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The Year of the Quitter: Seven Things to Stop Doing in 2021
by Steve Cook

Lifonaire by Steve Cook

With the close of the year, we typically look back over the previous 12 months and contemplate what we intend to do differently in the upcoming year. (Curiously, these resolutions are often the same ones we made and abandoned the year before!). But as 2020 draws to a close—and none too soon, you’ll probably agree—you […]

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Nothing Is Hard That We Don’t Make Hard
by Donna Martini – Oyster Bay, NY

Recently on Facebook, I posted an excerpt from My Mini Book of Mighty Mantras about happiness and the importance of telling ourselves how we want to feel as opposed to allowing ourselves to stay in unproductive–some call them negative–emotions. The post came with a breathing meditation which doubles as a mantra: “Breathe in happiness; breathe […]

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Freedom from Fear
by Owen Waters, Texas

Fear is the great separator of mind from spirit. While you fear, you are unable to trust your divine origin. It follows that people who pressure you to fear things in life want to keep you away from the power of your inner connection so that they may gain some kind of power over you. […]

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Stupid is in the Mind of the Beholder
by Donna Martini – Oyster Bay, NY

syringes

We see post after post on social media written by people willing to humiliate their peers for not wanting to take this vaccine. They are calling their constituents idiots, stupid, selfish, and ignorant. Is this a new trend now… be sheep or be shamed? Are we still allowed a healthy and vigilant response to what […]

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The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius
by Owen Waters – Texas

The Age of Aquarius will last for 2,160 years, so it takes several years for its influence to swing into full effect and become obvious in world affairs. However, the main trigger for the emergence of this new age – the exact conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn at zero degrees of Aquarius – happens on […]

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“If everything stays the same, there’s no stimulation for your brain!”
by Donna Martini – Oyster Bay, NY

MY MINI BOOK OF MIGHTY MANTRAS and MY MINI COLORING BOOK AND READER by Donna Martini

Recently, I was rearranging things in my home to make room for holiday decorations and this message about brain health came to me pretty loud and clear. Perhaps my wiser side was just validating a healthy need to consistently change things up. And, since purposely doing so these past two years, I can tell you […]

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Dreaming Big: 5 Steps to the Future You Want Most
by Peter Ruppert – East Grand Rapids, MI

Limitless: Nine Steps to Launch Your One Extraordinary Life

Time spent creating a crystal-clear picture of our vision for our own future is one of the best investments we can ever make. It starts with asking one question: “What would my extraordinary life look like in five, ten, or 20 years?” The answer will bring your dreams to life. It will show you who […]

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Your Built-in Power to Heal a World That Feels Divided
by Lisa Hromada

lotus flower

Over the past year, we have seen and experienced a separateness unlike many have experienced before. It has been highlighted by social divide, political divide, racial divide, civil unrest, and an unprecedented physical distancing between communities, colleagues, friends and family as the 2020 pandemic worked its way through the nation and the world. You may […]

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Being Thankful Out Loud
by Robyn Spizman – Atlanta, GA

Since I haven’t thanked you yet today, let me do so now. I realize you could be doing any number of things at this very second, but you chose to read this article. For that I am truly grateful. Having a mindful, kind attitude can change our view of life. I like to think of […]

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When God Shows Up on Earth
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

Beatles

I am a big Beatles fan. The more I hear their music, the more I recognize the sheer genius behind it. I saw a rare YouTube video of an especially vibrant 1964 Beatles concert in Australia at the height of Beatlemania. (“Beatles Live—Australia”) One comment on the YouTube page struck me: “I’m a solid atheist. […]

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