Tag Archives: Author Sharka Waite

Somehow

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller SOMEHOW   With each sorrow like a seed deep in soil somehow … Continue reading

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Spiritual Bridges

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” – Roy T. Bennett SPIRITUAL BRIDGES   What if I became a grain … Continue reading

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Whispers of Time

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard   WHISPERS OF TIME?   Is it nostalgia? Is it melancholy? Is it the song on the radio? Is it the honey rays in the … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Rain

“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” – Langston Hughes DANCING IN THE RAIN   When the sun hides and smile is nowhere to … Continue reading

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Today I Stand

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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She Stole My Soul

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Photo credit: National Geographic Gallery SHE STOLE MY SOUL   … Continue reading

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Mountains of Lies

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.” –  Barbara De Angelis MOUNTAINS OF LIES When you lose the love with whom … Continue reading

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All Too Human

“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you’ll always find despair.” ― Irvin D. Yalom ALL TOO HUMAN   Darkness and light, death and life, despair and hope, sharing the same ground we all … Continue reading

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Left Behind In Ashes

“I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” – Steve Maraboli LEFT BEHIND IN ASHES Nothing matters in the end… … Continue reading

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The Earth And Seven Seas

“When the heart is supple, it can be “broken open” into a greater capacity to hold our own and the world’s pain: it happens every day. When we hold our suffering in a way that opens us to greater compassion, … Continue reading

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