Defeating Our Truest Enemies

I don’t like to fight. Yet, I think I’ve always bought into the notion that you have to have a fighter’s spirit in order to survive in this world. For this reason it only makes sense to heed the first rule of wartime – know your enemies. This knowledge is the sharpened sword that will help us to cut through the obstacles and reclaim our own power.

Letting Go of Your Old Story

Well, I’m emerging out of a quiet period. I go through these phases periodically where I just really have nothing to say – and I always feel that, in that case, it’s best to just keep quiet. There's nothing worse than talking just for the sake of hearing yourself talk! However, I’ve found that these …

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Using your Spiritual Tool Kit

(Excerpt from Pain, Passion & Purpose )Life can seem so complicated when we’re trying to control all the variables and muscle our way through to our goals, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Each and every one of us can enlist the helping hand of Spirit. The trick is learning how to decipher …

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Gearing up for Life

I can’t believe we’re already two months into 2014 – and for most of it, I’ve been caught up inside some sort of mental fog. I’ve been finding myself getting sucked into the drama, demands and drudgery of daily life. Little by little, another layer of haze descends on my outlook, dampening my enthusiasm – …

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Modern Mottos for a More Productive Mindset in 2014

It’s 2014 and we would all like to be happier and more productive.  But how do we do that? In the wise words of En Vogue, “Free your mind and the rest will follow…” After watching my husband emerge from a long and peaceful weekend nap on the couch, I smiled and said, “Must be …

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Tips for Finding your Inspiration

All my life I felt like there was something important that I was meant to do - yet I was somehow separated from it - blocked, if you will. I could sense it calling me but could never quite reach it. Looking back I can clearly see that I had placed some very tight walls around myself. …

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The True Gifts of Thanksgiving

On this Thanksgiving holiday, my heart is just bursting with gratitude for all the wonder that I see in the world.  Yes, political problems, economic difficulties and areas of unrest still abound – but now I’ve lived long enough to know that something wonderful is at work behind the scenes.  My new way of living …

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Tips for Escaping Drama

Sometimes in life we can find ourselves in places of great turmoil and wonder how we got there. Despite trying to do everything right it seems that trouble and strife just keep coming to the forefront. Ironically, trying too hard to “be good and do good” can sometimes get us off course instead of closer …

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Note to my Younger Self

What if you could go back and have a heart-to-heart talk with your younger self – knowing all that you know now? What wisdom, warnings or advice would you relay that might have a positive life-changing effect on you?  It’s an intriguing idea, so here’s what I would tell young Marci, if given the chance. …

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The Benefits of Getting “Back to Basics”

(Excerpt from Pain, Passion & Purpose ) In our complicated world, it’s no wonder that we sometimes feel agitated, exhausted or confused. There’s so much stimulus coming at us from every angle that it can be hard to know where to place our energies. Making the conscious decision to simplify our lives not only helps …

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