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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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Spiritual Bridges

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” – Roy T. Bennett SPIRITUAL BRIDGES   What if I became a grain … 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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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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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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The Map Of Life

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” – C.G. Jung THE MAP OF LIFE   Do you know what’s there to enjoy besides the beauty of your soul?   Study the lines on your face … Continue reading

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Hope Is The Gardener

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ― Pablo Neruda HOPE IS THE GARDENER   On the shoulders of mountaintops In the branches of Nature’s grasp In the eyes of the sapphire sky In the bed … 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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Today I Stand

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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The Animal Soul

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” … Continue reading

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