Monthly Archives: November 2005

posticon Are You Sad? by John Cali

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Being back here in the part of New York State where I grew up has reminded me of a few things I’d almost forgotten.

Among those nearly forgotten things is western New York’s weather.

This time of year (fall and winter, for those of you living in other climates) the skies are often grey for days on end, and with seemingly endless rain and snow storms.

There’s even a name (thanks, I guess, to our medical experts) for a radical mood change some folks experience due to the weather.… Read more

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posticon Gratitude by John Cali

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Over the years, Spirit has spoken often about gratitude, and the wonders it can create in our lives. In the USA this week we celebrate a day called Thanksgiving. A day of giving thanks for all the blessings in our lives. A day for expressing gratitude.

Though Spirit and I wrote a newsletter article many years ago called Gratitude, it’s never lost its timeliness, especially at this season of the year. And especially at this time in our human and planetary evolution.… Read more

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posticon Beliefs and Relationships by John Cali

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Since I’ve been here in New York with my family these past several weeks, I’ve been paying more attention to beliefs and relationships. Specifically, my beliefs, and my relationships with my family.

As some of you know, I was born and raised a Roman Catholic in a family of Sicilian immigrants. I no longer practice Catholicism or any other traditional religion. But most of my family are still practicing Catholics.

Before I came to New York toward the end of last month, I was a bit apprehensive about being here so long — I’m not going back to Wyoming until mid-January.… Read more

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posticon Afraid of Living, Scared of Dying by John Cali

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As most of you will recall, I’ve been in New York now for several weeks. This is the first time I’ve left Wyoming in almost a year, and my first visit to a big city in almost a year. I guess I’d forgotten what city life is like.

People here — not all, but certainly most — are living fear-filled lives. In Wyoming we have all the same problems of places with far more people. But the energy, the feeling of Wyoming and the rural Far West is much different, more positive and upbeat.… Read more

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