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"Ignite the Spark of Hope" with articles and channeled messages designed to provide information and inspiration.

Take Care of You!

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserves your love and affection.” ~ Buddha, Philosopher, spiritual teacher, and religious leader   I hope your Thanksgiving was enjoyable. Mine was different, like many of you, and I was grateful I had energy...

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Gratitude!

“Today, let us swim wildly, joyously in gratitude.” ~ Rumi   2020 brings a different way of living and being. Most of this content I wrote in September 2019. I’m sick and I’m grateful for a partner who is here to help me. It began Tuesday and hit hard Wednesday. I’m...

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Wisdom is Available!

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word, freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” ~ Winston Churchill, British statesman, army officer, writer, Prime Minister of the UK  I hope all of you are doing well and not stressing too...

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Breathe and Be Gentle!

“Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.” ~ Rumi, Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic   I realize that you may be feeling a wide range of emotions right now. Let’s take a moment to stop, close your eyes, and...

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Faith – Hope – Love!

“There is no love without hope, no hope without love, and neither love nor hope without faith.” ~ St. Augustine, Theologian, philosopher, and Bishop of Hippo Regis in Namibia There’s a lot going on right now, isn’t there? Two full moons this month, a pandemic, and...

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Your Voice Counts!

“Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” ~ Oprah Winfrey, TV host, actress, producer, media executive, author Have you ever held back the words that express your true feelings? Have you found yourself not wanting to disappoint someone if you did?...

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Laugh – Sing – Dance!

“Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing.” ~ Jarod Kintz, Author With all of the craziness and drama that’s going on in our country right now I realized that I can either enter the drama or not. So I’m choosing not!! Laughter and it’s impact on healing as well as...

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Have Faith in You!

“The best way to take care of the future is take care of the present moment.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk, peace activist So much going on in the world and in our country! Chaos seems non-stop! Do you feel like you’re on a roller coaster at times? Are...

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Be Authentic!

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle, Greek philosopher In the beginning I believed that what I did and what others expected of me was who I was. A big part of becoming more of my authentic self has been remembering that I’m not what I do! I...

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Where Do You Find Peace?

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” ~ Marvin Gaye, Singer, songwriter, record producer Chaos seems to be ever present right now with no sign of letting up any time soon. In addition to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis I was so...

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Exercise Your Spiritual Muscles!

“The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.” ~ Mother Teresa, Consecrated Roman Catholic religious nun What are spiritual muscles? They might be different for each one of you; however, for me, the foundation of mine comes from faith - what do I...

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