Category: Spiritual Development
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LIVE THE WONDERFUL LIFE THAT IS IN YOU

If variety is the spice of life, routine is the bread of it.    ~ Richard Paul Evans (Michael Keddington’s Journal, The Carousel) “Ah! realize your youth while you have it. Don’t squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless…

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OUR RELATIONSHIPS

I accept relationship as my primary teacher about myself, other people, and the mysteries of the universe.    ~ Gay Hendricks   ~ Relationships are what makes us all tick.  We appreciate the people we love, whether friends or family. Their words sink deep into our hearts,…

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Marianne Williamson on HEALING

When we’re truly honest with ourselves, our problem is not that opportunities for success haven’t appeared.  God is always expanding our possibilities.  We are given plenty of opportunities, but we tend to undermine them.  Our conflicted energies sabotage everything.  To ask for another relationship or another…

Spiritual

PRAYERS FOR JOY, LAUGHTER and CELEBRATION

Great Spirit:  We join our minds and hearts in prayer and celebration.  We celebrate Your essence within each of us.  We celebrate the Love which connects us.  We celebrate the work that we have before us.  Today, we reach out and bless every person who is…

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MY GUIDE IS JOY

I want my life to be one that God will be pleased with; I’m by no means a saint.   I’ve still got nooks and crannies of things that need to be dealt with.  But my eye is on the prize.  He’s not done with me…

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LOOK FOR THE POSITIVE

When was the last time you embraced a situation that you didn’t like?  Did you complain through the entire experience or did you run away from the situation altogether?  If you did either, you missed a wonderful opportunity to be something that you’ve never been before. …

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Marianne Williamson on OUR LIGHT TO SHINE

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.  We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?”  Actually, who are you…

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THE SPIRIT OF GOD

Before the world can move beyond classism, sexism, territorialism, or racism, the church will have to move beyond religionism.  When we allow ourselves to operate in the spirit God, we know that there is no such thing as “I’m better than you,” and we end up…

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SPIRITUAL FAITH

Stepping out in faith is a vital part of the spiritual flow, one that will shift our lives in ways we may never have considered possible.  ~ Ron Scott   ~ “I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for…

Love and Happiness

LOVE CAN MAKE US HAPPY

When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of…

ARE YOU READY? (Video)

The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become.    ~ Charles Dickens  ~ “If you’re not where you are. If you’re not where you want to be. If you don’t have what you want, want…

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LESSONS IN THE GAME OF LIFE

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.   ~ Helen Keller   ~ We all know that life isn’t fair. There are so many lessons to learn on our path to happiness. The better understanding we have of life…

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PEOPLE GET READY

People get ready, there’s a train a comin’; You don’t need no baggage, you just get on board.  All you need is faith to hear the diesels hummin’; Don’t need no ticket, you just thank the Lord.       ~ Curtis Mayfield (People Get Ready)   ~ No matter how…

I AM FULLY PRESENT – PRAYER

Universal Spirit:  In this moment:  I let go of my busyness; I let go of the past and the future; I let go of my thoughts and feelings.  I am aware of the energy that moves silently through my body.  I allow my awareness of Your constant…

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STEPPING OUT OF OUR COMFORT ZONE

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.  For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for…

THE MAGIC OF LIFE

Sweet Spirit:  I am so grateful that my life progresses in the most extraordinary way.  I know that each challenge I overcome and each smile I share adds to who I am.  May today be filled with love for myself and for all the world.  Help…

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OUR ILLUSIONS

Dropping our illusions is a healing in itself.  Within each of us there is a core – our essence, our true being.  That is the place of God who is within us.  Finding that essence is our return to God.  It is the purpose of our…