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What Does SPIRITUAL Mean?

What Does SPIRITUAL Mean? The word Spirit has many differing meanings and connotations. When most people hear the word “Spirit,” they may think of religion, apparitions, or some incorporeal dimension of living beings. Let’s explore this word more deeply. The English word “Spirit” comes from the Latin word “Spiritus,” meaning “breath.” Breath is a universal symbol of Life. The center…

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Appreciation Is an Access to Wellness

Appreciation Is an Access to Wellness Nurturing your emotions is not about over stimulating or exciting them; it is about slowing down, relaxing, and taking the time to Realize and Appreciate all that is around you. Appreciation is when you are filled with acceptance, respect, admiration, and gratitude. It is experienced when you take the time to, observe the wonders…

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Please don’t be fooled by me!!!

Please don’t be fooled by me!!! Don’t be fooled by the face I show, for I wear a mask. I wear many masks, one for each need, masks that I’m afraid to take off, and none of them are me. Pretending is a skill that is second nature to me, but don’t be fooled for God’s sake, for I display…

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Why are we confused and lost at times?

Why are we confused and lost at times? From the time you are born until the time you die, you experience Life. You separate Life into Events that can range from a moment to a larger segment of time. You perceive these Events on a spectrum between Painful and Pleasurable. Your recollection of what you experience forms your individual Belief…

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The Dilemma

The Dilemma Tired of trying to grow a business, or dealing with illnesses, or maybe raising a difficult child, or being lonely, or Poor, perhaps just tired of waiting for happiness to arrive and be with you each and everyday. Tired of dealing with others requests, demands or disagreements. What do you do when the battle has lasted longer than…

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How to Create an Effective Plan?

How to Create an Effective Plan? 1. Assess: Where Are You? The first step in developing an effective Plan is to be Aware of your current circumstances. A Plan is like a road map it can only take you where you want to go if you know where you currently are. Being Aware of your current circumstances requires you to…

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A conversation about “Understanding”

A conversation about “Understanding” The mind is inquisitive and naturally hungers to Understand. But what does it mean to Understand? We believe that Understanding is more than the Awareness or knowledge of something. We believe it is Realizing how one thing fits into the web of everything else; it is seeing the big picture. Therefore, we can define Understanding as…

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The word “love”

The Word “LOVE” The word “love” as defined in the dictionary encompasses a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes. The diversity of its use and meanings, combined with the complexity of the feelings involved, makes love unusually difficult to define precisely. It would be more accurate if our language had several other words to describe the many different types…

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A Different Conversation About Stress

Conversation about Stress Stress has been always part of life since the beginning of time, so here we are trying to eliminate it and at the same time we can’t live without it. Indeed every function of our body works under a calculated level of stress, and at the same time stress is definitely the biggest enemy of our health.…

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The Refining Matrix

If you observe nature, you will notice that all of Life is involved in a continuous process that promotes growth and self-renewal. This process is carried out in 4 Phases; Purify, Nourish, Utilize, Rest. Purify – Digestion and other biological processes create wastes that need to be eliminated; otherwise, you become congested, sluggish, and auto-intoxicated. By eliminating wastes, you Purify…

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A Different Perspective About Your EGO

Spirit The English word spirit comes from the Latin “spiritus,” meaning “breath.” Breath is a universal symbol of Life. In the Manual 4 Life we use the word Spirit to symbolize the Universal Living Force in all of Life. Although your Consciousness expresses itself through your brain, your brain is not the source of this Life Force it is only…

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Our kids and Consciousness

Children of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, lived, are living, and will be living fighting life itself, just because they are unaware and do not understand the basic principles on how life works and unfolds daily. This lack of understanding in children continues in their adult life creating a larger problem in society. Our kids are missing focus, balance and confidence.…

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