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Holistic Expressions, A Self Healing Expressions Newsletter

Issue 116 - Feb. ~ February Heart Openers

By Self Healing Expressions

In this Issue
 1) What's Cookin' ~ Opening remarks by June Cook
 2) A Heart-Opening Story: A Father, Daughter and a Dog
 3) A Special Valentine's Day Love Ritual for Singles by Rev. Laurie Sue
 4) Featured Healing Books ~ including Raw Chocolate Made Easy!
 5) Grief: Remembering Our Loved Ones on Valentine's Day by Marty Tousley, grief counselor
 6) Comments from you ~ Thanks for writing in!
 7) Things That Make You Go Ommm... ~ Valentine's Coupons and Offers to Check Out!
 8) This Issue's Holistic Prayers ~ Prayers for the Heart

"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance."

~ Oscar Wilde

As we approach the holiday of hearts, we have carefully selected articles, ebooks and coupons for your consideration this issue. We hope there is something for everyone.

In celebration of Valentine's Day, be sure to check this new ebook Raw Chocolate Made Easy by Sabine, as well as Rev. Laurie Sue's article on Love Rituals for Singles. There is also a Heart-Opening story about a dad, a daughter and a dog we thought many of you might appreciate. (Get your tissue handy.)

And if you don't feel like celebrating Valentine's Day this year due to emotional pain, loss and/or grief, don't lose heart. We also have a new ebook Emotional Healing for Emotional Wealth by psychotherapist Susan Smith. Also, see grief counselor Marty Tousley's classic article Remembering Our Loved Ones on Valentine's Day.


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A Heart-Opening Story: A Father, Daughter and a Dog  
A Heart-Opening Story: A Father, Daughter and a Dog

A note from June ~ Ken's mom forwarded this heart-opening story to us. We are unsure if it is a true story or of the original source but we thought it is worth sharing as it contains inspiring and valuable messages. We hope you agree. Read here.


A Special Valentine's Day Love Ritual for Singles

by Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

A Special Valentine's Day Love Ritual for Singles   Evoke the energies of love, passion and a great relationship on the holiday of hearts by calling in divine match makers and asking the Gods and Goddesses of Love to bring you home to true love ... and bring your true love home to you. Try this simple prayer and love ritual.

Author Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway is creator and instructor of these eCourses and eBook:


Featured Healing eBooks  Featured Healing eBooks!

We welcome raw food and chocolate enthusiast Sabine Spaargaren, and psychotherapist Susan Smith to our community of healing authors!

Raw Chocolate Made Easy

Healing eBooks  Raw Chocolate Made Easy A Step by Step Guide to Make Fabulous Raw Chocolate by Sabine Spaargaren
Raw chocolate is pure, unadulterated, unprocessed, chockfull of antioxidants and nutrients, and the taste is out of this world. Learn to make your own raw chocolate from scratch, with nothing more than a fork and a bowl. With this comprehensive eBook you will learn the ins and outs of the different ingredients and how they interact to make real, pure chocolate and how to develop your own recipes within no time, but just in case, there are over 20 mouth-watering recipes in there for you to experiment with. Purchase in time for Valentine's Day!.

Emotional Healing for Emotional Wealth

Healing eBooks  Emotional Healing for Emotional Wealth by Susan Jane Smith
Child abuse, bullying, rape, domestic violence, alcoholism and depression are forms of emotional pain that need to be healed before a person can have emotional health. Author and psychotherapist Susan Jane Smith guides readers to identify the changes they can make in their minds and lives to move from pain to health and on to emotional wealth. Available in PDF PDF and Kindle edition

Numerology Made Simple

Healing eBooks  Numerology Made Simple by Trevor Greig
Your name and the numbers in your life hold meaning which numerology can help you decode. Your name, for example, could reveal positive and negative attribute that impact your mental, spiritual and physical health. This numerology ebook is an easy step-by-step guide explaining the principles of numerology and provides real world examples, which are designed to help you learn the process of decoding your own name and numbers. Be empowered by discovering the hidden meanings in your own numbers and those of your friends and loved ones! Learn more now.

