Taryn Galewind – Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal.

Let Go of Things That No Longer Serve Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal. Clean breezes billow through your curtains as purifying sunlight washes walls and floors, lifting your mood and energizing you. You grab a broom, a dust cloth, and organic cleansers to spiff up your home, your sanctuary. Great—but attend to spiritual spring cleaning, too. Recognize what doesn’t serve you anymore, and let go. How do you decide what no longer serves a positive function? Consider … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: 8 Steps to Create a Prayer Corner at Home

8 Steps to Create a Prayer Corner   Open a Space in Your House to Open Your Heart   As we overcrowd our world, finding small but beautiful priate space is essential. If you have a small corner of quiet sanctuary in your home, it’s far easier to keep connected to your spiritual side. Let me show you how to consecrate a prayer corner. It won’t get in any one’s way, but it will help you surround yourself with peace.     1. Do a home survey, listing small spaces not being used effectively. Look at … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind, What is Meditation and How Can You Learn?

Find Your Center: Meditation Basics and Techniques What is Meditation and How Can You Learn?   "Meditate"   Sit still and listen...     Sit as still as the surface of a pond on a windless day. Listen so thoroughly that you hear the sound of silence. That’s meditation on a certain level, but it’s way too intimidating for beginners to understand (much less practice) such things. Let’s look at what meditation is, and see if you can learn how to meditate.     Some experts say meditation is … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind – The Rewards of Gratitude

  Better Quality of Life: The Rewards of Gratitude   You have the daily gift of 86,400 seconds to spend as you will—and you can almost certainly afford one second for gratitude. Meister Eckhart von Hochheim, a German philosopher and mystic born in the Thirteenth Century, calculated the seconds in a day to remind his students that gratitude has rewards.       Here are ten for you to consider: 1. You’ll smile as you give gratitude for a favor done, and the doer will smile back. Laughter and … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: Growth Through Sharing

Growth Through Sharing   Learning to Give  What gets bigger the more you give it away? Well, the old riddle is: What gets bigger, the more you take away? The answer is a hole. By changing the question slightly, we’ll find an intriguing answer. The more you give away, the more you may grow in spirit, in wealth, and in self.   Skeptical?       Have a look at the details: Growth in Business—expert entrepreneurs find, without exception, that giving something of the business to customers and … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: Growth Through Sharing

Growth Through Sharing   Learning to Give  What gets bigger the more you give it away? Well, the old riddle is: What gets bigger, the more you take away? The answer is a hole. By changing the question slightly, we’ll find an intriguing answer. The more you give away, the more you may grow in spirit, in wealth, and in self.   Skeptical?       Have a look at the details: Growth in Business—expert entrepreneurs find, without exception, that giving something of the business to customers and … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: 5 Unbeatable Valentine’s Day Gifts

  5 Unbeatable Valentine’s Day Gifts   Roses, heart boxes full of chocolates, and jewelry are terrific Valentine’s Day gifts, but you could step outside the traditional gifts and really wow your special Valentine this year. Adventure gifts, psychic experiences, and passionate presents are just the things to heat up your relationship and tickle your lover’s fancy.         Here are five sure to please gift suggestions:   1. Create a date like no other. My husband and my first date was a … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Taryn Galewind, Prayer meets Meditation

  Where Meditation and Prayer Meet      Prayer and meditation are simple pleasures that bring us a sense of calm relief, and help us find our center.            The two methods work in beautifully similar ways, but they aren’t the same. I once heard the difference wonderfully articulated: During prayer we talk to our higher power, usually asking for something—when we meditate, our higher power speaks to us.   It’s often said that God, or our higher power, listens to all our prayers, and answers … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: The Healing Power of Prayer

  The Healing Power of Prayer   Max Michael Wehrle was born with a gaping hole in his lung. Yet the congregation of his grandmother’s church swears the hole closed without surgery when they prayed devoutly for little Max.     Brenda Wickes was confined to a wheel chair, unable to walk without extreme pain. A friend asked her to pray and to make a visit to a church healing. Now, Brenda insists on walking 10,000 steps every day. She says that prayer healed her. Stories like this abound in … [Read more...]

Taryn Galewind: Keep the Flames of Love Kindled

    10 Tips for Long Distance Love: Keep the Flames Kindled   If your true love is across the state, or across the world, keeping the fire stoked and the relationship viable presents a distinct set of challenges. Lots of people say that they want no part of a bi-coastal relationship, and some say it’s hotter than a supernova.   If you’re in a long-distance relationship, or trying to decide if you can weather one, have a look at these tips to keep your romance viable: 1. Talk to each other … [Read more...]

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