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Putting Two Hearts Together, Cookie Style

Putting Two Hearts Together, Cookie Style

I whipped up a batch of Valentine’s cookies last night, and it was a beautiful metaphor for love, for the delicacy of our hearts, and for the tender touch required to join two hearts together without breaking either one. Recipe and directions for love included.  Assembly required. [nggallery id=5] As you might guess, I broke,… Continue Reading

Save Maine From Poisons – Tell Your Legislators Not To Throw Out Our Environmental Laws

Save Maine From Poisons – Tell Your Legislators Not To Throw Out Our Environmental Laws

Don’t let businesses trash our state! We all rely on clean water, clean air, and clean earth. Our new governor, LePage, is proposing that several important environmental protection laws be thrown out – leaving our wonderful Maine environment exposed and threatened by toxic chemicals and increased building in our wild green places. Please take the… Continue Reading

Croatia to Kosovo: Working the Front Lines

Croatia to Kosovo: Working the Front Lines

First published in Student World Traveler as “Refugee Work in Croatia”, March/April 1999 A bomb went off at 4am, and I didn’t even notice. After 6 months of living in war-time Croatia, it no longer registered on my list of “duck, it’s dangerous.” In fact, I would never have remembered it, except that an American… Continue Reading

Hummingbird, Bee, Butterfly, and Phlox

Hummingbird, Bee, Butterfly, and Phlox

What big shifts are going on for you right now? Tell us all about it in the comments section! Heather Cate, Spiritual Coach for the Creative Soul, talks about the totem meanings (symbolism) of hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and how they relate with what’s going on astrologically in these first days of August 2010. Big shifts,… Continue Reading

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Detox Tips

Detox Tips

A Facebook friend recently asked people about their experiences with and advice on detoxing.  Here’s my answer. My advice is to start reeallllllllyyyyy slow and with tiny amounts of whatever you use to assist you.  I’ve been using FlorEssence (which is an essiac) for years now, with small breaks in between, sometimes months, but usually… Continue Reading

Feng Shui Bagua Map

Feng Shui Bagua Map

This bagua is a great tool for guiding the energy in your living and working spaces to produce results you want — a better love life, career, health, finances — everything! Use colors, objects, and a lack of clutter (! — very important) to shift the energies in your life. The Sections: Wealth Colors: purples,… Continue Reading

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

Don’t Use The Rearview Mirror, Unless You Really Want To

You can’t drive forward by looking in the rear-view mirror. Unless you’re really talented, but still, you’ll get further faster if you just go straight ahead 🙂 Yes, maybe you’re escaping a terrible storm that wreaked havoc with your life, and you’re still breathing hard.  Maybe you’re still drenched from the downpour.  But stay focused… Continue Reading

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be Relentlessly Positive

Be relentlessly positive; it’s amazing where you can get! Let everything else around you blur as you race past it.  Stay focused on your goal and let your body, spirit, and mind flow in the most amazing harmonic symphony, hurdling over obstacles, blasting through barriers, and arriving at your destination exhilarated 😀 Want some help… Continue Reading

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

Think With Your Own Eyes – Spiritual Survival Tactics

To survive Life and to Live Well, it’s imperative that you look at everything clearly, with your own eyes, and process it with your own brain, and be open to your own Spirit’s guidance. Whether you’re in the military and stationed in a highly dangerous place, working in an urban jungle, in an unhealthy relationship,… Continue Reading

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Herbs to Boost Intuition

Bay Leaf — Increases intuition.  Carry the leaf(s) with you.  Smell them, touch them, meditate into them.  Tuck them under your mattress, in your bag, in corners of your home, wherever you can fit them in, including bouquets and wreaths.  Help with getting a promotion or job. Bergamot — Protection and prosperity.  Brings luck through… Continue Reading