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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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Being Better

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. ~St. Francis

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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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Deception

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words. ~John Ruskin

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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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Clearing A Spot

To begin is half the work. ~ Decimus Magnus Ausonuius.

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We Are All One

Emergent theories seem to confirm what mystics have been telling us all along—that we are one, not just all human beings, but all creation, the entire universe. As much as we may imagine and act to the contrary, human beings … Continue reading

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Street Sign

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Love Expressed Well

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Empty Nest

The day a child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. ~ Alden Nowlan

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Arabian Proverb

Four things come not back; the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, the neglected opportunity. ~Arabian Proverb

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True Wisdom

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~Socrates

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Solitude or Loneliness

Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone. ~ Paul Tilich

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Actions

Actions speak louder than words and they tell the truth.

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Obviously

The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. ~Kahlil Gibran    

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