Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

a bird sings – a meditation

    “A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou   I am reminded that I don’t always have to have an answer for the questions in my life. There are times when I must just sit with my questions, awaiting the knowledge…

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so may we – a meditation

  … so may we when life turns hard find in love our stay and guard. … so may we this happy morn honor every child that’s born. … so may we our gifts bestow, whether we be high or low. … So may we, with heart that sings, share the truth this season brings….

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Listen – a meditation

    If it is language that makes us human, one half of language is to listen.     In this program, I have learned to listen. In most meetings, I cannot interrupt, comment, or respond immediately or directly to another person’s share. I can only sit and listen. I can only take in what…

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Presence – a meditation

  I have finally found a place to live just like I never could before. And I know I don’t have much to give, but soon I’ll open any door. Everybody knows the secret, everybody knows the score. I have finally found a place to live in the presence of the lord. Eric Clapton –…

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Make the present beautiful – a meditation

      Do not look back, and grieve over the past, for it is gone; do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.     A meditation for December 22, 2012.  

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