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Only When

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. … Continue reading

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Love Where You Live

If you live in the city don’t whine about crime, if you live near a factory there’s going to be grime. If you live by a freeway get used to the noise, If you live with children then step over … Continue reading

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Look To This Day

Look to this day for it is life; the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence – the joy of growth, the splendour of action, the glory of power. For yesterday … Continue reading

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Slugs

They work at night sliming their paths of destruction through other’s gardens, using what isn’t theirs to feed their need to take and consume what others have created, then fouling it before crawling once more under rocks of comfort they … Continue reading

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Morning In My Studio

When I shut my studio door I lock out the woes of the world for a few hours. I’m looking out to a sea of ferns, still, quiet surrounded by cedar, alder and maple trees sanding tall, straight, unafraid. The … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

When you arise in the morning Give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food And give thanks for the joy of living And if perchance you see no reason for … Continue reading

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Focus

At times we see life through wide-angled lens, complete and beautiful. But focus changes. Pain, disappointment, fear filter our perspective and the world never looks the same again. Rose coloured filters may help for awhile but more often we just … Continue reading

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Hermit Moments

Hermit Moments with yourself, by yourself, accepting yourself, loving yourself, learning all the wisdom of the world. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Poet Pen

I fain would write a timely poem Of politics and polls Of oil spills and postal strikes Of taxes, wars and goals. But lo, ‘twas not my diascope This timely news to share, For ‘tis delivered daily At my step … Continue reading

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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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Sad Truth

Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand. ~Luke the physician

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Entwined

We have grown together like two different species of plants entwined but not dependent, at least I like to think so. ©Excerpt from “Entwined” Sharron R. McMillan

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Lovely Moments of the Day

We did our shopping, checked the post office, got diesel and then went down to the beach and enjoyed our Ice Cream on waffle cones at the end of the walking pier, staring across to Vancouver Island.  Lovely moments of … Continue reading

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