Spiritual Currency October 07, 2013 05:38:40 pm Money is not the only currency that is involved in our daily life. Society today is awakening to the importance of Spiritual element in life. When a deeper Spiritual "currency" becomes a natural part of a relationship, the deeper the emotional involvement becomes. We share our Spiritual currency each day with people around us and this filters to the rest of the universe.
The Astronomical Clock of Prague October 02, 2013 09:48:53 am A visit to Prague is not complete without a visit to the astronomical clock, surrounded by legends and stories. The oldest and most celebrated clock is on the side wall of the Old Town Hall. With glittering hands and a complex series of filigreed wheels, this ornamental timepiece doesn\'t merely mark the hours. Symbols of the zodiac tell the course of the heavens.
Tarot Devil Card - The Kiss of Judas April 30, 2013 06:44:32 pm Overindulgence and hidden motives are the influence of the Devil. This is a warning to be sure your motives are pure when doing someone a favor today, even though the temptation will be there. You know what they say about Karm - it always comes back to haunt you one way or another.
Tarot - A Reflective Mirror April 24, 2013 09:54:53 pm Tarot mirrors human emotions, struggles, fear, defeat and all that is negative that has gone deep into the soul. Other images are uplifting that help to pave the way to rebirth, transformation, balance, justice, success and healing.
The Power of Positive Rapport September 12, 2012 03:46:24 pm One who walks with a positive attitude certainly invites good vibrations from people around them. Consciously or not, a positive attitude strengthens one\'s spirit. You wonder at times where someone gets their courage? When one exudes a positive outlook, this enhances their capability and confidence, aware of the fact that whatever challenge comes their way, it is no big deal. Their faith is strong and believe that there is a solution. Worry is not a heavy burden to carry, knowing that worrying does not solve anything.
The Invisible in Our World September 07, 2012 08:38:22 am You feel the wind, but do you really see it? You see the trees swaying as their leaves dance to the beat of the wind. We do not have to be able to "touch" anyone to be connected with them. No one sees our thoughts, yet, we send out thoughts and vibrations to our surroundings. We send our collective healing thoughts and prayers to victims of man\'s inhumanity to man, or natural calamities. Even inanimate objects need respect and care- some fuss over their vehicles and other prized possessions. These exist in our invisible world.
The Dawn of the Digital Era August 17, 2012 07:46:50 pm Into the 21st century, the global society lives in the frontiers of digital age. Mass production is taken over by mass- customization. The consumer of today applies their specific knowledge, tastes, expectations and demands on producers who have to able to meet these in order to succeed. We are in the era of knowledge based economy. Beniger states that people who have the means to partake in this form of society are referred to as digital citizens- one of the many labels that ushers in a new phase of society into the 21st century.
Personal Power and the Solar Chakra August 09, 2012 05:54:06 pm Personal power is subtle. It is about feeling confident about who and what you are. There is a positive and negative personal power inherent in all of us. Working with the solar plexus chakra opens up the positive qualities of strength, self-confidence, self-esteem, a healthy way of being self-assertive. Positive personal power paves the way for a healthy and loving relationship with family, friends and associates. It is a way to achieve goals through being self-assured, a way to be the master of oneself. A positive state of personal power becomes a state of the mind, and attitude.
Power of the Heart Chakra August 05, 2012 01:58:57 pm Proponents of chakra healing and balancing of the energies of the main chakras, believe that this brings about healing of dis-ease, opens the intuitive abilities which we born with, calms the mind and paves the way to find inner peace. We learn how to let life flow, be more appreciative of the countless blessings that we are blind to. We come to realize that problems and worries need not dominate our waking hours thus tormenting the sub-conscious.
Silent Tears August 05, 2012 11:53:30 am Crying is not an indication of weakness. Who has not heard the words, my tears have run dry. It would take a lot of crying for this to happen. Perhaps, the silent tears are deep in the heart. Repressed or suppressed tears can be toxic to your spirit. You are unable to express your deepest sadness or pain and you hold back those silent tears in the deepest chambers of your heart. This hurts your spirit. Express your pain through your tears, let it fall and release the toxins. Tears will help you to find the way to heal your unspoken pain.
