Category Archives: health and well-being

posticon The Breathtaking Power Within

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Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

Some time ago, I watched an interview with a man who was obviously on a conscious path of spiritual growth. I don’t recall his name. But I’ve never forgotten his words.

He told about the time he was sitting in a cafeteria by himself. Suddenly, a stranger walked up to him, and stared at him for a moment.Read more

posticon Miracles and Hate

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Today we go beyond the grievances, to look upon the miracle instead.
A Course in Miracles

Can you think of someone you hold a grievance against, perhaps even hate? I think most of us could, at least at one time or another in our lives.

What do miracles and hate have to do with each other?

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You’ve heard us talk about oneness before. A principle of oneness states what you give you receive. You cannot give to another without receiving the same for yourself.Read more

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posticon The Agony of Anxiety and Depression

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Just walk slowly in the time after the sun sets and before night descends. Feel the breeze, smell the flowers, hear the trees’ leaves rustle and the birds sing. Watch the stars begin to emerge. ~ Dan Rather, journalist

Peace at Sunset in Tuscany, Italy

Journalist Dan Rather knows a thing or two about finding peace in the present moment, despite a long career spent in anything but peaceful circumstances. Listen to what he says here:

One of my favorite things long has been taking a leisurely stroll with wife Jean at twilight time.Read more

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posticon Slow Down—It’s Life-Changing

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America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going, but is determined to set a speed record getting there. ~ Laurence J. Peter, Canadian educator

We live in a dizzy world filled with distractions literally everywhere we turn. It seems no matter what we’re doing, we’re constantly being hounded by someone or something pressuring us to do something else. Or to do more, often more than is humanly possible.

We live in a world where there are only two speeds—fast and faster.Read more

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posticon What Is True Wealth?

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We may be poor in the white man’s way, but we are not poor in the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota ways because we are connected to above and everywhere. ~ David Swallow, Elder and Head Man of the Oglala Lakota Nation

Oglala Lakota Warrior

When I first read David Swallow’s quotation above, I marveled at the power and simplicity of his words. Especially this part: “…we are connected to above and everywhere.”

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This idea of true wealth has become horribly distorted in your modern world.Read more