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posticon Celebrating Diversity and Embracing Oneness

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I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower, United States president, 1953-1961

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If I asked you if you really wanted peace on earth, what would you say? If someone asked me that question, my answer would be “Of course I want it!” I suspect your answer would be the same.Read more

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posticon The Power of Love

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will finally know peace. ~ Jimi Hendrixlove-is-power

Many years ago, one of my spirit guides said the sole purpose of humans is two-fold: first, to remember who they are and second, to remember why they are here.

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One of the aspects of love is a choice you can freely make—the choice to see the divinity in all beings, in all that is.

Every thought of love and compassion you hold soothes and nurtures the world around you.Read more

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posticon That Still, Small Voice Within You

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I think that God gives you your own will and choices. I don’t believe that we’re supposed to drag ourselves through life defeated and and not see God’s blessings. But you have to make the right choices and follow that still, small voice within you….that’s how God leads us. ~ Pastor Joel Osteen

 

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A few weeks ago I was visiting family. A couple days later, one of them called me to ask if I could remember seeing her car keys when I was visiting. Read more

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posticon Our Top 10 Blog Posts from 2016

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For our first post of 2017, my spirit guides and I thought it would be fun to go back to 2016 and review the 10 posts you, our readers, liked the best. Without further ado, here they are (in no particular order):

  • Defying Death
    A couple weeks ago, a 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed in Montana, not far from where I live. To all appearances, it was certainly a tragically sad and premature death.
  • Those Who Serve in Silence
    A close friend came to us a while back, wondering why he was on earth, and what difference he was making, if any.
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posticon July 2016 Prayers for Peace

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Mahatma Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace

During 2016, we will occasionally feature the peace prayers of the 12 classical world religions, and several other prominent peace prayers. Today’s post is the 7th of this series.

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In 2016 I believe we will see peace on earth, or at least more meaningful movement toward it. But when we look at our world, especially as reflected in the mainstream news media, peace on earth might seem like an impossible dream.

I’ve chased impossible dreams all my life.Read more