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Signs of the Times

 A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him saying, ‘You are mad, you are not like us. ~Abba Anthony

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Live Peace, Speak Peace

“To live without speaking is better than to speak without living. For the former who lives rightly does good even by his silence but the latter does no good even when he speaks.” ~Abba Isidore of Pelusia

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Solitude Is A State Of Mind

  “There are many who live in the mountains and behave as if they were in the town, and they are wasting their time. It is possible to be a solitary in one’s mind while living in a crowd, and … Continue reading

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Silence

“The ego uses words to get what it wants. When we are in an argument with our family, friends, or colleagues, that is what we do. We pull out the words that give us power, make us look right or … Continue reading

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Learning To Love

You learn to love, not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

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Changing Your Mind

Contemplative practice, done over time, actually rewires our brains so that we can detach from our addictive patterns of thinking and feeling and our unworkable programs for happiness. Now many neuro scientists affirm such very real change and call it … Continue reading

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Pay Attention

Mindfulness changes the brain. . .  How we pay attention promotes neural plasticity, the change of neural connections in response to experience. ~Psychiatrist and brain researcher Daniel J. Siegel in his book: “The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the … Continue reading

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Forty-two Spirals Around The Sun

Me the poet dreaming my dreams, you the artist creating new scenes, me dissolving in desperate tears you holding tightly, dispelling my fears, we jumping into improbable things learning new patterns and finding our wings creating our world and living … Continue reading

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Transformation

Transformation has little to do with intelligence, willpower, or perfection. It has everything to do with honest humility, willingness, and surrender. ~Richard Rohr

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Light In Darkness

She, In the dark, Found light Brighter than many ever see. She, Within herself, Found loveliness, Through the soul’s own mastery. And now the world receives From her dower: The message of the strength Of inner power. ~Langston Hughes  “Helen … Continue reading

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If There Is. . .

If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in … Continue reading

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Cures For Depression

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. ~ Dodie Smith born 1896 English playwright

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Sufficient

“We each have a choice in any setting to step back and let go of the mind-set of scarcity. Once we let go of scarcity, we discover the surprising truth of sufficiency. By sufficiency, I don’t mean a quantity of … Continue reading

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Art

Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Pablo Picasso

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Shhhhh

One who is noisy in the wood, scares away mushrooms. ~Russian proverb

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