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December 2010 Archives

When we consider prayer, most folks think about petitioning, asking, begging, pleading, cajoling for something we believe we don’t have. Instead, I prefer to think of prayer in terms of gratitude for what is already in my life and what […]

  The Birth of The Divine Child As winter’s darkness descends, our hearts tremble. But is it of fear or celebration? Dread of the shadow or anticipation of the Light? Ask of the voice within that knows all things for […]

Is there anyone you know (yourself included) who would not want to experience greater abundance in all areas of their lives? A deceptively simple book beckoned me recently into an exploration of that desire.  Called “The Greatest Seret of All”, […]

Rabbi Rayzel Raphael is a gloriously vibrant work of art; as colorful as the painted-on -silk tallit she designs in rainbow array.  A true Renaissance Woman, Rayzel teaches, leads services, runs an organization, records and performs music.   How do […]

My friend Monique Darling is a font of juicy wisdom. Lately, she has been plumbing the depths of her sweet soul and what has emerged has been nothing short of genius. Here is a recent posting she created for facebook. […]

The day dawns. Open your eyes and drink in the beauty that surrounds you.  Allow the first thought that enters your mind upon awakening to be:  “How can I live to my heart’s content?”  Nourish that sweet heart of yours […]

  “To continue one’s journey in the darkness with one’s footsteps guided by the illumination of Remembered Radiance is to know courage of a peculiar kind – the courage to demand that light continue to be light in the surrounding […]

One of my favorite singer songwriters is John Flynn; whose music reaches children of all ages.  As I was listening to his CD entitled Dragon, this particular piece jumped out at me.  It reminds me that each of us has both […]

Veronica Drake is what I think of as a ‘professional hyphenate’. She is a life coach-speaker-writer-intuitive with a delightful sense of humor. She has discovered that in the midst of life challenges…and she has survived many; humor has been a […]

  A day in the life of a ‘professional hyphenate’ : writer-speaker-interfaith minister-social worker-reiki master-volunteer- clown often leaves me feeling as if I am burning the candle at both ends, to such an extent that there is no more wax […]