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This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up… Keep trying, hold on, … Continue reading

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Continue Striving

  There is no knowledge so hard to acquire as the knowledge of how to live this life well and naturally. Michel de Montaigne

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As You Imagine

Your eyes are like a mirror… and what you see in me is a reflection of you. CV Pillay

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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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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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