Monthly Archives: May 2014

posticon Quiet Waters: The Ultimate Release by Hans Brockhuis

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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

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William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905)

One of the few certainties in life is that for all of us the day will come that we are going to leave earth. That very day we will have lived our life. Perhaps as a series of events that have gone by. But maybe you have tried to denote every major incident, to do something with it, and then went on with the feeling you have really learned something.Read more

posticon 11 Simple Spiritual Truths That Will Bring More Peace Into Your Life by John Cali and Spirit

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There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. ~ A.J. Muste, pacifist, peace advocate, civil rights leader

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The other day my spirit guides sat me down and gave me this list of spiritual truths.

They are nothing you and I did not know. But, if you’re like me, you need reminders now and then.

  • You were born to have fun. You knew this as a little child. But you forgot. Call up the little child within.
  • You are never alone.
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posticon How Do You Respond To Constant Complainers? by John Cali and Spirit

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Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious. ~ Og Mandino

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Most of us know at least one someone who is constantly complaining. Maybe that someone is you. I was like that when I was younger. And I still catch myself at it now and then. But the difference now is I almost immediately see what I’m doing—and stop it.

This past week I’ve been thinking a lot about this subject.Read more

posticon The Atheist Pulpit by Nick Bradbury

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Note: Nick Bradbury is a software developer and technology expert. And he’s also a talented writer, as you’ll see from his thought-provoking post below.

After my wife and I moved to a new town a few years ago, we talked about joining a church in order to meet people. This wasn’t easy for us since I’m a devout atheist, and I refused to take my kids anywhere that even mentioned the idea of hell.

At some point we tried out a nearby Unitarian Universalist church, and much to my surprise we both enjoyed the experience.Read more

posticon Dare To Be True To Yourself by John Cali and Spirit

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Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.” ~ Richard Bach

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This above all: to thine own self be true….” ~ William Shakespeare

A couple weeks ago one of my closest childhood friends died. We hadn’t been in touch in recent years, but were in constant touch when we were school kids.

I’ve always thought of myself as a maverick.Read more