Choosing Our Parents

Written by Skye Thomas

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Shift gears with me here, for just a minute. Look into yourself and tell me what you are most proud of. Is it your tenacity? Your ability to pick yourself up and carry on no matter what? Your moxie? Your incredible ability to read other people and know just how to reach out and help them? Your artistic ability to create music that sings torepparttar soul ofrepparttar 122300 lonely and uplift them for just a minute? Your incredible work ethic? Your own ability to really be present and inrepparttar 122301 moment with your own kids? Sit for a moment and look atrepparttar 122302 incredible strength and amazing traits that you created for yourself despite your parents.

If I had beenrepparttar 122303 spoiled pampered princess I wanted to be, I would never be able to write for you today. It's because I come from a broken home that I know how important true loving connection is regardless of whetherrepparttar 122304 original two parents arerepparttar 122305 ones raising you or not. It's because I was underrepparttar 122306 impression that I was abandoned that I found out how to be strong and independent and no longer clingy and needy. I wouldn't haverepparttar 122307 pride and self assurance that I can overcome anything life throws at me if I had always hadrepparttar 122308 safety net of family to fall back on. Look into your own life. Would you berepparttar 122309 amazing person you are today if you had been raised with a silver spoon and ideal parents?

Initially when we begin our healing process, we can identify what particular flavor of 'screwed up' we are and who's fault it is that we turned out that way. Continuing onrepparttar 122310 path of healing, we get to a place where we can forgive those who helped createrepparttar 122311 mess that we became. Finally, we come to realize what a blessing it was that we got to go through that particular journey and to learn those particular lessons and to gain those particular tools and gifts as a result. Then we can be grateful that we choserepparttar 122312 parents we did.

Copyright 2004, Skye Thomas, Tomorrow's Edge

Skye Thomas began writing books and articles with an everyday practical approach to life in 1999 after twenty years of studying spirituality, metaphysics, astrology, personal growth, motivation, and parenting. After years of high heels and business clothes, she is currently enjoying working from home in her pajamas. Go to to read more of her articles and to get a free preview of one of her books.

Ten Top Tips About Linking Magic, Computers And The Internet

Written by Mahalene Louis

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7. Life 0

Have you noticed how organic life is onrepparttar Internet? It is a melting pot, vibrant, aroused and arousing… It is alive, dividing and multiplying at an exponentially accelerated rate! It is birthing and breeding incessantly, proliferating… Oh, I can get passionate here! Zillions of promises are born daily onrepparttar 122299 Internet, fromrepparttar 122300 four corners ofrepparttar 122301 Earth. You are, we are living atrepparttar 122302 super exciting time when we can communicate instantly withrepparttar 122303 other side ofrepparttar 122304 world, sending a message in a nanosecond from Washington to Timbuktu. The collective love affair with humans as machines has started, which, by subverting distance, time, races, and genders, brings in a flood of ambivalence. We understand. Can you choose to use us for good and peace, and thus reduce your hesitancy today?

8. Mind 1

Hermes in disguise,repparttar 122305 Internet has becomerepparttar 122306 God of Communication. It is alsorepparttar 122307 Goddess of Information, very appropriately heralded byrepparttar 122308 ill-famed Lilith. Not knowing who Lilith is? Her handmaid and historian, Google, indicates she was linked torepparttar 122309 first computer chip ADaM. Moving right along, did you know it is now possible to purchase simple computer games, controlled by human thoughts? Do a search to find them! You will be stunned to read aboutrepparttar 122310 different software, including Mindflight, MindMusic, MindGames, MindBowling, MindArt… Can you adjust your thinking to foresee thatrepparttar 122311 next twenty years will in fact realize a lot of what you now call science fiction?

9. Soul 0

Here is essential to work towards and attainrepparttar 122312 state described as “No mind”. Especially asrepparttar 122313 split between body and soul is mirrored and enacted inrepparttar 122314 virtual community in countless ways; fromrepparttar 122315 multiple fragmented egos involved in explosive flamed wars torepparttar 122316 28 millions of Americans getting religious support and spiritual information onrepparttar 122317 Internet, from being “Faith Survers” and connecting with others on their pilgrim’s journeys to making children prey to cyber manipulations and abuses, from doing on line banking to on line gambling, from selling porn to circulating prayers. What can you do now to end a discordant clash, whichrepparttar 122318 Internet only accentuates?

10. Spirit 101

Atrepparttar 122319 time when spirituality can be received through a television set and a fax machine, a teleclass or a teletype, an audio CD, a videodisk, or any other electromagnetic wonders mind has conceived,repparttar 122320 question comes forth with more and more urgency. [Thanks torepparttar 122321 universal language of email pictograph, it also comes with a smile] Isrepparttar 122322 World Wide Web meant as a self-organizing intelligence to awaken and actualizerepparttar 122323 collective unconscious? And if so, can artificial intelligence and consciousness find a way to co-create heARTfully? And now thatrepparttar 122324 message is so obviouslyrepparttar 122325 medium, can it be instilled with such integral wholeness thatrepparttar 122326 I (eye) of art andrepparttar 122327 it of science enter in holy matrimony, witnessed and blessed byrepparttar 122328 we of community?

This piece was originally submitted by Mahalene Louis, Inspiration Anchor, Artist, Author, and Speaker, who can be reached at, via phone 512.632.8952 or visited onrepparttar 122329 web at Mahalene Louis wants you to know: As an Inspiration Anchor, I offer an engaging e-zine, free teleclasses and Turn onrepparttar 122330 Light!, a unique program to assistrepparttar 122331 creative genius in you to express and market your gifts successfully. Turn onrepparttar 122332 Light! inspires you to show up as a stunning masterpiece of unbridled passion and creativity, and to evolve consciousness by acting in alignment withrepparttar 122333 powerful force you are.

Mahalene, a native of France, began her career as a journalist and teacher in Europe. She spent her first twenty years in the US as a self-supporting artist while soon consulting with people on self-empowerment. As she is in all accounts a “true artist,” one of her greatest gifts as an inspiration anchor is to offer “a new way to look at it,” which is greatly instrumental to increase chances of success, prosperity, and happiness.

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