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Most Read in 2014

December 28th, 2014

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We've prepared a recap of this year's 10 most read articles. We bring them back for your enjoyment (and insights) as we prepare to say goodbye to 2014 and welcome in the new year with its new and ongoing potential.

We wish you a wonder-full end of the year and wish you the best in the new year. We look forward to walking with you throughout the year and helping you discover new strengths, new attitudes, and new possibilities.

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Wishing you Joyful and Inspirational Reading... and Insightful Actions!

Marie T. Russell
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities" 


#10: Let Go to Let Grow: The Difference Between Desire and Desperation

Let Go to Let Grow: The Difference Between Desire and Desperation

by Sandy C. Newbigging. There is a direct relationship between surrendering control and manifesting miracles because of the difference between desire and desperation. Desire pulls things towards you, while desperation pushes them away...

Read more: Let Go to Let Grow: The Difference Between...

#9: Every Moment of Life Is An Initiation: The Journey from Cocoon to Butterfly

Every Moment of Life Is An Initiation: The Journey from Cocoon to Butterfly

by Simran Singh. Every situation in life has been an initiation—the leap forward, an activation; the reconciliation and clearing, the integration; and all of it leads to the brilliance of your illumination. Let each moment in life be an awakening to...

Read more: Every Moment of Life Is An Initiation: The...

#8: Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

by R. Jennings. Pete Seeger has been called many things in his decades long career but no one can dispute that he was the consummate American musician activist. In both his music and his activism Seeger was a purist. Much has been written about Pete Seeger's contribution to the important social causes...

Read more: Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

#7: Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes Won't Work

Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes ‘will not work’

by Tim Radford, Climate News Network. Global warming will be bad. Geoengineering could make it worse. Once again, a research team has considered all the benefits of climate technofix  – that is, deliberate steps to neutralize the consequences of unrestrained greenhouse gas emissions – and come to a grim conclusion.

Read more: Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate...

#6: Are You Really Available for Relationship?

Are You Really Available for Relationship?

by Barry Vissell. Can we look deeper at the meaning of availability? On the surface, it means accessible to another person, or readiness to love and be loved in return. On the very surface, it means single or unmarried but, as we all know, this has little to do with real availability for relationship.

Read more: Are You Really Available for Relationship?

#5: Learning to Recognize Angel Signs and Messages

Learning to Recognize Angel Signs and Messages

by Joanne Brocas. Signs left by the angels are meant to help stir and awaken our intuitive nature so that we can expand our conscious connection and deepen our relationship with a higher power. The power is not within the sign itself; the power is within the message that the sign reveals...

Read more: Learning to Recognize Angel Signs and Messages

#4: The Greening of Houston, The Capital of Oil Industry

The Greening of Houston, The Politically Inhospitable Capital of Oil Industry

by Brantley Hargrove, OnEarth. The U.S. capital of the oil industry could teach other cities a thing or two about fighting climate change—in a politically inhospitable climate.

Read more: The Greening of Houston, The Capital of Oil...

#3: You Can Make Other People Suffer or Happy: Reality or Make-Believe?

Making Other People Suffer or Making Them Happy: Reality or Make-Believe?

by Barbara Berger. Here’s a basic belief that many people are having trouble with. It’s the idea that we can actually make other people suffer or that other people can make us suffer. This belief is really a gem. But let us ask ourselves if this is true...

Read more: You Can Make Other People Suffer or Happy:...

#2: Essential for Good Health: Including Our Mental–Spiritual Needs

An Essential Ingredient for our Good Health: Including The Mental–Spiritual Needs of Our Being (illustration: Anne Heng)

by Ewald Kliegel. “Being whole” is an experience or a state of being in which we are in touch with our deepest inner being. It is a lifelong process with many paths and one of these paths touches on the body and its organs. With what they have to tell us they enrich us: with self-respect, with the discovery of our potential, with a wonderful inner attunement and, of course, also with health...

Read more: Essential for Good Health: Including Our...

#1: Fear and Self-Judgment: The Real Battle for Survival

Fear and Self-Judgment: the Real Battle for Survival

by Betsy Chasse. Why is it that so many of us feel we need crisis in order to face our fears, to bring about the change we already know we need to undertake? After my last big crisis, I asked myself this question. It seemed my crisis meter had an alarm clock and every ten years I brought about a doozy.

Read more: Fear and Self-Judgment: The Real Battle for...

Astrological Journal for the Week (updated Sunday afternoon)

Pam Younghansby Pam Younghans. This weekly column (updated late 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 20/20 view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights.



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