Written and Narrated by Marie T. Russell.  

We all contain a blend of energies -- masculine/feminine, physical/spiritual, lighthearted/serious, childlike/adultlike, etc. Our task is not to transcend one and embrace the other. Our task is to learn to balance all polarities by learning to dance with them. We must experience the totality of the energies... the light and the dark, the masculine and the feminine, the child-like playfulness and the adult-like discipline, relaxation and action. etc.

It's not a case of either/or. It is a case of tuning in to the rhythm of all the energies that flow to us and through us to create our own tapestry of life. Each thread is a different color, a different warp, a different strength. Yet together they create a magnificent work of art. Our masterpiece needs a multitude of energies from joy to sorrow, laughter to tears, and from doubt to trust. All of these blend and integrate into the one magnificent being, physical and spiritual, that we truly are.

A performer who walks the high-wire does not do it by being rigid. She does it by being flexible, by dancing with the wire, by flowing with the energy. And so it is on the high-wire of life. We must bend, flow, and be flexible, feel the rhythm and attain a moment to moment balance...

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Soulflower Plant Spirit Oracle

Soulflower Plant Spirit Oracle: 44-Card Deck and Guidebook
by Lisa Estabrook

cover art for the Soulflower Plant Spirit Oracle: 44-Card Deck and Guidebook by Lisa EstabrookIn this high-vibration, full-color deck, artist and plant whisperer Lisa Estabrook presents 44 beautiful and vivid Soulflower oracle cards, along with empowering and insightful messages from each card’s plant spirit, to help you tend the garden of your soul. The cards are designed to help you remember the simple truth that all of Nature is sharing--that we are cyclical beings intimately entwined with the Earth and all of life.

Working with the cards will help you connect directly to your own inner wisdom, your intuition, like a mirror reflecting back at you the truth of what’s in your heart.

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About The Author

Marie T. Russell is the founder of InnerSelf Magazine (founded 1985). She also produced and hosted a weekly South Florida radio broadcast, Inner Power, from 1992-1995 which focused on themes such as self-esteem, personal growth, and well-being. Her articles focus on transformation and reconnecting with our own inner source of joy and creativity.

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