‘THINK on THESE THINGS’ for January 13

By Joyce Sequichie Hifler

Bad feelings are burdens. When we get to the point of believing the whole world is sour because we don’t understand it, we have a lot of self-searching to do. Maybe we helped it to lose its sweetness. Maybe we’re the bad apple that soured the whole lot.

Our first thought should be to make amends. Sometimes we can’t, and when such is the case we need to get out of the way and let time and nature take its course.

Life is too beautiful to go on being a bitter pill that insists that everyone swallow it. As in the words of Caleb C. Colton, an English clergyman around the turn of the century, “the man who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own dispositions, will waste his life in fruitless efforts, and multiply the grief which he proposes to remove.”

We need to unburden ourselves by forgetting our problems and doing something that will put a smile on someone else’s face.

The quickest way to solve the problem of hurt feelings is to inquire if this situation is important to the whole of existence. Does this particular thing mean more than any of the other things of life? It is amazing how quickly trials fade into nothingness when faced with this question. It places before us the need to decide here and now the meaning of our whole existence.

There are not many things in our lives that we can truthfully say mean everything to us. The small things are important and very dear, but the really significant things we count on one hand – life, our loved ones, our good desires, our faith, and our nation.

One of the most magnified situations in this day is taking life too seriously. In the stress of too much mental confusion, we seem unable to laugh off so many little irritations. We let personality rule us into making each little problem the source of great anxiety and dramatically lay hold of it until it chokes us.

The worthwhile side of this life is too important to let ourselves become involved with things that mean little to us. Too much of the trouble in the world is caused from ego-building important that would never be missed in anyone’s existence.


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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – August 23

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – August 23

“They also learned, and perhaps this was the most important thing, how to look at things through the eyes of the Higher Powers.”

–Fools Crow, LAKOTA

Our eyes can only see our beliefs. Our beliefs cause us to make assumptions, draw conclusions and cause confusion. Our five senses are very limiting. The Creator has a way of allowing us to see or know in the spiritual world. This is called the Sixth Sense. The Sixth Sense is like a radar system; our personal radar system. It will help us “see” opportunities and help us avoid disaster. This Sixth Sense is controlled by God. We must learn to listen to it. We must learn to trust it. We must learn to act on it even if our head says differently. We must learn to look at things through the eyes of God.

My Creator, guide me today. If my eyes cause confusion, let me close them and see through Your eyes. If my ears
Hear confusion, let me listen to my heart. Let me let You guide me.



1. Changing sleep patterns
2. Activity at the crown
3. Sudden waves of emotion
4. Old “stuff” seems to be coming up
5. Changes in weight
6. Changes in eating habits
7. Food intolerances, allergies you never had before
8. Amplification of the senses
9. Skin eruptions
10. Episodes of intense energy followed by periods of lethargy and
11 Changes in prayer and meditation
12. Power surges
13. A range of physical manifestations
14. Looking younger
15. Vivid dreams
16. Events that completely alter your life
17. A desire to break free from restrictive patterns, life- draining
jobs,consumptive lifestyles, and toxic people or situations
18. Emotional and mental confusion
19. Introspection, solitude and loss of interest in more extraverted
20. Creativity bursts
21. A perception that time is accelerating
22. A sense of impendingness
23. Impatience
24. A deep yearning for meaning, purpose, spiritual connection, and
25. A sense that you are somehow different
26. “Teachers” appear everywhere
27. You find a spiritual track that makes sense to you
28. You are moving through learning and personal issues at a rapid
29. Invisible presences
30. Portents, visions, “illusions”, numbers and symbols
31. Increased integrity
32. Harmony with seasons and cycles
33. Electrical and mechanical malfunctions
34. Increased synchronicity and many other small miracles
35. Increased intuitive abilities and altered states of
36. Communication with Spirit
37. A sense of Oneness with all
38. Moments of joy and bliss
39. Integration
40. Living with purpose
41. Feeling closer to animals, rock, and plants
42. Seeing beings of other dimensions
43. Seeing a person’s true form
44. Physically manifesting thoughts and desires
45. Left-brain fogginess
46. Dizziness
47. Falling, having accidents, breaking bones
48. Heart palpitations
49. Faster hair and nail growth
50. A desire to find your soul mate or twin flame
51. Memories surface
52. Other chakra openings

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