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Midnight Glow

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir MIDNIGHT GLOW   I came to the end of the valley, where the last tree stands lonesome, it seems, but the mountain stream playfully runs … Continue reading

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Daily Greetings

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…” – C.S. Lewis Photo credit: Avi Drori at Yosemite Conservancy DAILY GREETINGS Before I say good-bye I must say hello – my daily … Continue reading

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Morning Harmony

“There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.” – William C. Bryant MORNING HARMONY   The morning song … 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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Labyrinth of Her Soul

“Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed. ” ― Leo Tolstoy THE LABYRINTH OF HER SOUL   When you take a moment to see you will be met with a smile … Continue reading

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Silhouette of Wealth

“You are not rich until you have a rich heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett SILHOUETTE OF WEALTH   What is it that we cannot buy or sell?   Is it wisdom or experience, the warmth of breath? Is it faith … Continue reading

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After the Storm

“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.” ― Viktor E. Frankl AFTER THE STORM   The calm before the storm nobody knew how … Continue reading

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The Thin Air of Happiness

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams THE THIN AIR OF HAPPINESS   I haven’t felt happiness for so long I almost forgot its … Continue reading

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Life Is A Journey

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo THE THIEF OF WISDOM I am a thief of wisdom. I journey the Grand Canyon of many souls long gone as … Continue reading

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Phantom Pain

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau I feel as if I were experiencing “phantom pain” – sensation described as a perception  related to a limb loss as a result of amputation. Although … Continue reading

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