Month: November 2012

Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season

Only in America do we give thanks for all our plenty and then spend the rest of the holiday season in a frenzy trying to buy the things we lack.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a saint. I strive for food and shelter like everyone else. I’m willing to work for my basic needs. But,…

Nurses of America: Does Your Vote Count?

Just think in a few more days my phone will stop ringing and the political solicitors won’t be calling during all hours of the day or night. Peace will be restored.

Is it really anyone’s business who I vote for? Or, whether or not I vote at all? Does one nurse’s opinion count?

I’d like to believe I live in a bubble and that the choices I make have no effect on anyone but me. It’s so easy to be spiritual when I’m all alone and I don’t have to share my time and energy accounting for anyone else. But if that were true, relationships wouldn’t matter.

Experience shows that caring for each other is the most important behavior there is when it comes to a happy, healthy society. Finding creative solutions to life’s everyday problems, and sometimes tragedies, takes massive ingenuity, thoughtfulness and strength. Frankenstorm is a perfect example of how each person’s action can count.

Scientific studies prove, over and over, that collective energy is greater than the sum of its parts. Collective consciousness is downright quantum. Knowledge is one thing, but when all our positive beliefs come together, miracles happen.

Your spiritual, emotional and physical well-being is directly proportionate to how much you count the value of your soul and the souls of those around you.

That’s why it’s so important to get out and vote. Support the politicians who have integrity and a track record of making the world a better place. Follow the money and see whose campaigns are supported by the people who are aligned with your soul.

Do they support a health care system that will moderate the greed of insurance companies? Do they support taxing the rich? Do they back a living-wage and a retirement with social security? These are questions only you can determine. Look beyond religion or the color of the skin and vote with your heart. Ask in prayer who will guide the American people to be united under God for the greatest good. Bring your answers to the polls on Tuesday, November 6 and make sure  your vote counts for liberty and justice for all.

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