Beliefs

Choose LOVE

2015 was the year of the shadow for me. It was a cut-me-open-and-lay-me- bare kinda’ year where EVERY area of my life was being challenged. When life is that slammed in your face you have to pay attention. The rabbit hole became the black hole and I felt my…

Hello Choice

Hello Choice, I will not hold you long. I will get straight to the point. You are very ambiguous and people have different perspectives regarding you. Some think you provide a sense of freedom. They are very happy to have you in their lives. Others, you leave overwhelmed,…

“Whatever has to be Done…”

  Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.. Wayne Dyer When discovering that this issue was about “Choice”, I thought it would be a fairly simple article to write. We make choices every day and we are not strangers to choices….

Row: Love & Respect Under One Roof

‘Family’ seems to have different meanings to people around the world. Sometimes its definition can vary within a small group of people sharing the same household, bearing the accepted identifications as, mother, father, son, daughter, sister and brother. Not only do most of us tend to focus more…

A Plight of Two Souls

To rip… to shred… to shatter I watch from below into the depth Aware of the crime I am about to commit To break my oath for the 10th time To do no harm… to stand for life First I wipe the scene clean The brown paint meant…

What is a Family Anyway?

What, exactly, does one mean when using the word “family”? Is it people we work with? Could it be those we see every day in our neighborhoods or perhaps our best buddies and confidants?  Maybe what pops into our thoughts first, when hearing the word family are visuals…

My Family, My Tribe

On North Wood Ave., in my hometown of Florence, Al., sits a two-story white house, with stained glass windows, steeped in years of character with a charming personality. Within these walls, on a regular basis, I meet with people from an eclectic array of backgrounds, belief systems, cultures,…

Say Something: Starrdust on Cultivating Poise

Garden Spices is a part of a movement that encourages the universe to shift towards acceptance of all viewpoints through awareness, education, and communication tools – Say Something.   This article speaks to the importance of self-awareness, and we thank RJ Starr for allowing  us to share it….

Jozmos: Global Perspective

Hello Family! I address you all as family because on some level, we are all family, united at least, by just being human. Family is sacred to some, and for others, it doesn’t hold much sway. What does family mean for you? Usually, the family one is born…

Wisdom: To Have or Not To Have

I found this quote many years ago, “You can’t know what you don’t know, you don’t know.” The beginning of true wisdom is the awareness that you and I don’t know much. Once we realize how much we don’t know, the opportunity for learning arises. Being open to…