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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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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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