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Lorna Bright
Lorna Bright is a dynamic speaker, musician, and author who unites modern spiritual awareness with the essence of ancient scriptures. Her most recent book, God's Top Ten List: The Cosmic Code for Enlightened Living, is the result of what she calls her "magical, mystery tour," in which she traveled cross country in a converted school bus from Nashville, Tennessee to the middle of the Sonoran Desert where a deeper meaning of the Ten Commandments was revealed to her.

An award winning songwriter, Lorna has produced and recorded three CDs of original music with accompanying songbooks along with two stress relieving meditation CDs. Her latest CD, Being: A Journey of Spiritual Empowerment, is an innovative transformational tool featuring spoken affirmations, chants and meditations accompanied by Lorna's original musical compositions.

Lorna is also the author of 52 Ways to Let Go of Anything: How to Dump Unwanted Baggage and Enjoy the Journey. Based on her popular workshop "How to Say 'Hasta La Vista' to Everything From Old Lovers to Worn-out Shoes," 52 Ways provides a year's worth of methods for letting go in all areas of life and is also available at

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Entries by Lorna Bright

4 Elements for Expressing True Freedom

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 12:48 PM

If you take a deeper look at The Declaration of Independence you will find a template for expressing freedom in your life, whether it's freedom in your physical world -- like finances or health, freedom of mind, or emotional freedom.

The first element is RECOGNITION. Basically, It's recognizing yourself....

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3 Steps to Creating Like the Creator

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 12:53 PM

It's getting close to Labor Day weekend, a federal holiday when government offices, schools and businesses are closed. So, most of us observe Labor Day as a day of rest. We participate in easy low-key activities like barbecuing, spending a day at the drag races, watching sports on TV and,...

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The Authenticity of Nelson Mandela

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 1:41 PM

The passing of the former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela prompts us to look back at his achievements and impact upon our world. From his widely acclaimed accomplishments, we all can be inspired to a greater participation in and contribution to the world around us. But...

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The First and Most Essential Step to Abundant Living

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2013 | 12:38 PM

I have always loved the idea of setting aside one day a year when we count our many blessings and contemplate all the wonderful ways in which abundance has shown up in our lives. But, I have to confess that through the years there have been some Thanksgivings when it...

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Take Off the Mask: A Key to Living Authentically

(1) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 2:35 PM

We're coming up on a very strange, yet neighborly, holiday. Halloween, the night when we invite our neighbor's children to venture up to our front door and accept candy from us. What's even stranger is that some of us like to make their trek as frightening as possible. Some sweet...

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Letting Go of Fear

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 3:13 PM

When I was a little girl, my family lived in a big, old house with creaky hardwood floors and iron radiators that made all sorts of noises when the steam passed through them. I was at the age when I was beginning to sleep in my own room most of...

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Laughing at Change

(4) Comments | Posted October 14, 2012 | 10:08 AM

Toward the end of 2011, I thought to myself, "What if 2012 really is the ominous year of transformation and change that's been predicted?" An out with the old, in with the new type of thing sounded pretty good to me, so I got all excited about it. I thought,...

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My Personal Declaration of Independence

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2012 | 5:45 PM

Here we are, coming up on the Fourth of July weekend, and I have to admit that I'm thinking more about where to go to see the best fireworks than about how grateful I am to live in the land of the free and the home of the brave. At...

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Giving Thanks Begins With Letting Go

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2011 | 6:27 PM

Setting aside a day to give thanks is a wonderful practice but, during this time of global upheaval when most of us are focused on what we don't have, how do we genuinely and wholeheartedly observe a day dedicated to being grateful for all that we do have?

The origin...

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The Truth That Changed the World

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2011 | 10:59 AM

We're coming up on the commemoration of the most powerful time in our nation's history. July 4th, 1776 -- the day when our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, declaring their independence from British rule. That single, audacious act set in motion the advancement of a country whose foundation is...

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What Do the Ten Commandments Have to Say About Living a Balanced Life? Honor Your Mother and Father

(2) Comments | Posted May 5, 2011 | 5:32 PM

Mother's Day -- the one day of the year set aside to honor our mothers and to acknowledge the many things they taught us -- is just around the corner.

The idea of honoring our mothers reminds me of the fifth of The Ten Commandments, which says:

Honor your...
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Free at Last! Now What?

(1) Comments | Posted February 18, 2011 | 2:33 PM

Last week, the Egyptian people set themselves free from 30 years of repressive, dictatorial rule.

I have to say, I can't relate.

Growing up in a free country, my experience with any kind of oppression has been -- well, I was going to say, minimal, but compared to what...

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Do We Each Have The Capacity to Take a Life? The Deeper Message of The Sixth Commandment

(12) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 5:10 PM

As a result of the Tucson assassination attempt and killings, some people have called for stronger laws to "impose order on the chaos." But the letter of the law was written many centuries ago and still, heartbreaking tragedies continue to happen. The sixth of the Ten Commandments is only four...

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Does God Really Care If We Cuss? The Underlying Message of the Third Commandment

(59) Comments | Posted November 11, 2010 | 9:32 AM

When Sarah Palin condemned the critics of the National Day of Prayer she boldly exclaimed, "What in hell scares people about talking about America's foundation of faith?"

For me, hearing "what the hell" in the same sentence as the word "faith" pushed a button that took me way back to...

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The Real Religious Challenge of the Second Commandment

(229) Comments | Posted October 20, 2010 | 8:45 PM

Many people today want to post the Ten Commandments in their front yards and on courthouse lawns. They claim that, if only we would heed the decrees, the world would be a better place. The standard bearer leading this charge is the ever-present, effervescent Sarah Palin who, during an interview...

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The Sarah Palin Plan For America

(12) Comments | Posted October 5, 2010 | 1:10 PM

On Fox News last week, Sarah Palin gave a telling response to Greta Van Susteren's question about a possible 2012 presidential bid. Palin said that if no one else came forward with solutions to get the country back on track, she would offer herself "in the name of service to...

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