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Pretty Purple Flowers

It is the calm after the storm. I feel a rainbow where there once were clouds, and while my Spirit dances in gratitude, my mind speculates on the next disaster. Duality.  —Mary Casey— Our growth as women is contingent on our ability to flow with the dualities, the contradictions inherent in one’s lifetime, not only […]

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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I have charity, another word for love. That right kind of love which is not selfish passion but an unselfish, outgoing desire to help other people. To do what is best for the other person, to put what is best for him or her above my own desires. To put God first, the other person […]

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Butterfly On A Pink Flower

FOCUSING AND LISTENING There is a direct linkage among self-examination, meditation, and prayer. Taken separately, these practices can bring much relief and benefit. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 98 If I do my self-examination first, then surely, I’ll have enough humility to pray and meditate – because I’ll see and feel my need for […]

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Getting started can be very hard for people who have trouble with beginnings. After all, where do beginnings begin? —Dorthy Bryant— Most us us have trouble getting started at one time or another. It’s a common phenomenon, whether the project is Christmas cookies, an annual report, or cleaning the attic: ” I just don’t know […]

Keep it Simple <!--110323-->

Words are the voice of the heart. —Confucius— What does my heart have to say today? Am I happy ? Or I’m I troubled? We will find this out if we slow down and listen to our words. We can also hear our spirit in the tone of our words. We are to meditate. Meditation […]