Dancing Blackbird

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My friend, Johnny, makes the most beautiful beaded hatbands. Each one tells a unique story using symbols and colors within the bead work.  Each Hat band has a different spirit animal on the front of it.  From a Blackbird to a Thunderbird, a Spider Mother or Turtle.  Each tells a story of Spirit which is the energy that drives the animal.

Just recently he introduced the  Dancing Blackbird   to his line of hat bands.  If you get a chance go in and take a look at his Story Hat Bands.

Internal Music

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This Internal Music, this unique sound within each of us was playing constantly when we were children. It lifted our spirits and filled us with a ‘joie de vivre’.

Sadly, all but forgotten now that we have grown into adulthood. We need to bring out the child in us. We need to revive the music inside of us.
We need to listen to each other’s songs.

Love • Spirit • Frequency

Solitude

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Seeking Solitude is a deliberate choice.  A quiet space or place where one can feel free to savor moments of quiet reflection. To meditate with firm intention. To change old habits with mindful thinking. To recharge your energy. Uplift your mind, body and spirit. Reawaken familiar yearnings.  A place within where thoughts are free to stay.  Or,  go wherever one’s spirit desires. A flight of fancy, a soaring of the imagination. All this and more can be achieved when in quiet solitude.

Love •  Peace •  Tranquility

 

Lighted Flame

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us ~ Albert Schweitzer

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It doesn’t happen very often, if ever, that someone comes along and rekindles that
spark of life energy within us.  Especially when we have lived a full life and get to
a point where we feel that perhaps we have experienced all that we deserve in this
illusion called ‘Life’.   So, when that someone appears, seemingly out of nowhere,
and shakes things up a bit. Embrace and Engage.

Moments of Quiet Reflection

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Step away from the maddening crowd and find your place of quiet repose.  Look within and find your passion then paint your life in vibrant colors. Find your truth and tell no lies and live in alignment with your purpose.

Find your bliss. Where heart dances to love’s sweet melody.
Where spirit gambols in delight.

Authentic Truth

The authentic true self that we recognize when we look at ourselves in a mirror. Those first moments as a young child when we see our reflection and recognize the person staring out at us. The moment when we look into those eyes, into that conscience, and realize that no matter how many stories become fabricated fragments of ourselves over time.. eventually our authentic truth will balance everything out.

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A young Grady

Always be true to yourself because one day you might come face to face with your conscience ~ Grady

Colliding Love

We are magic. We are moments. We are dreams and we are memories. We are everything. And in the depths we swim deeper to discover that we are not born whole so we cannot be broken. We are born in twos, and we are searching, searching for the other piece, that other person to guide us home ~ Robert M. Drake

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Most of us are fortunate enough to come across a kindred spirit or two in our lifetime. But to collide with one’s other half, to become one again and to be conscious and aware of its happening… Pure Bliss.

Mystery, front and center

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Yet another outstanding Story Hat Band created by my friend, Johnny Blackbird. Each one comes with a unique story and design. I particularly love this Story Hat Band because it speaks of Split Spirit. Step inside his blog – Mystery, front and center and take a look at his exquisite work. I have two of his Story Hat Bands.. My spirit sings when I wear them.. each one different in color and design yet both speak of courage, strength, energy and spirit. All good medicine to help me on my journey here and beyond.

Love Messages in a Shell

Spirit is everywhere.

I like to send messages of Love via a shell I keep next to my bed. I like to think that every time I whisper messages of Love into it, someone somewhere has picked up a shell, held it to their ear and heard the soft whispering of Universal Love through the sound of ocean waves…

Balance • Harmony • Love

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 “Everything changes when you start to emit your own frequency rather than absorbing the frequencies around you, when you start imprinting your intent on the universe rather than receiving an imprint from existence.” ― Barbara Marciniak