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

Keep Being You!

“Whether you color the world or light it up blue, you are making a difference. So keep being you.” Dr. Seuss, American children’s author, illustrator, poet, and filmmaker How do you think of yourself? Do you know in the very core of your being or does it take someone...

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Open to Life!

“Stop the words now. Open the window in the center of your chest and let the spirits fly in and out.” Rumi, Persian poet, Islamic scholar and Sufi mystic What is life? Hmmm. I’m sure it means different things to different people and as I’ve reflected on it I find...

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Hello 2022 and Happy New Year!

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist and activist Are you ready to embrace a new year and...

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Open to Wonder!

“Always be on the look out for the presence of wonder.” E.B. White, American writer As I write this newsletter on Christmas Eve I’m filled with wonder! I’m reflecting on the Christian tradition of what Christmas means. I imagine the wonder that must have been felt so...

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Look Below the Surface!

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor and Stoic philosopher Most mornings I wake up feeling so grateful to be alive and here for another day! I...

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Fill the World With Kindness!

“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” Morgan Freeman, American actor, director, and narrator How do you feel about being kind and the effect that acts of kindness can have on the world? Kindness, compassion, and love are key elements in...

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I Surrender!

“I surrender to it, and by surrendering, I control it.” Robert Jordan, American author I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful if you celebrate it! I find it hard to believe it’s December already and we’re looking at a New Year on the horizon. The invitation to ‘let...

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See Through the Eyes of a Child!

“There’s joy and wonder everywhere when you see the world through the eyes of a child.” Katrina Mayer, Keynote speaker, workshop leader, and author I hope your holiday has been filled with love, laughter and joy! Mine was and I’m so grateful! This year was different...

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Give Thanks!

“Give thanks for blessings every day. Every day. Embrace gratitude. Encourage others. It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time.” Denzel Washington, American actor, director and producer Time seems to speeding by so fast! Have you felt the same? I...

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I Imagine!

“Imagine a new story for your life and start living it.” Paulo Coelho, Brazilian lyricist and novelist How often do you allow your imagination to come out and play? Has it become less as you’ve grown from being a child and become an adult? I wonder why that is?...

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Unity

“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” Mother Teresa, Catholic nun, missionary, and saint With so much division and separation in our world today I’ve been reflecting more on unity and Oneness. When I imagine being...

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Embrace Uncertainty!

“It is how we embrace the uncertainty in our lives that leads us to the great transformations of our souls.” Brandon A. Trean, Health educator and writer Recently I participated in a weekend retreat with Annie Bossingham and fellow Soul travelers. We explored our...

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