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She No Longer Fears the Wolves

She no longer fears the wolves. She has learned how to howl and run like them. She no longer envies the butterflies. She has sprouted wings and lets the wind carry her where it may, unleashing her thirst for adventure. … Continue reading

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Compassion as the Cure

I posted an image on Facebook with the words, “Compassion leads us to understanding,” and was caught off guard by one of the responses I received. It said simply, “does it?” At first I was unsure what to say, or … Continue reading

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Revolution

Revolution begins with a questioning mind.   Often the simplest and yet most profound question, the one which acts as fuel to ignite the ember of change, is this… Why?   It is our asking of this most basic of … Continue reading

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Legacy of Love

Love’s Symphony In the twilight of my grief I heard your love like a symphony Through missing pieces of my heart Each note carrying a different part And as these notes rose through the night Love’s music filled the cracks … Continue reading

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The Echoing of Loss

When your heart is breaking and there are no words to describe the way you feel how do you go on? What is it, within us, that gives us the strength to put one foot in front of the other … Continue reading

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Death and Regret

  I found myself sitting by her bedside, quiet, sad, and yet trying to put on a good face for her.  She is my grandmother.  94 years old, formerly full of life and full of pride in her appearance, now … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where You Are?

“Alice asked the Cheshire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, “What road do I take?”  The cat asked, “Where do you want to go?”  “I don’t know,” Alice answered.  “Then,” said the cat, “it really doesn’t matter, does it?” … Continue reading

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Inside the Chaos

“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.” – Jill Bolte Taylor As a … Continue reading

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Compassion and the Begging Man

Every day that I drive past this particular spot there is a man that stands on the corner.  He holds a cardboard sign which talks of peace and human connection and compassion.  He is there every day, rain or shine.  … Continue reading

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