A Message from Norma’s Desk (April)

It’s Spring! Take a look around you, the trees are blossoming, feel the warmth of the sun, listen to the birds sing, and notice how green the grass is on both sides of the fence.  The earth does a wonderful job of maintaining balance.  Did you ever consider that earthquakes or the mystery of a volcano are actually the means by which the earth balances itself and regulates its temperature?  It’s a continual process that’s been happening for billions of years.  Just like the earth, the body does a wonderful job of expressing itself; headaches, muscle and joint pain, and fatigue for starters.

I invite you to join The Explorers in April to examine our bodies’ energies.  Whether you join the group or not do take time to align your body with nature, you’ll feel better.

Being Alright With You

by Bernette

This week I consider my being.  The power within my being. The essence of my being. The resting and active states of my being.  I realize that life has a natural rhythm. A natural ebb and a natural flow.  We are a part of the force of nature.  Everything is and so I cannot escape that.  I could beat myself up about not getting to something because other responsibilities come up. I could feel bad it took me an extra two or three weeks to take a donation over to a charity I wanted to support. I could do that.  But I won’t.

Instead, I can rest, knowing that the time I had, I used as best I could, doing the best I could. I didn’t squander it or waste it and while I may not have put everything I did at the top of my to do wish list, life has to get done and it happens. Just keep rolling and remember that even if you don’t feel like you are doing enough, as long as you keep doing and keep moving in the direction you are called to move and ever towards your truth, whether it is one step a day or ten, you are making progress. That is what counts.

Those steps, great or small, will keep you in alignment with who you are meant to be.  Whether the step is sharing kindness with a stranger, a hug with a friend, learning a language so you can better relate to others, going back to school, finding a new job, or writing a book, all of these things can serve a purpose. Especially, when at the end of the day, our greatest purpose for being here is to learn love. We must learn to love and accept ourselves and when we do and realize the true essence of our being, we can’t help but love and accept everyone else.


Bernette is an author, minister, and student of metaphysics.