Happiness

Hug a Tree. Bless the Waters. Shine Your Light!

Hug a Tree. Bless the Waters. Shine Your Light!

Tomorrow is Earth Day, a day to remember the Earth Mother of Divine Compassion that we have been born into for this sacred journey. Allah gives us everything we need to live the life we are meant to live here, to learn what we’ve come here to learn, to fulfill the purpose we have come …continue reading…

Is true happiness attainable?

Is true happiness attainable?

  What is happiness? Is it attainable? Often we think happiness as an exuberant joy that would have us doing somersaults and cartwheels on the sidewalks. That might be attainable from time to time, but it’s certainly not sustainable, nor is it meant to be. We are human beings with all of the attributes of …continue reading…

What Divine Wisdom Teaches Us through Polarity

What Divine Wisdom Teaches Us through Polarity

Happy New Year!  We hope you had a blessed holiday weekend and rang in 2017 with love, joy and hope. The new year brings with it rapid change and interesting times, where uncertainty and chaos can threaten to overwhelm us.  Many are speculating and questioning whether what we are seeing are prominent signs of the …continue reading…

Only 16 days left in 2016!  What?

Only 16 days left in 2016! What?

Wow!  You may have been hearing that time is speeding up.  Seems entirely true when you realize there are only 16 days left in this year – counting today!  Where did it go? At the beginning of 2016, we offered a class on Setting Foundations for a Meaningful Life – a formula for living a …continue reading…

Healing is not just about struggle...

Healing is not just about struggle…

  The poet Rumi said, “If you get irritated by every rub, how can your mirror ever be polished?” When you embark on a path of healing and transformation, sometimes the mirror gets rubbed pretty hard. You might be thinking, “Shouldn’t it be shining pretty bright by now? We’ve been polishing steadily for quite some …continue reading…

Explore. Dream. Discover. Dare to be YOU!

Explore. Dream. Discover. Dare to be YOU!

  “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain   Have you ever missed an opportunity and …continue reading…

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Do the qualities of Strength, Power & Might bring up fear for you?

This topic came up in discussion with a beloved yesterday evening.  We were talking about what is means to carry strength as women in this world. Sometimes the thoughts of Strength, Power and Might bring up fear, and images of traits we wouldn’t want to have or actions we wouldn’t want to carry out. Think …continue reading…

Do you need a refill?

Do you need a refill?

It’s officially Fall – a time of change. The kids are back in school, and hopefully, you are getting established in this season’s rhythms by now. It’s hard to believe this year is almost in its fourth quarter. The season of giving is fast approaching. The holiday season, the time of work parties and family …continue reading…

What Your Heart Has to Say to Your Valentine…

What Your Heart Has to Say to Your Valentine…

Could your heart be speaking to your Valentine without your knowing? Find out what science has to say in this interview with research scientist, Dr. Cheryl Rahima Ritenbaugh, about The Science of the Heart as a Communications Channel. Rahima graduated from USHS in 2010 with the Masters of Divinity in Spiritual Healing & Counseling. She …continue reading…

Where is the mercy hiding for you?

This morning brought an opportunity to see yet another way I was compartmentalizing what I see as the presence of God in my life. I was in a blissful state of remembrance, writing statements of gratitude to Allah when an annoying message popped up on my phone. Let’s just say, my response was not the …continue reading…