Earth & Air

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…

Answering the Call, Part 1

Most of my spiritual journeys have been initiated by my friend and sister, Deborah Carter, ND. Along with Deb and her mother, Dorothy Carter, (Mama C.), I have made my way to expansion and growth, especially as it relates to universal indigenous teachings and practices. We invoke Christ…

E-mails from Jason

Hello everyone! It’s me, Captain Jason Carter with another addition of my weekly e-mail about what is going on over here in Afghanistan.  We got back early today so we were able to eat steak and lobster.  Well, we made it another week here and our mission went…

E-mails from Jason

Good afternoon everyone!  It’s just me, cool guy Captain Carter with more adventures of beautiful, exotic Afghanistan. Well, we move out this past Tuesday and go to our first stop, Chaway in Jajii province.  This is the ABP HQ for the district.  We meet with the local police…

Garden Blooms

Saw these photos and begged Anita Roy to let me feature them in Garden Spices.  She said, “They are my mom’s handiwork!” Finally, literally from the ‘garden,’ blooms! -Victorine All photos by Anita Roy © 2016 Anita Roy, All rights reserved

E-mails from Jason

Hello once again, and what a past few days it has been.  Yes, I know that I usually send this out on Friday but we were still on a mission yesterday and I got back late. Let me start by saying that we have been in Gardez for…

A Soul Journey: Walking the Camino

Rebecca Santos had her designated role as a married woman and a mom.   Santos is still a mom, but she went through a divorce and found herself with a new designation – a single person.   “I had never done anything by myself,” Santos admitted.  “If I could do…

Cosmic Patience

I believe that our Creator continually provides opportunities for the expression of our higher selves.  Of all the attributes that define elevation, patience rises to the top of my list as most critical and perhaps the most elusive. Patience is the capacity to tolerate delay, trouble, discomfort and…