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All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. ~ Saint Francis of Assisi

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Town of Assisi, Italy

The poet Rumi once said “Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”

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Whenever you’re feeling fear and lost in the seeming darkness of your chaotic world today, remember this: Darkness is not the absence of light—it is the denial of light. No matter how dark your world seems, the light you are is always there.Read more

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posticon Are You Hiding Your Light?

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I am the light of the world ~ A Course in Miracles

Many of us grew up believing we did not have much to contribute to the world or our fellow humans. I certainly believed that. How about you?

If you grew up Catholic, as I did, your sense of self-worth was pretty miserable. The admission “I am not worthy” was enshrined as part of the ceremonial liturgy.

It took me many years to get beyond that nonsense. Some never get that far.Read more

posticon Are You Alive? by John Cali and Spirit

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Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~ Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman

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Planet Earth

You all knew exactly what you were doing when you chose to incarnate on your Mother Earth at this particular time in human history.

You did not come here to “play small”—to minimize or ignore your real reason and purpose for being here.Read more

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I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. ~ Og Mandino

the light beyond the darkness The Light Beyond the Darkness

I’m generally pretty upbeat, positive, and happy. Life has been good to me. I’m deeply grateful for that, and for life itself.

However, this past year has been full of challenges for my family and me. There have been some pretty dark days. Also some damn good days, thanks to all the angels, human and in spirit, who’ve been there for us.Read more