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Tightly Bunched Bouquet Of Fall Flowers

I have lost many of my resentments. I have found that getting even with people doesn’t do any good. When we try to get revenge, instead of making us feel better, it leaves us frustrated and cheated. Instead of punishing our enemies, we’ve only hurt our own peace of mind. It does not pay to […]

Each day a new Beginning <!--110723-->

Pretty Purple Flowers

. . . we will be victorious if we have not forgotten how to learn.  —Rosa Luxemburg— For most of us the struggle was long, painful and lonely to the place where we are now. But survive we have, and survive we will. The times we thought we could go no further are only dimly […]

Promise of a new Day <!--110723-->

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it. —Edith Wharton— Each of us carries within us the power to illuminate others. Likewise, we are enlightened by others’ gifts of perception. Every exchange of ideas, each expression of feeling, instructs us when our restraints against new information […]

Daily Reflections <!--110723-->

Butterfly On A Pink Flower

. . . praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 96 When I “Let Go and Let God,” I think more clearly and wisely. Without having to think about it, I quickly let go of things that cause me immediate […]

Keep it Simple <!--110723-->

Telling the truth is a pretty hard thing. —ThomasWolfe— Often, we get scared to tell the truth. We wonder, “What will happen? Will I get in trouble? Will someone be mad at me?’” These things could happen. But good things could happen too. Sometimes we want to lie. We don’t want anyone mad at us […]