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The Gift of Illness

The gift of illness is hard to understand. When we are ill and in pain, we are forced to stop, be still, go within and listen to what our body and soul are trying to tell us. When we see … Continue reading

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The Gift of Illness

Our bodies are not machines, although even machines need care. We push beyond our limit, eat foods without life, and drown in our addictions. Then we receive the gift of illness, when our bodies say, “No more!” We are forced … Continue reading

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A Time to Heal

Give yourself the gift of a time to heal. We are going through many shifts and need to withdraw, be quiet, heal. Heal the wounds of life, sorrows of the soul, illnesses of our bodies, which mirror our spiritual traumas. … Continue reading

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Dis-Ease

Dis-ease, without ease, lacking peace. We wonder if illness is “our fault.” Are we somehow lacking spiritually, having bad luck? Is God angry with us? If we create our realities, did we create our illness? If we came with a … Continue reading

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