gratitude

thankful – a meditation

  Take time to be thankful for everything that you have. You can always have more, but you could also have less.   In a moment of anger, grief, hurt, or fear, I look only at my situation and see only the bad. But when I can hit the pause button and take a step…

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knowing – a meditation

  The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing. Socrates In the past, I looked for a formula to be sure to always do the “right” thing. I liked the idea of a black and white world. I wished there was always a clear right and wrong because I wanted to be right…

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we begin again – a meditation

  For remaining silent when a single voice would have made a difference.     We forgive ourselves and each other; we begin again in love. For each time that our fears have made us rigid and inaccessible     We forgive ourselves and each other; we begin again in love. For each time that we have struck out…

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Guest house – a meditation

  This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He…

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leaving – a guest meditation by Hillery

  “You will come to a place where the streets are not marked. Some windows are lighted.  But mostly they’re darked. A place you could sprain both your elbow and chin! Do you dare to stay out?  Do you dare to go in? How much can you lose? How much can you win? And IF…

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