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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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On The Edge of a New Year

  Like standing on the edge of a white sand beach when the tide is low and the sky is clear Nothing mars the perfect landscape devoid of all regrets or fear. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan  

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Christmas Is – Part 4

Mother. Father. Child. Together. Alone. Guests who arrived had been invited by angels. Angels. And a star. Shepherds. Wise men. How simple it was, how thrilling. How lonely. Christmas. Family. Presents. And an unexpected sense of loneliness – We too … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 3

If Christmas is about the birth of Jesus then the celebrations would at least reflect the kind of person he was. He was born poor, in a lonely place, among animals did they even have food? Excerpt from “Christmas Is” … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 1

 Christmas is family and friends and love, it is the rebirth of hope and the promise of peace. Excerpt from “Christmas Is”©2001 Sharron R. McMillan

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The Difference

The city has a face, the country a soul. ~ Jacques De Lacretelle

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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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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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Reading Nature

Lectio Divina in Nature Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen How many can you find? ~Lew Welch Lew Welch, Ring … Continue reading

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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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Together

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity. ~Psalms

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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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