Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

Dark and light – a meditation

    On this day of the longest dark night, let us welcome the light of the returning Sun with hope and joy.       Happy solstice. A meditation for December 21, 2012.  

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Let it go – a meditation

  to live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go Mary Oliver – In Blackwater Woods I sometimes need to be…

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Hope – a meditation

  Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chillest land, And…

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Change myself – a meditation

      Yesterday, I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today, I am wise, so I am changing myself. – Rumi     When others behave in ways I don’t like, or don’t do the things that I think they should, I can feel powerless, as we explored in our most…

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Being yourself – a meditation

  People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do…

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