The Choice IS Yours – by Renee Harrison


Ever known anyone who you can truthfully say made such an impact on you that the decisions you make in your life from then on are made with more forethought and precision so as not to make their mistakes in your in world?

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Flowing into the Stream of Choice by Bob Rush


So much of the events in our lives are the result of the choices we have made. Choice is probably one of the single greatest tools we are armed with when dealing with our day to day lives. Over the course of my time on this planet, I have made some really good ones and some really bad ones. The power of these comes from the lessons learned. Growth comes from realizing that within any experience, we are ultimately responsible for the situation and how the situation ultimately plays out.

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Connection is the Antidote – by Sabrina Fritts


In the wake of the most recent mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, I posted:
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My heart hurts. Sometimes it feels like this world is F.U.B.A.R.”
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For those who don’t share my crude sense of humor, F.U.B.A.R. is a military acronym meaning F*cked Up Beyond All Recognition (alternatively Repair).

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What Is Not God? – by Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari


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God
is the most misunderstood and misconceived word or notion in the world. As such there is no word in the dictionary that can ever unravel the mystery that surrounds this one word, God . How can we define that which is unknowable? All religious conflicts around the world are born from this basic flaw of trying to define or explain the One who is beyond definition, explanation, or any verbal utterance.

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Into the Mystery – by Roger Wyer


There’s mist in mysticism
A foggy darkness
Obscuring a truth we know deeply
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There’s ism in mysticism
An old tradition
Passed secretly through generations
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There’s Nature in mysticism
A force running underneath
Beyond time and space
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Don’t be fooled
By science
Or religious dogma

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Into The Mystic – by Annette Rochelle Aben


I believe in the power of fire, because I have seen what it can do to food and forests. I believe in the reality of water for I have stood in my shower early in the morning and felt it washing over my body. But what about truths that go beyond intellect? Are there some mystical, magical powers in fire or water?  Energies that we cannot see but that we sense may exist?

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Choosing Happiness – by Nancy Zimmerman


I had always hoped for a life of happiness. I remember being a small girl and looking at those around me who were smiling, laughing, and playing. They seemed so happy. I was always smiling and laughing, but somehow I knew that I was not happy. I was always waiting and watching for that moment when my heart would sing. It didn’t happen.

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CHOICE: To be, or not to be…Leonardo…No Not That one – by Leonardo Ramirez


Most of us make choices without exploring possibilities Were we given a choice as to our birth names? Somehow it seems to have been my life’s quest to live up to mine. I was born fifth in a family of ten. I grew up as Leon, my name. I responded to this along with all the unkind nicknames used to belittle me. I don’t ever remember being told my full birth name. I don’t remember anyone ever saying, “Your real name is Leonardo.” Why would they? It wasn’t until much later in my life that I asked why I was named as such, neither of my parents could give me a reason why. During my preparation for college I made a conscious decision to adopt the birth name I was given. I remember writing a full two pages in my high school annual acknowledging that I was leaving Leon behind, to become… Leonardo! Little did I know the challenges I would be facing by making this choice

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These Changing Times – by Linda Lang


The world IS changing! There is no doubt about it. We can see evidence everywhere.  Not only in the natural world, social structure, politics and the economy.
But for many of us, change is happening on a personal level too.

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Man Cannot Destroy That Which God Has Created – by Debbra Lupien


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.Often there are doors at the entrance to the Akashic Records. For this adventure they present as heavy, golden doors with a burnished finish. They appear solid and sturdy, like doors that have stood, and will stand, the test of all time.
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The Mystic Poet – by Moon Laramie


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Mercedes de Acosta
was a Spanish-American poet born in New York City on 1 March, 1893. Apart from publishing three volumes of poetry, she also wrote a novel and numerous stage plays. Mercedes saw herself as a spiritual explorer. She studied Theosophy and followed the teachings of the Indian mystic, Ramana Maharshi. He was considered to be an avatar, an incarnation of a deity on earth. He encouraged her to develop God Realisation, to see the divine in all things. She practised yoga, studied astrology and believed in reincarnation. She was a friend of the poet Kahlil Gibran, who introduced her to the mystical Hindu texts of the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. Mercedes is perhaps best known as the lover and confidante of the Hollywood actress, Greta Garbo. But Mercedes was much more than Garbo’s intimate, she was her spiritual guide, steering her on a journey to the heart of the ancient eastern traditions. As they sat together one night on a mountain top in Casa del Mare, Mercedes revealed the secrets of the Ageless Wisdom to Greta Garbo. They remained there the whole night, talking about karma, the origins of the universe and the destiny of humanity.

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It Isn’t About You, a Choice in Perception – by Rhea Dopmeijer


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I own my truth and am responsible for my thoughts and actions always. That is a choice I made a long time ago. I know what effect it may have on the world around me if I don’t act and think from a place within my heart where Love resides and is Master. Not always able to tap into this sacred place within myself. When emotions are stirring up my state of mind, creating doubt or emotions of frustration. The positive and the negative, it is all about the energy which is being send outwards. Believe it or not, we are able and capable to manipulate as well to heal with our mindset and actions. When it comes down to it, we all are making choices at one point in which direction we will let life take its course.

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Oh my God – by David J. Little


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Oh my God…
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What do you think of when you think of God? Who do you think of? Is it a person or something different?
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I like to think it is something different for everyone. We can’t put our definition of God, Creator or Spirituality into someone else’s version of it. There is nothing wrong with having your own vision of the Universe, in fact, this probably a lot easier. How could we conform to someone else’s idea of the Creator? I believe that would be extremely difficult!

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The Choice of a Mystic God – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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External physical nature is easy to observe and relate to. The internal world is so subtle that many people doubt its existence.
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The outer nature is easy to perceive because it is material, consisting of different components or parts and it has a strong deterministic or causal element. We can touch nature, we can discern stones, plants and animals and we can predict outcomes from experience and knowledge. In short you can say we are on top of it. We observe it as from the peak of the mountain and our intelligence can understand it.

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It is Always Your Choice – by Sara Jane


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Every breath you take, every step you take, every move you make – it is your choice.
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Every Yes you say, every No you say – it is your choice.

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Recalibrating The Present – by Mindy A. Early


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A catharsis about living in the present moment caught me off guard last week. On this run-of-the-mill morning, I was walking down the sidewalk on my way to a meeting. For the third time in a matter of minutes, I checked my phone to get yet another reassurance that I’d reach my destination on time. The clock showed good news, but still I recalculated the number of blocks left on my journey so I could be absolutely sure.

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Exploring Your World Now – by David J. Little


What would it be like, to be given a choice from the Universe? How does change affect you? How are you open to exploring new possibilities? These are few questions that come up as a theme in my life and maybe in yours. I would like to explore the possibilities that change brings.

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Loving Yourself One Sentence at a Time – by Mindy A. Early


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March may come in like a lion, but there’s no time like the present to start treating yourself as gently as a lamb. Making changes to the things we do can have a powerful impact on our lives, but we mustn’t forget to apply this same process to how we
think – especially when it comes to how we think about ourselves.

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