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Disappointment

Let disappointment flow through me and out again, rather than curling myself around it and nurturing it. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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Message From The Birds

The vulture symbolizes cycles of life, resourcefulness, patience, cleansing, life and death. ~from https://dreamastromeanings.com/

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My Prayer

That I may see the rainbow through the rain, believing that the sun will shine again. That I may live as simple as a flower, content to bloom if only for this hour. And though I may not grace some … Continue reading

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Life Knocks At Our Door

Life knocks at our door everyday. Life will keep knocking whether we answer the door or not. Life knocks at our door at this particular time for a reason. We often feel unprepared to open the door when Life knocks. … Continue reading

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Living In Peace

Nonviolence is the foundational, universal ethic for building a culture of peace, disarmament and development. A spiritual orientation, a way of life, and a practical tool, nonviolence confronts violence without using violence, creates constructive alternatives and calls us to share … Continue reading

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May I Be Truly Happy and Free

May I be filled with loving kindness, May I be well, in body and in spirit, May I be safe, from inner and outer dangers, May I be truly happy, and free. ©Jack Kornfield

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In The Woods

Peace is here amongst the trees, oxygen provides your needs. Breathe in, breathe out, stand still, don’t shout Beauty’s touch is all you feel, where healing miracles are real. ©2014 Sharron R. McMillan

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Prayer

Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, and praising God until we ourselves are an act of praise. ~Richard Rohr

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Reflections

Religions  are reflections of only a few of the rays of Truth. All of it is true – but none of it is All the truth. Man has moulded light, formed it into shapes, cast in gold but no particular … Continue reading

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Contemplation

“Contemplation is any way one has of penetrating illusion and touching reality.” ~Parker Palmer “On the Brink of Everything”

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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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Practise Stillness

“It doesn’t hurt to engage in some kind of disciplined practice, such as meditation or prayer. Silent sitting becomes a magic carpet that rescues us from identifying with every neurotic thought that pops into our minds and every emotional distraction … Continue reading

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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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Decisions, Decisions

Every day, each of us makes decisions that determine the direction in which our lives will move. No one, no matter how wise, how highly principled or experienced, can make the right decision every time. To err is no disgrace. … Continue reading

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Fullness

Only Emptiness Is Prepared for Fullness ~Richard Rohr

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