conscious wellbeing for ourselves & our world
Centered and Safe - Keeping Your Energy Strong
Being a sensitive person in this world can sometimes feel very…
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Some scientific studies show that in communities where elders live the longest—they eat less meat than the rest. It’s hard to say if it’s their greens or their genes. But, there’s no question that our PLANET WOULD BE HEALTHIER if everyone ate more veggies and less meat.
Growing livestock for meat production and processing requires an immense…Continue
Added by Marianne on February 22, 2010 at 2:08pm — No Comments
Well we had snow again this weekend. Though it wasn't quite as bad as today's photo, I did see the local deer family on my little walk yesterday evening. So beautiful.
I did also manage to catch a little throat infection... so I am making this week an official "Comfort Week" and here are some practices to set my week in motion.…Continue
Reading For Pleasure - A Whole New World
Every book has the potential to touch the human soul…
Added by Marianne on February 22, 2010 at 6:14am — 1 Comment
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Good news for chocolate lovers: Chocolate is actually good for you! It’s the milk and sugar in chocolate that’s bad for you. If you eat raw, organic Cacao beans (which is where all chocolate comes from), it’s a very healthy food. Raw, organic cacao beans are rich in magnesium. Magnesium balances brain chemistry and builds strong bones. Our standard American…Continue
Added by Marianne on February 21, 2010 at 4:46pm — No Comments
In my journey of accepting and embracing my whole self, I was thrilled to come across this passage today from deepak. Yes, I am a sinner and a saint. Yes, I have my shadow and my light. Yes. Yes. and Yes.
Added by Nancy Anderson on February 20, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments
by Thich Nhat Hahn
The leaf tips bend
under the weight of dew.
Fruits are ripening
in Earth's early morning.
Daffodils light up in the sun.
The curtain of cloud at the gateway
of the garden path begins to…
Added by Marianne on February 19, 2010 at 7:27am — 1 Comment
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Snow covering to cleanse the landscape
On the trees, roads and homes it drapes
It is so white and intense as bright to say
Awakened beautiful morning baptize the day
Go out amongst the nippy fresh air
To love every minute without care
Added by Nancy Anderson on February 18, 2010 at 4:48pm — No Comments
(I'm trying this again to see if I can get it to work!!)
When we feel pain, our first impulse is often to eradicate it with medication. This is an understandable response, but sometimes in our hurry to get rid of pain, we forget that it is the body’s way of…
Added by Marianne on February 18, 2010 at 9:20am — No Comments
“We are surrounded by the Word of God. It permeates us like the air we breathe. It challenges us to walk with discerning hearts in the company of God.”
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Comfort Food for the Soul: The Unmade Bed
On Saturday I made the bed up fresh. New sheets. Fresh from the dryer and sooo wonderful. In fact, all of the bedding was fresh and delightful.
By Sunday it was cloudy and gray. Waking up in those fresh sheets on a cloudy day felt irresistable.
I sometimes make it a practice not to make the bed. If for no other reason than to break my habit…
Thanks to one of our members (Alun Jones) I have a new 'definition' for Lent.Today is the first day of Lent.When I was growing up in a very Roman Catholic family, Lent was all about deprivation. We gave up eating sweets; we gave up our favourite TV programmes; we deprived ourselves of the things we truly enjoyed doing/eating/drinking/playing. That way of life turned me completely off of the…Continue
Added by Marianne on February 17, 2010 at 1:59pm — No Comments
I can't remember the last time it rained because it is still winter here in Colorado. But this article came today from DailyOm and it reminded me of the peacefulness of a rainy spring day.
I've decided to use it as a meditation this morning - to visualize the wonderful and cleansing properties of the rain.
You can take 15-30 mins today to visualize rain pouring in and around you, through every cell of your body, as a cleansing ritual…Continue