Photography as a Spiritual Practice

Join Juli Isola, San Clemente photographer and spiritual seeker, for March’s Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley Women’s Group meeting on Friday, March 7, 7 p.m., for an evening discovering Photography as a Spiritual Practice. The event is free and participants are asked to identify and bring 3 to 5 favorite images that they have…

Photography as a Spiritual Practice

Join Juli Isola, San Clemente photographer and spiritual seeker, for March’s Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley Women’s Group meeting on Friday, March 7, 7 p.m., for an evening discovering Photography as a Spiritual Practice. The event is free and participants are asked to identify and bring 3 to 5 favorite images that they have…

Rain or Shine: It’s all about Perspective

In just a couple of days, Saturday morning to be exact, I am slated to walk in the Festival of the Whales parade with my teenage daughters, Marissa and Alison. We volunteered to help carry the large balloons down the parade route as part of our National Charity League service hours. It’s something we’ve done…

Good to Give from the Heart

My Orchid  “Goodbye,” said the fox. “Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. . . . It’s the time that you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important. . . . People have forgotten this truth,” the fox…

What’s in your Blind Spot?

Wednesday Wisdom 7pm Tonight with Pattie Mercado  Find a place in nature and know. The topic for my talk at Wednesday’s Wisdom this week is “What’s in Your Blind Spot?”  If you know the answer then – well it isn’t really a blind spot! Or is it?  When we start exploring the uncharted territory that…

Compassion: A Force for Change

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. -Viktor Frankl- The Consciousness of Kindness and Compassion can be a place where one’s heart is pulled to change. Buddy Dumeyer is a retired Police Officer from the Louisville Metro Police Department.  He retired after 27 years of service,…