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How to Pray for People in Times of Crisis (especially for those you don’t know)

Published on September 8, 2017 By JoanK

Harvey, Irma, floods, fires………………….. What does one do with these? “I’ll pray for you”, or “you are in my prayers” is what immediately comes to mind and heart. But, what does this mean? How do I pray for people I do not know personally and even those I have a direct relationship with, how do I […]






Well, I DECLARE!

Published on July 4, 2017 By JoanK

Declare: (verb) Announce something clearly or loudly- to state something in a plain, open, or emphatic way Decide: (verb) To make a choice or come to a conclusion about something ______________________________________________________________________________________ Today, let’s discover the power of declaration and the power of decision.  Why?  Because they will quickly lead you to “The Edge” of your dreams! Who […]






Lincoln’s Words: Wisdom for 2017 Change

Published on February 2, 2017 By JoanK

I’ll bet you’ve heard this phrase: ‘Four score and seven years ago’.  And this one:  ‘That the government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.’  These words are part of our shared ‘American’ identity, aren’t they? I recently came across a short film by the acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns.  […]






Lessons From a Flock of Geese: How to Live in a Topsy Turvy World

Published on November 21, 2016 By JoanK

Perhaps because of the dynamics of this year, or perhaps because I am ready to learn in a new way, I’ve given a lot of time and attention to Gaia, Mother Earth who has so much wisdom to share.  Her teaching methods are subtle, profound and always ‘right on target’ with what I am questioning […]






#IAMChoosingLove———Pt 2: Stories of Transformation

Published on October 14, 2016 By JoanK

#IAMChoosingLove was born November 24, 2015.  Four simple words were gifted to me during meditation:  ‘I AM Choosing Love’.  Soon after I heard, ‘Because we always have a choice to love.  Will you join me?’ Yes! I was ‘in’ and quickly invited friends to join me.  We knew it was an inspired idea, yet none of us had a […]






My Declaration of Freedom

Published on July 4, 2016 By JoanK

Now is your time to be free! Now is your time Now is your time Now is your time to let go Now is your time to let go of the habits of fear, insecurity, sameness Now is your time to let go of it all and release whatever is holding you back Now is […]






A Memorial Day Letter to My Dad

Published on May 29, 2016 By JoanK

Dearest Dad: I read the brief story of your WWII experiences in the U.S. Navy (see below). What were you feeling and thinking as your ship, the USS Mallory was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic that frigid day, February 7, 1943?  You survived that day, yet hundreds of your crew mates did not.  […]