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posticon You Are a Brilliant Light in the World

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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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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

posticon Are We Making War or Making Peace? by John Cali

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I realize that image is a strange one for a spiritual newsletter. The gun, a replica of an 1873 Colt Firearms revolver, was called The Peacemaker. Ironic name for something intended to kill and destroy.

We’re all aware of the devastating conflicts going on right now in the Middle East, plus other places around the globe. James Twyman, aptly called the Peace Troubadour, was on a peace mission this past week to Syria and Egypt.

James gathered together tens of thousands of people around the world to send their healing prayers of peace to all those individuals and countries being ravaged by war.Read more