Women and Spirituality

Women’s History month is nearly over.  The media has been doing stories on many accomplished women in a variety of fields but religion and spirituality is not including.  In an effort to rectify that, I am going to mention a few women who have done much, directly or indirectly, to aid in spiritual development over…

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Confessing

In some major churches, members are expected to confess their sins to a priest or minister, either on a regular schedule or when they feel they need to.   Unless the rules have changed recently, I believe the Catholic church requires you to confess your sins, even minor ones, before you can receive communion.  In the…

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Judging a Book by it’s Cover

    My favorite example of judging a book by it’s cover from my own experience occurred several years ago.  It was on a Saturday and I had been working in my yard planting flowers while I waited until it was time to go to the store.  My TV had broke so I needed a new one. …

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Healing Herbs: Burdock

    Burdock is considered by most herbalists to be nature’s best  blood purifier.  Internally, it helps to detoxify and rid the body of excess water.  It is also used to ease pain caused by arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago and back ache.Externally, it is used for a variety of skin irritations including psoriasis, canker soars, acne and eczema.  Chinese…

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