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The Hawaiian Prayer of Ho'oponopono

The Hawaiian Prayer of Ho'oponopono

Ho’ oponopono 

h’o (to make) pono (right) pono pono (doubly right)

I love you.  I am sorry.  Please forgive me.  Thank you.

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Ho’oponopono is derived from an ancient Hawaiian practice of forgiveness and reconciliation.  The prayer or mantras are the four phrases above.

This quote from Maya Angelou comes to mind, “Hate it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but not solved one yet” 

I think to myself, have we had much success hating our way out of poverty, hunger, homelessness, wars, violence, or diseases?  The only thing that cancels hate is love.  Light is the only thing that can chase away the dark. Hate has caused us to be angry, to become depressed, to take sides, to say one thing or person is better than the other, and a whole slew of negative repercussions. 

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A Ring for a Haircut – and So Much More

A Ring for a Haircut – and So Much More

Rings were the first real jewelry item that I made and felt like I perfected. This, by the way, was about 20 years ago and long before you could jump on Google or YouTube to discover anything you wanted to learn. I had to sign up for an actual class, jump in my car and drive to a location! Rings became my signature item. Early on in my first company, June Bijou, Real Simple magazine featured one of my rings in their Breast Cancer Awareness issue. Besides selling a ton – and I mean a ton of rings – I...

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How I Cleanse My Crystals

How I Cleanse My Crystals

The cleansing I do is with sound, this method felt right to me. Even though I may not understand all of the reasons behind cleansing, I can do this with integrity because it feels authentic to me. Before I tell you more about the sound cleansing, here are some of the most common ways people cleanse ( also known as clearing) stones.

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Please leave dirty shoes and energy at the door…

Please leave dirty shoes and energy at the door…

I still find it uncomfortable asking people to take their shoes off before coming into my house. Even though I know I have every right to, I still worry I’m going to insult them or something, but as I have more and more people come to my home studio, I have to put my big girl undies on and just do it. I personally think it’s gross to wear shoes in the house. If you’ve been in a public restroom I promise you, you have walked through someone’s urine, or other bodily fluid.  When you walked through a parking lot,...

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Starting a biz in 2 months or less.

Starting a biz in 2 months or less.

The last 2 months have been a complete blur! In less than 8 weeks I decided to create a brand new jewelry line and company. In that span of time I established a brand identity, a message, a virtual presence, and of course actual product.

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