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Copyright © 2017 by Barbara Clark

It doesn’t matter how you celebrate this holiday season—with Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Winter Solstice, Chinese New Year, etc. etc. Or even if you don’t celebrate the season at all. But I think most of us would agree this is the season to celebrate the spirit of love.

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Because animals are naturally uninhibited, they express themselves far more clearly than most humans. This is particularly true when they demonstrate love for the humans in their lives.Read more

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Refuse to be a part of fearful dreams, whatever form they take, for you will lose identity in them. ~ A Course in Miracles

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Our world is filled with fearful dreams. We need look no farther than the news headlines to get a glimpse of all the visions of horror, all the fearful dreams being dumped on humanity.

But we do not have to buy into those dreams, into that darkness. We do not have to make ourselves victims of whatever real or imaginary villains are out there.Read more

posticon Christmas Truces and Other Ironies of War by John Cali

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US B17 Bomber  (left) and German BF109 Fighter (right)

As a former commercial pilot, I had lots of exciting adventures (and a few brushes with death)—some of which I’ve talked about in these posts over the years.

But I never had an experience like that of Lieutenants Charlie Brown and Fritz Stigler, both World War 2 pilots. They met on December 20, 1943, 5 days before Christmas, in skies over Germany.

Charlie was a US bomber pilot returning to England after an attack on Germany.Read more

posticon Is It Possible the World Really Will End on December 21? by John Cali

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Today is December 1. Just 20 days from now, on December 21, we and our world will be destroyed. Or so the doomsayers, including Hollywood, say.

As “coincidence” would have it, December 21 is also the beginning of winter in the northern hemisphere—the darkest day of the year.

There are folks who believe the end is at hand because they believe the Mayan calendar predicted the end of the world on December 21, 2012.

Even if that was to happen, it would not necessarily happen to everyone on the planet.Read more