Monthly Archives: November 2006

posticon Time by John Cali

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Do you feel pressured for time — you know, that thing we humans often complain we don’t have enough of? Dealing with time is particularly stressful for many people during this holiday season.

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For whatever reason, I often find inspiration for these newsletters at the local post office. Don’t ask me why — I have no idea. But I hear the most interesting conversations from the people in my little mountain town while they’re visiting the post office. I’m not eavesdropping — it’s just such a small place, you can’t help overhearing the folks around you.… Read more

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posticon Why Don’t We Ask For What We Want? by John Cali

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Have you ever been in a situation where you desperately needed help, but it never occurred to you to ask for it? I was, very recently. It was a great wake-up call.

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Several Saturday mornings ago, I awoke to a cold, grey November dawn. The day was full of the promise of snow.

I shivered as I rolled out of bed. I looked at my thermostat and realized my furnace had quit working during the night. I said to myself, “Great!”

Now, I love cold weather and winter.… Read more

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posticon Protecting Yourself From Negative Energies by John Cali

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Have you ever felt you were the target of negative energies? Energies coming, perhaps, from someone who doesn’t like you or have your highest good in mind. What can you do about it?

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I received a letter from one of our readers this past week. She was asking my opinion of a difficult situation she was dealing with — people she perceived as sending her negative energy. Here’s an excerpt from her letter, followed by my response.

I would value your input as to the method I have developed when negative energies are aimed at me.… Read more

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posticon Morning in the Mountains by John Cali

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Have you ever been completely captivated by a beautiful setting — maybe a blood-red sunset on the seashore, freshly scented air after a soft summer rain, or a moonlit morning in the mountains?

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This past Sunday morning I awakened just before dawn. The nearly full moon was hovering over the rugged Absaroka Mountains to the west. On the eastern horizon the sun, an orange-gold globe, was peeping over the foothills, bathing the summits of the western mountains in an otherworldly glow.… Read more

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posticon Are You on the Wrong Spiritual Path? by John Cali

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Has anyone ever criticized you or judged you simply because you’re on a spiritual path different from theirs? This happens to me occasionally with my family, and others too. I just ignore them and go on my happy way. How about you?

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The other day I was talking to Charlie, a close friend I’ve known most of my life. Somehow our conversation drifted to religion.

Charlie had gone through much turmoil and trauma in his personal and spiritual lives the past 15 years or so.… Read more

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