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

Accept and Love Yourself!

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist Monk How often do you find yourself trying to be what others think you should be? Have you ever felt like you don’t matter, aren’t...

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Despair or Hope?

“Hope is the only thing that will keep you from despair.” ~ C.S. Lewis, British writer and theologian. There’s a lot going on, isn’t there? So many distractions in our external world make it more and more challenging to spend time in our inner world, yes? I’ve heard...

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We’re In This Together!

“The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change.” ~ William Arthur Ward, Writer I don’t know about you but there are moments where I feel overwhelmed and I ask, “What in the heck is going on in the world? Why am I...

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Being Free!

“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; . . .” ~ Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams,...

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You Are a Healer!

“World peace begins with inner peace.” ~ Dalai Lama How are you this week? With everything going on in the world do you find it more challenging to take time to focus on your inner world? Has it been more challenging to find your center and happy place? Does it seem...

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Let It Go!

“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” ~ Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher and writer Endings and beginnings! Wow, so many examples everyday. Systems, beliefs, biases, habits, routines, self-image and so much more. It’s amazing how synchronicity works....

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Beauty is Felt With the Heart!

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller, American author, political activist and lecturer In the midst of chaos, pandemic, staying home, political division, and protests this week I...

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Be the Change!

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi, Lawyer, politician, activist and writer How are you feeling this week? It’s been another roller coaster ride of deep emotions for me. So much has been happening all around the world. First, a...

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Forgive, Love, and Accept You!

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Gautama Buddha, Philosopher, Spiritual Teacher, and Religious Leader Staying home and being more physically isolated has created many opportunities for self reflection for...

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We’re Only Human After All!

“The greatness of humanity is not being human, but in being humane.”~ Mahatma Gandhi, Lawyer, Politician, and Activist  A couple of songs have been playing over and over in my head this week. First, “Rise Up” and “I’m Only Human After All” sung by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man. I...

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