Beliefs

Brave Heart

Freedom.  Just the mere word sends shivers up my spine and makes me want to roar like a lion and break all the chains that bind us in fear into smithereens. I am instantly brought to a scene in the movie, Braveheart, where William Wallace is being tortured before…

Expressions of Freedom

  “I actually wrote this for the 9-11 anniversary, but I think it applies to all those who have sacrificed for our democratic government and freedom. Freedom is not a frivolous thing for me, but something to be honored as well as expressed.” – Richard MacKay Celebrate This…

Beyond Your Comfort Zone

If you are inclined to follow the news or politics you may have a very negative view of the word freedom for this Fourth of July. We are surrounded with stories disgruntled citizens and questionable constitutional practices. Everyone is angry that his or her voice is not being…

An Open Letter on Freedom

Man, sometimes when I sit to write, I feel so redundant. In the past, more often than not, I was writing to inspire from a low place. I was still in the midst of spiritual and physical and even emotional battles-if I may be candid. I think the…

Words of Russell Clayton

This is not a cruel world, this is a loving world. Once we align ourselves with this belief we come into alignment with love’s magnificent vibration and flow. When we begin to act with love as our sole intention, we position ourselves to see love in all things…

Forward March!

Have you ever been late with your Garden Spices article and see Vicki looking over her glasses in your mind? You start to write but something is slowing the speed in which your computer is running and you look up and realize that eight windows are open with…

Block of Code

A closure is a block of code. Code is a system of rules to convert information into other forms. This is not the more associated meaning of closure but I found it appropriate to explore for this article. “Closures are functions that refer to independent (free) variables. In other words, the function defined in…

Words of Russell Clayton

  Too much of our pain as human beings has origin in our childhood and is buried deep in our past. Additionally many beings experience stress and anxiety worrying about their uncertain future. Some folks never stop worrying. Stress contributes to mental fatigue and disease. In order for…

Adjust your View

A Lesson in Forgiveness and Closure When you are driving, you have four things to take into account regarding vision. First, you have your windshield. Next you have your rearview mirror. Finally, there are two small mirrors on either side of the car.  Your windshield shows you what…

Row: The Door Never Closes

‘Closure’ can be a highly controversial subject as it has different meanings, or applications, for different people. The term is frequently used in reference to the disappearance of a person. The family feels a need to locate the missing loved one so they can have ‘closure’. I am…