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Message From An Eagle

The eagle does not escape the storm. The eagle simply uses the storm to lift it higher. It spreads its mighty wings and rises on the winds that bring the storm.      Jack White

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Choose Your Attitude

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread… They offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: to … Continue reading

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Dancing With Clouds

When we look up, it widens our horizons. we see what a little speck we are in the universe, so insignificant, and we all take ourselves so seriously, but in the sky, there are no boundaries. No differences of caste … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers, That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. ~Emily Dickinson

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Grape Leaves

Hope is a waking dream. ~Aristotle

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Victim or Victor

A victim continues to look at what they lost, a victor looks at what was kept.

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Don’t Be Afraid

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. ~Frederick Buechner

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Buy Hyacinths To Feed Thy Soul

If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

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Sweet Violets

Sweet violets sweeter than all the roses covered all over from head to toe covered all over with sweet violets. Chorus from an old song my dad used to sing to me by Charles Grean / Cy Coben Sweet Violets … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Two masked men appeared at our door the other day and we let them in! Who would have thought that scenario would become normal. Our old trusty drier packed it in and our local appliance store delivered our new one, … Continue reading

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Yes Jesus Loves Me

Yes, Jesus loves me, yes, Jesus loves me, the Bible tells me so. He is alive and He loves me! John 3:16

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Think On These Things

Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these … Continue reading

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It’s Alright To Float

Until you know you will not drown, you must not try to save anyone else. Stay away from those who are also thrashing about trying to survive, lest in their panic you both are sucked below. You are tired. It … Continue reading

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Each and Every Day Is A Gift

Unwrap it, admire it, enjoy it. And be thankful at the end of it.

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I Will Lift Up My Eyes

I will lift up my eyes and see beauty and hear birdsong in the trees. I will count my blessings one by one and care for those around me. I will not let fear turn my head nor my thoughts … Continue reading

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