Maggie Shayne

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December 26, 2015

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 5

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 5 Finally, I offer this bit of evidence, the video story of a woman whose faith brought snow on Christmas to a Tex Mex border town where it hadn’t snowed at all in 109 years, and never on Christmas, and who healed her husband’s heart just by […]

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December 25, 2015

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 4

What it comes down to, in the end, is desire. We humans are creators. We create our entire life experience as we go along, according to a combination of what we most desire, what we most focus on, and what we most believe. And really, is there anyone who grew up celebrating Christmas who doesn’t […]

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December 23, 2015

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 3

Why I still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 3 There was this one Christmas Eve Day a couple of years ago, when I spotted a minivan alongside the road. As I passed, on my way home from some last minute holiday thing or other, I noticed the person behind the wheel was…Santa! Full beard, red […]

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December 22, 2015

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 2

Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: Part 2 I am a student of spirit, and I know beyond any doubt that thoughts are things. Thoughts, once they are thought by a thinker, have an existence all their own, on a plane where non-physical things live. We humans are the thinkers, and therefore, we are […]

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December 21, 2015

The Winter Solstice

The longest night of the year is tonight, and the moment of the solstice, when the sun or “sol” appears to stop or “stice” its progression is 11:48 PM Eastern Standard Time. The spiritual meaning of the Winter Solstice is an inner echo of the celestial one. We too can bring our rushing and racing to a […]

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December 17, 2015

Letter to Santa Ritual

I’m reposting this from December 2012 My Annual Letter to Santa Every year I write a letter to Santa Claus, and in it, I include all my hopes, goals and wishes for the entire coming year. It’s kind of a combination New Year’s Resolution-Dear Santa Letter-Spell of Manifestation. It’s a ritual I hold dear. I […]

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December 3, 2015

Violence and the Answer

Do not be seduced by hate, my friends.When you see mass shootings, acts of violence and terrorism, you are looking at the results of living in hate and in fear. Violence is just hate and fear given form. When we see it and then we join in, feeling fear and feeling hatred, wanting vengeance, beginning to […]

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November 18, 2015

Sunday Night’s Meditation

Here’s what I got during a deep meditation this past Sunday night. Violence, war, genocide, torture, all forms of cruelty and ugliness are the physical manifestations of pain. Pain creates fear (fear of more pain, fear of worse pain.) And fear creates hatred. Everything non-physical has a physical equivalent, including (especially) emotions. The physical forms of pain, […]

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November 8, 2015

Samhain Thoughts

Today is Samhain (sow’-en or sometimes sow-een’) the Celtic festival of the final harvest, and the time when the Veil Between the Worlds is at its thinnest. It is now the halfway point between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice, and it is the time when we turn inward. Our outdoor work is winding […]

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