The Game of Life is Oneness

If we were to view life as a game, our victory would be a sense of oneness with all life, including with the Divine Presence… the God Force. The concept of oneness is not generally well-understood by humans. It feels as if living in the 3rd dimension on Earth is so arduous that it requires people …

Showing the Way Inspirational Poem

“Showing the Way” was written in August 2020 by Barbara Casey in an inspirational writing session with spirit. Blessed are the protestersfor they are walking the talk Blessed are the martyrsfor they awaken the sleeping Blessed are the scribesfor they reveal the truth Blessed are the open-mindedwhose hearts can feel this truth We ask for blessings …

Life Wants the Best for You

For the spiritual seeker, “surrender” does not mean throwing in the towel in defeat. It does not mean someone or something has won and you have lost. Surrender simply means brushing aside your own strong-willed nature in order to do what Life wants in any situation.

Barb’s Senior Side Hustle is Working

I joined Zazzle in 2009 – not thinking of it as an income-earning side hustle – but to have fun making Christmas cards and coffee mugs with my photographs of sunsets and flowers. I didn’t do much for quite awhile with my New Radiance Zazzle shop so did not keep up with the improvements that took …

The Liturgical Mysteries by Mark Schweizer

The 1st Book in Mark Schweizer’s Liturgical Mystery series is The Alto Wore Tweed. This fun, quirky series is about a small town police chief, Kayden Konig, who doubles as the local church organist and choir master. Hayden has also managed to purchase Raymond Chandler’s ancient typewriter and – in between the sleuthing and musical episodes …

Peculiar Crimes Unit Mysteries by Christopher Fowler

Book 1 of the Peculiar Crimes Unit series, also known as the Bryant and May mysteries, is Full Dark House. The quirkiness starts in book 1 and continues through the entire series. Almost makes you Google to see if there really is a Peculiar Crimes Unit in London, England. I like reading this series in order …

Creating a Vegetarian Soft Foods Diet

Dental and medical problems often require a soft foods diet. And for vegetarians, this can require a bit of extra research and creativity.  Has your doctor or dentist ever told you to eat a “soft foods diet” for a specific dental or health problem? And did you find out, like I did, that most soft food …

Message from a Spiny Orb Weaver Spider

This spiny orb weaver spider brought me the message I needed to hear When we moved into our new apartment in April 2013, our next-door neighbor turned out to be a spiny orb weaver spider. At the time, I didn’t know what type of critter she was… I just knew that she was a pretty funky-looking …