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ALL ONE!

Lessons From the Garden #79:  “All One!” ~ Lytingale – March, 2004 With a spring-time dose of ambition, I’m going to tackle a confusing teaching. One of the core Unity teachings/affirmations is: “There is only one Presence and one Power in my life and … Continue reading

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America, Stay Beautiful

Today is the Fourth of July, “Independence Day,” here in America, and I have such mixed feelings. Our current form of government is obviously broken, but still, the American experiment is one of the best forms of government that humans … Continue reading

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Yin and Yang

… beyond the place of just resigning ourselves to this duality, there exists the possibility of embracing everything, without the baggage of our value judgments. Continue reading

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Precept #2: Anger

The second Reiki Precept or Affirmation is: Just for today, I will not get angry. Anger is something that I have thought about a lot.  My first inclination was to change the wording of this precept to reflect a Truth … Continue reading

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Precept #1: Worry

Recently I took the Reiki I Training with Jonna Rae Bartges, a Third Degree Reiki Master and a psychic, who teaches with joy and bad puns and calls herself The Happy Medium (she says “I see dead people so you don’t … Continue reading

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The Amusement Park

Have fun!  Detach from your definitions of what you “should” be and how life “should” unfold, and how other people “should” act, and how they “should” treat you.  Once you detach from your expectations of others, your perfectionism, your deadly … Continue reading

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Gratitude

It doesn’t matter WHO you pray to. The name of the force – God, Allah, Spirit, Yahweh, The Great Cosmic Muffin – is not important. It just matters that you acknowledge something outside of yourself. It doesn’t matter WHAT WORDS … Continue reading

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Empathy

Empathy One of the blessings of being sick is the renewal of my empathy for others who struggle with their health. I think of the persistence and courage of those who have a chronic illness. Day in and day out, … Continue reading

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Immunity and Emotions

For the past 2 1/2 years (some of the most emotionally stressful of my life), I have been ridiculously healthy. No colds, no flu, no illness. I take my daily Protandim pill, and if I feel a tickle at the … Continue reading

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Self Esteem

Self Esteem has very little relation to talent or brains… it’s more about who you ARE than about what you DO… and it’s a lot different from what you CAN do (and often don’t!). In his essay on Self Reliance, … Continue reading

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