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August 2011 Blog Posts (81)

“Telling Amy’s Story” Wins Prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award

“Telling Amy’s Story,"  a documentary film that is the centerpiece of a public service media initiative addressing the issue of domestic violence, was honored with a prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award for excellence in storytelling, production value, artistry and purpose. The documentary narrates the events leading to the death of Amy Homan McGee to raise awareness about domestic violence and encourage victims to seek help. “Telling Amy’s Story” was…


Added by 3BL Media on August 17, 2011 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Compassion

 Soften your heart to everyone and everything, especially yourself Work at forgiving yourself and then others will naturally follow as you learn to live your life from the perspective of compassion. It is a powerful tool of spiritual growth. You don't need to change your stance or behaviour, it simply means that you can approach…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 17, 2011 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Essay : On Desire

Photo of the magnetic field of two bar magnets with like poles close together » by Alexander Wilmer Duff)

In Buddhist culture, there exists the core notion of the three poisons, which are considered to be the cause of all sufferings.

In English, the poisons are generally…


Added by Christopher Stewart on August 17, 2011 at 6:20am — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Make a Wish

This can be a magical time

Trust that you can have all that you desire. No one will face lack because your dreams come true. There is enough for everyone is this infinite Universe. After you make your wish, look for the signs of which way to go next. Use your heart as your guide and feel your way along. Keep your thoughts positive and avoid the skeptics in your…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 16, 2011 at 9:58am — No Comments

My Anchor

May I anchor my heart in your Heaven,

May my truth come through you to me.

May I let the Solace of the Soul Divine

Reach me so I may be free to be with thee.

The waters I travel may be rough,

And the Storm may rage in the World.

But my anchor is always within the Light,

And God’s Spirit is always waiting there.


May I anchor my Mind in your…


Added by cindy paulos on August 16, 2011 at 9:35am — No Comments

~Let Go~of ~the shore~



~Let Go~of~the shore~

i feared change~

until i saw~

that even the most beautiful butterfly~

had to undergo a metamorphosis ~

before~it could fly~



Added by jb on August 15, 2011 at 8:27pm — No Comments

8 Expressions of Simplicity for Healthy Living

To portray the richness of simplicity as a theme for healthy living, here are eight different flowerings that I see growing consciously in the “garden of simplicity.” Although there is overlap among them, each expression of simplicity seems sufficiently distinct to warrant a separate category. These are presented in no particular order, as all are important.

  1. Uncluttered Simplicity. Simplicity means taking charge of lives that are too busy, too stressed and too…

Added by Duane Elgin on August 15, 2011 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Power

It is time to release internal struggles

Your personal power increases as you surrender any ego driven struggles within yourself. This also lightens up relationships where power struggles often occur. As within so without. This is why it is so important for each of you do the journey of self healing and expanding. As you change, your environment changes. And, now is…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 15, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

Embrace all of Life

Embrace all of Life


You can fly with Angels,

You can join with the Divine.

But the Hardest Part of being here

Is to love all humankind.


You can Love the Master,

For you know that he loves you.

You can be blessed by The Sacred Ones

As they Guide you to get through.

Yet here you sit just needing to Give your blessings to all of…


Added by cindy paulos on August 14, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments

The Blessings of Life

The blessings of Life


I give you this Light,

That dwells in your soul.

I give you this Love,

In the Heart’s Control.

I give you this time

To live and to be.

For All of the Blessings of Life are free.


Just share the Spirit,

That’s so deep within.

Just let the Love’s

Guidance begin.

There is a…


Added by cindy paulos on August 13, 2011 at 9:57am — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Explore

It is time for your life to flow

Take the time to explore the different options that are available to you and see what each one might look like. Which one gives you the best feelings of love and joy? And then, from that place of least resistance you can clearly move forward. As humans, the lessons are often learned faster in a time of chaos or crisis, however it…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 13, 2011 at 6:26am — No Comments

The Lessons of Civil Rights Endure Through Verizon's Support of the NAACP

Verizon’s three-year pledge of $1 million to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was recognized at the 102nd NAACP Annual Convention at the final plenary session. The grants from the Verizon Foundation went toward the development of two online learning programs: the NAACP Interactive Historical Timeline and the Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) student competition. The NAACP Interactive…


Added by 3BL Media on August 12, 2011 at 6:11pm — No Comments

I Will Not Should on Myself Today

How ready and able we are to beat up on ourselves! “I will not should on myself today” would benefit many as a new mantra.

A coaching client, who is a solo business person, provided lessons for many by sharing “should” challenges a number of people contend with in their personal, as well as professional lives. Three big “shoulds” showed up for her. You’ve probably experienced at least one of them, in one form or another.

Should 1 convinced her to sit at her computer all… Continue

Added by Joyce Shafer on August 12, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Worry Not!

Let your focus be on your desires

If you are spending time worrying if you will have enough, if there is enough for everyone or will someone else get more, then your focus is on lack and you will therefore attract more of the same toward yourself. Your angel guidance is to keep you focus on your desires, on how you will feel having achieved that desire, and trusting…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 12, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments

I am that I am

Let their be the courage of the open heart.

To call upon the gift of Love

So you can do your part.

Let there be a silent sound of Knowing

The I am that I am.

To bring you to the Point of Light

And be the Spirit that frees humans.


Let the precious blessings there

Radiate the Love,

So you can carry on the work that comes from up…


Added by cindy paulos on August 12, 2011 at 9:44am — No Comments


Dance Of Fire » by SarThePhotographer)

« Purposefulness » is the first of a series of short segues that I have put together in the hopes of joining existing compositions into one continuous piece of music.

In order to preserve the surprise, I won't…


Added by Christopher Stewart on August 12, 2011 at 8:06am — No Comments

Angel Wisdom with Sharon Taphorn ~ Finding Balance

Take a deep breath and find your center

Once you are there, ground your energy first with the earth, and then with the stars, and then blend your heart with ours. From this still point of reference all things are possible. There is no doubt or fear here, for it cannot exist in the presence of love.


It is important to connect with earth as a regular…


Added by Sharon Taphorn on August 11, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments

hold steady in the Light

Hold steady in the Light



In the Midst of a Storm,

Hold Steady in the Light

In the Midst of the Darkness and clouds of Illusion,

Bring in the perfect Light of God’s love.

Let yourself be a beacon,

Let the Breath of God Play through you,

And let this be the very Breath you breathe

to Inspire and lift you.


This is a time of trials and through…


Added by cindy paulos on August 11, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments

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