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Gratitude and Appreciation

Gratitude and Appreciation

DIVINE TWIN *BLISSCIPLINES* Want more of the *bliss* of Gratitude and Appreciation? Read on for a deeper perspective, a 6-minute meditative exercise, and 3 simple tips to grow these beautiful twin *blissciplines* in your daily life!   GO DEEPER: Telling Your Twins Apart   I think of Gratitude and Appreciation as emotional (but not identical!) […]

SuperMoons of 2014–Enjoy the Energies!

SuperMoons of 2014–Enjoy the Energies!

  I always love getting energy/spirit news from alert subscribers, and the August SuperMoon prompted two of them to notify me of the energetic and astrological significance of this unique Moon moment. Since I’m not an astronomer, I really like learning more about the planets so I understand what I’m seeing. Click here for some astronomical info […]

Freedom FROM— and Freedom TO—

Freedom FROM— and Freedom TO—

Every July 4th, I hear fireworks go off outside my window. My cats relive their annual disgruntlement at the disturbing random noises and retreat to the bedroom in silent protest. But in my mind, the neighborhood’s yearly snaps, pops and BOOMS are always overlaid with a sense of exuberance and exultation, for to me they […]

A Blessing of Deep Peace

A Blessing of Deep Peace

In turbulent times like these, we can feel beleaguered and battered by events and energies swirling around us. The ongoing proclamations of national and global economic collapse; news of terrorism, war, and crisis in governments; the growing awareness of the long-term impacts of disasters like Fukushima on ourselves, our fellow creatures, and the Earth–the list […]

A Weekend of Wonder: Celtic Shamanism

A Weekend of Wonder:  Celtic Shamanism

The weekend of April 28-29, 2012, I took an excursion into Celtic shamanism with Tom Cowan, sponsored by Animal Spirit Network, that was literally life-changing.  Being new to shamanism (even having done the reading and taken an online intro to shamanic journeying), I was a little unsure of what I’d experience.  I discovered that the […]