The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai

The unwritten Samurai code of conduct, known as Bushido, held that the true warrior must hold that loyalty, courage, veracity, compassion, and honor as important, above all else. An appreciation and respect of life was also imperative, as it added balance to the warrior character of the Samurai. Though some scholars have criticized Nitobe’s work as romanticized yearning for a non-existent age of chivalry, there’s no question that his work builds on extraordinary thousand-year-old precepts of … [Read more...]

Dalai Lama celebrates 80th year!

Compassion is often regarded as having an emotional aspect to it, though when based on cerebral notions such as fairness, justice and interdependence, it may be considered rational in nature and its application understood as an activity based on sound judgment. There is also an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of "depth," "vigour," or "passion." The etymology of "compassion" is Latin, meaning … [Read more...]

The Humanization of God, Lee Carroll

To help the reader, this channelling has been revisited [by Lee and Kryon] to provide even clearer understanding. Often what happens live has implied energy within it, which carries a kind of communication that the printed page does not. So enjoy this enhanced message given in New Jersey, July 16, 2011, in Totowa, New Jersey. "Greetings, dear ones, I am Kryon of Magnetic Service. So I return again with a message about perception. The shift that is going on now within this planet, at the … [Read more...]

Creating Lasting Love by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.

Seven More Tools for Creating Lasting Love by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D. 1. Speak to the Light within Your Mate Life has a way of getting in the way. Susan saw it like this, "Sometimes circumstances in life dim the light within and make us act in very hurtful ways. And sometimes circumstances in life dim the light in those we love." There is good in all of us. By focusing more on what's good in our mate or loved one, we will see that light. Can we see through the hurt and pain to the real human … [Read more...]

August 25th, a very important portal will open!

✿ ✿ Peace Portal Activation August 25th 2013 ✿ ✿ ✿ ♥“Twin” Star of David Star Tetrahedron Merkaba ✿ On August 25th, a very important portal will open that will bring a strong infusion of Light into the conflicted situation on the surface of this planet. The Goddess wants peace/freedom so peace/freedom will come! ✿ ✿ In the next few days of your earthly time, there will once again occur a grand celestial event in your skies as major celestial bodies move into place to form a six … [Read more...]

OMTimes celebrated AUG: To Be an Emissary of Compassion

We live in a dynamic place of complimentary opposites – positive/negative, male/female, light/dark. When we are born into this plane of complimentary opposites, the unconditional becomes conditional. However, somehow we are still able to grasp the concept of being unconditional even as we are being conditional about love. Just as we are able to grasp the concept of being one, while we are being more than one. We don’t see it logically with our mind, but we know it is true at some other level of … [Read more...]

Friendship Day 2013 – Celebrate Each Other on this Day!

International Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in several southern South American countries for many years, particularly in Paraguay, where the first World Friendship Day was proposed in 1958. Initially created by the greeting card industry, evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia. Digital communication … [Read more...]

St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on Feb 14

Saint Valentine's Day, commonly known as Valentine's Day, or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it remains a working day in most of them. St. Valentine's Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. The most popular martyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to … [Read more...]

BE the Teacher Kids Never Forget !

A teaching career can be one of the most challenging, yet one of the most rewarding careers that a person can pursue. Most educators embark upon their careers with a determination to make a difference and to be a teacher that students remember and count as an inspiration. Chances are, you have had a teacher at some point in your academic career that truly stood out, perhaps even inspiring your own desire to become a teacher. If you’d like to make that same impression on your own … [Read more...]

PARENTING, 9 Most Unusual Parenting Books for Sale

For every parenting philosophy, there’s a book out there to support it or to point out its perceived shortcomings. While the majority of parenting books can be read in a manner that allows parents and childcare providers to use the advice that works for their situation and discard the rest, there are some on the market that are strange or downright dangerous. While these books aren’t always accepted by parenting experts, developmental specialists or medical professionals as particularly … [Read more...]

A difference of opinion has clouded your thoughts, Shirlee Hall

  Strife Be Gone....!     A difference of opinion has clouded your thoughts ...   Humanity is suffering from a severe spiritual identity crisis. I decided long ago that seekers need more than listening to lectures; they need firsthand experiences with the Divine. This is my intention. Advanced Classes, Workshops, books, CD's and DVD's that are proven as purifying, awakening and healing energy tools that consciously support student's realizing the truth of … [Read more...]

7 Things to Make Positive Thinking Effective

7 Things You Should Do to Make Positive Thinking Effective Dana Saviuc, Guest Author Yesterday I wrote a post on "Why Positive Thinking Won’t Guarantee You Positive Results" and just like I promised, today I will go deeper into the topic and talk about the 7 things you should do to make positive thinking effective. 1. Ownership ~ Whenever we get angry or irritated because of something people say or do to us it is so because we project our own shadows and our own darkness on to … [Read more...]

Perseverence does not mean one won’t fall!

Perserverence does not mean one won't fall; it simply means that you will pick yourself up and try again!   Perseverance doesn’t mean we don’t fall down, make mistakes or have missteps. On the contrary, perseverance means that no matter what, we keep going. I have bad days, get moody, and feel down. But the important thing is to know that it doesn’t last. But even more disappointing than a short amount of time where you’re “off your game” is a significant setback, derailment or … [Read more...]

VERONICA – Spiritual Messages, ‘To Safely Guard The Beauty of Your Relationship …’

To Safely Guard The Beauty of a Relationship... "Connection in physical reality is a beautiful endeavor. A relationship experienced within the boundaries of the solid environment is like no other. Many seek endlessly the opportunity to connect, while others seek to maintain it. In our observation, we find that the ability to stay connected is more difficult than finding it. How then, does one nurture a good connection in the physical environment? It is … [Read more...]

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