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Canvas of Life

“Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren  Art credit: fineartamerica.com CANVAS OF LIFE   The comfort of a gloomy morning, its grayness like a canvas hanging in the … 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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Lavender Field

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius LAVENDER FIELD   The sun, never shy to shine even when the clouds take over the skies. The rays of light always … Continue reading

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The Aroma Of Jasmine And Oranges

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.” ― Etty Hillesum THE AROMA OF JASMINE AND ORANGES   Lazy Sunday, fuzzy day; … Continue reading

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The Journey of Healing

“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere, and you will find a joy in overcoming … Continue reading

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The Promise of Love

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn THE PROMISE OF LOVE   Let’s hope our love will prevail and we’ll end up where we began, knowing our souls for the first time on … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu METAMORPHOSIS The gentle strumming of the old guitar awakened something deep inside that seemed untouchable for a long while. Suddenly the photograph … Continue reading

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When the Stars Take a Rest

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

“Enjoy yourself. These are the good old days you’re going to miss in the years ahead.” – Anonymous THE GOOD OLD DAYS With the rising sun and a cup of coffee in my hand I leisurely saunter into the old … Continue reading

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Hourglass Silhouette

“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.” – … Continue reading

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