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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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Whispers of Time

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard   WHISPERS OF TIME?   Is it nostalgia? Is it melancholy? Is it the song on the radio? Is it the honey rays in the … Continue reading

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She Stole My Soul

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Photo credit: National Geographic Gallery SHE STOLE MY SOUL   … 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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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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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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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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Unresolved Issues

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins GONE   Is this a new beginning or is it in fact an end? Is the mirror flat … Continue reading

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Two Cups…And a Glass of Champagne

“Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,” and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable. Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that … Continue reading

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Art of the Heart

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller ART OF THE HEART   There were times long ago when the heart felt whole. Then the waves of life crushed the soul, cutting … Continue reading

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