Beliefs

Starrdust: The Real Secret

At home, I am the first one to wake up. I start the coffee and wake up Pepper, the Parrot. I talk to him in that high-pitched voice we all have for babies and animal companions. I remove and fold the sheet that covers his condo-cage at night,…

Keep Crawling

Initially, I started this piece out by asking a question: I wonder what they would think if they knew I was okay with dying today? Would they hear me or would they go on with life as usual? Can you picture yourself in a desert? You’re not even…

Living from Within

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some Passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” -Maya Angelou Passion is a loving energy that creates a healthy, strong, and joyous affection internally. It manifests on the exterior. I…

THOSE POWERFUL MOUNTAINS

Having been assigned a task, which is to give you, the reader, the Jewish perspective, I realize that that’s not nearly so easy as it sounds. There’s an old joke among Jewish people that if you put two Jews together in a room, ask them a question and…

Welcome to the first issue of Garden Spices “Now, Heal!”

Welcome to Garden Spices Magazine! The gate of Garden Spices (GS) opens to a vibrant array of living colors, shapes, life expectancies, and fragrances — diversity. Embracing diversity is what the world is commanding of us, as we make our way into an awareness of change. This awareness…

Kemet – Restorative Healing

To heal is to restore balance to wholeness. There are different modalities to heal. Healing moves at different rhythms. It wears different faces. It’s unique to all circumstances! Healing is indescribable but we do our best to capture its essence. So I share my story: Growing up Black…

Candid Conversation: Camille Bennett

I was impressed, the first time I met her. She was dressed in a lady-like-dress, killer heels and hair flicked to perfection. She stood confident on those heels and held her hands out for the open prayer meditation at Living Spirit Church. Then Camille Bennett, held little hands…

Clarity

The Reason You Are Not Accelerating Fast Enough Is That You Are Carrying Too Much Baggage Most People Carry Their Pain From Their Past. They Carry The Stress Of Today, And Also The Worry Of The Future. Let It All Go~ You Can’t Change The Past, You Must…

StarrDust

There is a disturbing trend amongst some spiritual teachers that I do not like and I DO NOT support. That trend is to tell people that positive thinking is worthless, that the challenges they are going through are only illusions, and they have to accept it all whether…