The Power of the Heart July 23, 2012 12:25:55 pm Your heart is the seat of your life, your passions, your love. Learn the power of love, but first, learn to love yourself and savor that inner peace before you can go out in the world and spread the meaning of love.
Beyond the Gates of Death March 16, 2012 07:24:22 pm It is all speculation as to how and what the realm beyond death is like.There are no verifiable evidence of a dead person coming back to this life to share a glimpse, if that, of what life is after death. Contact with those who passed on are all based on personal experience, some are conducted at seance, where a medium claims the uncanny ability to make contact with those who are supposedly in the other realm.
An Empty Chair at the Table December 09, 2011 10:05:59 am Of all the holidays, Christmas without a loved one comes with a deep sense of sadness. It is not surprising that a flood of memories can come rushing at the dinner table. Letting go is easier said than done. We treasure precious moments around table when our loved ones sat down with us.
The Hype That Feeds Us December 03, 2011 10:25:38 am Christmas is not a season to over indulge your loved ones. It is not a season to whisk yourself to this and that social function. It is not a season to invite added stress to your life. Christmas is about sharing time with your loved ones. Sadly, the simplicity of the season is gone. The true spirit of Christmas is obscured by the frenzy of shopping. The authenticity and solemnity of Christmas season is diminished.
Beware of the Perils of Self Sabotage November 04, 2011 10:08:10 am Sometimes, we are our worst enemy. We build walls and barriers and obscure a vast, scenic landscape in front of us. We put up roadblocks and work against our best interests. This is self-sabotage. It is the sum total of the mental and emotional drama we create and sadly, live by. Sad because these are impediments to a peaceful, happy, successful and fulfilling life. It leaves a feeling of failure, misery and a meaningless life. In some cases, life comes with the perils of drug and substance abuse, crime and violence or suicide.
One Sided Love - How to Avoid It October 26, 2011 10:45:18 am It is in our human nature to love and want to be loved, although there are cases of unrequited love. No one can be forced to love someone. But so many do fall into a one-sided relationship to their own peril. Yes, it happens that some get into one-sided relationships. Love is not mutually shared. Simply, the one who loves is not loved back. Shakespeare wrote: "Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares."
The Past Belongs to the Past October 25, 2011 04:21:13 pm There is a constant battle with some issues of the past, demons to conquer, failures and many wrong choices and regrets along the way. The past will come back to haunt you. These are scary words. Perhaps in the decades gone by, people had some darkness in their past that they fearfully guard. Imagine the fear that gripped at their hearts- fear of disgrace, betrayal, fall from the pedestal and other issues from a dark place.
The Properties of Positive Energy October 19, 2011 08:06:09 am So let positive energy enter into our lives. Welcome it. Every moment of our waking life, energy surrounds us. It is a gift of Nature that we can use to best advantage, or squander it to our peril. We can choose to be happy and attract positive energy, or resist and thus create negative energy and be miserable. Life moves along, it is never static, ever for those who are languishing in illness and pain. While there is breath, there is life.
Desperately Trying to Lose Weight October 17, 2011 09:06:55 am Does your weight weigh you down? Your goal it to shed so many extra pounds to enhance your self-image. Think again.
In Debt We Live September 30, 2011 08:44:52 am Long before recession caught the world in its grips, so many already lived in debt. The belief is that debt helps to fuel the economy. It is debt that enables society to pursue their quest for material satisfaction--to enjoy or have a taste of the good life. Debt does not respect social, age, economic or financial status of the debtor.
Some Misconceptions About Feng Shui September 21, 2011 09:04:17 pm Feng shui invaded the Western world like wild fire decades ago. Volumes of books were printed, experts were coming out everywhere. Feng shui is an ancient art of placement. It is not a cure all that will magically rid your environment of all negative energies, solve relationship conflicts, find the ideal career path, cure financial difficulties and bring to reality dashed hopes and dreams.
It\'s All About Me September 15, 2011 09:06:42 am We all know people who have this sense of entitlement, who behaves like the world owes them. It makes for an unpleasant atmosphere when an egotistic and self-centered person is around. It is also draining and stressful. There are ways to deal or cope with people like this. This attitude may reflect how they envision their self-worth.
