Written and Narrated by Marie T. Russell

We may all, occasionally, feel like we are living in dark times. Most of us have never lived through societal upheaval such as we are experiencing now. We may feel discouraged at the "state of the world" or at the behavior of people the world over, and even of those close to us. Or we may be downhearted at the life we are living or the situation in the world in general. 

Dark vs. Light

One of the problems we encounter when we start thinking in terms of "dark" and "light" is that we create a separation within ourselves. We classify each day, or each experience, and even each person, as "good" or "bad".

Yet, we carry within us seeds for it all. We carry the seeds for joy and sadness, for health and sickness, for love and hate. And we get to choose which seed we will water and nourish, so that it will grow. The weeds will grow but they can be removed, especially if we don't feed them with our energy. 

We must not get attached to our times of feeling down thinking they are here to stay. These experiences and moods are not who we are. They are just experiences we are having. And thus we can let them go and move on to another type of experience when we are ready to do so...

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Soul Helper Oracle

Soul Helper Oracle: Messages from Your Higher Self
by Christine Arana Fader (Author), Elena Dudina (Illustrator)

cover art for Soul Helper Oracle: Messages from Your Higher Self by Christine Arana Fader (Author), Elena Dudina (Illustrator)With evocative and inspiring images and profound spiritual messages, the 43 dreamlike cards of the Soul Helper Oracle help you to hear and understand messages from your higher self, the whispers of your soul’s wisdom. Each card features four companions to guide and support you on your soul’s path: a power animal, a healing stone, a plant essence, and a number with a corresponding rune. In the guidebook, Christine Arana Fader details the message of each card and the supportive qualities of each card’s companions. 

By immersing yourself in the guidance of these cards, the soul helpers will bring you clarity, divine light, and wisdom. They will immediately change something for the better, open gates for you, and lead you to happiness. Through these cards you will encounter your true feelings, be able to accept what is, find your heart’s goals, and experience wisdom, truth, peace, and bliss.

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About The Author

Marie T. Russell is the founder of InnerSelf Magazine (founded 1985). She also produced and hosted a weekly South Florida radio broadcast, Inner Power, from 1992-1995 which focused on themes such as self-esteem, personal growth, and well-being. Her articles focus on transformation and reconnecting with our own inner source of joy and creativity.

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