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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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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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