We Can All Make a Difference May 26, 2011 10:46:47 am You do not have to be endowed with fame and fortune to make a difference in this world! That may have been the case in past centuries. Into the 21st century, our world is witness to a phenomenal leap forward in every facet of human endeavours. Many people reach out across the world at times of disaster or tragedy. The success of legitimate charitable organization comes from the people who donate time and money to a worthwhile cause.
Finding Solace in Gardening May 06, 2011 10:21:33 am I came across this book: They That Sow in Tears by Catherine Chappell and Charles Nolan Sandifer. Both shared the heartache of the loss of a child. Catherine\'s daughter and Charles\' son were on the waiting list for organ transplant. But they did not make it to receive the transplants. In their grief, both found comfort working in their gardens. They found out that they were not alone. Planting a memory garden is a universal response to grief. I never thought of gardening in this way till I read their book.
When a Writer Does Not or Can Not Write May 05, 2011 10:44:06 am Time flies. When a writer does not write, the imagination stagnates, the style gets rusty. When you try to get back to writing, you are groping for words to come together. You feel like you\'ve lost your talent, the gift of writing. Writers who promote developing a discipline to write everyday are so right. Write something everyday, even the most boring or mundane thought- write it down.
Good Friday: A Day To Reflect and Contemplate Life April 18, 2011 11:15:00 am The cross of Christ is the door to heaven, the key to paradise, the downfall of the devil, the uplifting of mankind, the consolation of our imprisonment, the prize for our freedom." The Cross of Christ is the safeguard of our faith, the assurance of our hope, and the throne of love. It is also the sign of God\'s mercy and the proof of forgiveness....Abbot Rupert of Deutz, early 12th century
The Way of a Fool April 15, 2011 09:38:03 am It is prudent to stop and think before you speak, especially when you are with a group of people. There is always someone in a group who mouths off a barrage of words on every topic, one who professes to have explicit knowledge of every topic that pours out of his mouth. This usually becomes a one-way conversation.
Evaluating the Social Needs of the Elderly April 10, 2011 10:04:20 pm Realistically, the aches and pains of getting old come nagging in the quiet of the night, or in the wee hours of the morning, or just about at anytime. Add skeletal and muscular aches and pains and a list of medical conditions that creep up as we get older. Should this condition limit one\'s activities? This needs a serious thought. It is proven that keeping active is good for physical, mental and emotional health.
How Positive or Negative Energy Impacts Your Life April 01, 2011 01:08:36 pm If you choose to surround yourself with positive energy, in the face of challenges, conflicts or daunting tasks, you cope with these with courage and confidence. You know in your heart that all these will come to pass.
Get Excited About Spring Gardening March 28, 2011 09:48:50 pm Gardening is a very rewarding hobby. Working with the soil helps you to connect with the Earth and helps to get you grounded. Be sure to do some stretching before you start planting or weeding. This means exercise for some muscles you probably have not used over winter. Time in the garden keeps you in touch with your thoughts, even release nagging tensions. Designing your garden gets your creative juices flowing. Your time alone in the garden can serve as your meditation time.
A Touch of Personal Guilt With an Early Daylight Saving Time March 23, 2011 09:14:12 am Why did Daylight Saving Time (DST) have to start in mid-March? The ground is still frozen, in some areas, winter has not completely gone! It won\'t be till mid April that it starts to feel like Spring has sprung. It is time to get the outdoor furniture ready, and fire up the grill. And of course, the garden beckons. But till then, DST sets me off on a guilt trip.
Japan: Calm Amidst the Devastating Disaster March 21, 2011 03:45:11 pm There is so much for the world to learn about the Japanese culture of calm and discipline. There are no looting and widespread hysteria. They form long lines, patiently awaiting their turn. They take the limited allocation of supplies quietly and move on. Some who take a bit more than what they need do express feelings of guilt.They are aware of the limited resources, and their culture promotes the virtue of sharing, courage and self-sacrifice. They look out after one another, not each man to his own.
