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Warmth of Kindness

I place another dry fir log onto hot coals in the wood stove, I am warmed and filled with thankfulness for a tree once dead and seemingly useless that fell one windy night across our power lines. Hydro was there … Continue reading

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November Rememberings

So many rememberings. . . they crowd in and push at each other like shoppers at sales tables. Let them pass, there’s nothing there I need to hang onto. ©1994 Sharron R. McMillan

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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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The Universe

The universe is a single reality— one long sweeping spectacular process of interconnected events. The universe is not a place where evolution happens; it is evolution happening. It is not a stage on which dramas unfold; it is the unfolding … Continue reading

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There Be Fairies Here

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep, Tall trees of peace their vigil keep, And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world. ~Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

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The Mushroom Bursts The Sod

Then sleep the seasons, full of might; While slowly swells the pod, And rounds the peach, and in the night The mushroom bursts the sod. The winter comes: the frozen rut Is bound with silver bars; the white drift heaps … Continue reading

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Being Better

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. ~St. Francis

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Living The Truth

You do not think yourself into a new way of living, you live yourself into a new way of thinking. ~St. Francis

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Deception

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words. ~John Ruskin

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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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Sleep

The sleep of the working man is pleasant whether he eats little or much but the full stomach of the rich man does not allow him to sleep. ~Ecclesiastes  

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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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We Are All One

Emergent theories seem to confirm what mystics have been telling us all along—that we are one, not just all human beings, but all creation, the entire universe. As much as we may imagine and act to the contrary, human beings … Continue reading

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Kindness

Kindness is never wasted. If it has no effect on the recipient, at least it benefits the bestower. ~ S.H. Simmons

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Irritated

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ~ Carl Gustav Jung

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