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A Selection of Words

Every once in a while, I let you take a peek into my journal, at the quotes I’ve been collecting.  Here are a few recent entries. “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom.  It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”  —Mohandas K. […]

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Quietly, In the New Life

“Oceans” by Juan Ramon Jimenez I have a feeling that my boat has struck, down there in the depths, against a great thing. And nothing happens! Nothing . . . Silence . . . Waves . . . —- Nothing happens? Or has everything happened, and are we standing now, quietly, in the new life? […]

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Remembering the Joy in Living

Today, I’m going to share two poems.  The first encapsulates what I feel when I open the windows and doors in the spring–and hear the wind in the trees, the birdsong in the air, the chatter of squirrels, the rush of the stream down below.  The second is my experience now.  I can’t find God, […]

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