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

What is True for You?

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.'” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist   Are you holding on to your hats? 2021 in...

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Happy New Year!

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.'” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson, British poet   2021 has arrived and I’m feeling optimistic and hopeful! Holiday celebrations were very different for us and most of you this year. I took...

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Gifts From the Heart!

“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist   Happy Holidays to each one of you! This year has presented many challenges as we celebrate traditions, holidays, and significant milestones...

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Enjoy Every Minute!

“I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of everyday that is given to me to live.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist   What an amazing and powerful month of holiday celebrations! This week, Monday, December 21st is the Winter...

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Reach Out!

“Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.” ~ Khalil Gibran, Writer, poet, visual artist, and philosopher This week I’ve talked to several people who are feeling more isolated and alone than ever. 2020 has been a year of...

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Finding 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, Vietnamese Buddhist monk, author, and peace activist   When I work with clients I’m often asked, “Who am I and what’s my purpose?” In fact,...

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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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