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This morning I woke up feeling grateful.  I had slept well on a good bed.  This is a great blessing.  I looked out the windows and saw trees and sky.  These, too, are great blessings.  My body felt well.  I …Read More

Do you believe in Angels and Archangels?  Do you believe there are Ascended Masters like Jesus, the Buddha, Mary, Quan Yin, and other various avatars and holy women and men who are no longer in physical form but available to …Read More

Julie Andrews was right, it truly does help to remember your favorite things.  I love to ask people: What are your favorite things?  I love the variety of answers I get.  Some people list things and some people list activities.  …Read More

In honor of the Summer Solstice, here are some suggestions of how to spend a summer day. If the temperature is comfortable where you are, get a lounge chair or spread a sheet out on the lawn (if you’re in …Read More

Discerning the Messages, Part II What if many of the things which happen to us or appear before us are messages from Spirit?  What if we are not individuals walking through this world all alone, but instead embodied spirits who …Read More

Do you sometimes find yourself really busy, waking up to an alarm, rushing through your morning routine, then steaming through your day at full throttle?  I imagine many of us operate this way.  It seems to be the norm in …Read More

This desert-dweller was blessed to have recently had two days at the shore, reveling in the sights, sounds, and smells of the sea.  I cannot imagine what it is like for those who have never experienced the ocean.  There is …Read More

I have returned for a visit to my home state of Pennsylvania for my niece’s wedding.  I have been away for three months, immersed in the new and marvelous experience of living in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  And now not …Read More

I awoke to write down a dream and the morning beckoned me.  Birdsong wafted through the open window and through the sheer gauze curtains, pale gentle colors painted the skies.  I realized a walk through this sweet May morning trumped …Read More

Some days I just feel a bit “schlumpy.”  Sometimes I can pinpoint a reason – perhaps I didn’t eat well the day before, or maybe I’m resisting doing something I know I need to do, or maybe I couldn’t find …Read More