Category Archives: Books

CelebraZine 02Mar09

Your daily life  is your temple and your religion.
When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

Moonlight by alicepopkorn

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further expanding the possibility of what we will see.

The most sacred practice you can partake

is the celebration of yourself and your life-
-the holy center of the universe!

“by none but a  god shall a god be worshipped”

You must become the god you wish to worship.

Hindu saying (from the book, “A Joseph Campbell Companion”)

Bodhisattva by  h.koppdelaney

I want to thank those of you who have read and contributed to CelebraZine. I am grateful for the introduction to the works that putting together this celebration has gifted me with, and to the  company of the gentle souls that have shared this part of my journey with me.


Peace and wonder to all you for the works seeking to better our world!!!

However, in order to best honor my place in–and give my best gift to–this world, I must take a long sabbatical of walking the mountain, extended meditation, focused writing of  my novels, and fully embracing the sacred prosaic that is glorious life.

We have never been truly parted, yet will we meet again…..

May you be forever gifted with awareness of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around you and within you.

Blessings, dear ones,
CG

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version

CelebraZine 23Feb09

Responsibility does not only lie with the leaders    of our countries or with those who have been appointed or elected to do a    particular job. It lies with each of us individually. Peace, for example,    starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us.–HH the Dalai Lama

Everything is Energy by alicepopkorn



Juliet du Preez presents How To Be Kind To Yourself at theChangeBlog

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness” – Seneca


Samme presents Nelson Mandela über Ubuntu at What is hanging in the balance? Samme has many inspiring blogs, offered with much heart. I suggest you read on.

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.–Buddha

Last Temptation by h.koppdelaney

Mary Jaksch presents What is the ONE THING in Your Life? at GoodlifeZen
What is the one most important thing in your life? Can you answer without hesitation?

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.–Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see. May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission –whether you created it or found it–(containing  text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.) anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of self improvement by focusing on What’s Right in the World.

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version

CelebraZine 16Feb09

Each person must live their life as a model for others.–Rosa Parks

Lea presents Holy Man at Oceans of Perspective

Word had spread throughout the countryside about a wise Holy Man who lived in a small house atop the mountain.


martha
presented this video in Future pulling at my heart

Rosa Sat – song for Barack Obama

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. —Mahatma Gandhi

aki presents Ashes and Snow To date, more than nine and a half million people around the world have visited the exhibition.


…the function of art is exactly that which I have clearly named as the first function of mythology; to transport the mind in experience past the guardians–desire and fear–of the paradisal gate to the tree within of illuminated life. In the words of the poet Blake, in “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” “If the doors of perception are cleansed, everything would appear to [us] as it is, infinite.

–Mythological Themes in Creative Literature and Art in Myths, Dreams, and Religion. Ed. Joseph Campbell

WonderlandAlli presents Painting 11, Scarf at Paint 100 Paintings

Mary Jaksch presents Is Goodness a Skill? at GoodLife Zen

In Buddhism the ancient Pali terms for good and evil are kusala and akusala which mean ‘skilful’ and ‘unskilful’.

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see. May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission –whether you created it or found it–(containing  text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.) anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of self improvement by focusing on What’s Right in the World.

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version


CelebraZine 11Feb09

If I have been of service, if I  have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.— Alex Noble

photo by Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton

Dave Navarro presents The Poverty Snowball: What Is Your Life Worth? at Rock Your Day.

In the vast global economy, are you a consumer or a producer? And before you say “both,” I’m not talking about the things you buy. I’m talking about the take-home pay this planet gets out of your life.


The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.–Mark Twain

photo by Travelling Pooh

In this regularly inspiring presentation of quotes, Lanceman reminds us of the sublime wisdom of Pooh in the Sunday Thought For The Day at The Jungle of Life“Promise me you’ll always remember: …..”


Tejvan Pettinger presents How To Avoid Negativity at Sri Chinmoy Inspiration

One of our great challenges in life is to avoid negativity – a negative attitude to ourselves and others. It is easy to become suspicious, critical,  depressed, fearful, but, despite the prevailing attitudes of the world there is no inevitability that we have to become a grumpy old man.


“Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.” – Anais Nin


Jay Frawley presents How to use your Dreams to Achieve Your Dreams at InnerNoodle

photo credit:lrargerich

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see. May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission –whether you created it or found it–(containing  text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.) anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of self improvement by focusing on What’s Right in the World.
Blessings, dear ones,
CG

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version


CelebraZine 09Feb09

To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more

useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else.–H. H. the Dalai Lama

(Wisdom Quotes)


(audio is poor but message is excellent!!)

presents Positive Thinking – Will Smith talks about bending the universe,

Here is Will Smith talking about positive thinking and creating our reality.

