a place that moves us beyond our usual comfort zone. As we attune to the highest within us and listen to inner guidance, that guidance sometimes […]

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Even though I’m a seasoned traveler I still get stressed before trips. It’s not big jitters, just a general anxiety about: 1) Did I pack everything? 2) Will my travel connections go smoothly? And 3) What about the unexpected? Movement […]

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Do you think that you need someone else to make you happy? Why not marry yourself instead? Nadine Schweigert, a woman in South Dakota who had been through a divorce created a wedding ceremony to marry herself. If that sounds […]

If you let your soul dress you up, what would you look like? Would your soul choose different clothes and ask you to dress or style your hair differently? Sally Miller is a soul stylist, she helps people to connect […]

If you are slapped on one cheek, turn the other too. – Jesus Non-violence is an elevated way of being. Many of us are raised with feelings of, “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But […]

“Do your duty until it becomes your joy.” How often do we have to make choices between doing the right thing and doing the easier thing?  My favorite story about doing the right thing which is called dharma in Sanskrit, […]

“The ingredients of both darkness and light are equally present in all of us,…The madness of this planet is largely a result of the human being’s difficulty in coming to viruous balance with himself. ”- Elizabeth Gilbert Balance is a […]

Imagine going through some of life’s toughest challenges – rape, prison, abuse – and coming out with deeper faith. Patrice Gaines, an author and veteran journalist of the Washington Post, experienced some of the toughest things that life can throw […]

Remember Einstein’s comment, “The problems we face cannot be resolved at the same level of mind at which we created them.” The level of mind at which we function can have a huge impact on our lives and on the […]

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