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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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I’ll Speak Of Life

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller I’LL SPEAK OF LIFE   I’ve known hopelessness, therefore I’ll speak of hope.   I’ve known loneliness, therefore I’ll sit by you when you … 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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Seasons of Beauty

“From the ashes, a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renewed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king.” – J.R.R. Tolkien SEASONS OF BEAUTY   I woke up this morning with … Continue reading

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Thankful During Times of Pain

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person (pet)*. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer  *Disclaimer: I … Continue reading

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A New Day

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. – Henry David Thoreau Photo by Paul Bica A NEW DAY   And when we awaken at last from the nightmare that shattered our heart, still with a sleepy … Continue reading

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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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I Would

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I WOULD   If I could fly into space to find you a necklace made of stars, I would. … 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 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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