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Heidi Garrett (Heidigwrites)
Heidi Garrett believes in Fairy Tales
Heidi Garrett believes in Fairy Tales

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The Jesus Story, a Japanese Christian and a Dominican Nun
I finally finished reading A Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo ( a Japanese Christian) . It was a slog, for me, but an interesting one. Endo’s analysis of the biblical texts and the verifiable /non-verifable truth in the Jesus story posits interesting questions...

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Silence by Shusaku Endo
Quietness and silence have been on my mind for several months. From September 2015 to September/October 2016 I was meditating and experimenting with meditation . At first it was wonderful to be reminded of (I’ve been a meditator with widely varying levels o...

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There's No Need for Nones to be Grinches
Navigating traditional holidays can be tricky for nones (those of us who check off none of the above when defining their religious affiliations or spiritual tribe), but it doesn’t need to be. NOTE: If you’re a religious-ex, i.e. if you were born into a fami...

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The Mystical War Between Globalism and Populism
What is globalism? I came up with this definition: Corporate and political advocacy for bodies of global governance whose functional purpose is to secure the concentration of global capital in the hands of less than 10% of the world population, i.e … Today ...

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2016 Presidential Election as Story
The one thing we can all agree on today is: Thank gawd the 2016 U.S. presidential race is finally over! Keep Calm & Keep Campaigning And the long shot candidate won: Donald J. Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Because let’s be honest, w...

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Millennials & Nones Refused to be Programmed
I confess, I'm intrigued by millennials. I'm even more intrigued by nones. I didn't know I was one—a none, not a millennial—until I discovered a "label" has been coined for people like me. (Nones are those who embrace "spirituality" while claiming no religi...

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Great News!
Finally! Isolt's Enchantment , The Girl Who Believed in Fairy Tales , and Beautiful Beautiful are available at! YAY! For years, we've been unable to offer Nook Readers free books—without going through a convoluted process which ... well ...

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We Are the Creation
We are the creation, The creation unfolding, Infinitely loved by the Divine. — Heidi Garrett Beyond the cliches, platitudes, cliches and other superficials spoutings on love, lies an experience of a type that surpasses verbal explication. This is the experi...

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We are Simultaneously One & Many
Like most of my fellow Americans, I find myself reeling from and grieving the shooting of Alton Sterling on Tuesday, Philando Castile on Wednesday, and 12 Dallas police officers, five who lost their lives: Brent Thomas, Patrick Zamarripa, and three others w...

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Meditation & Eclectic Spirituality, Volume 17
I wrote  Sunburned: A Blog Series About Spirituality   while doing research for  War & Grace , the final installment in my epic fantasy trilogy  Daughter of Light . Since the foundation of the story is the evolution of consciousness, I've been posting weekl...
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