Category Archives: Life

The Hardest Lessons

Things will change: you won’t feel this way forever. And anyway, sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are the ones your soul needs most. I believe you can’t feel real joy unless you’ve felt heartache. You can’t have a sense … Continue reading

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The Greatest Blessings of Mankind are Within

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. … Continue reading

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Today

I have learned over a period of time to be almost unconsciously grateful–as a child is–for a sunny day, blue water, flowers in a vase, a tree turning red. I have learned to be glad at dawn and when the … Continue reading

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Right In Front of My Nose

My wishes for us all in this New Year were found right in front of my nose  on my fireplace hearth: “Peace Stone” – A gift from a friend who had many times heard my answer to the question, “What … Continue reading

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Few Minds More Brilliant

In history, there have been few minds more brilliant than that of the Greek philosopher, Plato. I mean, consider a man who was the student of Socrates and the teacher to Aristotle. Plato is one of the founding fathers of … Continue reading

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Love Is The Only Thing

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Beatus Rememberence (Happy Remembrance)

Feeling grateful brings a grace like little other. Through the power of gratefulness my life became more contented and centered. For three years I wrote almost every day about the light and dark times that shaped and molded my life. … Continue reading

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How Amazing

Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. Neil Gaiman One never knows where inspiration comes. All true turning points come unexpectedly. It’s uncanny how one can feel life beginning to fill … Continue reading

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You Bring Me Joy

Originally posted September 3, 2012 The years have not caused me to forget. Still there are remnants of feelings strong beyond explanation. You cracked me wide-open and I was never the same again.Was it because you loved me so unwaveringly deep … Continue reading

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Soulmates: Love that Lasts a Lifetime

Originally posted July 7, 2011 “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans” wrote John Lennon in what he said was a favorite song he authored (Beautiful Boy). That quote is part of my personal sayings … Continue reading

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