Vol 3, No. 8


"Remember evil
is not permanent.
Only misplaced energy
waiting to be
Neutralized by its opposite."

-- American Zen Saying
by Suzanne E. Harrill


This Month's Issue:

When Food Is Love

by  Suzanne E. Harrill

Your Naked Self

by Rob Cross

Stop Putting up With Things

by Ute Lawrence  

August Seed Thoughts for Loving Yourself

Questions & Answers

Enlighten Up

Empowering Teens to Build Self-Esteem

Special Price
for August 2005 Only:

(Usually $14.95)

An easy-to-read, practical self-help book for adolescents. It is a simple guide helping youth learn to become their own best friend, override negative self-talk, and have a belief system that encourages personal responsibility.

Greetings from the Editor:

Unexpected Spiritual Purpose

Have you ever experienced a spiritual assignment that you could never have thought up by yourself? Many of us have. Let me share one of mine.

About three years ago I began writing a woman incarcerated in a Texas prison. Because she was open to positive change, I began sending her my books which she began reading. Martha's favorite is Affirm Your Self Day by Day which is a daily affirmation book that promotes healthy self-esteem. That in itself was a spiritual assignment and with an interesting twist for how my teachings and books would impact another's life. What happened next is a bigger surprise. I began receiving requests for the affirmation book from Martha's friends. This touched my heart, so I sent them books.

The circle has grown. Now I receive 30 or 40 requests a month from women in Martha's prison, as well as women in other prisons. Spirit called and I responded. Where are you being called? Add your stories and comments here.

Fortunate Blessings,



When Food Is Love

By Suzanne E. Harrill  

Do you eat to live or live to eat? We all have a relationship with food and it can represent much more than nourishment to keep our bodies alive and healthy. Take a look at your eating habits. Do you eat just the right amount of nutritious food to maintain a healthy weight, to feel good, and live your day energetically? Do you have favorite comfort foods that you reach for when unhappy or feeling off center? Do you know when you are eating to provide emotional nourishment? Many of us under- or overeat when we have unresolved emotional issues, which is at the bottom of associating food with love. Let’s take a look at our personal eating patterns and see what might be brewing below the surface...

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Special Offer

August Seed Thoughts for Loving Yourself

By Suzanne E. Harrill

MONTHLY ON LINE AFFIRMATIONS.  Affirmations to support self-esteem and spiritual growth now available in monthly installments. This is an updated edition of the seed thoughts and affirmations in the book, Affirm Your Self Day by Day. Only available here on line.

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Suzanne Says

Questions & Answers

Question: I need some major advice. I am a 21-year-old mother of two and I have been living with the father of my children for 2 years. In the beginning of our relationship, he had told me about this 'platonic' friend of his from college, how she was special to him but they had never had sex or been intimate in any way. (This girl lives nowhere near us). A few months later, one of his college friends vaguely implied that they had been more than friends, so I confronted him about it. He admitted to sex with her ONE time and said “that's how they discovered they could only be friends.”  I was angry, but I wasn’t about to break off my marriage because of it, so we moved on with our lives. I then discovered...

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Your Naked Self

By Rob Cross                      

Get Naked! That's what they wanna see anyway, so show 'em!

Now read a bit more before you go do something we'll both regret.

You know what we love most in folks? Their humanness. Their REAL side. Their down-home barefoot lovable selves. We're doing this love thing backwards I'm telling ya! My efforts to show only my "polished" side while hiding the side that's real, always brings me the opposite of what I'm trying to get. What is it that we all want? LOVE! Intimacy! Respect! Admit it. It's OK. A ton of you are so convinced you'll never have love, that you've sworn off even wanting it! Holy cow! Love and life are calling you my friend, waiting for you to come play! But you gotta show up...all of you...

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Stop Putting up With Things

By Ute Lawrence         

         One of the courses I teach is called the “Attraction Program.” It is designed on the premise that we are all walking magnets and, therefore, attract what we project. Did you ever notice that when one thing goes wrong, it is often the start of a chain of unfortunate events? Conversely, everything in our lives often seems to be going right.

         This phenomenon is caused by the energy we project outward. When something bad happens, we project negative energy and, therefore, attract more negativity. When something good happens, it keeps coming.

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Enlighten Up   --    Humor

Kids’ Prayers

           Dear God,
           please put another holiday
           between Christmas and Easter.
           There is nothing good in there now.

(read the humor)


  • It Doesn’t Take a Genius to See

  • Amusing Road Signs





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