Modalities

The Family Within

The ancient notion of “Family” can be construed as a Universal term. It can range from a single household unit, a tribe, a nation, our solar System, our Milky Way Galaxy all the way into the undefined Universe itself. We also have families or species of animals and…

New Directions: Focus on the Gift

I have been contemplating “the word”, wisdom for this issue of Garden Spices, finding myself with mixed feelings about not only what to write but if I had the right to write about it at all – do I know enough? And if I did, what direction would…

The Wisdom of Deep Listening

“What?” seems a far-too-frequent question we ask each other. It seems that most of us are usually focused on our own agenda. Thus, we go about our daily lives only vaguely aware of what those around us are experiencing. Ever hear the advice “Wise up!”? Hmm. Let’s reflect…

Don’t Settle for Mediocrity

True success in life can only come by not settling for mediocrity. We should always strive to achieve and get the most out of life that we possibly can. It is only when we push ourselves and give it all we’ve got that we can then give ourselves…

Your True Inner Voice

Wisdom is the component of the mind. Wisdom speaks. It’s your Inner Voice. Wisdom is not knowledge, rather the collective of all your experiences, from all Life-times. Wisdom is a gift from God. It is what allows us to move forward in Life: an eloquent processing tool, so…

New Directions: An Astrological Perspective

When I received “the word” for this issue of Garden Spices, I must say my first reaction was not a positive one. For those of you who aren’t familiar with me, one of my first studies outside of a traditional education was and still is astrology.  From that…

The Physiology of Power

“The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the Universe and all its Power, and when they realize that the center of the Universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that this center is…

Peace in Your Power

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of Evil is for good men to do nothing.” — Sir Edmond Burke (circa 1775) PEOPLE: I know that I am truthful and that is a good feeling. I wish everybody could be truthful, but they are not. The more truthful…

Building Personal Confidence and Self Esteem

There is an easier way to ensure that you are able to build your personal confidence. Most people look for things outside of them instead of what they have inside.  Confidence can be built through appreciating who you are and where you want to go.  At times it…

Goin’ In: Battle With Joy

Because you don’t see my scars does not mean I am not hurt. Because I am not lying on a hospital bed does not mean I am not ill. Because an IV is not plugged into my body does not mean I am not suffering. Because you can’t…