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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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New Year’s Resolution

By Sharka Waite “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” ― Rainer Maria Rilke As I went through my old files, I found this poem I wrote a while ago. I usually don’t … Continue reading

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In The Mirror of Change

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ~ Maya Angelou Autumn is such a symbolic period of transformation. We admire the beautiful fall colors of the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau Although I don’t believe in dedicating only one day per year to be thankful as every day is a gift to appreciate. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Life is Change

By Sharka Waite “May the love hidden deep inside your heart find the love waiting in your dreams. May the laughter that you find in your tomorrow wipe away the pain you find in your yesterday”- Unknown Life is change. … Continue reading

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