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Wouldn’t It Be Great?

Once upon a time, on a world far, far away a planet’s inhabitants woke one Spring morning to find things had remarkably shifted for the better: – Peace had been achieved. All inhabitants came to believe that loving others was … Continue reading

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Finding The Right One

I used to think that finding the right one was about the man (woman) having a list of certain qualities. If he (she) has them, we’d be compatible and happy. Sort of a check-mark system that was a complete failure. … Continue reading

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How You Choose To Live It

Life can be long or short, it all depends on how you choose to live it. It’s like forever; always changing. For any of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You can … Continue reading

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Real and True Friends

Anyone can stand by you when you’re right, but a true friend will stick by you, even when you are wrong. The best friend is the one who, in wishing me well, wishes it for my sake. The best kind … Continue reading

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Deepest Roots of Happiness

The root of joy is gratefulness… It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. Brother David Steindl Rast All day today I felt more richly blessed than usual, almost to the point of … Continue reading

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A State of Gratitude

Through sickness, good health, international travel, a grueling career and many days of ordinary life, for well over two years I consistently put something fresh here daily. Some of the deepest and most emotional happenings of my life have been … Continue reading

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Episodes of Appreciation

It’s with no small amount of joy that I admit that I do all those things… sometimes! I am grateful to be more centered on the pathway of peace than ever before. For all the life events and people who … Continue reading

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A Better Me

The saying goes “if only to not know what I now know”. It is in gaining knowledge that we actually lose a good bit of our self. The more know-how a person assimilates the more narrow their perspective generally becomes. … Continue reading

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Someone Somewhere for Everyone

Some say a hapless romantic is hopeless; always searching, but never finding. They believe an insatiable yearning for ‘someone else’ afflicts some people to the point they can never be fully content with one person. I believe they are wrong … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today

Kissed My Comfort Zone Goodbye Originally Posted on December 31, 2012 Over time my comfort zone has become something of a trap; safe and comfortable, but stifling to my growth and realization of my dreams. My ‘rut’ is a sweet … Continue reading

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