Labyrinth

The Gift of the Labyrinth by Sally Burnley Labyrinths with their very recognizable designs represent a universal single path of entering, walking a circuitous path, ending the journey in the center, receiving, and then walking out. Archeological discoveries believe that Labyrinths have been in existence for at least 4,000 years. The Labyrinth on the floor of the Chartres Cathedral…

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Music and Your Brain

How Music Affects Your Brain By Tanis Helliwell I have always been fascinated by how the brain works and lately I’ve read some interesting information that I’d like to share with you about how music affects the brain. Music can directly influence blood pressure, pulse, and the electrical activity of muscles. It may even build and strengthen connections between…

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Women & Work

Women’s Success at Work By Tanis Helliwell “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo This article focuses on the current situation of women and work. I will examine the qualities that successful women have stated have helped with their success and the common problems they face. These qualities are, of course, not limited…

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Easter Message

by Tanis Helliwell Palm Sunday Message Today on Palm Sunday I am reminded of the significance of Christ’s life for each of us. This is the day some two thousand years ago that the people of Jerusalem lined the streets to praise him as their savior. Yet, in less that a week on Good Friday in the same city…

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Middle Path

Walking the Middle Path By Tanis Helliwell “With every door that closes a new door opens but those hallways sure are a pain.” To achieve a balanced life we must learn to walk the middle path. In Mahayana Buddhism the middle path is the balance between wisdom and compassion. Christian mystics call the middle path “via media,” and Hebrews…

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