Beliefs

MANDALAS- A PROCESS FOR SELF AWARENESS

  by Wanda Gail Campbell, Minister of Peace, PhD   Peace prayer mandala at 2009 World Parliament of Religions A mandala begins with a circle. The circle is a primal symbol of all that exists. Simply drawing a circle creates the intention of wholeness and opens us to…

A Significant Shift

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and…

Fear vs. “That Voice”

This was a lesson in the process of managing fear so I can hear what I need at all times. We must learn to capture these understandings for daily use…maybe even to save our own lives. I wasn’t afraid but cautious and vigilant. I surveyed the room again…

Process: Words of Russell Clayton

FREE YOURSELF, DON’T RESIST If you lack faith, it will show up as resistance in your life. Resistance is any thought, belief or action that stands in the way of what you want. No dream can manifest until you get into alignment with what you desire. When you…

Goin’ In: Sanctuaries

The sages tell us that inner peace is accessible to each of us every moment.   During prayer and/or meditation we feel that sense of calm and serenity, but as soon as we walk outside of our doors…!  Although we hope to create sanctuary within us, sometimes we…

The Coming

For many years, before I knew her name, she visited in spirit. She came by way of visions and dreams. She never took on a body, during this time. Her energetic presence was one to reckon with. There was no choice but to acknowledge she was present. Curiously,…

What We Live By

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, the standard belief of those living at the time was that the earth was flat. There was also a time when the pervading belief among the scholars of the time was that the solar system, and the universe per…

Believe: Words from Russell Clayton

The reason that stories of freedom are so compelling to your heart strings is because freedom is the song your soul softly sings to you every blessed day. Your soul seeks freedom in expression through the physical experiences in your life and never leaves you. Your soul knows…

She Could So She Did

This could just as easily say “She believed she couldn’t, so she didn’t.” The only constant is her belief. There are times when we accomplish something because we are forced to do so by circumstance – a parent or child becomes ill, our boss makes us do a…

Living My Life Wide Open

So the day after I was asked to write an article for Garden Spices, a quote appeared in my Facebook feed, which often happens when I begin to think hard about something.  The quote, “Live……like somebody left the gate open” ~ Annamarie Ibrahim.  It occurred to me this…