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Spirituality: A deep sense of connectedness to one’s inner self Part I

by Harriet, Editor-At-Large

Develop the understanding, thought patterns, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness and concentration conducive to happiness and enlightenment, serenity, compassion, self responsibility and wisdom.

Some Catholic t...

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Spirituality: 1 of 8

Spirituality by Harriet, Editor-At-Large

As I look back in my life I have always been driven to have a strong sense of spirituality.

When I went to theological college I really wanted to understand what spirituality meant within the tradition...

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I Have A Time Management Problem

By Harriet, Editor-at-Large

One of my priorities has been to volunteer at the local opportunity/thrift shop...

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Why We Shouldn’t Feel Bad

By Harriet, Editor-at-Large
“Isn’t it terrible what happened to the Malaysian Airlines flight, getting shot down like that,” said a friend who had visited me, “It just tears me up inside to think of all those killed.”

I’ve thought about t...

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A Smile for You!

Spring is just not coming to Minnesota and maybe not to the east coast either.  A big nor’easter is bearing down that may be 4x the size of Sandy! Harriet sent me this link… Bug In time!

But the video was cute and I swear this is happening in Minnes...

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Essential Oils

Submitted by Harriet…

Written by Tess Pennington and can be seen in its original form HERE.

Essential oils are considered man kinds first medicine and it has been used throughout history for medical treatment...

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Preparing for the Good Times

By Harriet, Editor At Large

 

We are preppers and pride ourselves in becoming more self sufficient over time...

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Bayberry Candles

Here is a link to an article, submitted by Harriet, about the native bayberry in the northeast of the U.S. that can be used to create candles.

 

http://www.gardenista.com/posts/the-romance-of-the-homemade-candle

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Philanthropy, Charity, Tithing and Other Giving

By Harriet, Ediotr At Large

 

We live in a community where philanthropy and charitable giving are lauded and generally approved of. Those in the middle classes give a greater proportion of their money than either the moneyed class or the poor...

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Trans-Pacific Trade Deal – Wiki Leaks Video

Thank you Harriet for submitting this!

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Spirituality for Difficult Times Part 5 of 5

The Practice of the Presence of God

By Harriet, Editor At Large

One of the problems that comes with experiencing a walk with God is a tendency for people to develop an overblown ego...

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Inspiration from a 97 year old Grandma

Submitted by Harriet, Editor At Large

For the full story, go here: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/11/inspiring-97-year-old-woman-makes-me-want-to-dance-candice-holdorf-video/

Do you have inspiring videos or stories you would like to share? Plea...

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Spirituality for Difficult Times Part 4 of 5

The Practice of the Presence of God

By Harriet, Editor At Large

When one starts practicing the presence of God it is common to become very, very aware of things that before would have passed them by. All sorts of things will be “wrong”...

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Spirituality for Difficult Times Part 3 of 5

The Practice of the Presence of God

By Harriet, Editor At Large

During our lives we may well face financial crises that might include the loss of all our assets and more, becoming disabled due to injuries or disease, coping with being chronically or...

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A Few Reflections on Prepping

By Harriet, Editor At Large

Prepping is slightly different I think once you become what we call here a senior citizen (ie over 60 years) as we have six decades of life experience to look back on. Sometimes our fears of the future have been realised...

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Spirituality for Difficult Times Part 2 of 5

The Practice of the Presence of God

By Harriet, Editor At Large

[In Part 1] I wrote about the practice of the presence of God. However, is it possible if or when things go really wrong? Will the practice of the presence of God work then?

In my expe...

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5 Prepping Tips from Harriet

By Harriet, Editor At Large

Tip 1:

Get a range of small bottles – say about 30 ml – to hold small quantities of medicines with some droppers to be able to use a measured dose...

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Spirituality for Difficult Times Part 1 of 5

 The Practice of the Presence of God

By Harriet, Editor At Large

I wrote the following as part of a personal email to Bev about one of my weeks. “Anyway this week it has been about becoming more aware, more at peace...

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When We Need to Prep for Economic Hardship

By Harriet, Editor At Large

As I look back over my own life and through the generations as far as our family is concerned, I think our biggest risk is not a collapse of the power grid, nor TEOTWAWKI, but financial hardship due to loss of employment, ...

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Health, Healing and Prepping As We Age

Health, Healing and Prepping As We Age
 
by Harriet, Editor-at-Large
 
 

 

 
“I’m sorry, there isn’t much that can be done for you. Medicine can’t really offer you any hope of recovery although we can help you manage your symptoms.” 
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