Why Spring Clean Your Clutter With Feng Shui March 07, 2011 09:24:28 am Clutter is an obstacle: Clutter invites negative energy. It presents an obstacle to the flow of positive energy. Feng shui presents a diagram of the home- show areas of prosperity, family life,career, health, and other aspects of life. It swept through the western world a decade back, it became a fad. Applying some of the principles of feng shui can enhance peace and harmony in your home, and ultimately brings peace, prosperity and harmony to your life.
Gardening - Start Your Seedlings NOW February 22, 2011 09:18:48 am It is almost the end of February, it\'s time to think about gardening. With the cost of everything going up, this may cramp a gardener\'s style. For anyone who is cost- conscious, starting your plants from seedlings is an economical alternative. Garden centers are not yet open, here in Canada. But unlimited selection of seeds are already on store shelves. Browse around and get ideas about what to plant this coming season.
Dreams Can Convey Messages February 16, 2011 03:09:33 pm Dreaming is one of the fascinating mysteries of Life. Do we all wander off to dreamland in our sleep? The dreaming mind moves into a mysterious and intriguing realm where there is freedom of movement, from one scene to another with no apparent relevance and no inhibitions. Dreams may not make sense to the dreamer at the moment. It is a realm for great exploration of what lies beyond our conscious mind.
Remembering, Tears in My Heart February 15, 2011 11:49:13 am Today is Valentine\'s Day. And yes, other holidays have come and gone, without you. Am I getting used to your obvious absence? Instead of toasting to the occasion, I now light a candle and say a prayer for you, that you are in the Light of Eternal Glory. I keep the tears in my heart, I suppress the sobs, and offer a smile to the world.
Self-Empowerment - How to Get This Attribute February 10, 2011 10:29:28 am Life is what we make it. What are the obstacles that hinder your self-growth that leads to the path of empowerment? To know yourself is one of the greatest tool of self-empowerment. No one can do this but you. The choice is yours to make.
A Spiritual Aspect of 2012 Phenomenon and the Fifth Sun February 02, 2011 05:32:25 pm Is there a new awakening on December 21, 2012? This phenomenon includes a range of eschatological beliefs of a transformative and cataclysmic events on this day. Believers base this proposal on the Mayan Long Count calendar which is said to be the end date of a 5,125 year-long cycle, which includes astronomical and numerological formula related to this date.
Be in the Present With a Daily Tarot Card February 01, 2011 08:36:52 pm The tarot can be helpful in setting your pace for the day. Let it help you find a way to be present in the moment. This does not require any psychic abilities. It starts with choosing a deck that you feel you can connect with. If you are not familiar with the variety of tarot decks, ask a friend, or check it out on-line. The artwork varies as well. However, you can always get another deck as you get more confident and familiar with what tarot is all about.
Numerology: What Is the Significance of 2011? January 05, 2011 12:00:53 pm The Year 2011 can be analyzed from different schools of thought. Numerology is considered a science, one can delve into numerology from a spiritual aspect, or for those interested in the occult or esoteric studies, numbers can mean different things. As master number, eleven is significant. There are those who believe in the term Great Shift, which refers to the magnitude of changes in collective consciousness. They believe in the changing thoughts of humanity, of how we perceive our daily reality. It does mess up the old way of thinking.
Life\'s Surprising Twists, Turns or Detours December 28, 2010 08:14:48 am No one really knows what tomorrow brings. The best laid out plans can go awry in an instant. Such is Life\'s reality. This does not mean that we go through Life each day anticipating the worst. Today, we are lucky to be able to get information at our finger tips. There is a rising awakening of awareness of the world within and around.This encourages us to be in tune with our inner being, to learn to appreciate the blessings of each day, to be kind to our environment, to find peace and love. And many more reasons for being.
Feel the Spirit of Christmas Amid Tears, Pain and Sorrow December 17, 2010 08:52:02 am Has Christmas lost its lustre for you? Illness does not choose the season- it can come anytime. Natural disasters can happen during this time too. Tragedy can strike. Death can knock on anyone\'s door as well. Holidays are tough for anyone under these circumstances. It is easy to say move on. Despite the best intentions of family, well- meaning friends and the community, the season can add to the pain and sorrow of those who are suffering.
