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Re-balancing my spirit

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Re-balancing my spirit

Yesterday was an emotionally painful day for me because I was taking care of a family member with dementia. Those with dementia seem to fall into two categories. They are either very sweet or viciously abusive. They lash out to those close to them without any thought of how hurtful they are being. Unfortunately, this family member is like this and those around her are both sad and bewildered victims. There is no rationality to the confusing world they find themselves in. After a lifetime of joys, sorrows, challenges, failures and successes, they find themselves lost in an unfamiliar world....

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Clear quartz and Intentions

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Clear quartz is the only crystal that can be programmed. Thus it is the perfect stone for intention setting especially for mala necklaces or bracelets. Set your intention as you meditate on each stone and then wear it as an energetically charged necklace or bracelet.

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Life lessons discovered along the way.

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Life lessons discovered along the way.

Yesterday, I had a very interesting talk with Theodore at Snow Lion Meditation Centre http://www.snowlioncanada.com in Toronto. We spoke of various topics however one stood out in particular. It involved judging others. Lately I have witnessed how damaging this can be. Expressing verbally or silently our judgements and expectations of others are harmful both to our own spirit and to those we judge. When we judge others, the recipient naturally will feel defensive and may bite back with their own judgements. The relationship is on a downward spiral at this point which brings me to a saying that Theodore shared...

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How to cleanse and program your crystal

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How to cleanse and program your crystal

Rose Quartz is a very popular quartz crystal vibrating with love and compassion. However, because quartz crystal picks up energies very easily, it is important to cleanse it of any energies it might have picked up. You can cleanse it by smudging with white sage or placing it near singing bowls (even a recording of a singing bowl). If none of this is available, you can also simply look at your crystal and set the intention that you are clearing it. Do not wash your crystal with water and salt. Once cleansed, it is time to program your crystal. Think...

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The Symbol of a Dragonfly

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The Symbol of a Dragonfly

Most of us marvel at the beauty and wonder of the dragonfly with its iridescence wings. If we are lucky, they visit us but usually dart quickly off. The dragonfly invites us to live fully now and not in the past or future. It reminds us that life is brief and fleeting.  

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