Music Connects To Our Heart

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One of my favourite past times is playing music. Growing up I had the joy of a mother who started me on the piano at age 6. Music was something she enjoyed so she wanted to pass that joy on.  And then in school I was offered instrument choices and choirs to sing in. It was the days of no budget cutbacks. I rarely refused  any.  It brought me so much joy just being in these groups. I just couldn’t say no. I didn’t understand as a child I was raising my vibration and healing by connecting to my heart by playing music or singing. (My childhood was difficult so music was my medicine I just didn’t know it at the time.)  Mary’s message today is music  allows us to connect with our hearts to heal us and raise our vibration. Make sure the music you choose to play or listen to is of a high vibration. The music industry does not always put out  positive. high vibration songs. The internet is full of stories on that subject. Turn those off and look for more higher vibration songs. Scott and I listen mainly classical, fiddle, new age and enjoy the freedom songs of the 70’s.  Just this morning I was feeling overwhelmed by my life and it took me awhile to  remember  put on some music taking my own advice. And make your own music!   Don’t forget the fun of creating your own music by singing or learning to play an  instrument.  I am teaching Scott to play an instrument for his 50th Birthday. He had never played an instrument  before and was amazed at how much fun it was!  Time stands still!

And this is According to Mary!

Keep Nature Natural

Believe it or not an ATV just drove behind me

Believe it or not an ATV just drove behind me

Ahhh…it’s big time fall in our neck of the woods right now. The leaves are changing and beginning to fall off of the trees.  You can smell fall in the air.  It’s apple picking time. It’s corn maze time.  The air temperature is great.

It’s that time of year when you know you only have a small window of opportunity to get out there and really enjoy the colours, the sounds, the smell of fall…so why would you want to ruin something like that?

Last weekend C and I went out to take it all in…we were not alone…there were other folks out enjoying nature as it was meant to be enjoyed…but there were also folks who had no problem ruining it for others, or even for themselves.

We noticed some people were not completely connecting with the experience by constantly checking their cell phones…or by wearing earbuds and listening to their ipod, or some other type of device.

There were people who decided that nature was great place to throw away a plastic bottle, wrapper, coffee cup, or drink can (or the one that got me the most was when people were kind enough to clean up after their dog, but then threw the bag into the woods). We noticed young children stomping on beautiful vegetation while their parents were ignoring them.  We noticed smokers (this is one I really don’t get…you’re out in nature breathing fresh air and what do you do…you decide to light up…it makes no sense to me).

And the big one that we ran into twice…while out embracing nature…while trying to connect to mother earth…at two separate locations we discovered people tearing up nature and polluting the fresh air driving all-terrain vehicles through or close to public walking trails.

…this week Mary wanted to remind us…if we want to connect with nature…connect with nature…leave the toys, devices, and litter at home.

…and this is according to Mary!

Pets Raise Our Vibration

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I chose this picture because it reminds me of Scott’s kitty smiling at us. Yes kitties and doggies do smile I am convinced of that. They are precious energies.  Mary wanted to remind of us of having pets in our lives is very important. They can elevate your mood  if you are feeling down with just one glance (smile).  The joy of  seeing your dog racing to your door  to greet you  after a long day at work  puts you in a better mood right away.  Try petting a neighborhood doggie or kitty and you will immediately raise your vibration forgetting your troubles momentarily.

And this is According To Mary!

Twenty Three Thousand Times a Day

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Yes, that’s right we breath in 23,000 breathes of air every day.  I haven’t counted them personally, but I did look it up online.  Imagine how many of those take place indoors.  In your home, in your apartment, in your car, in your office or place of employment, in your school, in a mall.  Just given the way we live our lives the answer has to be “the majority”.

So Mary wanted to remind us to embrace nature. She wants us to seek out those places where the air is as clean and clear as it can be.  Look for wide open spaces.  Look for wooded areas.  Any place where there is a lot of vegetation, or close to water.  Any place that has a natural filtration system.  Fill those lungs with the purity of fresh clean air.  Your body, your heart and your mind will thank you for it!

…And this is according to Mary!

When I’m Smiling…

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…then I’m smiling…and the whole world smiles with you…again, lyrics of a song from yesteryear. But it’s true. It is so easy to let yourself slip and sink into depression, or just simply allow yourself to fall into the negative….and let’s face it there’s a lot going on in the world and even in our lives to take us there.

So this week’s message from Mary is to find those things in life that make us smile…or even laugh…because when you smile and laugh it can take a huge weight off your shoulders. Allow your smile to connect with your heart…take a load off and enjoy a bit of happiness….and then pass it along to those you love and care about.

…and this is according to Mary!

Love is Like a Ship on the Ocean

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The lyrics of the old song from the 70’s popped in my head as I began to write this. It’s an oldie but a goodie!

In a recent message from Mary she showed images of the ocean.  I could see the power, I could see the energy.  I could feel the healing energy that comes from listening to the waves…I could feel the healing energy as the visuals of the ocean gave me strength and brought me harmony from within.  The entire experience allowed me to look to my heart for clarity and love.  I was able to drawn on my heart to feel peace and connect with this beautiful planet.

In today’s message Mary wanted to remind us of the beauty found in nature, specifically water. She wanted us to experience the beauty and healing quality that can be found in any natural body of water, and if you are close by she recommends that you take a trip to the ocean, the sea, a lake, a river….and let your senses embrace the energy that you find there.

…and this is according to Mary!

The Quality of Pet Food

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Today’s message from Mary focused on the quality  of the food we feed our pets  If you can afford it buy a good quality natural product or one from the vet. C was fooled  a few years ago  buying a premium cat food  from the grocery store only to find out the quality of it was gone. Even though it had started out as a good brand to trust it had been bought out by  a large corporation.  And they decreased the quality but still lured C in because of the name recognition  and price.  It cost a fortune so it had to be good quality. C only found out when her kitty got sick and we went searching for another brand of food. A store clerk informed us the terrible food C was feeding her. We felt horrible.  We did find a good brand at the vet’s office (since she is older) which she thoroughly enjoys!

. . .  And this is according to Mary