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It’s Time To Live In Peace and Harmony

The war to end all wars didn’t. Still wars tear people and countries apart. Why are we so slow to learn how to get along, how to share and take care of the beautiful world we’ve inherited. It’s not about … Continue reading

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Be A Beginner

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning ~Eckhart

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Be What We Seek

Only when we are eager to love can we see love and goodness in the world around us. We must ourselves remain in peace, and then we will find peace over there. Remain in beauty, and we will honour beauty … Continue reading

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Pause And Reflect

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. ~Mark Twain

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Clearing A Spot

To begin is half the work. ~ Decimus Magnus Ausonuius.

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Guilt and Regret

Wearing guilt and regret is like wearing a pair of shoes too small for you. The discomfort ruins the whole day and adds to the regret for having put them on again. Maybe if we got rid of the small … Continue reading

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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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