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Simon & Schuster Author Portal

I just set up my author portal (under Uma Silbey) at the Simon & Schuster web site.  (Simonandschuster.com.)  They are the company that publishes my “Crystal Ball Gazing” book, so this site is focused around crystals, crystal balls and consciousness.  In setting up my site and answering questions about myself that Simon & Schuster presented

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Servant of the Divine

  The existence of our individual ego, or how we define ourselves, is dependent on our identification with our body, feelings and thoughts. This is not necessarily a bad thing because a healthy sense of self on the level of individual ego is needed to function in the physical world.  A problem comes into play,

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Thoughts on Wisdom

To be smart is not the same as being wise.  Being smart is purely an intellectual function, but being wise is a synthesis of knowledge, experience, and understanding, of listening to our inner voice along with referring to our experience.  Being wise is the result of reflection on the life around us and our own

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LOVE

Here is the beginning paragraph about love as written in my upcoming book:  “Song of the Soul – The Everyday Practice of Prayer:” LOVE What can possibly be said about love that is not already known in the heart? Love supports all that is in form, is the center of all life, and is the

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God Speaks

GOD SPEAKS God speaks in the sound of raindrops, in the sighing of the wind, the singing of the birds, and in the beating of your own heart. God speaks in the smile of a baby, and in the movement of your very breath. The silent spaces between breaths are filled with God’s quiet voice,

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