Think Green and Eco-Friendly This Christmas December 14, 2010 03:17:05 pm Amid the frenzy during the holidays, stop and think "Green." Our landfills are overfilled with packaging materials over the holidays. There are the boxes, styrofoam or plastic bubble wraps most electronic gadgets come in. Then comes the wrapping paper, gift boxes or gift bags. Add to these the ribbons, the tags and other accessories that is part of wrapping gifts. Each household accumulate bags of garbage as they open the presents under the tree.
Retired and Suddenly Single December 08, 2010 11:24:57 am Hopes, plans and dreams can suddenly come to an end, A serious illness can lead to death. Current statistics show that couples who have stayed for over 25 years can suddenly face the possibility of separation or divorce. Suddenly, one has to face retirement with...
Older Relatives and the Holiday Season December 09, 2010 03:03:36 pm It said that when a father holds his son\'s hand as they walk, this is a loving gesture. But when the son holds the father\'s hand and provides support as they walk, it is truly sad.
The Things We Did This Summer September 27, 2010 07:53:41 pm Sun, fun and memories. There are summer memories to rehash on those cold winter gatherings. The young ones have lots to talk about too. There is summer camp, visit to family or friends, or a new skill learned, like fishing, swimming or even gardening. Summer flings do make the summer interesting.
Soul Searching - Sort Out the Gems September 22, 2010 10:56:56 am Life is about the willingness to face reality, to deal with disappointments and failures, to let go of illusions- not with fear but with a purposeful goal to learn from these. There is no bitterness but have a clear resolve to allow love and peace to flow. Sometimes, your world, your hopes and dreams come crashing with a big bang, a major shaking up of life. There are gems to treasure as you pick up the pieces.
What Does Prayer Mean To You? September 20, 2010 09:53:07 am Do you pray? Prayer is a way to communicate our feelings, our thoughts to God. For those who live with the attitude of gratitude, it is through prayer that they are able to express how thankful they are for the blessings that come their way. Some pray to God, some pray to their special deities, some thank Mother Earth. There are those who pray to Allah, to the Source, etc. Prayer keeps us connected with a higher power whatever name you address him/her. For the purpose of this article, I will refer to that someone as God.
The Masks We Hide Behind August 31, 2010 07:33:23 pm We all wear a mask at one time or another. Conflicting needs, desires, values, beliefs, way of life and way of thinking at times demand a different approach. We have to understand that there are different personas within each of us.
Late Summer Gardening August 25, 2010 06:09:58 pm This is an opportune time to re-assess your ornamental garden design Summer is winding down. Most summer- blooming perennials are finished and getting ready for their winter slumber. Sturdy blooming plants still provide color to the garden.
Costa Rica - A Country Worth Visiting August 18, 2010 07:19:03 pm It is becoming a Mecca for ecotourism, loosely defined as "come, look, see, experience, but don\'t touch". Respect us, so we can preserve the rewards of ecology for future generations of tourists and Costa Ricans to enjoy.
Women Throughout the Ages - Their Time and Place in History June 16, 2010 09:58:54 am Many women who claimed their rightful place beside man will forever remain nameless and forgotten. Their contribution, their courage is forever lost in the mists of time. Today\'s woman can take pride in the efforts of many women from the beginning of time who did not remain subjugated to their male counterparts. These women laid down the foundation for recognition of a woman\'s place in society. It is historical that women had to struggle for recognition of their equal rights with men.
Plant, Create and Feel the Magic in Your Garden April 12, 2010 12:44:38 pm There is glory, there is peace, there is magic in the garden. After the cold and dreary months of winter, a walk in the garden can be a marvel. Take a look around the garden and see the Spring bulbs poking their heads out with a burst of green. The trees start to come to life after their winter slumber. The grass starts to turn green once again.
In the Dark Recesses of the Mind April 06, 2010 01:53:16 pm There are nights you toss and turn. Suddenly, you are reminded of an issue that you buried a long time ago. Or so you thought! You think of the people you try your best to stay away from. Or someone you let slip away.
