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Jumping the fence

When we were little kids an obstacle was no problem, we simply jumped over the fence, or gate or sleeping dog.  As we added years to our count, for some reason we begin to forget that an obstacle is not a roadblock if we are committed to moving forward. Discernment I try to view an obstacle as …

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Keep on pouring

On your spiritual journey, sometimes the most important thing you can do is to keep on pouring.  Let me explain.  You reach the point in your spiritual evolution where what you are doing does not seem to be producing results;  you are no happier now than when you started.  This is not time to give …

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Seeing the future

Would you like to know what the future holds for you?  Just once wouldn’t you like to know if you should take this action as opposed to that action and know, simply know how things would turn out?   The future is in flux If you have experienced an astrological reading and the astrologer is …

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Shame as control

One of the ways we control our youngsters is through shame.  Of course we don’t consider it controlling, we sugar-coat it as “Teaching” but it is still shame.  “Do you want people thinking you are a slob?” we might tell a young one.  Innocent as this little phrase might at first sound, it will last …

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The Promised Land

What is the promised land for you?  Is it something that comes after you leave this level of being?  Is it that beautiful house on the hill?  Perhaps you see it as being the achievement of some long sought-after goal.  Yes, these are all examples of the promised land. How to reach your promised land. …

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Step One

The most delightful quest, or a trip to the supermarket, begins with step one.  It begins right now, not a week from now, not when things seem perfect, right now. Step one begins with the recognition that something is possible.  You see, just thinking about doing something is the beginning of the journey.  We make …

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Where are you going?

Head down, shoulder to the grindstone, keep plodding, don’t give up.  These are wonderful suggestions for life, that is until we discover we have been so focused on the individual steps we take in life, that we have forgotten why we are taking those steps in the first place. The parent who willingly works long …

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But HE did….

A long time ago my parents made it very clear to me that just because someone else did something, it was no reason for me to do it too.   All too often on my newsfeed I see people pointing fingers to try to justify their own thoughtless, mean and greed-driven actions by saying others …

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Integration

There you are, flying through life, things are going great, opportunities are opening left and right and suddenly we come to a grinding halt.  We seem unable to move forward no matter what we do.  What the heck is going on?  Integration is going on. Sometimes on our journey forward, we have to take a …

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