Monthly Archives: December 2014

posticon 10 Ways You Can Create Your Happiest New Year Ever by John Cali and Spirit

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Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. ~ Oprah Winfrey

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New Year Celebration in Rome
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It’s that time of year when many folks make new year resolutions, often to abandon them only days or weeks later.

I no longer make new year resolutions. I prefer to call them intentions. When we create an intention the universe infuses it with powerful energy. That enables us to effortlessly flow toward fulfillment of the intention — as opposed to struggling to stick to a resolution.Read more

posticon How To Find Peace In the Silence by John Cali and Spirit

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In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness, ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Silent Evening by Ann Boberg
   Silent Evening by Ann Boberg

Many folks today, in this age of endless digital distractions, have forgotten how to be silent and at peace.

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Have you ever listened to the silence? What have you heard? We’d like you to take a moment, right now before you read any further, and listen to the silence.Read more

posticon Spiritual Cinema Circle by John Cali

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You fall in love with films because films help you fall in love with life. ~ Neale Donald Walsch

 

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I’ve been a fan of the Spiritual Cinema Circle ever since it was founded in 2004 by Hollywood filmmaker Stephen Simon and psychologists Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks. While in Hollywood Stephen produced spiritually themed movies such as Somewhere In Time, with Christopher Reeves and Jane Seymour, and What Dreams May Come, with Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

The Circle has since grown into a global community of folks who love inspiring movies with spiritual themes–movies which Hollywood doesn’t think there’s a market for.Read more

posticon Your Destiny Is Joy by John Cali and Spirit

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Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. ~ Mother Teresa

Mother_Teresa_of_Calcuta,_portrait_painting_by_Robert_Pérez_PalouMother Teresa
Copyright © 1994 by Robert Pérez Palou

A couple days ago I read a poll taken recently on depression. Among its other findings, the poll said the time of year many folks are least depressed is right now–the holiday season.

It doesn’t matter whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Epiphany–or don’t celebrate at all.Read more

posticon Who Is the Love of Your Life? by John Cali and Spirit

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If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others…. If you have no compassion for yourself, then you are not capable of developing compassion for others. ~ The Dalai Lama

Let_Love_RuleCopyright © 2008 by April Sikorski

When I was about seven my mom and dad hired a piano teacher for me. Piano lessons were not on my seven-year-old mind’s to-do list. But after a while I actually started enjoying the lessons. In fact, I got pretty good at playing–or so I thought.Read more