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Alive

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi ALIVE   Ah, how I love silence! When people sleep and only … Continue reading

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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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Midnight Glow

“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Photo credit: www.facebook.com/YosemiteNPS MIDNIGHT GLOW   I came to the end of the valley, where the last tree stands lonesome, it seems, but the mountain stream playfully … Continue reading

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Thankful During Times of Pain

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person (pet)*. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer  *Disclaimer: I … Continue reading

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The Waves of Passing Time

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller Photo credit: hiking2christ.org THE WAVES OF PASSING TIME   Can the mountain brook rolling down the hill calm our minds with its rhythmic humming? … 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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The Aroma Of Jasmine And Oranges

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.” ― Etty Hillesum THE AROMA OF JASMINE AND ORANGES   Lazy Sunday, fuzzy day; … Continue reading

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I Would

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I WOULD   If I could fly into space to find you a necklace made of stars, I would. … Continue reading

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Left Behind In Ashes

“I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” – Steve Maraboli LEFT BEHIND IN ASHES Nothing matters in the end… … 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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