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This week our focus is on authenticity... on being real, on being yourself and the courage that it takes to follow that path. Sometimes being true to yourself and to your ideals and values is painful, other times frightening. Read our featured articles this week for inspiration, guidance, and real-life examples to help guide you on your own unique and authentic path...
Scroll down below for the links to these and many additional articles for your reading pleasure this week.
Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.
Marie T. Russell
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"
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EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
Written by Lance Secretan.
When we are authentic, we are living from our essential self; whenever we deny a truth, we are living from the social self—in other words, inauthentically. As Freya Madeline Starke phrased it, "There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do."
Read article here: Authenticity: A Lesson for Individuals as well as Corporations
Written by Nicolya Christi.
The thoughts that have accompanied me throughout these recent weeks regarding the US presidential elections are both ‘God Bless America’, in the literal sense, and “God Help America” (and the World). Viewing events consciously through half closed eyes...
Written by Shavasti.
The burdens and pain we overcome grow into our greatest storehouse of wisdom and compassion. They literally become the power that enables us to assist others in their healing. Our suffering has been our initiation of the heart...
Read article here: Why Our Wounded Healer Needs To Be Our Constant Companion
Written by Nora Caron.
Throughout primary school, I became accustomed to being in the crossfire of two opposing camps. When a French friend would insult my English friend, I would raise my hand, step forward, and launch into my own variation of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech...
Read article here: In the Crossfire: Bilingual in Québec
Written by Tara-jenelle Walsch.
I certainly can’t imagine that we are on this planet simply to eat, work, and sleep. And we aren’t here just to procreate and keep humanity going, because if we were, all of us would have children. Why, then, are we here? I believe it’s for a much larger reason.
Read article here: What Is Life’s Agenda? It's Bigger Than You Think
Written by Karen Casey.
Our lives feel complicated at times, or stressed; oftentimes we even feel unable to handle whatever is heading our way, certain that this time it may be beyond our capacity to withstand or understand. However...
Read article here: Transforming Whatever the Ego Makes Into a Learning Opportunity
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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