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Gifts From Nature: Crystals & Stones

Nature has given us many gifts that help keep the humans and animals of this planet alive and thriving. Think of the basics like water to drink, air to breathe, soil to grow crops, and so on. If we were to look at something as beautiful as Frankincense, the dried sap of trees from certain regions of the world, we could marvel at all the medicinal benefits this oil is being used for not only today but throughout history.

Patience: Learning to Slow Your Roll

If someone would have told me 20 years ago that in 20 years I'd be writing a blog on the benefits of patience, I would have hurried them through to the end of their sentence, rolling my eyes, while impatiently waiting for them to get to the next topic of conversation. When my dad was alive he would tease me that patience was never my strong suite.

Play Your Note

Anyone who knows me knows that I love meditation - all kinds of meditation from silent meditation to guided meditation to breathing meditation to zoning-out-while-doing-the-dishes meditation. Sometimes my meditations are calming and centering and sometimes they are more like a dream with a hidden treasure inside; a visualization with a lesson, so-to-speak.

The Virtues of Yin and Yang

Imagine, if you will, that it's Springtime. You're looking forward to planting this year's garden which you have decided will include not only your traditional fruits and vegetables, but various flowers as well. You make a trip to the nursery to choose your seeds or plants and whatever your special cocktail needs might be to create the perfect soil for this year's crop.