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posticon Why We Love Refugees (And You Should, Too!) by John Cali and Spirit

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Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Syrian refugees resting

Syrian Refugees

Even if we don’t pay attention to the mainstream news, it’s hard to avoid knowing about the heart-wrenching humanitarian crisis with the Syrian refugees. Some of us may not even know where Syria is.

Many of us live in countries who are mostly at peace, a luxury Syrians lack. Yet we often focus too much on what we do not have, instead of the blessings we do have.Read more

“Why We Love Refugees (And You Should, Too!) by John Cali and Spirit”

posticon The Wisdom of Little Children by John Cali and Spirit

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Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), “The Little Prince,” 1943

kids-on-a-sofaKids On a Sofa by Anarres

In our last blog post, How To Tell If You Are a Wise Old Soul–16 Ways, one of Spirit’s “ways” was “You acknowledge you are your own highest and best authority.”

That is not a truth most of us were taught as little children.… Read more

“The Wisdom of Little Children by John Cali and Spirit”

posticon How To Tell If You Are a Wise Old Soul–16 Ways by John Cali and Spirit

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Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does–except wrinkles. It’s true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. ~ Abigail Van Buren

Tissot_The_Wisdom_of_SolomonThe Wisdom of Solomon by James Tissot

Ever since I started on this spiritual path, many years ago, I’ve heard terms like “enlightenment,” “ascension,” “wise old soul,” and other similar ones. I’m sure you have too.

I cannot honestly say I ever fully understood what those words meant–they seem to mean different things to different people.… Read more

“How To Tell If You Are a Wise Old Soul–16 Ways by John Cali and Spirit”

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Having been raised Roman Catholic, I was taught, at an early age, the human body was the “temple of God” — and, at the same time, an object of shame. Especially when it came to sex.

Talk about confusing!

Fortunately, I’ve outgrown most of the outdated concepts of the Catholic Church. But they still persist in many folks, including some of my family. (Though I must admit, I like the “temple of God” idea.)… Read more

“The Human Body by John Cali”