Sweet Memories from Being a Mother
Sweet Memories from Being a Mother Someone said: “Being a mother is a tough job and it’s not for wimps.”  They were not kidding!  I have been a mother for 40+ years, and I can say from firsthand experience that it was my toughest job while I was in active duty raising them. At the...
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Spring is for Miracles
Spring is for Miracles At one point or another in our lives we all yearn for a miracle that will quickly change a situation, heal physical or emotional pain, erase old sorrowful memories, or change other people’s behavior.  Miracles seem elusive. Most of us hear about them, but we don’t believe they will happen to...
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Be Still Modern times are turbulent and uncertain.  We are facing a variety of challenges and feel pulled in many different directions.  Our minds entertain various scenarios, and not knowing how it will play out, it is scary to us.  We often expect the end of a year and the beginning of a new one...
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Love Heals
We have always known that when we experience love we feel better, but can we go as far as to say that love heals us? Modern science is paying close attention to the role of love in our overall wellbeing; physically, emotionally, and mentally.  Miracles and healing can occur when people think, feel, and behave...
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Transforming Adversity into Opportunity
HAPPY NEW YEAR!  I love new beginnings and I hope you do as well.  New beginnings are inspiring and refreshing, filled with hope and encouragement.  A new year is filled with possibilities.  I invite you to welcome the new year with an open heart and an open mind to experience more love, joy, wellness, and...
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Journey Into Self-Love
I never heard about the concept of self-love until much later in life.   I didn’t understand what it meant, even less how to practice it. It wasn’t until I embraced my spiritual journey over 20 years ago that led me to embrace self-love, what a beautiful experience it has been.  At first, it was an...
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Nourishing Yourself Through The Holidays
This article was written by Nutritional Coach and Nutrition Specialist Candidate Kelly Williams, MS.  The following information is not intended to substitute medical advice. The holidays can be filled with joy and excitement, but that often comes with a side of stress and overwhelm! For some of us, the colder, darker days of winter or holiday...
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Expressing Gratitude for Our Wishes Fulfilled
Feeling grateful when our wishes have been fulfilled is a great feeling. I do not get to experience that every day, but when it comes, it feels good.  I express gratitude daily for the beauty of life, those around me who I love and love me back, for the food available to me, doing the...
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An interview with local author Meaghan Axel
An interview with local author Meaghan Axel Tell us about your writing journey; How did you come to write children’s books? I started toying with the idea of writing a children’s book while nursing my daughter. Nursing her required me to be present, and that stillness sparked my creativity. I would look at this tiny little being in...
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Sometimes
Sometimes Sometimes it surprises me to notice how– “out of nowhere”– despair sets into me, into my whole being.  I begin to notice lack, judgment, fear, loneliness, and sadness.  I find myself feeling so alone, feeling scared. I feel fear stealing away my God-given gifts of joy and inner peace. Fear keeps pouring in until...
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The Only Fight We Fight is the One Inside Ourselves
The Only Fight We Fight is the One Inside Ourselves We tend to focus on the outside world to give us happiness, inner peace, and love.  However, time and again, that outer world falls short because nothing outside us can give what our hearts really need.  We keep fighting other people, their behaviors, and external...
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Mindful Eating in The Time of COVID-19
This article was written by Nutritional Coach and Nutrition Specialist Candidate Kelly Williams, MS.  The following information is not intended to substitute medical advice. In times of great stress, some of us may find ourselves gravitating towards ‘comfort foods’ while others of us may not even have access to so-called ‘healthy’ options. Stress can disconnect...
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