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Beauty from Chaos

“Om Mani Padme Hum” ~ Sanskrit Mantra Spoken as: ohm-mah-nee-pahd-may-hung. In researching this mantra, there is agreement that there is no one single translation. It speaks of an embodiment of compassion and a purification from suffering. My favorite explanation is that the beautiful lotus flower rises out of the swamp. Even a swamp is helpful…

Rest vs Renewal

In our lives, we often are so busy we can become exhausted. Rest and relaxation is important, yet they, by themselves, are not enough. Renewal is what is needed to restore both the mind and body back to full health. What’s the difference? Rest is simply non-action, and includes sleep. Many will rest by watching…