21-Day Meditation Experience, Energy of Attraction: Day 9 – The Matrix of Manifestation

Day 9 – The Matrix of Manifestation “I am not absentminded.  It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.” — G.K. Chesterton Message of the Day The skill of manifestation is in using our awakened self-awareness. There are three components to this awareness: expanded consciousness, focused consciousness, and fluid consciousness. The unity…

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#GivingTuesday – Little Women & Orange Muffins

It’s #GivingTuesday.  Americans spent the last few days shopping and looking for deals.  Now as most of us return to work with “visions of sugar plums” and presents dancing in our heads, its also a moment for us to stop and give with great-fullness for all that we have enjoyed and is yet to come. …

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21-Day Meditation Experience, Making Every Moment Matter: Day 18 – The Wholeness of Time

“I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Day 18 – The Wholeness of Time CENTERING THOUGHT Awareness is the home of wholeness. SANSKRIT MANTRA Aham Brahmasmi (The true nature of my self is the wholeness of the universe) Message of the…

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Five Grape Recipes Inspired By The Autumn Harvest

The end of summer is one of the best times to visit wine country.  Not only because it starts to slightly cool down, but also because the grapes are ripe and it’s busting with activity.  The valleys in wine country come alive for the grape harvest. In the great California wine region of Napa harvesting…

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21-Day Meditation Experience: Hope in Uncertain Times – Day 18 Making Hope Real

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” – Vaclav Havel Message of the Day Today’s meditation is about helping to make hope real for others. Of course, fundamentally each…

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21-Day Meditation Experience: Hope in Uncertain Times – Day 9 How to Truly Trust in Yourself

It’s difficult to have hope if you can’t trust in yourself. “Assurance of hope is more than life, it is health, strength… and beauty.” – John Charles Ryle Message of the Day Today’s meditation is about finding a deeper understanding of the word “trust.” Typically, trust is something we have in other people or situations.…

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21-Day Meditation Experience: Hope in Uncertain Times – Day 8 Activating the Hope Inside You

This is week two and we start to explore where hope can take you.  By activating hope and awareness, you bring new possibilities to light.  You bring awareness to the present in order to activate hope. “Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope.…

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