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Hey folks! I just wanted to alert everyone to the fact that $1 from each sale of Kindle copies of my books will be donated to the Gulf region.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Megan Monique Aug 3, 2010.

Does Wealth Lead to Happiness?
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“Life in abundance comes only through great love” ~ Elbert HubbardDoes wealth create happiness? Although a life free of financial worries sounds like the answer to all problems, I personally believe…Continue

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Osama Bin Laden Is Dead -- Should We Rejoice?

Osama Bin Laden is confirmed dead, and as news of his demise spread, videos and reports of worldwide cheer exploded across the media. Thousands of people flocked to the streets, carrying children on their shoulders and screaming victory over evil. I first heard of Bin Laden’s death last night, when one of my sons came downstairs and…See More
May 2, 2011
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Death: Time To Start A New Chapter

As we saw in the last card of The Hanged Man, the Fool has come to a point of his journey in which he understands that some things just have to be accepted for what they are. Sacrificing some of his ways, and seeing the world from a different point of perspective, has allowed him the opportunity to notice aspects of his life in a different light, and he has come to understand that things aren’t always as they seem – indeed, changing one’s point of perspective can change his perception of…See More
Mar 28, 2011
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Thank You!!!

The past week has been a whirlwind, but rather than feeling turned upside down, I feel absolutely invigorated. I have to believe that Universe knows when it is time for a shuffle, and when you leave yourself open for changes, wonderful things manifest.A couple of weeks ago, I decided to give something a try – after spending almost three decades doing Tarot readings for friends and family, I thought of spreading my wings to the outside world and I offered a few free sample readings on a handful…See More
Mar 26, 2011
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The Hanged Man: A Different Perspective Can Change Your Perception Of Reality

So far, the Fool has gone through an amazing journey, and he has learned a lot. Yet, no matter how much he has absorbed, he is aware of the fact that things aren’t always as they seem – he has seen the world in daylight, and he has seen it wrapped in the shadows of the night, but he has never seen it upside-down. When he encountered t...he Wheel of Fortune, he discovered that some events are completely outside the realm of human control, and even if some things can later be affected by our…See More
Mar 22, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith commented on the blog post 'Strength: Is Your Inner Lion Working In Your Favor?'
"Hi Lisa!!! Long time no talk....how are you, honey? Great to see you, as always. :-)  "
Mar 21, 2011
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Strength: Is Your Inner Lion Working In Your Favor?

In the previous step of his journey, the Fool understood that some things which unfold in our lives are out of our control. Our choice, at this point, is how to respond to them – since a natural instinct of survival is likely to be triggered, we are probably going to experience a rush of untamed energy in connection to being exposed to an event we weren’t expecting; may it be in the form of anger or lust, our animal instinct surfaces to ensure our safety and survival. In the card of Strength,…See More
Mar 21, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith replied to the discussion 'Identifying which room -- and which area of your life -- needs the most attention' in the group Pink Decluttering
"Anna, that's not weird at all, and in fact, as I read your story, I can't help being in awe of your strength. You might not see it yourself, because you are part of the picture, but from the outside, the effort you are making to heal…"
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The Wheel Of Fortune: What Goes Up Must Come Down, And What Is Down Will Go Up

After spending time to learn the mysteries of the night, and the messages of the shadow self during his Hermit phase, the Fool is now ready to step back into the conflicting energies of the world, and to approach challenges with a deeper understanding of how everything works. On his journey back to the outside world, he realizes that not all happenings are controlled by human choice – some things are simply brought on by fate. The Wheel of fortune represents the proverbial strike of good or bad…See More
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Anna Costello replied to the discussion 'Identifying which room -- and which area of your life -- needs the most attention' in the group Pink Decluttering
"speaking of a vicious cycle:   That's it, isn't it? All my life I've been terrified of placing a value on anything,  because then I might lose it. But if I don't place a value on it--why would I bother taking care of…"
Mar 16, 2011
Anna Costello replied to the discussion 'Identifying which room -- and which area of your life -- needs the most attention' in the group Pink Decluttering
"Bedroom: I'm single and plan to remain that way a while, so everything ends up back here then sits, waiting for attention; I have a bookcase I bought to declutter my books in--what--Oct? last year--that sits unassembled. What am I waiting for?…"
Mar 16, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith commented on the blog post 'How About A Free Reading?'
"No problem at all. :-)"
Mar 16, 2011
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The Hermit: The Fool Navigates The Pathways Within

