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Circling to the Center

posted by debramoffitt

Once confined to ancient cathedrals, labyrinths are popping up in unexpected places as tools for creativity, healing, reconciliation and meditation.  Using labyrinths can reduces stress, aid in problem solving, build communities and replace more static practices like sitting meditation.  The […]

Native American Wisdom: Ecology of Body, Mind and Spirit

posted by debramoffitt

  This we know …  The earth does not belong  to man; man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites one family. Man did not weave the web of life; he is merely a […]

The Science of Love

posted by debramoffitt

Wouldn’t it be easy if we just had a formula where we could see that if A + B happened we would know that love is present? I’ve found one for Love. I’d been puzzling over that illusive spiritual concept […]

Preparing for Big Change: Notes on 2012 Transitions

posted by debramoffitt

This New Year, 2012, more than any before it, will bring a good number of changes. Time seems to be speeding up and the pace of change is accelerating. Many of the things that we thought we were will fall […]

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Discovering You're Enough with a Leap of Perception
If you’re feeling hemmed in and know that there’s much more to you than what you’re currently experiencing but don’t know quite how to access it, then “Leap of Perception,” by Penney Peirce deserves a read. Penney wrote about working with dreams and intuition long before working with eit

posted 10:16:51am Sep. 18, 2013 | read full post »

How Joy Finds Us: Interview with Mark Nepo
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 a subtle and powerful awareness at the deepest, most soulful level. Though Mark Nepo‘s w

posted 9:42:16am Jul. 16, 2013 | read full post »

Hot Rituals to Celebrate the Summer Solstice
Can you feel the excitement in the air? The days are hot and sunny, and summer officially begins this week on June 21st. It’s the longest day and the shortest night in the Northern hemisphere. I love this day. In the South of France it’s celebrated by jumping over bonfires as a way to gain cour

posted 7:27:32am Jun. 20, 2013 | read full post »

When Spirit Moves Us Out of Our Comfort Zone to Grow
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 pushes us to try new jobs, to stretch into new creative projects, and to so

posted 8:04:01am Jun. 18, 2013 | read full post »

When Life Races By Replace Stress and Anxiety with Gentle Awareness
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 brings agitation. Sitting in meditation is easiest for me for

posted 5:26:35am May. 28, 2013 | read full post »


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