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Grateful

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” ~Alphonse Karr

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Love’s Transforming Power

If there is a secret to love’s transforming power, surely it must lie in its uncanny ability to call forth who we truly are. ~Richard Rohr

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Words of Wisdom

Neither a lender nor borrower be, only then are you truly free.  

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Middle Daughter’s Lovely Yard

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A Seed

  I was a seed searching for a place to root. Carried by turbulent winds to desolate soil I could have withered and dried. Transported by flighty fowl of feelings to distant shores, I may have drowned in oceans of … Continue reading

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Just Stop

Sit, breathe, listen to sounds you have not heard before. Don’t miss out on the beauty while always searching for more. Breathe wisdom from the silence, healing from the air learn to stop and learn to wait, when nothing more … Continue reading

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Fullness

Only Emptiness Is Prepared for Fullness ~Richard Rohr

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Mocha in the Raspberries

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Hope Full

I am without legs. I can not stand upon the pillar of cynicism that society pretends to worship. I am without arms. I can not hold together that which is determined to fly apart. I am hope and I dwell … Continue reading

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Labelled Boxes

Boxes… labelled boxes, Conservative, Liberal, American, Jew, Baptist, Aries, middle class, Irish, poet, rich, poor, white, green … we huddle together in the box we are most comfortable in because we are the same, we belong. It is comfortable and … Continue reading

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Life

When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. ~Anmol Andore

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My Heart is Fixed, it is My Mind That Wanders. . .

What is true what is real what I see or what I feel, the questions burn a crooked trail though heart is strong, mind is frail. I straddle lines that mark the way one step, which foot will lead today. … Continue reading

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Leaning Into Life

Like the cedar leaning precariously towards light, roots pulled from what anchors it, risks uprooting completely, I too lean toward the elusive goodness of truth. Most trees, content to grow straight and tall accept the space they’ve been given, stunted … Continue reading

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Being You

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell 1904–1987

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Being You

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. ~Dr. Seuss

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