The Storm Is An Illusion – by Debbra Lupien


Today’s journey into the fifth dimension was a study in contrasts. It began with a vision of what some might call Armageddon and then morphed into the sort of reassuring, uplifting message you might expect. In the moment it was confusing.

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Reaching Higher – by Linda Lang


When I was a kid, I didn’t really think about what I wanted to be when I grew up. Maybe it seemed too far away. Maybe it wasn’t important to me back then. There didn’t seem to be a burning desire inside me… wanting to be a doctor, a lawyer or anything else really.  Even as a teenager, when it came time to decide on something, I chose my college course in visual merchandising because of its artsy feel and mostly, because it had an optional field trip travelling through Europe.

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Weathering the Storms of Life with Grace – by Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari


There are moments in our lives when everything collapses and we feel as if we’re being pulled by negative forces, but there is one Source for our support, and that is Divine Grace. Surrender, acceptance, resilience, prayerfulness, mindfulness, and meditation help us rebuild the power within and pass through any storm. And we thank the Universal Source that the difficult days don’t stay forever in this world of continual change and impermanence.

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A Zen Hoofprint – The Choices of Imagination – by Bob Rush


I am the sum total of my choices, Good, or bad, they have led me to where I am at this moment. They do not define who I am, yet their influence have directed my life’s path. In the deepest depths of my soul, I now that it is my choices that also determine my quality of life. I think that when we acknowledge that we always have a choice no matter what the situation, we lose the victim mentality.

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Weathering the Storm – by David J Little


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What does it feel like when your mind is out of balance? Is it like two opposing forces going against each other or is it a whirlwind of thoughts and conflicting ideas? This is the nature of the ego, to be resistant. Have you ever felt like you really didn’t want to do something or go somewhere? Then, when you pushed through that feeling, you had an amazing experience?

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Perfect Joy In The Eye Of The Storm – by Moon Laramie


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In a clearing, deep in a forest in Sweden there is a statue. It is called the Statue of Integrity and is by the Icelandic artist Jón Leifsson. There are no signposts to reveal its location. It is not included in any guide books. Anyone out hiking is simply meant to stumble across it. The statue is of Greta Garbo, the Swedish film actress who became the greatest star of Hollywood’s golden age. It represents the intimacy that Garbo enjoyed with nature and the elements. Garbo’s connection to the natural world was profound. She enjoyed an intense, almost pagan oneness with the wild.

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Living in the Greatest Nation – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Imagine, that your imagination was created to allow you to give wings to your dreams. Imagine that your dreams come to life because you imagine that they are possible. Imagine you have the power of an imagination because you are the incarnation of a dream’s dream to realize itself.

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The Sweet Success of Rage – By Sara Jane


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The definition of Rage according to “The Readers Digest Illustrated Dictionary:
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“1.a. Extreme, vehement anger; fury b. a fit of anger – 2. Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease – 3. Burning desire or passion – 4. Informal A fade, a craze, very fashionable”.

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Where Does Anger Come From? [channeled] – by Marisa Ferrera


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Many of you are angry with the world. Angry with your spouse or partner, your children; your boss, even yourself. What is the source of your anger? You may think it is because of something that is happening outside of yourself and we are here to tell you that all anger, just like every other emotion you feel, comes from within you.

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Kid Tested Mother Approved – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Hats. I grew up wearing hats. Not just for protection from the elements but for making a fashion statement. There are even photos of me (somewhere) wearing whatever was handy as a hat if one could not be found. Diapers, shoes and pillows were all fair game. Keep in mind that I was only a child with a wild imagination.

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Sweet Egyptian Initiation – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


The Bulgarian master Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov used to tell a story about the old Egyptians and their initiations.
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The deep knowledge of the Egyptians made people like Plato and Pythagoras spend many years of their life there to learn their secrets. They where initiated and had to prove their will, their courage, their endurance, justice, wisdom, purity etc. through different tests or initiations.

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Do All Great Mystics Have A Fire In The Belly? – by Moon Laramie


Mysticism can be defined as self-transcendence and the practice of magical rites to bring about preternatural states of mind. Originally derived from the Greek word meaning ‘to conceal’, mysticism has more recently come to mean union with the Divine Source or the Infinite. Mystics experience intense moments of oneness with the cosmos leading to intuitive insight and revelation.

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She Is The Storm – by Marie Elena


She knew she had to keep it moving and there was always something brewing. She embraced it. Many people and animals were afraid of her, rightfully so. She did not want to harm anyone, it was something beyond her control like an untamed mind. She had been known to devastate towns, break up homes and catastrophize families yet she knew it was part of the cycle of life. After she left the area she saw it receive the sun’s warm embrace. While she was sleeping or in contemplation humans animals and spirits could rest.

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All Around My Hat – by Rhea Dopmeijer


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All around my hat I will wear the green willow
And all around my hat for a twelve-month and a day
And if anyone should ask me the reason why I’m wearing it
It’s all for my true love who’s far, far away.

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Many Hats – by David J Little


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How do we see ourselves to others? Are we a Mom, a Dad, a man, a woman, a child or a sibling? Do we have a role in the workplace that defines who we are? These are Universal questions that we all ask ourselves at some point in our lives. My question to you is “Does that really matter?

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