Beliefs

Starrdust: Wisdom Of The Waking Journey

Welcome to the next best day of your life. Here and now is where your life is happening anyway, so we may as well intend it to be the best day we have lived yet – awake, mindful, and present to the fullness of each arising moment. Doing…

Processing Wisdom

I’ve learned through life’s experiences that wisdom is more than knowing what to do. It includes knowing when to do it, how to do it, and then actually doing it. It’s allowing yourself to feel and to simply be. Regardless of what those things may feel like or…

Words from Russell Clayton

You are in crisis because the voice inside of your head is not happy with the choices that you have made. When you get in alignment with source energy you are aligned with love itself and your crisis can no longer dominate your thoughts.   With The Same…

Secrets

Wisdom – The voice of God as the source of our understanding. It is when we make the decision, commit ourselves to God, and are willing to place our stuff on the shelf, that we begin to hear God. It is this hearing that develops the Revelation, “To…

Hate Will Not Win

My heart aches for the victims and the loved ones of the shooting at the church in South Carolina yesterday. Who takes the lives of people in a sacred place or children in schools or people who are out to a movie with their families or friends and…

Power, Potency, Control, and Our Lives

    There are five powers in Buddhist tradition, each controlling a negative while they are positive in and of themselves. Power in Southern culture is something that everyone has but chooses carefully when to wield; the idea is to humble others by being humble yourself, and neglecting…

Flower Power

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.” – Proverbs 3:27 Power… I really do hate the word, and all the negatives it brings to mind. Being a child of the 60’s will do that to…

Row: Imbued With Power!

You met Rowena Nichols in a previous issue of Garden Spices, where she gave us insight on her Lucky Stroke.  We are proud to introduce her new column, Row.  She is an ageless being with momentous perspective.  She is a gift to this magazine and to the universe….

Complete Powerlessness

One of my friends, Islee Williams said something about her son’s battle with seizures that inspired me to share the power of powerlessness when you place your weight in the hands of a powerful God. “Lord let me have the seizures instead.” The Lord said, “He has his…

Our Internal Power

So many people think that power is either physical strength and/or financial capability.  Those are absolute external forms of power.  However, I want to talk about internal power. We live in a world of cause and effect.  If we try to force creation through external power (in other words…