Monthly Archives: May 2012

Within the Walls of My Being

I was conceived in a world beyond my grasp, beyond my knowledge. A world for me to be born in…. and to die. But what about the “in-between” time? Can I connect birth, live, and death into a flowing stream … Continue reading

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Too Precious to Waste… Never Long Enough to Worry About

For the total of fifty cents, plus tax, yesterday I bought a used copy of a small book published in 2010 by Dr. Criswell Freeman titled “When Life Throws You a Curveball… Hit It!”. The little thing is only about a quarter … Continue reading

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The Exploration of Desire

Choice is the exploration of desire and then the selection of action. In every moment, you are choosing either to align yourself with your own true path or veer away from it. There are no neutral actions. Even the smallest … Continue reading

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Dreamers of the Day

  For all wishers and dreamers; For those who hope and pray; For every faithful schemer; Who lives from day-to-day; Are words that count to forty-nine With wisdom inside for you to find.   All people dream, but not equally. … Continue reading

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Buddha, Confucius and Franklin

  There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships And breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; It is a sword that kills. … Continue reading

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If You Could Only Love Enough

Love is…..? Actually I can’t explain it, but I feel in my mind, body and soul. I can’t prove it exists, but know without doubt it does. Love is a thousand things and more.  Without it life loses much of its … Continue reading

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Poetry of the Senses

Showing again my kinship with a number many are superstitious about, here’s another installment of thirteen’s. This time 13 sayings about loving and being loved. 1. It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return. But what is … Continue reading

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Be Thankful

In my mind the number thirteen has held fascination for me as long as I can remember. Most likely it comes from my perpetual quest to be uniquely myself. Since thirteen is shunned by many as an unpopular number, then … Continue reading

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Joy-Filled Gratitude

Never have I been able to sort between coincidence for a reason and events that come my way purely by happenstance. I vacillate between thinking everything is by chance to thinking all things occur by destiny. Generally, I have settled … Continue reading

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A Broader Perspective

Here’s a list of thirteen quotes and status updates found on Facebook and Twitter about spending time by one’s self or being singled out by circumstance or purpose.  I find them to be thought-provoking and good exercises for the mind.  Sometimes you … Continue reading

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