Love the Power of Healing


Love the power of healing.We all have the ability to heal. Each one of us is the product of that one cell out of three roughly three billion that travels up the fallopian tube successfully. Determination, perseverance, and the itch to survive are all genetic in nature.

The cell is the most elemental unit of the . . . → Read More: Love the Power of Healing

The Loving Power of Music The-loving-power-of-music

I was eight years old when I first experienced the loving power of music. My mother dragged my unwilling body up the steps, into the home, down the hall, and into Mrs. Lemke’s sparse piano studio. The room housed one ancient  spinet, two chairs, and one piano bench intended for its tiny charges. . . . → Read More: The Loving Power of Music

Love Makes the World Go Round

Ten Low Cost Stress Relievers


Love makes the world go round. I have the privilege of teaching a Sunday school class at the Center for Spiritual Living on the first Sunday of each month. This morning, I placed three hearts on the board. One was for listing the people each child loves. The second . . . → Read More: Love Makes the World Go Round

Love Principle Number One: Spiritual Community The Power of Love:

The power of love can present individually, in our families, or in spiritual community. Love is everywhere. No man is an island, as the saying goes. We all have the innate desire to connect to the divine. Yes, we can worship alone. Yes, we can read the Bible alone. And . . . → Read More: The Power of Love: Spiritual Community

Second Resolution: Treat Myself and Others With Respect


Respect is key to a  successful life. I happen to be a part of Respect Institute. Joel Slack is the founder of Respect Institute. All respect speakers have the option of signing up to speak at various local hospitals about beating the stigma of mental illness. Respect refers to a much broader spectrum of . . . → Read More: Resolution Number Four: Treat Myself and Others With Respect

January Resolution One: Create a Gratitude List

Gratitude List

Making a gratitude list remains one of the most healing things one can accomplish. The Christmas rush is over. The tree and the lights have come down. Thank you cards have been sent out. Families disperse for one more year, to be reunited again next Christmas. A new year is now up on us. . . . → Read More: January Resolution Two: Create a Gratitude List

Third Resolution: Have a daily encounter with Earth


Getting outside and making contact with the earth supports success, health, and vitality.

Exercise has a wide range of benefits including,:

Stress reduction: We all face stress. Exercise is a great way to manage tension, anxiety, and mood. Making contact with the earth while jogging or running is a great stress reliever.

Flexibility: As . . . → Read More: Resolution Number three: Exercise daily: Stay in contact with Earth

I Promise to have more contact with family members

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Yet another year has gone by with limited contact with family members. What’s my excuse? I don’t have time. I don’t want to hear about their challenges. I have enough of my own. Or , time flies and I forgot to contact them. Shame on me. Shame on me. Shame on me. . . . → Read More: I Promise to have more contact with family members

What is Your Christmas gift to the world?


What would you put in your Christmas stockings? If you had just four Christmas stockings to hang on the mantle, what would you put in each one? Perhaps one could be filled with the gift of love. Another could be the gift of compassion. Number three could have the gift of learning. And number . . . → Read More: Christmas Stockings

I promise to set limits for Myself

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Set limits-for-myself

The new year is upon us. So which promises do you want to make for yourself so 2015 . . . → Read More: I promise to set limits for Myself


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