Why there will be trees in Heaven

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  Oh course, none of us really knows what happens after we die. But I have this theory about Heaven. I think that if there is a Heaven, then it will be filled with everything that we took the time to love and appreciation in this lifetime. If you love something, then you get to spend eternity with it. So … Read More

Passion Play

My date and I had just finished a quiet, candlelight dinner for two. Afterward, we stood on the boardwalk overlooking a beautiful full moon glistening off of silvery waves. We stood, wrapped in each other’s arms, listening to the crashing of the surf for several minutes in total silence. I peered into his eyes as he looked out over the … Read More

Being Mindful?

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I was looking for magazines similar to Spirituality and Health the other day, so I could find some more magazines that might like some of my articles.  There appear to be a few magazines about mindfulness and consciousness and flow. I always thought “being mindful” meant really paying attention to what you are doing. When you are in the shower, … Read More

Pontus Jansson Shares Inner Peace Through His Work

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“The real meditation is how you live your life.” Jon Kabat- Zinn One of my new favorite artists that I have learned about in the last few years is Pontus Jansson, an artist from the island of Öland in Sweden. Jansson is a multi-talented artist who has created a name for himself just by doing what he loves and sharing … Read More

Playing for Change

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?? Playing For Change arose from a common belief that music has the power to connect people regardless of their differences. In 2005, a small group of film makers set out with a dream to create a film rooted in the music of the streets. Not only has that dream been realized, it has grown into a global sensation that … Read More

Tithing to Things that Make My Heart Sing

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” As more people opt for spiritual growth outside organized religion, we tithe to the individuals or organizations who provide us with spiritual nourishment – those who support our spiritual growth or remind us of who we are.” Dr. Kyre Adept, the Spiritual Law of Tithing There was a time when I attended church on a regular basis. It was a Unity Church and … Read More

Rock solid love

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My husband and I used to collect rocks when we traveled to different places. When he passed away, I had a LOT of rocks. Most of them have been incorporated into my home and garden in different ways. This is a heart that I made. I used a wire heart shaped frame and covered it with wire mesh and filled … Read More

How To Stay Young

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I didn’t write this but I think it’s worth sharing.  How to Stay Young – Author Unknown* 1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This  includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That  is why you pay ‘them.’ 2. Keep  only cheerful friends. The  grouches pull you down. 3. Keep  learning. Learn more  about the computer, crafts, gardening, … Read More

My Own Mother Nature

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Nature has always been a very important part of my life thanks, in part, to the influence of my own mother. My mother was an artist at heart. She loved to garden, paint and dabble in various forms of arts and crafts. When we were kids, she would take us to a beautiful little patch of woods (The Mount) where … Read More

Orchid from Heaven

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I don’t really remember how my  husband Tom and I got interested in orchids. Gardening was a hobby for both of us before we met.  He was more interested in growing plants for food, and had a large vegetable garden in his backyard. I was interested in birds and butterflies although back then, I knew nothing about host plants and … Read More

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