Published in the Frederick News Post July 7, 2017
Toni's Thought on Things
It’s the last day of 2015. I’m sitting here watching the top 100 baseball plays of the year and can’t believe that there are no plays by Bryce Harper and the Nats so far in the list. A record breaking, MVP season for Bryce and not one highlight in the top 100. Hmmmm. Obviously, the MLB Network and I have very different criteria and perspectives regarding what’s “good baseball.” And as I reflect more on that idea, it becomes clear to me that this is a truth in so many areas of my world. My perspective on “things” is often diff
One of my favorite carols is I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – the poem by Longfellow set to music. In his poem, Longfellow captures the despair and the hope of a world at war – an individual in pain because of personal loss. He wrote this poem in 1864 – the Civil War was raging – His son had been injured in battle – His wife had died in a fire. The world around him was not a peaceful place! And yet through all of this pain and despair, he found the Source of All Things – He heard the bells pealing peace – reconciliation – forgiveness.
Happy New Year!
Frequently I am asked "What steps can I take to expand and deepen my awareness, and manifestation, of prosperity in my daily living?" Each month I will send out a Power of Prosperity newsletter, containing thoughts on prosperity from Charles Fiilmore's book, The Twelve Powers of Man.
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Here is a letter from Rev. Donna Johnson, CEO of Unity Worldwide Ministries, outlining ways we can help the victims of Typhoon HaiYun in the Philippines. While we've missed the first deadline, we can certainly consider sending relief goods and other supplies. Let me know your thoughts on this.
November 20, 2013
Dear Unity Leaders,
This short meditation and blessing for May 1st - Beltaine in the Celtic tradition - comes from Essene Book of Meditation and Blessings by Danaan Parry. May your day be one of joy and good things!