Yearly Archives: 2016

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posticon There Are As Many Realities As There Are People on the Planet

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I never saw an ugly thing in my life, for let the form of an object be what it may—light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. ~ John Constable, English landscape painter, 1776–1837

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What do you see?

 

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard tells an interesting story about two of his friends during the monsoon season at his monastery in Nepal. He was sitting on the monastery steps as the two friends approached. Because the courtyard had turned into a muddy mess, the monks had created a path with bricks across the mud.Read more

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posticon It’s Time For Healing

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Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing. Peace is the measure. ~ George Melton

heart love healing a broken world

 

Lately I’ve had a “dry spell” in my channelling work, and have taken a bit of time away from it. But we’ll be back to what passes for normal next week.

Unless you’re living in a cave somewhere, you’ve probably noticed all the hostility and negativity around the United States presidential election. It’s been a traumatic time for many, a jubilant time for others, depending on which of the two candidates they were rooting for.Read more

posticon The Standing Rock Pipeline Protesters

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When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. ~ Native American proverb

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They did not grab much attention in the mainstream news, partly because of the negative, noisy US presidential election season. But the Standing Rock pipeline protesters in North Dakota, in my opinion, deserve a hearing. Apparently, they’re not going to get much of one.

As you may know, the protests are over the Dakota Access Pipeline construction in North Dakota, near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.Read more

posticon Dreams Come True, So Dream the Good Ones

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Refuse to be a part of fearful dreams, whatever form they take, for you will lose identity in them. ~ A Course in Miracles

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Our world is filled with fearful dreams. We need look no farther than the news headlines to get a glimpse of all the visions of horror, all the fearful dreams being dumped on humanity.

But we do not have to buy into those dreams, into that darkness. We do not have to make ourselves victims of whatever real or imaginary villains are out there.Read more

posticon Assisted Suicide: Dying with Dignity

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Now, as I turn 85…with my life closer to its end than its beginning, I wish to help give people dignity in dying….Dying people should have the right to choose how and when they leave Mother Earth. ~ Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace laureate and Archbishop Emeritus of Capetown, South Africa

 

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When my son was growing up, one of his and my favorite pastimes was visiting graveyards, especially those where people among our family and friends were buried. It still is, even now that he has his own family.Read more