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The Longer I Hold It

This story has made the rounds on the internet for a while now, but it’s meaningful enough to pass along again. A speaker walked around a room full of people while teaching about stress management. To begin he grabbed a … Continue reading

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Desire Demands Its Own Attainment

Our desires and aversions are mercurial rulers. They demand to be pleased. Desire commands us to run off and get what we want. Aversion insists that we must avoid the things that repel us. Typically, when we don’t get what … Continue reading

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The Only Safety

“Allow” By Danna Faulds There is no controlling life. Try corralling a lightning bolt, containing a tornado.  Dam a stream and it will create a new channel.  Resist, and the tide will sweep you off your feet. Allow, and grace … Continue reading

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Wisdom Is NOT a Product of Thought

Most people spend their entire life imprisoned within the confines of their own thoughts. They never go beyond a narrow, mind-made, personalized sense of self that is conditioned by the past. In you, as in each human being, there is … Continue reading

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On the Day I Die

Following Post by John Pavlovitz. Visit his great blog here: Link On the die I day a lot will happen. A lot will change. The world will be busy. On the day I die, all the important appointments I made will be left unattended. … Continue reading

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Like a Hand Sewn Quilt

In June of 2011, I began a blog titled loveletterdaily.com that is still active on-line. It is/was one of three blogs that were a part of healing from past heartaches and turmoil and a tonic for restoring my belief in … 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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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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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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