“Herein lies one of the greatest mysteries — the mystery of the holy Madonna and Child. The mystery of a woman’s charge to swaddle her young in a blanket of unconditional love and hold the immaculate concept of their divine perfection, no matter what outpictures to the contrary.” –Nicole Christine, Temple of the Living Earth Swaddled […]
Halloween. Samhain. All Soul’s Day: Creepy characters, darkness and fire, celebration of the dead. The days are short, the nights are long — and getting longer. It’s easy to be afraid of the dark, but it’s actually more spiritual than spooky. Look again.
You may not have made a connection between spiritual practices and balancing or warding off depression. Then again, maybe you have. Depression is a human condition continuum that can range from a difficult day to a doctor’s diagnosis. If I tell myself that I’m not afflicted by depression because I don’t have a prescription, yet […]
Indeed, it is as important to learn how to receive a blessing as it is to be willing to give one. –Joel Osteen I’m great at giving. Giving my time, giving my talent, giving my treasure. I love it. Not only is it my nature, I also cultivate it. I value giving to others. It […]
You know that niggling little idea that you have, the one that gently cracks the lid of that cozy box of comfort you live in? And your eyes automatically squint in response because of the shining brilliance you just might become? Look fully at it. You don’t need approval. You don’t need the how. You […]