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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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Canvas of Life

“Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren  Art credit: fineartamerica.com CANVAS OF LIFE   The comfort of a gloomy morning, its grayness like a canvas hanging in the … Continue reading

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All Too Human

“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you’ll always find despair.” ― Irvin D. Yalom ALL TOO HUMAN   Darkness and light, death and life, despair and hope, sharing the same ground we all … 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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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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Good-Bye

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau Photo credit: dublinsmick.wordpress.com GOOD-BYE   I would like to say Good-Bye   to the forest of darkness; but without darkness I would never feel the warmth … 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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Melody of Life

By Sharka Waite  

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