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Destiny Journey into Awakening

I became acquainted with Adriana Hill through the magic seven-degrees of separation of Facebook. She is a grounded and inspiring woman and I always take the time to read her entries.

We do not claim to know exactly how the inner workings of the soul work, nor what the formula for Awakening is. There is neither a scientific, an artistic, nor a spiritual approach that can manufacture such things. And if you meet someone who makes any such a claim, run the other way.
In the end all we have is the raw soul experience, the sheer passion pulling us out of ourselves into the service of one another, the kind that expects nothing in return..This is what allows us to be one with one another and with the Universe.
You can know this while standing in your kitchen alone, you can know this holding the hand of a a dying loved one, but more frequently, it is there while you are in a traffic jam, or in the company of a reticent relative that everyone else avoids. Engage!
For they are all our teachers. Let your kitchen be your private cathedral. The chance for soul to soul connection is always there even in tense traffic or when talking with that annoying neighbor. This Presence overrides all such outside circumstances. We cannot implement with tools, we just Surrender to it and Allow. All I can tell you is that I have witnessed miracles happen when I did..We love not Because but Despite. We do not need evidence of merit. Everything and Every One came from this perfect love that I call Big Love. Return with me there…

Adriana Hill, My Destiny Journey


Follow Your North Star

This past month has been one where I’ve felt a little lost, even while I felt like I knew exactly where I was going. I did all the ‘right’ things; crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s but I felt a little empty and inadequate at the end of every day. Too much on my plate and no brakes to say ‘no.’ I was sorry every week to miss the opportunity to say ‘Hey’ to you guys.


Don’t Fear the Egg

This week has been cold and rainy and a little grey. And this is the week that Annie, our giant chicken, laid her first egg. It was a little alarming for her and her chicken friend, Lucy and they clucked the whole time.


Love Thy Frickin’ Self

I woke up this morning a little under the weather and the urge to stay in, under covers and just be. And here I am typing away at you guys. That’s cause I’m being led down a rabbit hole – a helpful one and have an urge to share.

Tech Tips

Tech Tip: iPhone Precision Keyboard Cursor

Selecting text on my iPhone has always been frustrating, but it’s been especially so since they stopped magnifying the text when you long press it. What I didn’t know, until recently, is that Apple updated the way the cursor works in iOS 12 — two years ago!


Ants vs Owl

None of us is the yogi on the mountain or the unflappable guru. We’ve got lives and reactions to life, families, businesses, emergencies and troubles.

Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Remove Text Formatting in Windows

Do you ever have a need to remove formatting from text before pasting it into Word or some other document software? I do this all the time in my design work, and I needed a way to do this in Windows 10.

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