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Still Alice

  “Your concept of the world depends upon this concept of the self. And both would go, if either one were ever raised to doubt.”                                                   Gifts from a Course in Miracles I recently saw the movie “Still Alice.” While I … Continue reading

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Opening the Heart-Ringing in the Season

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you… yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.                                               Mother Teresa With all the hoopla of the world ending on December … Continue reading

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Remember…

      “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”                                                                                                                                 Gothe-Faust On a summer day in my back yard many years ago, I believe I was ten years old, I remember spinning. Arms out wide, laughing … Continue reading

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The Clouded Heart…

“Every blade of grass has it’s angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.”            The Talmud I am often mystified on how the past permeates my present thoughts. It’s not so much the big things anymore. Granted, divorce, death … Continue reading

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Openings in the Heart…

“Lots of people talk to animals…not very many listen though…that’s the problem.”    The Tao of Pooh. This week has been a mixture of pain and love for me. I realize it makes no difference how love comes into your heart … Continue reading

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The Resiliency of One…

We are not single lost souls floating out there aimlessly without goal; instead, we are like a kaleidoscope of colors, each one with its own characteristics, uniqueness and destiny. Our lives touch, shaping pieces of our world together. We are the … Continue reading

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Thriving where you’re planted…

“I don’t see much sense in that,” said Rabbit. “No,” said Pooh humbly, “there isn’t. But there was going to be when I began it. It’s just that something happened to it along the way.”                                     Winnie the Pooh I was … Continue reading

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Voice back by popular demand…

First off, HAPPY EASTER!  I’m driving down the street the other day, stopped at a stop sign and see a large 7-10 foot rabbit in front of me. Honestly, I was not thinking of Easter at the moment. It can … Continue reading

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Can you Hear me?

   “The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”  ~Ralph Nichols A friend, and neighbor, died this week. She was found dead … Continue reading

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Searching for familiarity…

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.             (Jan Glidewell-Times North Suncoast Columnist) When I experience the sights and sounds of my “perfect moment,” there is no … Continue reading

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