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Tips on Recession-Proofing Your Passion

In Essence of the Times on March 28, 2009 at 9:57 am

Tips on Surviving the Downturn in Passion…

.1. Reduce spending on fear, hesitation and self-doubt.

.2. Take your dreams out of the bank and spend them now. Read the rest of this entry »


The Economics of the Day

In Essence of the Times, Progress Report on March 28, 2009 at 9:33 am

This morning I am finishing off the cutting and pasting of the first flower manual. The job is going well, collecting and gathering the flower entries, printing them out and binding it all in one, tangible piece. Read the rest of this entry »

What Drives the Gears of Circumstance?

In Study Group on March 27, 2009 at 9:46 pm

What if our consciousness – not our thoughts – drove the wheels of change?

What if consciousness itself created the circumstances you step into every moment… and your thoughts were not the bringer-of-change that you believe they are? Read the rest of this entry »

Proactive Is My Middle Name

In Homework on March 26, 2009 at 2:40 pm

Your homework for this week is to be conscious of what you are really doing. ( Sure, we do a lot of things in our day, but what are we really doing underneath it all? )

.1. Choose one goal that you will commit to and work on for 7 days. It can be anything but try to make it something valuable to you. Read the rest of this entry »

Flower Essence Faux Pas #36

In Flower Essence Faux Pas on March 26, 2009 at 2:18 pm

In flower essence therapy there is a tendency to contract whenever we ‘see our stuff’. As soon as we catch sight of a familiar, destructive pattern many people contract, cringe at the sight, attempt to look the other way and run. Read the rest of this entry »

The Cogs of Reality

In Study Group on March 25, 2009 at 1:03 pm

Often, as spiritual seekers-of-the-truth, the ‘truth’ that we look for is some kind of ‘ultimate answer to life’s questions’. And so we strive for greater awareness, spend our time developing insight in an attempt to clarify the dark mud of our clouded mind.
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In Flower Remedies, Neoregelia, Study Group on March 24, 2009 at 8:33 am

RealismREALISM – Unrealistic, Fanciful. Neoregelia ‘Takemura Grande’

+ Looking at the whole picture and not just the parts you wish to see. Planning based upon actual resources.

– Unrealistic appraisals. Living above your means. Ungrounded plans of action based upon mental reality. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing Remedies for Deep Disturbances

In Botanical Archetypes, Cryptanthus, Flower Essence Therapy on March 22, 2009 at 8:43 am

Yesterday I had a conversation with a woman who was deeply disturbed by a family pattern – a pattern that ‘haunted’ not only herself but seemed to cover the family lineage in a black cloud. She detailed several incidents that made a kind of framework, a pattern of trauma that had been handed down through the generations. As it now involved family members dear to her, she wanted to know what flowers would help her clear the pattern. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Apply the Botanical Archetypes

In Botanical Archetypes, Flower Essence Research, Flower Essence Therapy, Flower Remedies on March 21, 2009 at 3:40 pm

Finding the nature of the issue is easy with the Botanical Archetypes. Here’s what you do…

Step .1. Choose a flower essence remedy.

E.g. Let’s use the flower of Surrender, Aechmea triangularis as our example. Read the rest of this entry »

Taking the Initiative for 7 Days…

In Homework, Study Group on March 18, 2009 at 10:23 pm

Okay, your homework for this week is to take 7 positive steps towards the life you wish to be living. What you have to do is simply do 1 proactive thing per day that represents a move toward leading and living a better life. Read the rest of this entry »