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is only one journey. Going inside yourself."
--Rainer Maria Rilke
In honor of the
New Year and our 5-Year Anniversary on the World Wide Web
this January, our Feature Articles, dedicated to personal and spiritual
growth, are exploring the subject of "Life
Reflection." Our contributing authors have
provided us with a wonderful and varied collection of thought and
insight on this topic, and some have shared their
personal life reflections, too.
May peace and joy
be yours as you reflect on life!
within! ... The secret is inside you."
--Hui-neng, sixth great patriarch
of Zen Buddhism
"Reflecting on Divine Presence in Our Lives"
Capacchione, Ph.D., A.T.R., is an art therapist,
international workshop leader, trainer, and bestselling
author of 13 books, including "Recovery of Your
Inner Child," "The Creative Journal,"
"The Power of Your Other Hand," and
"Living with Feeling." She is director of the
Creative Journal Expressive Arts certification training
on Life as a Passageway to Transformation"
Moran, author of numerous books, including her
newest, "Younger by the Day: 365 Ways to Rejuvenate
Your Body & Revitalize Your Spirit" (Harper San
Francisco, 2004). Her other books include, "Fit from
from Within," "Creating a Charmed Life,"
"Shelter for the Spirit," and "Love
Yourself Thin." Her website is
Sandra Lee Schubert, interfaith
minister, poet and founder of Wild Woman Ministries, a
forum to explore and express creativity and
spirituality. As a minister and coach, Rev. Schubert
helps people discover and unlock their creative
potential -- through creating art, producing classes and
workshops or just pursuing a life long goal -- and is
committed to assisting people in fulfilling their
dreams. Her website is www.wildwomanministries.org
Hedberg, director of Everyone Has A Story, Personal History Services. She started her business to help people preserve their treasured
family and personal memories in a way that really honors their lives and those of their loved ones. She is a member of the Association of Personal
Historians. Visit her web site at:
by Robin L.
Silverman, author of the forthcoming book, "Fullistic
Living™." She is also the author of "The Ten
Gifts" and "Something Wonderful is About to
Happen." She is a professional public
speaker, corporate trainer, and consultant. Her website
on You and Your Body"
by Jennifer Baltz, a business and life coach and creative mentor with over 18 years experience helping people consciously create their dreams. She offers individual coaching, classes, seminars, and mastermind groups to help you
create change in your life, from personal and creative growth to small business development. Visit Jennifer's website for more information, www.creativespirit.com.
An Enchanted Reflective Style"
Puodziunas (Dinah - Midlife Fairy Godmother), helps
women become their own midlife fairy godmothers. She has
been passionately helping self aware, spiritually focused,
fun loving women move past obstacles to an enchanted life
her entire life. Midlife Magic For Second Half Bliss is a
five step formula she offers through life coaching,
telephone and in person workshops, speaking engagements
and articles. (www.midlifefairygodmothers.com)
Challenge and the Answer"
Pryor, author of "Soul Talk: Positive Mind
Treatments to Turn Your Life Around" and the
forthcoming book, "SERENITY 101: Spiritual Wisdom,
Ancient and Modern, for Peace of Mind Today."
Formerly, he was editor-in-chief of "Modern
Maturity" magazine and of "Science
Digest" and a senior editor of "Look"
magazine. He lives in South Palm Beach, Florida,
where he is a free-lance writer and editor.
"A Silent Watcher Across the Great Divide"
Fisher, a former journalist, corporate communicator
and advertising creative director, Lionel Fisher is the
author of "Celebrating Time Alone: Stories of
Splendid Solitude" and two other self-help books on
creative writing and working from home. He also writes a
column on the art of being alone.
A Retreat Journal"
by Donna Henes,
Urban Shaman and editor and publisher of the highly
acclaimed quarterly, "Always In Season: Living In
Sync with the Cycles." She is also author of
"Moon Watcher's Companion," "Celestially
Auspicious Occasions," and the forthcoming book, "The
Queen of My Self: Women Stepping into Sovereignty in
Midlife." She has offered lectures, workshops,
circles, and celebrations worldwide for 30 years. (www.donnahenes.net)
Reflection: Looking into Mirrors"
New Quarterly Column, "Seasoned Living," at
by Bret S. Beall, MS, PhD (Cand), who applies his scientific
training as an evolutionary paleontologist to help people
easily live fantastic lives via consultations,
demonstrations, lectures, articles and his free
e-newsletter about Cooking, Entertaining, Décor,
Budgeting, Simplification, Prioritization, Organization,
and Travel via his company, Global Organic Designs
Lifestyle Services. (www.god-dess.com)
In -- Turning Within"
Karen's Quarterly Column, "Being Present," at
by KD Farris, Ph.D., a
successful counselor, healer, and bodyworker, who, for
more than fifteen years, has taught extensive
self-discovery workshops. She is the author of, "MESHE,
HESHE, MISON & ORBIT: What My Grandmother Taught Me
About the Universe." Her website is www.MESHE.com.
the Truth About Your Life"
Laura's Quarterly Column, "Gifts of the Soul,"
by Laura Grace, co-founder of Infinite Wisdom,
author, and national speaker. As a regular contributor
for publications across the US and Canada, she writes
about human awareness and spiritual growth. Laura is the
author of the widely acclaimed book, "Gifts of the
Soul" and is the creator and teacher of various
personal growth programs. (www.laurahyde.com)
Laurie's New Quarterly Column, "For the Goddess in
Laurie Sue Brockway, an
interfaith minister who is often called upon to teach,
speak and write about women’s spirituality and The
Feminine Faces of God. She is author of the new book,
"A Goddess Is A Girl's Best Friend: A Divine Guide
To Finding Love, Success and Happiness." She is
also the resident "Romance Reverend" at
SoulfulLiving.com, where she is a monthly columnist. (www.weddinggoddess.com)
on Life with the Help of Numerology"
Read Rob's Quarterly Column, "What's Your Number?," at
by Rob Ragozzine,
expert numerologist, owner of www.simplynumbers.com,
monthly columnist at SoulfulLiving.com
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