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

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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I Choose to Thrive!

“With the right mindset, you can survive; thrive and grow . . . Even in the midst of turbulence and change.” ~Tony Dovale, Spanish professional footballer I want to thank Charles for his timely and relevant articles for the last two weeks while I was out of town. The...

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Deep Dive…

“We do not have a fear of the unknown. What we fear is giving up the known.” ~Anthony de Mello Indian Jesuit priest, psychotherapist, spiritual teacher and author I just returned home from visiting family and wanted to share with you an article that may help you...

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Take a Side

“Be yourself. Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search or struggle. Just be.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk I wanted to share with you an article that Charles McAlpine of...

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You Deserve Your Love!

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha, Spiritual teacher What do you feel when someone says to you, “Love yourself!” When it comes to love how often do you think of loving others first? Do you save your...

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Faith-Hope-Kindness

“Faith is unseen but felt, faith is strength when we feel we have none, faith is hope when all seems lost.” ~ Catherine Pulsifer, Author The last couple of weeks have been heartbreaking. So many lives lost unnecessarily. Young and elderly. Families, communities, and...

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My Purpose Is . . . !

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” Dalai Lama, Spiritual leader Over 15 years ago, during meditation, I asked, “What’s my purpose? Why am I here?” The answer that I received was, “Love, gratitude,...

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