Vision

Words of Russell Clayton

NEW LIFE I am welcoming new life into my body, breathed into my soul by the very joy of my heavenly experience here on Earth. I will allow the events of this day to unfold for me and my greater purpose. Each moment that I am truly present,…

We the Dreamers

We are the dreamers, the ones with souls as deep as oceans and with the reflections of stars in our upturned eyes. We’re the wistful, the hopeful, and the quiet ones, gazing off in the distance with that absent but knowing smile. With our heads in the clouds…

Hope for Humanity

Since there is really no beginning and no end to the flow life or of mystical and mythical imagination, let’s explore how art may often reflect mass consciousness. In my home hangs one of my favorite paintings. As I gaze at it, there are some aspects that seem…

Morning Flow

From my heart to yours: It’s 6:45 am. The kids are in bed and it’s dark in my living room, aside from the lamp on the side table next to me illuminating the succulents basking in its glow. And here I am, with coffee, blanket and computer on…

Follow Your Heart: A Beginning

Mmm mmm, pizza fresh out the oven. I was so hungry too! But, as soon as I sat down to enjoy my meal, His small still voice spoke to me. He said, “Jeremiah, hasten”. Now, knowingly hungry and trying not to cop an attitude in the spirit (because…

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,…

I’m Here: Process of Gratitude

A father’s process on gratitude is much like life… always changing. I am the proud father of two sons, Christian (nearing age 15) and Morgan (nearing age 11). The testosterone levels in our house are at an all-time high. Looking back, I would call my fatherhood experience thus…

India Mebane: Closure

 How Do I Deal W/ Closure Closure is such a strong word but yet so silent. “A send of resolution” is what you may get when you look up the word , “Closure”. But when I think of the word closure, I think of “freedom” FREE from heartache…

Postcards From GS

We are thrilled to introduce ‘Postcards from GS’ – our new initiative! Enjoy the daily dose of inspiration from Garden Spices Magazine. Stay in touch with our Facebook page. Embracing the Gift of Diversity.

How Much is a Penny Worth?

Ask that question of Colby Chapman M.S. Ed, Founder of PennyUp, and she will tell you about money raised for her schools first prom, a historical black college tour, an anti-violence tour, a homeless feeding, a college readiness showcase with divine 9 sororities and fraternities, and a host…