Day 58: Small Business Saturday (Wherever you are!)

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Day 21: Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Sometimes when I need some inspiration or a quiet place to sit, I find myself at the Self Realization Fellowship (pun intended) in Pacific Palisades.  Right now is such a great time to visit this ten acre plot of tranquility, everything is blooming.  A gentle path winds its way around the spring-fed lake, past waterfalls, and waterfowl.  There’s a storybook like windmill and plenty of benches and shady spots to enjoy the view.  There is the Gandhi Peace Memorial,  where a portion of his ashes are enshrined.   I have attended weddings and memorials here, they have group meditation classes and Sunday services, with all religions welcome.  This is truly a magical spot to connect with the spirit that moves through all things…