Suzann Pileggi presents Mindfulness, Health and Happiness at Positive Psychology News

Do you sometimes move automatically and unconsciously through life, reacting to people and situations? It often seems that mindlessness, rather than mindfulness, permeates our lives.

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!!

This  concludes today’s posting of CelebraZine (eZine to Celebrate What’s Right in the World), a ‘running blog carnival’ (of posts both found and shared with me) that uplift and inspire…. an inspiration of sayings, video, audio (music and speech), images, poetry–anything and everything that feeds the positive in heart, spirit, and mind.

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see.

May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission (containing text, image, video, and audio, poetry,  quotes, etc.)anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of What’s Right in the World

Note: Even if you are not the blogger of the work you’d like to suggest, but have noticed someone’s work that you think should be included in a Celebration of What’s Right in the World, –empowering people and spirit–please point out the work to us.

Blessings, dear ones,

CG

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves  and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow , are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as  ebook , paperback, or Kindle version

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CelebraZine 26Jan09

The more you praise and celebrate your life,

the more there is in life to celebrate. –Oprah Winfrey

Welcome to the Chinese New Year edition of CelebraZine

Happy Year of the Earth Ox, all!!!

A dragon dances down H Street in Chinatown during an annual Chinese New Year    celebration. (2007 Photo By Katherine Frey — The    Washington Post)

Occupying the 2nd position on the Chinese Zodiac, Oxen possess such character traits as dependability, strength and determination. Oxen are tolerant individuals who believe that the road to success involves hard work and scrupulous behavior; they don’t believe in taking shortcuts. They characterize those who don’t work hard as lazy individuals not worthy of respect.

Oxen are capable of trusting others and will listen to their opinions with an open mind. However, Oxen prefer making decisions that are based on their own research. Oxen favor strong, life-long alliances to casual acquaintances.

Barack Obama was born in the Year of the Ox (metal)

Look what the Year of the Ox has in store for you

Lighthouse Wisdom byHumanityhealing

Positivity of ‘Yes Man’ attracted me, says Jim Carrey presented at newKerala

“I feel like it’s time for a    shift in the paradigm out there, from cynicism to faith, and belief in a    good future”.

Howard White presents The Power of Hello at This I    Believe

Listen to this audio essay

….mother stopped me and said something that has stuck with me from that day until now. She said, “You let that be    the last time you ever walk by somebody and not open up your mouth to speak, because even a dog can wag its tail when it passes you on the street.”

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!

This concludes today’s posting of CelebraZine (eZine to Celebrate What’s Right in the World), a ‘running blog carnival’ (of posts both found and shared with me) that uplift and inspire…. an inspiration of sayings, video, audio (music and speech), images, poetry–anything and everything that feeds the positive in heart, spirit, and mind.

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see.

May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission (containing text, image, video, and audio, poetry,  quotes, etc.)anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of What’s Right  in the World.

Note: Even if you are not the blogger of the work you’d like to suggest, but have noticed someone’s work that you think should be included in a Celebration of What’s Right in the World, –empowering people and spirit–please point out the work to us.

Blessings, dear ones,

CG

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves  and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow , are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as  ebook , paperback, or Kindle version

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CelebraZine 14Jan09

A smile is a  light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is home.–  Anonymous

photo by rob7812

Samme presents from dust to DIVINITY

Out of a seeming void and  dark-winged sleep…A Power arose from the insentient deep…

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.–Anais Nin


Daily OM presents Letting Yourself Be Seen at Daily Om.
When we allow ourselves to be witnessed by another, we cannot help but be transformed by the experience. –for those of you who have not already been introduced to Daily Om, it is a network of spiritual exchange centered around a daily article.

Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!

This concludes today’s posting of CelebraZine (eZine to Celebrate What’s Right in the World), a ‘running blog carnival’ (of posts  both found and shared with me) that uplift and inspire….an inspiration of sayings, video, audio (music and speech), images, poetry–anything and everything that feeds the positive in heart, spirit, and mind.

Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the      possibility of what we will see.

May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.

Celebrate yourself!

Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission (containing text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.) anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of What’s Right in the World

Note: Even if you are not the blogger of the work you’d like to suggest, but have noticed someone’s work that you think should be included in a Celebration of What’s Right in the World, –empowering people and spirit–please point out the work to us.


Blessings, dear ones,

CG

C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Voware available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version

Receive new editions of Into the Mist through a reader  http://feeds.feedburner.com/IntoTheMist


Please join me as a friend at any of my other favorite hangouts: Facebook, Gaia, Myspace, StumbleUpon, Friendfeed, Twitter, Plurk, or Digg