The Language of Music February 15, 2010 12:00:00 am Music is a universal language. It is the language of the soul. There are not too many people who have no music in their hearts.
The Power of Words February 11, 2010 12:00:00 am Words. This is one of the most powerful tool available to man. Words are used and abused extensively. What would communication be like without words? Communication is the basis of all relationships. Words- spoken, unspoken or written says it all. Society is ruled by technology that is dependent on words. Every tool or gizmo introduced is ruled by words.
Let it Go November 09, 2009 12:00:00 am This is easier said than done. There are words said,or acts done that can leave pain and deep hurt. Sadly, these can not be unsaid or undone.
The Rewards of Living With Less October 17, 2009 12:00:00 am Our society is so deep into consumerism that we tend to just buy, buy and buy some more. In these hard economic times, it is wise to come to our senses. It is time to be conservative consumers, live within a budget and spend our hard-earned money wisely and minimize the use of credit cards.
Turning a Blind Eye October 15, 2009 12:00:00 am At home or in the workplace, there are instances where it is easier not to see or hear unpleasant issues with the hope that these issues will just blow away. This is a judgment call. What are the implications of turning a blind eye? Is this a recurring scene that goes on like a broken record?
Death - A Reality of Life October 13, 2009 12:00:00 am Death is a topic people tend to avoid. So many fear their own mortality. Death is a reality. It is a door we all have to enter one day. It will be the same door for the powerful, the rich and famous and for everyone else who ever passed on this Earth. In death, we are all equal. Death is an equalizer.
Simple Steps to Staying Healthy and Relaxed September 29, 2009 12:00:00 am Health is our greatest and most precious wealth. There are simple things we can do to stay healthy. A healthy lifestyle is an approach to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being.
Yikes - I Am Getting Older September 18, 2009 12:00:00 am The day will come when we wake up to the reality that we are older, past the prime of life and start to live on our pension. How many of us give this some serious thought as more years are added to our personal calendar? We are trying to live our lives to the fullest, celebrate life and enjoy more good times. Life is a party.
Emotional Fragility September 10, 2009 12:00:00 am Emotions can run out of control, it does not choose its victims- the very young or the very old. A frequent dose of unpleasant issues and events can be emotionally debilitating. Emotional stress is draining, more so than a physical one.
A Late Summer Walk in Your Garden August 20, 2009 12:00:00 am Walking down the garden this time of the year can be an inspiration for next season\'s gardening. To see flowers in full summer bloom is the ultimate reward for a gardener.
Critiquing an Article August 17, 2009 12:00:00 am It is one thing to criticize someone\'s writing, it is another to critique. Anyone who undertakes a project of critiquing should be aware of certain guidelines. Before writing a critique, one should read the article thoroughly, in fairness to the writer.
Family Reunion August 05, 2009 12:00:00 am Family reunions are a growing trend. Gone are the days when families live close to one another, carrying out the family tradition, looking after the business, the farm or other ventures. Family gatherings are held on special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries. We live in a highly mobile society. Families can be spread out all over the globe, literally. Technology has made communication so much easier between families. But nothing can replace the personal contact that comes with a family reunion. That once a year get together leaves precious memories for all to cherish.
Say it With a Rose Or Roses February 16, 2009 08:20:43 pm Roses have fascinated man for a long, long time. Roses have their own language, but no matter what color of a rose is given, it is always a delight to receive. Let a rose say it all for you.
The Dating Scene For Professionals January 31, 2009 07:39:40 pm The dating scene has changed since our forebears were in their prime for dating. It was always thought that professionals had more trouble joining the dating world.
The Healing Value of Magnets January 07, 2009 05:54:57 pm There are serious studies to demonstrate the healing value of magnets. By providing optimal environment to cells, it helps accelerate natural healing. Magnetic therapy is considered by some practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine to be comparable if not superior to other drugs of CAM. It is non-invasive and an inexpensive alternative.
Partake in the Many Benefits of Meditation December 08, 2008 02:05:00 pm Meditation is a way of life. It leads one to the path of health and peace. Meditative practice helps people achieve different levels of awareness. Through meditation the brain waves get organized and mental activities like focus, memory, learning and awareness are sharpened. Benefits of meditation touches on the physical, psychological and spiritual level.
