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    2019 is Here and I did a Thing!

    2019 is here, and I did a thing! Firstly, I would like to wish you all a joyous New Year, full of peace and happiness. How about 2018?! It was quite the awesome ride and am I forever thankful! Thankful for the many new friends I met along the way and the true friendships and family I’ve come to appreciate more and more. Thankful for God, the Universe and all we are blessed with every day. I look back over the year with happiness and fulfillment, despite the ever present hard lessons that insert themselves along the way. Yes, there are bumps and bruises every year but much progress is…

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    What Is Reality

    What is reality? How often do we consider the definition of reality? When you look up reality these are some common definitions… “Reality means the world or the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them • a thing that is actually experienced or seen • a thing that exists in fact, having previously only existed in one’s mind” It also is quite entrenched in psychology where the reality principle is the ability of the mind to assess the external world, and to act upon it accordingly, as opposed to acting on the pleasure principle. • How many of us actively…

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    In The Spirit Of Love

      “You shall love the Lord, your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.” – Mark 12:30 As the sun set on Valentine’s, and the day came to pass…the usual thought came to mind that we don’t truly need a day to celebrate love. We can celebrate love all the days of our lives. Love is much like a ray of light that expands into a rainbow as it passes through a prism. Love exists as multiple expressions in our lives! Knowing that love is everywhere – present around me, within me and as me – assures…