Monthly Archives: November 2012

ThanksGiving Special ~ The Gift of a Gratitude Share (and how to hold one)

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, that would suffice.”

~ Meister Eckhart

The longtime holiday of Thanksgiving is a perfect reminder of one of the most sacred spiritual practices we can bring into our lives; the practice of gratitude. Practicing gratitude serves us on so many levels including better health, greater success, improved relationships and an increased sense of happiness and well-being. A daily practice of gratitude brings ease, peace and joy into your life faster than any other single thing you can do.

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Are You Like Bamboo?

From the time it is planted, a bamboo tree takes approximately three years before it actually breaks the earth and starts to grow. For the first two years there is literally not even a leaf or twig to signify what is coming.  In the meantime, the soil must be nurtured, fertilized and watered with no apparent results.  The commitment to the potential of the bamboo tree must be unwavering and the effort must be maintained for the desired result.

In year three, when the bamboo first sprouts through the earth, there is immediate and incredible growth.  The tree grows approximately … Read More

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The Storm Remains

So many people are still in the dark – and no, this is not a metaphor. How can it be that a whole week has passed since Superstorm Sandy battered her way through the Caribbean Islands, the Eastern seaboard and made landfall in the Northeast U.S., that so many of us are still glued to The Weather Channel to follow the destruction, devastation and death and wondering what the heck we can do. Yes, there are many initiatives from the Red Cross to the Army, from churches to restaurants, from the YMCA and private citizens doing whatever they can to … Read More

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