What is Alternative Medicine? November 16, 2008 11:29:56 am Alternative medicine refers to practices not used by conventional medicine. Seeking alternative medicine means a referral to a homeopath or a naturopath instead of your regular doctor. It is not the intention of alternative practitioners to have their clients stop receiving conventional care. They strive to develop a way to work alongside the family doctor with the best interest of the client in mind.
The Choice For Cremation November 06, 2008 10:49:26 am Times are constantly changing, and so does some traditional funeral customs. More people are now choosing to be cremated instead of being buried in a traditional coffin.
Inner Strength Comes to the Rescue November 03, 2008 09:24:12 am There is an inner strength that gives man a certain power over a situation. A power strong enough to overcome an apparently debilitating fears and allows self-confidence to lead the way, to find faith and courage. There is an inner and re-assuring voice that helps us to carry on.
The Intriguing Side of Superstition September 05, 2008 08:16:36 pm Throughout man\'s history, superstition lurks around, during periods of uncertainty, anxiety, times of celebration as well as in the ordinary daily lives doing ordinary chores or at special events. This has prompted man to devise ways and means, rational or irrational, to safeguard outward manifestation of deep-seated anxieties. Superstitious beliefs have no scientific explanation.
Sometimes, It is a Bit Too Late August 11, 2008 06:25:49 pm Why do we have to wait till it\'s too late to make peace, to share once again precious love and caring and give one of the best gifts, the gift of time? Time lost is gone forever. Time moves on with or without us.
Bereavement - Picking Up the Pieces June 01, 2008 02:38:01 pm Loss and grief is different for different reasons and under different circumstances. The pain touches on the same areas - the physical, emotional, spiritual, psychological and at times, financial. The loss of a spouse (or partner) leaves behind broken chords that hopefully, Father Time can mend.
Care of the Spiritual Side of the Dying May 20, 2008 11:24:42 am As death draws nearer, the caregiver must realize that it\'s not just the physical body that needs attention. At this time, the patient starts to turn inwards to his/her soul. All the material and physical aspects of life starts to recede to the background. Something different emerges.
A Time To Grieve May 13, 2008 01:36:52 pm From my dearest friend, Cheryl...Feel the healing energy of the sun all around you, feel the grounding of the earth when you putter in your garden, cry when you need to, sleep when you can, eat when you\'re hungry. It is hard to dance alone when you had a partner who cherished you like Eric did. Only love prevails....
Create a Serene and Calm Atmosphere November 22, 2007 09:51:41 pm With the least effort, you can express your creativity with candles, a bowl of water, candleholders, flowers, colored stones and some aromatic oils. Voila! You can transform a room and create a magical atmosphere.
Tarot - One Card Reading November 20, 2007 06:03:30 am Why use the Tarot for a Yes/No spread when you can draw deeper insight with a one-card reading? Delve deeper into your situation with just one card.
What Does Prosperity Mean to You? November 12, 2007 10:07:56 am The almighty dollar is not the ultimate measure of your prosperity and abundance. Less is more. Those who subscribe to this belief find contentment with what they have and not fret over what they don\'t have
Tarot Minor Arcana and the Elements November 08, 2007 07:22:48 pm Tarot and the four elements are closely associated in the Minor Arcana. Understanding the elements and their functions in this world add dimension to the meaning of the Minor Arcana cards. In complex spreads, the interaction of the elements with one another offer insights that could otherwise be misunderstood or worst, missed.
Walk the Path with Tarot - Major Arcana November 07, 2007 12:05:52 pm The Major Arcana depict images, characters that convey deeper meanings, messages, insights to encourage you to delve deep into your soul, reveal the shadows, the secret longings or pain, fears as well as hopes, forgotten blessings and joys. It may even point to possibilities you have never thought of.
The Language of Tarot - Major Arcana November 05, 2007 03:31:18 pm Tarot is more than just a deck of cards. It offers a different perspective on life, what is it we\'re searching for, which path to take, and always, it reminds us that we are all part of this universe. No matter how tough the battle is, most of the answers lie deep within, if only we stop to listen.
