The Elegant Force of Empathy
By Judi Lynch
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The Cherokee people call the river "long woman" as the she curves past their villages. A group of uptown New Yorkers call a woman who is taller than five-foot-five inches "a tall drink of water", as she sways past their stoop. Myths have portrayed water deities as female since the beginning of time: Oshun from Africa, Aphrodite from Greece, Ganga from India, and the Seal Woman of the Irish.
Water is a simple and essential substance, one with which we interact…Continue
Most people have accepted the societal notion that we must establish separate places for the mundane and the holy. This would mean then that we rely on external structures to feel somehow spiritually elevated, that we ourselves are not by our own nature holy. Instead we must construct an artifice to sanctify a space as if by osmosis our presence within it would in turn sanctify us. Holy, sacred, sanctified, Divine: do we need to invent accessories to make us…Continue
Another year, another round of Mercury retrogrades. If you’re familiar with the term, odds are you don’t have good feelings about it. “Oh, no, not again!” is the usual reaction to learning that one is coming up. Take heart! Even if some people act as if the sky is falling, Mercury retrograde is not a freak occurrence, much less the end of the world. It’s a regular phenomenon that happens three or four times a year. We can’t stop it, but we can understand and work with it. …
Have you been noticing 12:12, 144 or some variation of these number sequences? If so, then you are being called by Spirit to acknowledge your role in anchoring the Gold Ray of Unity Consciousness into the 144 Consciousness Grid of Planet Earth. The 144 Consciousness Grid is the energy field of Mother Earth, which…Continue
A blank canvas stands open and receptive before me. A beautiful arrangement of colorful paints and paint brushes are lined up eager to be put to use. The smell of acrylic, freshly washed linens, and fermented grapes is in the air. People around me are filled with mixed emotions of anticipation, excitement and a little fear. The tone of their voices is reflective of the emotions they are experiencing. The instructor begins by teaching us the basic method for creating a background and…Continue
The year is ending and you have the opportunity to reflect back on the year and finish it strong. Instead of making plans for the new year why not create an awesome end to the current year? You might have items you did not finish in the current year. Instead of stressing over those items here’s a plan to finish the year without stress and to lay the foundation for a great new year. Follow these tips and create a solid…Continue
Astrology can provide a wonderful tool for self-healing, guidance and discovery, that is, if we learn how to unlock the secrets of our birth charts. By looking at the angles formed by the planets at the time of our birth, as well as their concentration in the zodiac signs, we can identify the energies that have the strongest influence on our behavior. A conglomeration of planets in Pisces will indicate a strongly intuitive, artistic and empathic approach regardless of the natal sun. This…Continue
It is never too late to incorporate a gratitude practice into our daily routine. Here are a few ideas just in time to relieve some of the stress of the thankless job of preparing for the holidays. Gratitude will get us out of the rut of compulsive complaining that prevents us from seeing the beauty and goodness that is always right in front of us. A gratitude practice is a daily acknowledgement of the many miracles that surround us that we take for granted.
There are many benefits of…Continue
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Medical intuition and energy medicine is the health care of the future. Now is the time to become more aware of your energy health. As Albert Einstein taught us, energy is indestructible. It cannot be created nor destroyed. It simply changes form. At physical death your energy self-lives on. Energy exists beyond the confines of time and space and is more powerful than the physical body. When you activate and harness your energetic vibrational power you can heal, restore and sustain…Continue
We have so much to do these days and so little time, with so many demands being placed upon us it’s hard to be happy. But we can be happy all the time no matter what’s going on. Here are a few things that we can do to make life joyful, spiritual, and full of happiness.
Set the Clock for Sleep - It’s important that we…Continue
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By Diane Wing, M.A., all rights reserved
Have you ever had something happen that upset you to no end and then shared the situation with a friend who felt that you were overreacting? You experienced the circumstance more intensely than your friend would have.
This is because everything is relative. If you had your hopes set on a particular goal, only to have everything fall through, it could be…Continue
Nurturing Ourselves and the World
by Kathy Custren
Nurturing is one word for which many of us may have slightly different meanings, yet it is one that is crucial to our health and welfare, all around the world. No matter who we may be, rich or poor, connected or not, we all have a deeply spiritual and emotional relationship when it comes to nurturing. Nurturing transcends our physical realm in many ways…Continue
Added by Kathy Custren on November 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
This article goes a step beyond the usual advice of active support. It is about something additional you can do, equally important, to change things no matter where you are in the world.
You can't help someone by also jumping overboard. Or can you? This is what we will explore here. Perhaps you can, if you know how to swim, and have conscious intention.
Naturally we are all angry and sad and fearful. But you may not dwell here too long.
Soul Energy, Resonance and the Twin flame Dilemma
What is ‘Soul energy’? Every soul resonates with a ‘soul essence’, passed on to the soul when it first incarnated on earth, one half in a male body and the other half in a female body. This soul essence is also called as a ‘twin soul’. Each of the twin soul resonates a very powerful and magnetic energy, simply because it’s like energy attracting it’s other half. Like one soul residing in two bodies; one male and one female. When this…
There are a few things that anyone can do from a spiritual perspective to become inspired and live life fully alive. To wake up every morning and be happy and excited to be breathing another breath. To enjoy a sunrise, and to see the awe of the whole cosmos in a single little pebble. Everyone can do this— and here are a few ways to awaken and joy within, no matter what the circumstances. …Continue
3 Ways to Deal with a Dysfunctional Family
by Vicki Snyder
What is dysfunction? Per the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, dysfunction is “the condition of having poor and unhealthy behaviors and attitudes within a group of people." For this article, family is the group of focus, and it can be a difficult topic to discuss. Many of us may have been raised to believe that we have to put…Continue
"When you talk you are only repeating what you already know. But when you listen you might learn something new" --attributed alternately to the Dalai Lama and author J.P. McEvoy.
"Are you a convincer or a listener?" asks Melissa Orlov, author of The ADHD Effect on Marriage. I mention this because I like the term she uses: convincer.
As a therapist, I observe that couples who see me often begin with…Continue
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“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” Buddha
One thing we know for sure is that thoughts emanate from the brain and mind to create our life and lead us to every success or failure. Are we starting each new day with the same old thoughts and expecting different results? When it comes to achieving our goals, we are given the advice to “just put our minds to it” yet never being told exactly how we…Continue
Added by Kathryn Remati on November 10, 2015 at 12:23pm — No Comments
Fear - Four little letters that mean so much. But is fear literally really a factor for everyone? Or is there something much more complex and diversified going on when we feel challenged, stressed or our backs are against the wall. What if fear was something we could see and discern in the mirror?
As I began my coaching practice many years ago, clients would come to me and I would begin my work with them using the protocols I had been given in my coach…Continue