How Thin the Veil! 150 Years of Spiritualism Was Abraham Lincoln A Spiritualist?  
Celebrate President's Day with this eBook bundle: How Thin the Veil! 150 Years of Spiritualism by Linda Pendleton.

Comes with Was Abraham Lincoln A Spiritualist? by Nettie Colburn Maynard...with Introduction and Closing Notes by Linda Pendleton


Dealing with Grief During the Holidays   Grief Healing: Remembering Our Loved Ones on Valentine's Day
Q & A by Marty Tousley, Bereavement Counselor

We've barely made it through the holidays of December and January, and now the stores are filled with hearts and flowers and candy, all of it in celebration of the gift of love. But February 14 can be a difficult day for those of us who are grieving, and for some it will be the first Valentine's Day since our precious Valentine died. For us there is no celebration; there is only grief... Read more....

Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC is the creator and instructor of these grief eCourses: And these grief eBooks (among others):


Here's What You're Saying about our Healing Courses and Healing eBooks...   Here's What You're Saying about our Healing Courses and Healing eBooks ...

About Rev. Reed's Beatitudes course
Editor's Review ~ The thought, effort and time that Rev. Reed put into each and every lesson is evident from the start. I thoroughly enjoyed re-learning the Beatitudes through the lens of the Aramaic language (recall Aramaic is the language these ancient teachings would have been presented in by Jesus -- in that long ago sermon). The lessons are interfaith in nature and the many audio meditations teach us key Aramaic words, and guide us to focus on the Holy Breath, and heart-centered gratitude. The Holy Breath can guide us towards profound healing. I myself could feel a transformational shift as I moved through the lessons and practiced the guided meditations. Well done Rev. Reed!

About Shaman Maggie's Reiki 1 course
"I took my Reiki I course knowing very little about Reiki at all except that I was called to take it. I had no idea about lineage or what impact that may have on my studies. This course taught by Shaman Elder Maggie, was better than being at a class surrounded by other students. I learned so much more in each of her articles, book suggestions, and insightful [lessons]; it was like she was right with me with each lesson." ~ Rossah, Dance Instructor, Nevada

About Linda's eBook How Thin the Veil! 150 Years of Spiritualism
"This ebook was fantastic.... Our family recently buried yet another member of the family (three in two years) and I was so overcome with grief when I started reading this book. I'm much better now and will absolutely recommend this book to anyone that has experienced a loss!" ~ Namaste', Susan S., Arizona P.S. I can't say enough good about the customer service!


Things That Make You Go Ommm

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This Issue's Holistic Prayer   Closing Thoughts

This Month's Holistic Prayers

Prayers for the Heart

As usual, you are encouraged to adapt prayers shared here to honor your religious tradition or spiritual practice.

Reawakening to Love
by Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway ©

The season of love is upon us.
The heart reawakens
I reclaim my birthright
and take a stand for my own self-worth
and innate ability to love and live in the embrace of love.

I have had trouble with love in the past.
I have been disappointed.
My heart has been hurt.
I was once lonely, angry, unhappy, sad, and worried.
I used to believe you can't find true, lasting, soulful love.
But I choose to heal this now.
I choose love. And to find true love.
And I make a new choice to reclaim the innocence of the heart
and reconnect to soulful love.

Please Heal My Wounded Heart
by Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway ©

Dear God, please help me heal
From grief, loss and the pain of love gone wrong. And love that has been lost.
Let me leave deep heartache it in my past.
And be whole and happy again.

In my fear of never finding true love
I have been needy and overly-anxious,
Desperate and too willing to settle.
Please calm the need in me that leads to unwise choices.
Fill the emptiness in my heart that makes me crave unhealthy love.
Restore my faith in love and relationships
And grant me the ability to love myself fully.
And to feel lovable and wanted from within.
Let the healing process begin inside my heart.


© Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway, Excerpts from Rituals for Love and Romance: Attract Your Soulmate with Ceremony and Self-love

Blessings for Love and Happiness,

Your Friends at Self Healing Expressions

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