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

A Way of Being!

“Compassion. It’s not just a word. It’s a way of being. It’s not just a concept. It’s love in action.” ~ Jeff Brown, Author and teacher Can you imagine yourself as love in action? I like that image and believe that we are love at our core. No problem, then, right?...

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Love Life!

“Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.” ~ Jack Kerouac, American novelist and poet Have you ever found yourself dreading to get out of bed and start another day? There are times in my life that I have! As I’ve become more aware I find that this doesn’t happen...

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Changing Myself!

“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.” ~ Rumi, Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic Rumi reminds us that change begins within each one of us before change outside of us happens. I’ve...

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I’m Responsible!

“Being responsible is an enormous privilege . . . It’s what marks anyone a fully grown human.” ~ Barack Obama, 44th President of the U.S. Hmmm. I’ve never thought of being responsible as a privilege before. Have you? I’ve been reflecting on this. Usually I find myself...

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Choose Joy!

“Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” ~ Joseph Campbell, American writer Do you remember what feeling joy is like? Sometimes I don’t! I find that I remember when I’m centered in my...

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I Am Hopeful!

“Choose to be optimistic. It feels better..” ~ Dalai Lama, Spiritual leader I agree, it does feel better to be optimistic about life rather than pessimistic or waiting for ‘the next shoe to drop’ as the saying goes. Some of you may think I’m naïve but I like to look...

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I Love Myself Enough!

“What you think you become. What you feel you attract. What you imagine you create.” ~ Buddha, Spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism Many of you are still feeling intense energies from the final super moon of 2022! There have been moments of release and...

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I’m Personally Responsible!

“Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don’t see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.” ~ Marianne Williamson, American author, spiritual leader, and political activist Many of you are feeling...

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Success is Individual and Unique!

“Stop comparing your blooper reel to everyone else’s highlight reels.” ~ Lyn Christian, Coach, speaker, author and founder of SoulSalt, Inc. What does success mean to you? I’ve been reflecting on this lately since there seems to be so much light shown emphasizing the...

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I Have Faith!

“There is no love without hope, no hope without love, and neither love nor hope without faith.” ~ Saint Augustine, Theologian and philosopher How are you? I hope you’re finding ways to stay cool! Climate change seems to be front and center all over the world with...

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It Takes Courage to Let Go!

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ~ Brene Brown, Research professor and author Letting go of things that no longer serve you has been a pretty consistent theme this year especially as we experience intense lunar energies. For those of you...

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Give and Receive More Love!

“The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.” ~ Dalai Lama, Tibetan Spiritual Leader For many years I’ve believed that LOVE is the greatest transformer of all. LOVE is the core of who we are and part of our spiritual awakening...

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