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Disappointment

Let disappointment flow through me and out again, rather than curling myself around it and nurturing it. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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Entitlement Or Endowment Part 2

Life looks very different to us when we look at it from the endowment window, rather than the entitlement window. The endowment view is that our life is a gift; its value increases when we choose to make the most … Continue reading

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Empowerment

True empowerment comes from knowing the difference between what you have control over and what you don’t; letting go of those things you truly don’t have control over and focusing your energy and attention to the things that you are … Continue reading

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Life Knocks At Our Door

Life knocks at our door everyday. Life will keep knocking whether we answer the door or not. Life knocks at our door at this particular time for a reason. We often feel unprepared to open the door when Life knocks. … Continue reading

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Living In Peace

Nonviolence is the foundational, universal ethic for building a culture of peace, disarmament and development. A spiritual orientation, a way of life, and a practical tool, nonviolence confronts violence without using violence, creates constructive alternatives and calls us to share … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Fly Low

Flying just above the trees sails luff in the gentle breeze, dinky toy cars on highway one, windows sparkle in rising sun. Gravel pit is a child’s sand box, Mount Richardson, a pile of rocks, tide is out in Davis … Continue reading

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May I Be Truly Happy and Free

May I be filled with loving kindness, May I be well, in body and in spirit, May I be safe, from inner and outer dangers, May I be truly happy, and free. ©Jack Kornfield

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Choices

Doubt sees the obstacles; faith sees the way. Doubt sees the darkest night; faith sees the day. Doubt dreads to take a step; faith soars on high. Doubt questions, “Who believes?” faith answers, “I”. ~Unknown

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Solitude or Loneliness

Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone. ~ Paul Tilich

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Life

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of … Continue reading

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Good Choices

A feast awaits us at the table of good choices. ~unknown

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Pray

The great people of the earth today are the people who pray. I do not mean those who talk about prayer, nor those who can explain about prayer; but I mean those people who take time and pray. ~ S.D.Gordon

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Don’t Be Anyone Else But You

Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking, and do something no one else is doing. ~Danny L. Deaube.

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Actions

Actions speak louder than words and they tell the truth.

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Happiness

Happiness doesn’t have to be chased… it merely has to be chosen. ~Mandy Hale

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