July 19th, 2015
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We live surrounded by walls made by others and divided by walls of our own making. Yet we are the ones who hold the power to make the walls come down, or at least to rise above the walls that separate us.
This week we start by looking within at our addictions and our feelings of shame and guilt. We then learn to recognize our importance and our magnificence through nature, meditation, and introspection. From that point, we are able to disappear the walls from our consciousness and our lives - and discover a whole new reality.
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Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.
Marie T. Russell
EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
Written by Ernest Holmes.
It was one of the Greek philosophers who first said everything was made of atoms. Now we say atoms are made of positive and negative charges of electricity — pure energy. No one has seen them, but out of that which we do not see emerges that which we do see. The biggest thing in the universe is just made up out of the littlest things.
Read article here: Stars, Atoms, and Men: Recognize Your Importance
Written by Stasia Bliss.
Think of the last time you ate some chocolate. Did you feel you had to sneak it? Did you eat too much and regret it afterward? Did you hog down the lot of the precious morsels? And how did you feel after your escapade? Were you able to enjoy the chocolate fully? I certainly hope so!
Read article here: From Guilt to Bliss Through "Indulging" in Chocolate
Written by Wendy and Eric Brown.
Life, for foragers, can be more secure for the simple fact that they understand crop failures happen. Thus, we learn not to depend wholly on one type of food. The lovely thing about foraging is that there are always alternatives. In nature, there are usually plenty of options, and all of them are free.
Read article here: Preserving and Foraging: Depending on Nature for Food
Written by Allan McDougall.
Anyone who battles addiction knows that it's so much more than a bad habit or a moral shortcoming. Addiction is a compulsion so beyond our control, that we may as well be a feather fighting against a gale-force wind. Until...one day the wind subsides.
Read article here: 8 Strategies to Overcome Addiction and Other Challenges
Written by Bob Proctor and Greg S. Reid.
Many people hear the title Think and Grow Rich and immediately connect it with the idea of acquiring material wealth. Yet, interestingly enough, Napoleon Hill doesn’t devote a lot of time in his book to the actual making of money. For Hill, rich had a different meaning or, at the very least, a much broader one.
Read article here: What Are The Origins of True Success?
Written by Diana Lang.
Having taught meditation for over thirty years to thousands of people, I can really say that it is the single most important thing you can ever learn in order to expedite and enrich your spiritual life. Everything you learn in school, by analysis or by study, will be exponentially deepened because you meditate.
Read article here: How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of Life
This weekly column (updated every Sunday afternoon) is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies... Read more
It is also highly beneficial to reread the past week's astrological journal as it gives a hindsight view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights.
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