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Being You

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell 1904–1987

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This Time

There always has to be one, one voice amongst all the kind, loving, affirming ones that echoes louder and seems to have more power to leave me guessing my worth and my motives again. But not this time. This time … Continue reading

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Perseverance

  Over and over Then more – over Be strong, take courage Be patient & persistent Don’t get discouraged It is what it is, but not what it seems Don’t delay, don’t give up The last stitch could mean Something … Continue reading

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On The Verge

Words that have nothing to do with truth, peace or greatness Avarice protecting place, position, stuff from those who need it most Revenge for not playing the game by someone else’s rules. . . ©Sharron R. McMillan  

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One Piece Is Missing

It’s easier to fly off to other countries to talk about peace then stay home and live at peace with one’s neighbour. Building walls does not create peace. Peace is a gate that opens both ways. Peace reaches out with … Continue reading

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The Light of The World

Light is not so much what you directly see as that by which you see everything else. ~Richard Rohr

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Heart Art Earth Art

Using your collection of rocks and shells, you’ve created art with heart from the earth. I just noticed art is encapsulated in the words heart and earth.  Meant to be together. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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A New Year Waits To Be Written

A new year, like a new journal, begs to be filled with all there is to say. It’s OK to not fill up every page, every minute, every gap in conversation and it’s fine to start a new year and … Continue reading

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A New Year On Its Way

Peeling off the pages of unused calendars, wondering at spaces left unwritten in my journal, counting down the days, the hours until a new calendar, a new journal, another chance at noticing, experiencing and recording all of it. ©Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Fac, si facis

Fac, si facis – Do it if you’re going to do it

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Times Have Changed For Poets

Years I spent typing out my words on an Underwood typewriter with carbon paper between the pages, folding, sealing, stamping, mailing waiting. Waiting to hear from publisher, editor, friend. I had to include stamps for my own rejection slips. NOW … Continue reading

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Grace – Peace

Charis,  Shalom

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Highlighting A Life

Like the outline on a painting or the edging of a stole faults and failures only highlight a life of gratitude for second chances. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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Ringing the Gong at Sunset

Nov. 11, 2018 at sunset, I rang our gong 100 times. It was actually a very moving experience for me.  I wasn’t going to ring the gong one hundred times, I thought I’d do a few gongs and call it … Continue reading

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Puddle

Fragments of thought splash the shattered cortex of my cerebellum, do not alight can not enter, only bounce about until settling somewhere inside my brain, lost forever in folds of intelligence, unable to decipher something so simple as a  puddle. … Continue reading

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