Word Power: Zeal

word power zeal Jan 11, 2018

I was in meditation having a conversation with my Guidance, and, well, they were giving me Guidance! They said they could feel my Zeal and I was to look it up.

So I did.

An eager desire.

Eagerness and ardent interest in pursuit of something.

A strong feeling of interest and enthusiasm that makes someone eager or determined to do something.

And because I love to paint with pastels I asked myself what “zeal” looked like and all I could see was fire. A fire to go after that desire.

What’s with the black? It feels like to barrier that needs to be pushed through to get to the hot, hot flame. Once that barrier is breeched, the fire/desire burns hot and there’s no stopping you. There’s no turning back.

What are you zealous about?

What makes you determined?

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Healing journeys - the similarities for humans and animals

 

Meet Grace, my one eyed Goddess. As I nurse my cat Grace back to health, I am seeing the similarities between her journey and our journey (our meaning humans). It's fascinating. Join me.

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Christmas Musings on the Art of the Ask

I challenge you to RElearn to ask for what it is you want. RElearn the Art of the Ask.

Relearn.

This implies you UNlearned the easy-ness and joy of how to ask for what you want.

Ask and it is given — a basic Universal Law, a basic premise in Ancient texts.

Why, then, is it so hard for us to simply

       ASK?

Because circumstances and experiences in the past taught us it was hard, inappropriate, futile — or any combination of these — to ask, because we wouldn’t get the wish fulfilled anyway.

Hmmmm..

I can’t negate your experiences — or mine for that matter — so now what?

The challenge I put before you is to RElearn the art of the ask.

If you have the desire in your heart, there must be a means to achieve, receive, create it, right? Right!

What if you learned early on, as a child, that to ask for that train set, or the baseball bat, or a special doll that put undue burden on your parents? so you learned it was easier to...

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The Sacredness And Grace Of One Leaf

sacredness Oct 30, 2017

With winter approaching, and with the beautifully mild autumn here in Minnesota, I’ve been spending as much time as I can outdoors soaking it all in before my hibernation.

Recently, in a local park, I was standing at a bridge admiring the view and had a unique experience. I believe it was a dimensional shift in my awareness.

In the distance, I noticed a huge oak leaf as it fell and, with such grace, floated down into the creek. The oak leaves there are huge – larger than an adult hand. This one was cupped almost resembling a boat. It was as if I tuned into the essence of the leaf, or maybe the tree as it released the leaf. It felt like a suspension of time and the only thing that mattered was to witness its descent. It felt sacred, pure and utterly peaceful.

More of that Please.

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Small Space Big Taste - Baking a Cake and Eating it too

 This very easy, delicious recipe is fast and over the top! It boasts:

  • Gluten free
  • Grain free
  • Dairy free
  • Refined sugar free

 

Ingredients:

1 can cannelloni beans — drained and rinsed

6 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup coconut oil - melted

1/3 cup coconut flour

1/2 tsp sea salt

3/4 tsp soda

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

 

Crumble Topping:


1 3/4 cups chopped walnuts (or pecans or another favorite)

2 tsp coconut oil

1/4 cup coconut sugar

1 Tbsp cinnamon

Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 325

2. Place the following in a food processor: beans, eggs, vanilla, and honey.

3. Puree well in a food processor

4. Melt 1/4 cup coconut oil

5. In a separate bowl mix the following, coconut flour, salt, soda and baking powder

6. Turn on food processor on low and pour in melted coconut oil, then add dry ingredients, mix until smooth

7. Pour batter into 9x13 inch greased pan

8. Mix the crumble topping together and spread the crumble over the top of batter.

9. Use a...

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