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We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. ~ H.G. Wells, British writer

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A couple weekends ago, I was pondering what to get for my Sunday dinner. Growing up in a large Italian family, Sunday dinners were special occasions. They were a day for being together to celebrate the day and each other.

My mother used to make a special eggplant stew which I loved.Read more

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Love is the choice to see the divinity in all that is. ~ Spirit with John Cali

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Many of you have heard the words of our MP4, The Way of the Warrior. I thought today, we’d share the lyrics, for those who’ve never seen or heard them.

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The Way of the Warrior is simple. However, as you have often heard me say, it may be simple but it’s not always easy. Today I would like to give you a few of my simple guidelines or “rules of the road,” if you will.Read more

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posticon The Power of Badass Animals and Women

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An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. ~ Martin Buber, Jewish Philosopher

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About sunrise this morning, I was out for my daily exercise run. At the edge of our small town, I spotted 3 does (female deer) just ahead of me. As I approached them (they’re not afraid of humans, since they’re legally protected from hunters), a big buck (male deer) from seemingly out of nowhere, aggressively charged the does.

The biggest doe turned abruptly and stared at the buck, then charged him!Read more

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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand. The angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. ~ George Eliot, English writer, 1819-1881

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Guardian Angel

My dear friend, Mary Ellen, is a popular writer and columnist. She’s also known as “Angel Scribe.” As you might guess, angels are among her favorite subjects.

Today we’re featuring one of her recent angel articles. It’s a beautiful true story.Read more

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Silence is an empty space. Space is the home of the awakened mind. ~ Buddha

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Many years ago, when I was a new commercial pilot, part of our flight training had been, odd as it sounds, practicing silence. Well, silence was not the purpose of the practice, just a side benefit.

My flight school was in the Rocky Mountains northwest of Denver, Colorado. Our training included, as you’d expect, learning to handle emergencies, one of which was losing engine power. In which case, your plane turned into a glider.Read more