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This is a true story. You might call it a Christmas story. But we’ve changed the names, identities, and other details to protect the privacy of the people involved.

One winter morning long ago, Ann sent a strange email to her close friend Joan. Joan’s Uncle Joe, who’d passed over years earlier, had visited Ann the night before.

Joan’s brother Tony was on a work assignment in a war zone on the other side of the world. Recently, there had been a surge in the violence and bloodshed there.Read more

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One of our readers asked us about this issue:
I understand that the rule in the animal world is: eat or be eaten. But I can’t understand why a cat “plays” for fun with a mouse before he kills the mouse. That seems so (unnecessarily) cruel.

We’ve written about animals a few times in the past. This post is a bit different from those earlier ones.

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You’re imposing upon animals human characteristics. Animals, wild or domestic, never hold cruel intentions.Read more

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Many of us grew up being taught to always seek help and wisdom outside ourselves. Growing up in a Roman Catholic family, that was certainly my experience. And maybe yours too.

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  • All of you are masters. The only differences that exist among you are the various levels of awareness of your mastershjp.
  • We know many of you have spent much time reading books, attending classes, consulting spiritual teachers, and so on. There’s nothing wrong with any of that.
  • But there must come a time when you let all that go, and consult the master within.
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There are more things to heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. ~ William Shakespeare, Hamlet

A monkey asking mirror, mirror on the wall, what is real?

Photo by Andre Moulton on Unsplash

This week we’re featuring a post from our friend, Karen Gordon. It’s pretty thought-provoking. It’s longer than our usual posts, but I think you’ll enjoy it. Karen’s a terrific writer. Here she is:

 

It happened spontaneously the first time, and I kept it to myself. The second, third, fourth (and so on), it happened with intention and focus.Read more

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Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make NOW the primary focus of your life. ~ Eckhart Tolle

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Vietnamese Buddhist monk and author Thich Nhat Hahn tells an interesting story about a visit with his friend Jim Forest.

After they finished dinner one night, Jim asked his friend if he could do the dishes. The monk replied, “Go ahead, but if you wash the dishes, you must know the way to wash them.”

Jim replied, “Come on, you think I don’t know how to wash the dishes?”Read more