After focusing so much energy in learning and conquering all that can be readily seen, the Fool realizes there are parts of himself and of this world he does not know – is there something new and undiscovered in the shadows of the night?So he takes it upon himself to find out: Armed with only a cane and a lantern, the Fool goes off on a nocturnal journey, and as he encounters animals, insects and plants that only come out or bloom at night, he understands how much he has missed so far. While…See More
Mar 16, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith commented on the blog post 'How About A Free Reading?'
"Sure. Just send me your address at either sandracarringtonsmith@gmail.com or lunanera@netzero.net"
Mar 15, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith commented on the blog post 'How About A Free Reading?'
"Ok. I will pull cards for it in the morning, and I will write back. Is it okay if I send a message here, or would you prefer if I use a different e-mail address? Many blessings,   Sandra"
Mar 15, 2011
Sandra Carrington-Smith commented on the blog post 'How About A Free Reading?'
"Hi Etsen, We can certainly look into that. Would you prefer to do this over the phone or via e-mail? It works either way, though it is a bit easier over the phone because I can connect with your energy better. If you would like a phone reading, send…"
Mar 15, 2011

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In one sentence, how do you Own Pink?
By making the most of each moment and letting go of things that should be considered ancient history.

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Great to see you all again!

Hello friends,

First of all, let me apologize for the long time I have disappeared out of sight. I think I got a little burned out and needed some time to regroup.

The last year I have done just that. I have focused on my family, I have learned all I could about the publishing business, and I have written another novel which I have decided to publish on my own this time, under my new incarnation as publisher of Crossroads Books.

I have other projects I am nursing at the…

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Posted on May 16, 2012 at 7:39am

Please "Like" This Page...

Good morning, friends!

I have a little favor to ask...if you can, and if you are on Facebook, could you please "like" the new page for my novel? Facebook is archiving old pages that are not used much, so we created a new one, but it needs at least 25 "likes" to exist and earn a proper name. http://on.fb.me/jLjS1c

Thank you so much! Blessings,

Sandra

Posted on May 11, 2011 at 4:24am — 2 Comments

History Repeats Itself: The Muslim Witch-hunt

Of the four billion people who died in the 20th century from all causes combined, 185,000,000 deaths were caused by other humans. At 8.5 millions, murders exceed deaths related to natural disaster (including floods, earthquakes and volcanoes) by five millions. These are scary odds. They get even scarier when one thinks that many of the 'manmade' deaths are the product of hate crimes.



Sadly, since the September 11, 2001 incident, and again since the killing of Osama Bin Laden,…

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Posted on May 7, 2011 at 7:23am

A Mother's Day reflection: What My Mother Taught Me Is More Valuable Than Recycling

One of the mantras my mother routinely used any time I asked her for suggestions to solve certain problems in my young life was: “Assess the resources you have and create a plan.” Of course, at the time I was stuck with an issue, I didn’t think I had any resources, so I distinctly remember spending a lot of time wondering what she truly meant; as I got older I realized those words were a gift I would use many times over, and I was proud to use many of my mother’s teachings in my book…

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At 3:08pm on March 3, 2011, SG Michelle Medina said…
Thank you Sandra!! Hmmm. . . Wonder if that's why I adore rock music, because I rock!!? Lol!! I hope to report back with great news soon!!!
At 3:13am on March 2, 2011, Jenny Boykin said…
I'm looking forward to it. J
At 8:38pm on October 09, 2010, Megz gave Sandra Carrington-Smith a gift
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You gave me my Pink Moment of the day. Care. Megz
At 9:07am on August 18, 2010, Aly K said…
I just wanted to say thank you again for the breathing in color exercise. It has been very helpful. I even told my sister to help her as well. HUGZ
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At 2:47am on June 1, 2010, Lisa said…
Hello Sandra!
It's been a while since we bumped into each other, your avatar caught my eye and thought I'd sto by to give you a hug!
Take care!!
Love, Lisa
At 6:28am on May 14, 2010, Lissa Rankin, MD said…
Hi sweetie- we posted YOU on Owning Pink Central today!
http://www.owningpink.com/2010/05/14/own-all-of-your-experiences-good-bad/

Thanks for such a lovely article! I'm playing hooky today with my best friend from Chicago, so if you could keep an eye on comments, I would be most grateful!
Much love
Lissa
At 6:11am on April 28, 2010, Tricia W. said…
Certainly! You too! Peace.
At 7:54am on April 16, 2010, Deborah Dee Beaulieu said…
Sandra, thank you for the invite! Nothing much compares in this world to meeting a new friend, and nothing will keep your heart as warm, as knowing that you have friends.
At 2:08pm on March 24, 2010, Megan Monique said…
Right back atchya Sandra. Thank you for your constant contribution to authentic community. It is much appreciated. XO
 
 
 

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