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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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Fragmented

Fragmented. That’s a good word. That’s how I feel. Fragmented. All the parts of me won’t fit together to make a whole me. In fact all the parts of me seem to be fighting each other. My mind is going … Continue reading

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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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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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Turning Fear Into Faith

‘I love doing preposterous things,’ he replied. “Why, I don’t know anything more exhilarating and delightful than turning weakness into strength, and fear into faith, and that which has been marred into perfection.” ~ Excerpt from “Hinds Feet on High … Continue reading

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All Will Be Well

All will be well. Every manner of thing will be well. ~Julian of Norwich

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A Place in the Sun

There’s a place in the sun and there’s room for everyone Going to find me a place in the sun. ~Bryan Wells

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Beyond Understanding Is Love

Her faith is fixed and cannot move, She darkly feels you great and wise She dwells on you with faithful eyes; ‘I cannot understand – I love.’ ~Tennyson

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Noise

There are choirs singing in your head. If you listen, you will hear the music. It is the song of angels. Pay no attention to the sounds of the world. They are just noise and even when added up all … 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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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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