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Marriage? The Word Means Something

Social justice is an important principle to me. Equality for one group means equality for all groups. And maybe, hopefully, women will eventually have equal rights. As part of that fight, of that progress, I present to you a thought-provoking ditty regarding the right to marriage: Peacock & Paisley Continue Reading

Breakdown on Barbies for Daughters

Here’s my response to a Facebook discussion of whether or not to give Barbies to kids.  Some people were very uncomfortable with it, and the mother in question was really struggling against it, but her 2 and a half-year-old very girly daughter was begging her for them: Barbies are everywhere. Unless you screen all her… Continue Reading

My Favorite Holiday Songs

I started off life as a Christian and have taken a long, wide spiral back around and upwards.  I understand Christianity from a more metaphysical viewpoint, and I find it richer and far more miraculous than I did before.  I treasure my new “pagan” traditions and understandings, and they all fit beautifully together for me. … Continue Reading

Smoking’s Metaphysical Roots

I was talking recently with a woman about her smoking, how she wants to quit but finds it to be very difficult.  How she would like support, some kind of program, and to understand why she is addicted not just physically but also mentally and emotionally.  She had a great idea — a quit-smoking spa! … Continue Reading

Star Nation, Healing the Family

I’m totally intrigued with the Star Nation and am doing some research to learn more. In the process, I came across this quote on Star Nation Symbols: 2. For seven sets of four summers, fathers place your hands on the shoulders of your son, standing there before you, remaining quiet for a time and knowing… Continue Reading

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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