The magic of repetition – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Indigenous music sometimes seem simple in its structure with its on-going repeating themes. Despite that it has a power to pull you into a deeper state of mind. Some people need to rock themselves or we rock the baby in repeated rhythm to rest or fall asleep. The ability of repetition to take you both deeper and higher has been under estimated.

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Spiritual Literacy Month – by Annette Rochelle Aben


What does it mean to be spiritually literate? Have you ever thought about this? I didn’t until I was checking out the handy dandy listings online of celebrations held in the month of December. While there are many National and Internationally designated days for worthy causes listed, this is what caught my eye.

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Operation Santa Paws – by Annette Rochelle Aben


As you are putting together your shopping lists for this meal and that function, for this person and that family, here is another “family” to consider. Your local animal shelters. That’s right because 2017 is the 16th year for a project known as Operation Santa Paws. http://www.hautedogs.org/santapaws.html (pronounced  Hot Dogs, how cute is that) Originally started by Jason Rudd, in California, this auspicious time was designated to “gift” the shelters as well as the workers in honor of Christmas itself.  The campaign runs from December 1st – December 24th each year.

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Take off your blinders! – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


.Today information is perishable, becoming more superficial and changes frequently. News, facts and research are updated within hours, weeks or months. Journalists focus on the sensational aspects that give them readers, traffic and “likes”. Less sensational information is drowning and becomes more difficult to find.

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Problem Solver Number One by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Every now and then, we are faced with challenges, trouble, and discomfort, which are problems we need to solve. Sometimes, our sense of well being is strong and we feel we can face any problem, other times we have been hit again and again. The challenges seem too many or too stuck.

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Lighten Up in September – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Let’s see, 30 days hath September, right? Of course, and that means there are 30 days for you to embrace a wonderful opportunity.  Take each of the days of September and free yourself of something you no longer require. This could mean something physical such as clothing you no longer wear or jewelry that has been hanging around the jewelry box but hasn’t seen the light of day in ages. This could also be something intangible such as a worry or emotional attachment that seems to leave you more distressed than happy. Naturally, the last suggestion may be a bit harder to accomplish but it is possible.

Why would you want to do this, using September as a month of pitching and purging? Why not? No time like the present. You have been ripping and running throughout the summer. In and out of your vehicle, office, home and possibly even a vacation spot. The focus has been more on the task at hand be it work or fun, so who has had time to manage the “up keep” of your surroundings?  We’ve got lots of holidays on the horizon, which means loads of things to accomplish during those times, leaving very little time for much else.

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The Importance of Your Inner Child – by Sara Jane


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Below I have transcribed a share I made on Gift of Healing TV’s Thoughtful Nuggets & Pearls.
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This is a subject very close to my heart and I wish you all a greater connection with your younger self.

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An Interview of Greg Sushinsky: Part One – by Hercules Invictus


Greg Sushinsky was inspired by Steve Reeves and wrote two books about him, Training the Steve Reeves Way and Eating the Steve Reeves Way. Greg is a Natural Bodybuilder, a Cyclist, a Trainer and Advisor as well as an Author. He has been a Powerlifter and a writer for various Bodybuilding, Business and Sports Magazines. I greatly admire Greg as he lives the life and walks the path!

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I Brew, Do You? – by Annette Rochelle Aben


Ever hear of Turmeric? It’s a spice (member of the ginger family) native to Southeast Asia, which has been used for centuries to flavor as well as color food. If you are a prepared, yellow mustard fan, check the ingredients and you may find them to contain turmeric. So, other than making things bright like the sunshine, how does one or why does one use turmeric?

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DIY Garden Totems – by Sheri Sennhauser


As I write this, it is mid July and my garden is in full bloom, the pond plants are lazily shading the koi and the fairies are dancing and playing all over the yard.  I want something fun and quirky for my garden, don’t want the fairies getting bored with their surroundings!  I hit Pinterest and found a bunch of really interesting pictures of garden totems made from old dishes, cups, saucers etc., the choices were endless.  So, I decided to give it a try and I am hooked.

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