First, my use of the word ‘missal’ in the title of this article must be properly understood! This is NOT to be confused with the word ‘missile,’ although I indeed used a bit of wordplay here. The word ‘missal’ is a set of prayers or devotions. The word missile is a projectile that gets launched, hurled, or thrown at a target. My idea here is that we can all become a set of devotions, prayers or positive beneficial energies that Read More
One very important element of achieving both inner peace and world peace that’s not often spoken of in the context of peace, is the humane and compassionate treatment of animals. All aspects of life are interconnected and are part of a greater web of life. We as human beings are part of the natural world on Earth. We are also strongly connected to the animals of the planet. Human beings have historically treated animals with immense cruelty for many millennia. I suppose that’s really no surprise when we consider Read More
Everyone, except the hardest hearted war mongers, wants world peace. War and conflict does nothing but harm people, animals and the environment while simultaneously enriching the companies that produce war machinery and weapons, their corporate officers, shareholders and the banks that fund them.
We are not powerless. The simple idea that Read More
In Part 1 of this series there was a brief outline regards taking full responsibility for your inner reactions, responses and emotions and how this empowers you by taking you into deeper states of inner peace. This helps establish the connection between taking responsibility for what goes on internally and your quality of life.
In Part 2 of this series this theme was expanded upon with self-honesty being revealed as one of the keys to succeeding. The five ‘Tips for Developing More Self-Honesty’ revealed therein are some really helpful tools!
In this Part 3 of the series, you’re going to get Read More
In Part 1 of this blog series I ended by leaving you with the question:
What would your life be like if you could experience inner peace in the form of REAL (not feigned) peace, calm, centeredness and balance, REGARDLESS of what was happening in your life?
Accomplishing THAT would be extremely empowering!
So how can you accomplish that?
Inner peace is often viewed as a somewhat elusive experience that comes and goes of it’s own accord, one which we have very little control over. Inner peace, or lack thereof, is directly related to our levels of bad stress. Yes, there are Read More
I originally produced this video in 2009 about the time my maternal grandmother died. It was then dedicated to her as she had taught me so much about love in her own way.
The flash technology used to produce the video became Read More
I'll begin by saying that peace is not merely the absence of conflict, but also the presence of cooperation, caring, forgiveness and compassion.
Cooperation, caring, forgiveness and compassion all have a prerequisite of connection. If we are unable to connect with others we will not be able to Read More
This article by Marliyn Briant relates her journey through the wild ups and downs of incoherent stressful emotion to sustainable states of inner peace.
This is a wonderfully written and highly informative article with numerous well articulated tips and bits of wisdom like Read More