Monthly Archives: July 2018

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posticon The Amazing Power of Compassion

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ The Dalai Lama

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Recently I’d been feeling a bit “out of sorts.” I couldn’t concentrate on my work, household chores, etc. This is not typical for me.

But I understood, at least partly, why it was happening. We recently had a sudden death in the family. Several close friends and family were enduring difficult, life-changing challenges. Then, just days ago, I found out a good friend had been killed in a tragic accident.Read more

The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. ~ Leo Tolstoy

Recently, I read an amazing and heart-warming story of an Alaskan husky. You don’t have to be a dog-lover to appreciate this dog’s dedication to service.

Amelia Milling, a 21-year-old deaf student, was on a three-day solo trek in the Alaskan wilderness. She took a brutal 600-foot fall. When she finally came to a crashing halt, she was dazed and bleeding. At that moment, Nanook, an Alaskan husky appeared seemingly out of nowhere.Read more

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We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds. ~ Anton Chekov

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Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ~ Thomas Carlyle

We’ve talked about angels a fair bit over the past few months. It’s one subject I never tire of. But I know some of you do. So this will be our last angel post for a while.

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The reason most of  you do not hear the angels, or experience them, is not because you don’t believe in them.Read more