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Solar Eclipse 2017 – shifts in energy

Watching the solar eclipse yesterday was a profoundly beautiful experience.  My husband and I drove to Gering, NE and easily found a wonderful campsite, had an amazing bike ride and then a local concert the night before the eclipse.  Then on the 21st we settled into our camp chairs, glasses on, and listened to beautiful …

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Yield to the present

I recently visited Spirit Rock in Califormia.  Upon entering you pass a sign stating, “Yield to the Present”. I so appreciate this reminder to stay right here, in the present and to yield to it.  Yesterday is  past with all it’s adventures, sorrows,and delights.  Tomorrow is yet to be.  When I choose to be fully …

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World Peace morning

I awaken predawn to silence.  I move through the dark, chilled-to-the bone cold, eyes open to the magic of now.  I breathe deeply, anticipating the gathering for peace.  Circles of sanctuary have formed, eyes open and closed – intent on co-creating peace.  The music carries me deep inside and around the planet.  I feel the …

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Inner Beauty

Albert Einstein saw beauty as an expression of a greater order in the creation, stating that Mozart’s music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe.  – Gregg Braden

Intentions Create Reality

“Your dispositions, aptitudes, and attitudes reflect your intentions. Your intentions create the reality that you experience. Until you become aware of this, it happens unconsciously. Therefore, be mindful of what you project. That is the first step toward authentic power.” – Gary Zukav from Seat of the Soul

Mothering…what we’ve always needed

When I became a mother many moons ago, I was directly confronted with my ideals for being the mother I wanted to be for my children. As I look back, I see how I struggled with my idealistic desires in the face of reality. There never seemed to be enough time, patience, money, space or …

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Coping Strategies for Maintaining Wellness

Emotional Well-being: Practice venting, not complaining – let the “lid” off in healthy ways Be aware of what you’re feeling and just feel it. For example, it’s healthy to feel your sadness without making yourself wrong for it. Don’t take things personal. Other people have their feelings too and you don’t need to take responsibility …

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Rejuvenating your Body, Mind, and Spirit

Summer is a great time to take time for yourself. This can be challenging when so many activities are available, especially if you have children. Let this be a reminder to balance your own needs along with those of others. Instead of letting the summer slip by,  take a few minutes to reflect on what …

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Stay the Course

Well now it’s March and I’m wondering how you’re doing with your good ideas and New Year’s resolutions you made a couple months ago. Have they slipped to the way side or are you staying on track? Sometimes it’s a challenge to get our boat out of an old pattern or rut and stay the …

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Setting Intentions for the New Year

You may find yourself hopeful this New Year for your life to be different, for problems to go away, and for life to be easier.         I encourage you to take the leap from hope to faith this year and put the power of intention into action in your life. I recently …

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