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

Free to BE!

“True freedom is always spiritual. It has something to do with your innermost being, which cannot be chained, handcuffed, or put into a jail.” OSHO, Mystic Recently a close friend asked, “Do you like your life?” I stopped for a moment and said, “Yes, I do!” We then...

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I Accept Me!

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” Coco Chanel, French fashion designer and businesswoman I can’t believe it’s already September! Time is moving so fast for me right now. How about you? Many of you are celebrating the Labor Day holiday so I wish you...

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In Stillness!

“Deep within my heart I hear the whispers, ‘Come to the desert and I will speak to your heart.’ Is the desert real or a metaphor? Can it be both? ‘Of course,’ I hear, ‘Your reality is yours to create.’ Then I remember it all begins with me. I take a deep breath, bring...

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You Are Amazing!

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of wisdom.” Aristotle, Greek philosopher When was the last time someone told you how amazing you are? Yes, in spite of chaos, turmoil, uncertainty, changed routines, not traveling, working from home, and wearing masks! You are...

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Courageously Love Yourself!

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” Martin Luther King, Jr., American Baptist minister and activist Lately I’ve been imagining me as a part of all life! Really. I believe that I’m connected to everything and not separate. My...

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My Life is Abundant!

“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 Are you familiar with the Lion’s Gate Portal that is said to...

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Reality – Wisdom – Hope!

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” Albert Einstein, Theoretical physicist Have you ever thought, “I’m living in a different reality than others?” More and more I find myself saying, “That’s not my reality!” As Albert Einstein reminds us,...

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Self-Love!

“Rain. The cleansing tears of Mother Earth nourishing humanity.” Hameedat Muhammad, Writer I’ve been enjoying the rain! I intend and imagine it moving to the areas where drought prevails and fires burn. I imagine the rain cleansing and healing Mother Earth and all...

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A Compassionate Heart!

“The antidote of hatred, of violence, is compassion - there is no other medicine. Unfortunately compassion is not available in the supermarket. You have to generate the nectar of compassion in your heart.” Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk Lately I’ve been...

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Forgive Yourself!

“Let go . . . How would your life be different if you learned to let go of things that have already let go of you? From relationships long gone to old grudges, to regrets, to all the ‘could’ve’ and ‘should’ve’, to the dead friendships you still hang on to . . . Free...

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I Am Free!

“No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.” The Buddha, Founder of Buddhism Freedom! What does it mean to you? There are many actions being taken that are outside of us right now. Actions intended to restrict some of our...

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A New Chapter Unfolds!

“There is beauty to be found in the changing of the earth’s seasons, and an inner grace in honoring the cycles of life.” Jack Kornfield, American author and Vipassana meditation teacher We’ve just experienced the Summer Solstice - leaving Spring and welcoming summer....

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