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Butterfly Journal 9th Month: Harmony (Entry #1)

As we continue to expand with greater awareness, both on the inner soul level and outwardly among others, we will see more clearly our own selves and how we can influence and affect others. Here is the journal prompt for … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal 8th Month: Expansion (Entry #2)

In the last journal entry, I discussed how to stay grounded as we expand through our empathic abilities and compassion, and how our breath connects us to every other human, animal, and plant on the planet. Our breath also connects us … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal 8th Month: Expansion (Entry #1)

As compassion for ourselves, others, and the planet develops and grows, we begin to feel ourselves expand. Just by our decision to embark upon this journey of spiritual transformation, we took the first steps to leave the state of contraction … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal: Compassion (Entry #2)

In this month’s Butterfly Journal prompt I stated: Our empathic understanding of others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion. Let’s explore deeper into what that actually means: what is empathy, and what is compassion?  The word “empathy” comes from the Ancient Greek ἐμπάθεια (empatheia), meaning: in … Continue reading

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Butterfly Journal 7th Month: Compassion (Entry #1)

Last month’s focus on practicing patience has been very helpful and has provided me with helpful reminders when facing the challenges of caring for and being around my mother. But in truth, the lessons for patience are all around us … Continue reading

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Living From Our Heart

Thank you to Espirational for honoring me with Follower of the Month! Click on over to find lots of espiration! Here is the short post I wrote for them: Living From Our Heart The new year is a time of new … Continue reading

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There Must Be Peace in the Heart

This month’s Bloggers for Peace Challenge is Love Thy Enemy. How does one love thy enemy? I think it helps to clarify ‘like’ versus ‘love’. To love is to be responsible, to do what is best, and to bring no … Continue reading

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The Feast of Saint Francis

In honor of both the Feast of Saint Francis and World Animal Day today, I am reposting the following: Saint Francis of Assisi came from a wealthy family. He had all the comforts of luxury for his day, but he saw … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Bee

With the warmer weather and longer days, many of us engage in more outdoor and group activities and spend more time working on projects and with family. Some of us become as busy as a bee. While it is normal … Continue reading

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Peace at Home

This month’s Bloggers for Peace Challenge is Peace at Home. Having a peaceful home life makes us more likely to extend that peace outside the home, much like having inner peace is a key to having world peace. But how do we … Continue reading

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