Tarot and Wellness November 01, 2007 11:27:07 pm Tarot can be used as a tool to explore the realms of wellness, the harmony of mind, body and spirit. The most potent applications of any symbolic therapy will be to reach the body through the gateway of the unconscious, that part of us we do not see, we can not touch, yet we can bring into harmony with our total being and trust that it will open our world to the Universal abundance that is available to all of us.
When Serious Illness Comes Home October 23, 2007 02:15:47 pm Someone you love gets ill, very ill. What do you do? It can be your child, your spouse or partner, your elderly parents or a sibling. There are many who are unprepared for what can be one of the most challenging situation they will encounter during their life. Caregiving can be overwhelming, stressful and confusing.
Attitude of Gratitude October 23, 2007 11:16:34 pm There is always something in this life to be thankful for at the end of the day; as well as something to look forward to at the dawn of each new day. Taking a few moments to say a prayer of gratitude brings calmness, makes panic recede to oblivion.
Everyone Wants to Be a Writer September 18, 2007 11:15:35 am With the proliferation of ezines and article directories, everyone and anyone with dreams of "wannabe writer" jumps on the bandwagon online.
Have a Peaceful Day September 16, 2007 12:29:13 am Amid the clutter in our minds and demands on our time, it is important to learn how to have peace in our lives.
Quality Content and The Writer September 12, 2007 08:36:27 pm It is not how many articles you can write in a week or in a month. Remember, writing and submitting articles is not about quantity. Quality is very important for a writer who hopes to make a good and credible impression and most importantly, to get noticed.
Facing the Challenge After Leaving an Abusive Relationship May 21, 2007 10:27:26 pm It takes courage and a lot of strength to walk away from an
abusive relationship. It takes all you\'ve got to face the
challenge of moving on. Life will never be the same.
It\'s the beginning of a new battleground.
Abusive Relationship- Cloaked Under the Guise of Love May 18, 2007 08:06:25 am There are warning signs of a man who is capable
of inflicting physical harm. Remember that abuse goes
beyond the physical- with this comes mental, emotional,
financial ,verbal and yes, sexual abuse.
Sacred Space in the Garden May 16, 2007 09:11:39 pm As short as the gardening season is, gardeners
take advantage of whatever time there is
to express their creativity, and to find a space for
a much needed time for reflection, solitude
or just to unwind especially at the end of a hectic
day or week.
Moving On... May 12, 2007 10:27:30 pm Sometimes life makes us feel like we
just keep spinning our wheels. Perhaps we are.
With resolve and determination, make use of the
tools available to help us get out of the rut.
Do You Listen? April 18, 2007 10:45:37 am Being a good listener nourishes the spirit. It helps to slow down an overactive mind. It brings focus to the moment. Listening is an art. It is a skill that can be developed. Being able to listen adds depth
and enthusiasm to a relationship.
When I Grow Too Old to Dream April 15, 2007 09:26:16 pm Aging will catch up with us, one way or another, despite the advances in medicine and medical technology.
There is no lack of information when it comes to
defying age and aging. The adage Life Begins at
Forty, now reads Life Begins at 60 and keeps on
Prisoner of Negativity March 16, 2007 01:03:39 pm Negativity demands a lot of energy!
Energy that is wasted that comes with crippling
effects mentally, emotionally, physically and
spiritually. Negativity obscures the chances
for happiness and a chance at a fulfilling
The Darker Side of Friendship February 27, 2007 02:54:52 pm The best of friends can fall out. A friendship can go from
wonderful to harmful.
As with any relationship, disagreements, misunderstanding,
negligence, petty provocation and conflict can slowly
erode the bonds that keep friends together.
Friendship: The Unspoken Blessings and Complications February 21, 2007 11:57:58 am Many people come and go in our lives. We call them friends. We look to friends for companionship, social interaction, someone to listen, provide support and comfort in times of need. A friend needs to be frank and honest when needed. A friend reaches out in troubled times, shares moments of joy, and moments of victory and success.