Retirement?

Retirement is Not an Option by Merle Dulmadge You work hard all your life. You are busy creating a loving home, raising your children, building and maintaining your relationship with your spouse, spending some time with your friends and relatives, building your career, acquiring all the things you want in life. “Someday,” you say. “Someday I’ll be able to…

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Two Choices

Opportunities Masked as Challenges By Tanis Helliwell “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost We are in a new time in the history of humanity. It is a time of paradox where two choices exist and the way between them is filled…

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We Create Our Reality

By Tanis Helliwell If you ask someone, “Who are you?” they will usually recount their roles and reply “I’m a mother,” or “I’m a graphic designer.” We are so identified with our work and family, as well as national, racial and religious roles, that we seldom step beyond these roles to examine who, or what, we really are. In…

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Ascension

Crucifixion and Ascension in the Modern World By Tanis Helliwell As Easter approaches I am thinking of the significance of Jesus’ crucifixion and ascension, its relevance to our modern world. This story is important, even if we are not Christians, as each of us will undergo ‘crucifixions’ on the path to enlightenment and Jesus illustrates what Spirit wants of…

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Celebrating Life

By Tanis Helliwell Work as if you don’t need the money, Love as if you’ve never been hurt, And dance as if no one is watching.          Anonymous The Situation In the last few years I’ve become increasingly aware of people saying that they are exhausted. Phrases such as “there’s too much to do; too little time; I don’t…

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Getting Through

Getting Through Sad Times for Ourselves and the World By Tanis Helliwell I act from my heart, soul, body and mind and bring joy to others, myself and the world. Inner Retreats This last several months have been a very inner, soul searching time for me. People seldom go on retreat when things are going well in their daily…

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Our Next Step

by Tanis Helliwell How wonderful it is to be alive. The long awaited time has come for humanity to awaken to our purpose. You and I are kindergarten creators, Gods in the making. The Mayan calendar as well as many scientific measurements state that on December 21st—or near this date—that momentous changes will occur on the Earth. Our present…

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