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How To Find Your Personal Power

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | “Beauty is the illumination of your soul.”-John O’Donohue

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The Ladies of Labor Day

In 1894, congress voted to approve Labor Day as a national holiday. The vote took place just days after the deadly Pullman Strike, in which workers of the Pullman Palace Car Company in Chicago went on strike to protest wage cuts and the firing of union representatives, placing workers’ rights front and center in the public’s view.

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Ask Us Anything

How do you have safe communication during relational conversations where defenses and triggers happen because of past hurts? How do you effectively communicate core issues instead of their symptoms?

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Labor Day Events

Some of the Labor Day events we’ve come to know and love have been canceled this year due to the pandemic and/or the recent flooding in parts of Haywood County. However, there are still plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the holiday weekend.

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Crossing the Rubicon

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | My introduction to the esoteric world of spirituality came via my mother in my late teens.  She took me to a psychic name Suzanne. I had no knowledge of the tarot and was amazed at Suzanne’s ability to utilize the symbolic images on the cards to gain access to the details of my relationships. My mother also gave me the book "Where Two Worlds Touch" by Gloria Karpinski. Her work centers around helping people to understand changes in life as a spiritual rite of passage.  Two worlds?  Who knew?!  Much like Dorothy needing to meet the Wizard in "The Wizard of Oz," I became determined to follow my yellow brick road and lift the veil between Heaven and Earth.  

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Q&A with Jessica Merritt of Nurture + Nature Glamping Retreat Center

Special Liberty Project, what is it and how did it get started?

The Special Liberty Project is a nonprofit organization serving healing veterans and families of America's fallen heroes, referred to as Gold Star Families. In nature, healing is plentiful. We bring together veteran families who have experienced similar traumatic experiences, or losses, to create healing in nature. 

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5 Core Benefits of Community

Community is essential to the human experience. We are social beings with an innate yearning to connect with and support one another. The recent floods in Western North Carolina reminded us what it means to be part of a true community. The minute the waters receded, folks of all ages and walks of life showed up to offer a genuine smile and a helping hand. When considering community as a concept, studies show it offers a number of benefits. 

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Creating A Different Kind Of Church

“This is my kind of church.”

That’s how one participant described the lunar women’s circles I started hosting recently.

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Finding Light in a Dark World

The world feels beyond heavy right now. 

Floods, wildfires, war, refugees, a pandemic.

This topic of this article was orignally focused on the back-to-school season. The masking debate in our home county of Haywood was heated, but that wasn’t what was on my heart. As a daughter of two educators and a former teacher myself, the back-to-school season will always be special.

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