April 17th, 2016
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Life is a mixture of challenges and blessings, and sometimes we may confuse the two, or not realize that an experience is a combination of both. This week we journey with you and our authors through some of these challenges.
Scroll down below for our Editor's Choice articles and numerous additional articles as well.
Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.
Marie T. Russell
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EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
About six months after Morris first appeared at Lauren’s door, he started to appear at my door instead. All my life I’d had a cat phobia. Cats terrified me so much that I had recurrent nightmares about a cat jumping from a tall staircase and landing on the back of my neck.
Read article here: A Lesson in Love and Acceptance from Morris the Cat
Seeing colors is considered normal for sighted people. Yet, to the visually challenged, ordinary colors do not exist. Those who are blind to the auric field also have a disability, for seeing auric colors is as normal as seeing colors through the eyes. We are all born to perceive subtle energies.
Read article here: Seeing Auras Is Normal
Written by Noelle Sterne, Ph.D.
If we don’t like where we are, does that mean we’re condemned to stay there? Absolutely not. There’s no limit to the options, opportunities and actions we can take. If we really want something enough, we’ll find ways—comfortable, usual or astoundingly daring—to move toward what we really want.
Read article here: A+ or B-? What’s Your Secret Rating of Your Life?
It's so amazing to discover the power of our minds! It's probably the most fabulous, wonderful, liberating discovery that any human being can make! Barbara Berger tells about an important milestone on her personal journey towards self-empowerment.
Read article here: The Power of Focus: Learning to Use the Power of the Mind
Just because a person is afraid to take on a complicated new diet or unable to stick to a daily exercise regime, it doesn’t mean that she is inherently disorganized or lacking in self-discipline. It means that something is getting in the way.
Read article here: Nurture Your Heart by Taking Care of Your Well-Being
I have never liked hospitals but suddenly I began to appreciate the safety and stability it brought my family and me. Room 305 carried a special meaning for me, one of courage, hope, power and strength.
Read article here: A Final Wish: My Mother and Robin Sharma
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.
The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.
The "Personal Development" area covers Attitude Adjustments (which includes Fear, Anger, Gratitude, Forgiveness), Relationships & Parenting, Spirituality & Mindfulness (including Meditation), Intuition & Awareness (including astrology), and Happiness & Success.
"Social & Political" covers topics that affect us personally yet deal with a more "societal" or "political" sphere. This area covers Environment & Climate, Democracy, Justice, Inequality, Economy, and more. These topics are very relevant for our communal journey on Planet Earth.
EDITOR'S CHOICE VIDEOS
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