How Can We Build Enchantment Into Our Lives? - Part 2

Written by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

Thank you for staying with me for this two part article about how our environments add enchantment to every day living. This week I invite you to read about how my Virtual Assistant, Rebecca, put beauty, meaning and form into her home. Her story is different from mine, as each of ours are, but it isrepparttar same inrepparttar 110134 sense that it is her way of building enchantment into her life.

Building Enchantment By Rebecca Trelfa

I wanted to share a little note about creating enchantment in your home. I recently moved into an old Victorian house that needs serious redecorating. A previous owner loved dark woods and shag carpets. (Not my style!)

Since I work at home, I found it necessary to temporarily add some enchantment to 'this old house' because I spend so much time here. I took down dark drapes and replaced them with sheers to letrepparttar 110135 light in and, and sanded down and refinished some ofrepparttar 110136 dark wood to give it a lighter appearance.

What a difference! Now I love my new home and am even happier to spend my days here. We have a nice back yard that I plan to plant some flowers and shrubs in oncerepparttar 110137 weather is nice. I have even developed a new interest in Feng Shui and sit glued most nights torepparttar 110138 Home & Garden channel watching dreary homes get enchanting face lifts.

Dear our beloved crying planet…

Written by Joseph Ghabi

Dear our beloved crying planet…

I read an article last week in “The Gazette”, a local English paper here in Montreal Canada. It was titled “Time is running out” and was written by Peter G. Brown. He is a professor inrepparttar school ofrepparttar 110133 Environment at McGill University. Professor Brown emphasized onrepparttar 110134 fact that “Our survival requires that we fix global warming now and is arguing thatrepparttar 110135 very stability of our civilization is at stake if we don’t addressrepparttar 110136 problem of substantial climate change”. We thank you Professor Brown for enlightening us ofrepparttar 110137 facts of our time.

That is all very well to say, but who really cares enough to listen? I believe no one!

According to Professor Brown “it might take between 500 to 1000 years for a very substantial rise in sea-level to occur, perhaps by 10 meters within that time”. That is not too much time in terms of geological years, but inrepparttar 110138 human life span, well, it seems like an eternity! I do feelrepparttar 110139 majority of us do not care because we think we will not be alive to sufferrepparttar 110140 consequences.

That is a response from many ‘So-Called’ responsible human beings like you and I, and if governments do not seem to care, what can we do as individuals? Not a great deal if we place our priority upon having a six pack of beer and watchingrepparttar 110141 hockey or a football game. Tomorrow is just another day and we are countingrepparttar 110142 days until we die and become another mere statistic which provesrepparttar 110143 fact that we have passed through this plane again!!! It is about time that we as a human race waken up and start to see things inrepparttar 110144 light of reality!

We are too preoccupied with what is going on inrepparttar 110145 world watchingrepparttar 110146 nuclear arsenal growth in Iraq. However, we do not realize or even care to acknowledgerepparttar 110147 fact that we are simply waiting to suffocate from a lack of Oxygen inrepparttar 110148 atmosphere due torepparttar 110149 fact that we are already polluting this planet and cutting down trees just to see a bag full of publicity every week on our doorstep, telling us what is on special inrepparttar 110150 stores this week. That is acceptable for many of us and it doesn’t seem to berepparttar 110151 priority of any government who seem to just sit back and accept allrepparttar 110152 pollution inflicted upon us by Major Corporations, and so on from other different factors.

Well, in such cases we can give a closed eye on a few things when it comes to many politicians. Why not after getting so many donations and lobbying being poured upon them, just for them to be re-elected? We are all going to die anyway, so why not throw a nuclear war? We won’t feel a thing! It is easier and less painful than having an ocean flooding upon us and suffocating us under allrepparttar 110153 water. With these facts in mind, isn’t it about time that we waken up and start looking at life from a new perspective and with a new attitude?

When we look at our politicians many of them are usually old, and really, why would they care about our environment? They will be dead within few years and they won’t berepparttar 110154 subject of pain and suffering whenrepparttar 110155 environment becomes totally unstable, so much that it’s unable to sustain itself and our lives here. If you believe this then think again. You are seriously misled!

In reality, whether you believe this or not, it does not matter. Inrepparttar 110156 universal scale of things, our real purpose on this earth plane is to grow and evolve at a soul level, and yes, we are ALL souls and we are all subjected torepparttar 110157 law of Karma. We come here to this plane lifetime after lifetime in order to gain worldly experiences that provide us with our growth. Every single politician, corporate head, and any other decision maker that has contributed towardsrepparttar 110158 destruction of this planet at any point in time, will all be back here to live during that moment of destruction. This will berepparttar 110159 cause of their own actions in their previous lifetimes. This will berepparttar 110160 case, regardless if it was 20 years, 500 years and even 1000 years later. This might sound severe, and why is this so? Well, it is just not forrepparttar 110161 fun of it, or for punishment, it isrepparttar 110162 experience that is required by their soul in order for it to evolve beyondrepparttar 110163 awful deeds in its past experiences.

Karma deals withrepparttar 110164 law of cause and effect. Everything that happens to us (effect) has had a previous cause. The evolution of karmic law means that we can berepparttar 110165 master of our own destiny. Your karmic lessons in life reflectrepparttar 110166 qualities that you either lack, or are weak in and are those hindering your success. They indicate experiences or obligations that you have avoided, or were not even aware of, from which you managed to escape in some past life. They now crop up in your present life as obstacles to your success, unless you make a conscious effort to conquer them. Every karmic debt you accumulate in this lifetime will be carried over torepparttar 110167 next lifetime in order forrepparttar 110168 soul to master its own evolution. Perhaps you don’t believe in Karma but consideringrepparttar 110169 sorry state ofrepparttar 110170 human race, isn’t it about time you investigated some other alternatives torepparttar 110171 truth of our existence here?

What happened to all those summits where those politicians who stood posing for their famous pictures where they are photographed all together and smiling atrepparttar 110172 end ofrepparttar 110173 summits? Did anything change after those meetings? Very little changes happened and any which did occur were probably for those things which bear less importance and do not have any effect on any Corporations.

Polluting our planet and someone building a nuclear bomb is practicallyrepparttar 110174 same thing. In both ends we are going to die. One is in slow motion andrepparttar 110175 other is faster. Which one do you choose? Make up your mind, are you choosing death number 1 or death number 2. Well death number 2 is faster and easier thanrepparttar 110176 first one. Don’t you agree?

The one thing that really bothers me in our planet is where are all of these so called religions? How come we don’t hear anything from them? What are their inputs when it comes torepparttar 110177 devastating problems that are affecting of our planet? The biggest religions are more preoccupied with against fighting each other inrepparttar 110178 name of God and claim to berepparttar 110179 ‘chosen ones’. Under such circumstances, big governments will make sure they keep fighting each other and in some cases they even support such acts of war as it providesrepparttar 110180 means for them to do what they are pleased to do. This keeps us all divided and it is easier for them to claim control and power over us when there is no unified voice ofrepparttar 110181 people to speak. Does that seem right to you?

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