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Happy Solstice and Thank You!

A Happy Solstice and New Year to all my lovely readers!

Thanks for visiting the blog and reading my ramblings this year! An especially massive thank you to those who made donations – I would list your names, but there are too many! Your incredible generosity amazes and humbles me and helps to keep me going. 🙏😊❤️

The Astrology of 2022 post will be with you next week. In the meantime, wishing you a wonderful holiday season and see you next year.

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Active Hope and the Benefits of Gratitude

Last time we looked at the spiral of transformation and how we can become more resilient during a crisis. It may be surprising, but this process always begins with gratitude. In fact, if the news and miscellaneous madness of the world is getting you down, this is one guaranteed way to cheer yourself up. Gratitude… Continue reading Active Hope and the Benefits of Gratitude

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Active Hope and the Spiral of Transformation

Last time we introduced the idea of Active Hope and the stories that shape our society. The old myths are failing and the new ones are still being shaped, so we find ourselves poised between worlds – lost, confused, and a little freaked out. It’s hard to keep up with the pace of change or… Continue reading Active Hope and the Spiral of Transformation

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Buddhist Writing Prompt: Be grateful to everyone

Be grateful to everyone is about recognising that you’re dependent on everybody else for your existence. That’s not easy to accept, especially in relation to someone or something you don’t like. But mind training is about befriending those parts of yourself and others that you reject. The original lojong slogan is the same as my… Continue reading Buddhist Writing Prompt: Be grateful to everyone