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

You Are the Universe!

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” Rumi, Persian poet, Islamic scholar and Sufi mystic Recently I’ve enjoyed being on the California coast and had daily opportunities to marvel at the vastness of the ocean and the many faces it wears....

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Trust Yourself!

“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” Louise L. Hay, Motivational author and founder of Hay House How often do you hear that little inner voice criticizing you? I imagine mine looks like...

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I Am Successful!

“What do you think success is?” Asked the boy. “To love,” said the mole. Charlie Mackesy, Author and painter Synchronicity! I love when it happens. I felt that this weeks’ writing would be about success and when I checked my FaceBook postings Charlie Mackesy’s quote...

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Know Yourself!

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” Hafiz, Persian lyric poet Do you realize how individual and unique you are? There is no one else like you is there? Think about it. You have your own experiences,...

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Restore Yourself!

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, poet, and philosopher This is a holy time of year for many religious traditions and a time for reflection and...

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Radiate the Light of Love!

“The most important principle of divine philosophy is the oneness of the world of humanity, the unity of mankind, the bond conjoining East and West, the tie of love which blends human hearts.” Abdu’l-Baha, Head of Baha’i Faith, 1892-1921 Many years ago during...

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Words Matter!

“The way you speak to others can offer them joy, happiness, self-confidence, hope, trust, and enlightenment.” Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Have you ever thought about how your words affect others? Each word is imprinted with its’ own frequency or...

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New Beginnings!

“Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” Mandy Hale, Author and speaker Happy Spring Equinox!! This wonderful time of year represents new life, hope, new beginnings, renewal, growth, and...

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Nourish Your Garden!

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” Buddha, Ascetic, religious leader and teacher How are you feeling? There’s so much going on in the world right now. Some people are feeling fatigued, dizzy, achy, and confused due to...

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Courageously Free!

“Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice... No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take or each breath in and out.” Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Being free has been on my mind this...

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Allow Your Light to Shine Brighter!

“You have the power to create light in the darkest days.” Shelley Hallmark, Author Have you imagined yourself as a beacon of light? I see within each one of us a beautiful light. Some shine brighter than others at times. Mine was a little dimmer than usual this week....

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