This post first appeared on www.sixtyandme.com. Martin Luther said, “You cannot keep birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.” It is a thought that has a lot in common with Alcoholics Anonymous and Buddha. They all believe that there is healing power in acceptance and refusing to be drawn into other people’s drama. Today, I want to talk about how estranged mothers can also find acceptance and healing. Serenity Remember
My summer has been spent in the deep. How about yours? Remember the story in Luke 5? The fishermen were weary from their work and they hadn't caught much. Jesus got into one of the boats and told Simon to go out into the deep water. When they got to the deep, Jesus said to let the fishing nets back down. When they did, they caught so much that the nets began to break. The fishermen had to call for help because the boats were so full! What's the point of this story? I'm not
I love the Internet! It is a source of knowledge and inspiration. It's also a place where one must be cautious of what they say and post. Last week I posted a piece allegedly by an unknown author. Turns out, she's WELL known and is thriving and blessing others with her wisdom! So today, with deep appreciation to Saskia Davis, I am reprinting HER original words from her work, Symptoms of Inner Peace (c) 1984 Saskia Davis, Used by permission. You can find the original work and
While other little girls were painting their nails and styling their hair, I was reading books and playing in the mud in the yard. Growing up in the time of history that I did, jeans and t-shirts were the uniform of the day and didn't require much style sense. At some point, we all grow up. I did so clumsily. When I had to dress for my career, I awkwardly donned suits that made my soul cringe a little. A few years ago, I decided I wanted to learn something about fashion and style.
I have had a curiosity about essential oils for quite a while. A few months ago, I went to a workshop to learn more and was fascinated to learn about the uses and properties of these substances. Shortly thereafter, I met Darla Tegtmeier, a multi-talented healer and practitioner. I asked her to write a piece for my readers about essential oils so that you too can satisfy your curiosity and determine if this is something you want to research further. Essential oils have taken a front and