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Elevation and Transformation

The world may seem incredibly overwhelming.  How can we ever hope to address all these myriads of heartbreaking problems?  Is it beyond the scope of mere humans? There is a spiritual practice that fills my soul to overflowing and creates a profound shift in me.  I believe with all my heart that it makes a difference in the wider world as well, because the holiness of it raises vibrations and elevates consciousness. There are many such spiritual practices, but my favorite is chanting the names of God. I will confess that, in recent months, I have  often chosen to “recover”…

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What to Do When the World Feels Like Too Much

How many of you are very sensitive?  Does your psyche get rattled by too much noise or chaos?  Is violence painful for you to witness or even think about?  Are you sensitive to harsh environments, mean-spirited words, or chemicals? If your answer is yes, then you must be having a very tough time right now. We are being bombarded every day by examples of insensitivity, disrespect, and cruelty; by lies, by toxins in the sky and air and home.  It may feel, at times, as if there is no escape.  Your spirit may be crying out for sanity in a…

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Making a Difference

Have you ever walked into a room that felt chaotic or angry or sad?  How did you respond?  Did you find yourself getting caught up in similar energies?  Have you ever tried to transform the energy of a place, person, or situation?  Have you ever tried to transform yourself??? There are many ways to do this.  Some people have the gift of saying exactly the right words in exactly the right tone of voice.  Others use laughter to transform a situation.  Sometimes singing can bring a spirit of unity.  Sometimes a hug can bring an exquisite feeling of love and…

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End of the Year Musings

I am not one of those people who makes resolutions at New Year’s. I do, however, take the time to be reflective at the end of a new year and before the beginning of a new one.  I evaluate what I did well and what I want to do more of.  Generally I set goals of things I’d like to do–not necessarily the boring lose-20-pounds kind of thing–more like the travel across the country kind of thing.  I focus on my dreams.  What does my soul wish to do?  What would make my spirit soar? So, you may wonder, why…

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