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Each week, we bring you numerous new articles. Our goal, at InnerSelf, is to bring you articles that will encourage you to reflect, and assist you in creating a better life, for yourself and for all. This week we have seven "Editor's Choice" articles, and 46 "Additional Articles".
And since all good deeds begin at home, within the heart of each of us, we start by looking inside and then progress from there. We take a look at our own story in "Identifying with Your Illnesses and Your Health Story". We are guided to ask the Universe (by whichever name) "Please Help Me See This Differently". We learn to "Give Up The Struggle to Be Special". And we are encouraged by knowing that It Gets Easier As We Get Older.
When we turn our focus to others, we can ask What Is It Like To Be You? and we begin by "Recognizing and Honoring Uniqueness" in everyone, human or not. We also take a look at What Our Final Conversations Tell Us when our loved ones are moving on.
These and the numerous additional articles are provided to you through our intention to help make the world a better place, one person at a time. Tag, you're it!
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 Karen Casey.
One of the most helpful tools I have received from A Course in Miracles is the suggestion to seek the Holy Spirit’s help by asking this tiny question: "Please help me see this differently." The very first time I sought His help, I received instant relief from my incessant drive to control whatever had nabbed my attention.
Read article here: Please Help Me See This Differently
Written by Roger Housden.
Comparison is one of the ways the ego solidifies itself — either by making us feel special or small, which are two sides of the same coin. Thomas Jefferson captured this in one succinct sentence: Remember that no one is better than you, but that you are better than no one.
Read article here: How To Give Up The Struggle to Be Special and Feel Special
Written by Linda Kohanov.
In the 1990s, many of the equestrians I encountered believed that animals were incapable of thought and emotion. “It’s all instinct,” one of my trainers told me whenever I brought up anecdotal evidence to the contrary. Some of the local ranchers insisted that, unlike dogs, horses weren’t smart enough to recognize their own names.
Read article here: Recognizing and Honoring Uniqueness by Calling Animals And Humans By Name
Written by Lisa Smartt.
One day you will sit at the bedside of someone you love and have a final conversation. That conversation will invite you into a unique territory — the one that exists between living and dying. You may hear words expressing a desire for...
Read article here: If Someone You Love Is Dying: What Our Final Conversations Tell Us
Written by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD.
Typically, we don’t identify with illnesses unless we develop a pattern of distress and write a story in which we are a “chronic migraine sufferer” or “a person with a weak constitution” or “someone who has always had a weak stomach.” The language we use to describe our experiences is worth considering.
Read article here: Identifying with Your Illnesses and Your Health Story
Written by Nancy Windheart.
I have been asking myself deep questions about the next stages of my work and my life: how do I teach? How do I live? What, now, is my highest calling, my deepest contribution toward creating a peaceful, kind, compassionate, thriving world that supports and respects all life, human and non-human?
Read article here: What Is It Like To Be You?
Written by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf.
I have a new favorite song. Well at least it's my favorite for today, or this week anyway. This is a song that currently is my new mantra, a thought that's staying to the forefront of my consciousness.
Read article here: It Gets Easier As We Get Older
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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