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Florence’s Bronze Pig Fountain

Florence’s Pig Fountain by Connie Brisson ~ While it’s a common tradition to rub the belly of a laughing buddha for good luck, in FLORENCE, ITALY, the object of affection is a bronze boar. Il Porcellion or the Bronze Pig Fountain is located in the Loggia del Mercato Nuovo, near Ponte Vecchio. Although in Italian…

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Collect From the Reservoir of Good

Reservoir of Good by Connie Brisson ~ Because I grew up on Christianity, and because I knew there was a lot more depth in the teachings of the Bible than I ever learned in church, one of my favorite author’s writing and teachings is Florence Scovel Shinn.  Florence was a powerful American healer and teacher…

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Astrology: August-2-2021

New Moon on Sunday! by Elaine Jessica ~ Monday, AUGUST 2, the Sun (ego), who’s holding hands with Mercury (communication and inner dialogue), is in opposition with Saturn (boundaries and rules).  It is said that oppositions affect us through others and therefore situations that arise require some compromise.  This opposition can bring up personal insecurities…

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Toronto’s Love Installation

Toronto’s Love Installation by Connie Brisson ~ It’s what the world needs now… love, sweet love. That’s what the “Love Installation” at Toronto’s Distillery District is all about.  The vision of one of the district’s developers, Mathew Rosenblatt, this display of love is an approximate 30-feet-long by eight-feet-high fixture made of steel, steel mesh and…

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Forgiveness Releases Karma

Forgive & Release Karma by Connie Brisson ~ Turns out, writing something brilliant every week isn’t as easy as it sounds, so I’m going to also start sharing little bits of wisdom I’ve found in the various books I’ve read.  I think one of the hardest things to do in life is to forgive –…

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Astrology: July-26-2021

Retrogrades Give Second Chances by Elaine Jessica ~ Every sign in the zodiac has its own healing vibe… Our job is to recognize the flow and embrace it.  Lovely Leo is all about creativity, showing up and fun.  It represents the fifth house of the zodiac and radiates all that is romance, childlike inspiration, self…

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Last Home of Mother Mary

Last Home of Mother Mary by Connie Brisson ~ I had never even heard of Meryemana before our Celebrity Reflection’s Mediterranean cruise in August 2014, which included two ports in Turkey – Istanbul and Kusadasi. Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey’s Aegean coast,  95 km south of İzmir.  After finding a local private guide through…

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The Beauty Way

The Beauty Way by Connie Brisson ~ I love beautiful things. Whenever I create something (in my home or business), I always ask myself:  “Is this beautiful to me?” Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and different things are beautiful to each of us, one thing is for sure. Beauty has a…

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